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Cardwell, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Cardwell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dunklin County at latitude 36.0475 and longitude -90.2909. Dunklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Cardwell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cardwell, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cardwell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cardwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Cardwell, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 700
Population in Households 700
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,112
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 312
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $45,370
Average Home Value $64,668


Median Household Income $25,347
Average Household Income $32,991
Per Capita Income $14,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% -0.35%
Households -0.37% -0.45%
Families -0.66% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.


Cardwell, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cardwell to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 439 58th
Population Density1 # 306 70th
Diversity Index2 # 242 77th
Median Household Income # 999 3rd
Per Capita Income # 978 5th

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