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Kearney, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Kearney had a population of 9,158 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kearney is located at latitude 39.3551 and longitude -94.3586 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kearney (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Kearney (GNIS ID: 2395496) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Kearney is located within Township of Kearney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kearney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kearney: Centerville.

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Kearney, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,158
Population in Households 9,157
Population in Familes 7,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 712
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 3,250
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 2,461
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,466 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 784 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $170,569
Average Home Value $184,181


Median Household Income $75,087
Average Household Income $82,817
Per Capita Income $29,481
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.43% 1.37%
Households 1.41% 1.34%
Families 1.3% 1.26%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Kearney, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kearney to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 89 91st
Population Density1 # 569 45th
Diversity Index2 # 384 63rd
Median Household Income # 57 95th
Per Capita Income # 119 89th

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