Dallas County MO Information


Dallas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,366
Population in Households 16,167
Population in Familes 13,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 6,381
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 4,497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,864 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,517 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,176 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $103,081
Average Home Value $146,721


Median Household Income $40,498
Average Household Income $52,185
Per Capita Income $20,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.5%
Households -0.35% -0.47%
Families -0.48% -0.55%
Median Household Income   -0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.


Dallas County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 66 43rd
Population Density1 # 61 48th
Diversity Index2 # 86 25th
Median Household Income # 47 60th
Per Capita Income # 62 47th

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