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Clarkton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Clarkton had a population of 1,639 as of July 1, 2017. Clarkton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Clarkton is located at latitude 36.452 and longitude -89.9681 in Dunklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clarkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dunklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Clarkton (GNIS ID: 2393546) 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 Clarkton is located within Township of Freeborn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dunklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clarkton 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 Clarkton: Beech.

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


Total Population 1,639
Daytime Population: Workers 268
Daytime Population: Residents 1,068
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,336
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,639
Population in Familes 1,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,451
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $31,279
Average Household Income $48,121
Per Capita Income $19,092


Total Housing Units 627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $49,485
Average Home Value $71,029


Total Households 623
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 408
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.38% 1.14%
Households 3.22% 1.01%
Families 3.1% 0.91%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   0.85%

Clarkton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkton 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 # 289 72nd
Population Density # 181 83rd
Diversity Index # 89 91st
Median Household Income # 923 11th
Per Capita Income # 811 22nd

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