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Luray, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Luray is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clark County at latitude 40.4523 and longitude -91.8841. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Luray, but most people and references simply refer to it as Luray, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Luray indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Luray (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Luray: Dog Town, Lura.

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Luray, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 98
Population in Households 98
Population in Familes 83
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 486
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $117,500


Median Household Income $42,897
Average Household Income $54,789
Per Capita Income $20,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% -0.62%
Households 0.0% -0.55%
Families 4.94% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Luray, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luray to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 897 13th
Population Density1 # 731 29th
Diversity Index2 # 871 15th
Median Household Income # 421 59th
Per Capita Income # 524 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.