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The City of Mosby had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2016. Mosby ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mosby is located at latitude 39.3164 and longitude -94.2993 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mosby (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The City of Mosby (GNIS ID: 2395415) 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 Mosby is located within Township of Fishing River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

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

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


Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $234,375
Average Home Value $262,109


Median Household Income $76,215
Average Household Income $91,324
Per Capita Income $33,812
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.51%
Households 0.22% 0.54%
Families 2.55% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Mosby, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mosby 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 # 744 28th
Population Density1 # 977 5th
Diversity Index2 # 303 71st
Median Household Income # 55 95th
Per Capita Income # 73 93rd

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