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The Village of Wardsville had a population of 1,580 as of July 1, 2016. Wardsville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wardsville is located at latitude 38.4918 and longitude -92.1825 in Cole County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wardsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cole County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Village of Wardsville (GNIS ID: 2400093) 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 Village of Wardsville is located within Township of Osage, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cole County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wardsville 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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Wardsville, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,580
Population in Households 1,580
Population in Familes 1,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 455
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $230,952
Average Home Value $257,269


Median Household Income $83,537
Average Household Income $95,610
Per Capita Income $32,565
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.66%
Households 0.55% 0.67%
Families 0.97% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Wardsville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wardsville 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 # 301 71st
Population Density1 # 755 27th
Diversity Index2 # 950 8th
Median Household Income # 33 97th
Per Capita Income # 88 92nd

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