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Ava, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Ava had a population of 2,967 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ava is located at latitude 36.9562 and longitude -92.666 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ava (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

The City of Ava (GNIS ID: 2394040) 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 Ava is located within Township of Benton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ava population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ava: Militia Springs.


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Ava, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,967
Population in Households 2,901
Population in Familes 2,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 899
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,284
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 770
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 799 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $88,629
Average Home Value $116,197
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,554
Average Household Income $40,113
Per Capita Income $17,667
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.33%
Households -0.13% -0.33%
Families 0.31% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Ava, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ava to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 204 80th
Population Density1 # 437 58th
Diversity Index2 # 635 38th
Median Household Income # 992 4th
Per Capita Income # 901 13th

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