Daviess County MO Information


Daviess County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,006
Population in Households 8,854
Population in Familes 7,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 3,399
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,415
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,596 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 803 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,110 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $122,380
Average Home Value $167,700


Median Household Income $40,874
Average Household Income $53,814
Per Capita Income $20,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 0.86%
Households 0.9% 0.76%
Families 0.76% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Daviess County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Daviess 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 # 97 17th
Population Density1 # 93 20th
Diversity Index2 # 104 10th
Median Household Income # 44 63rd
Per Capita Income # 61 48th

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