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Senath, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Senath had a population of 1,941 as of July 1, 2017. Senath ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Senath is located at latitude 36.134 and longitude -90.1614 in Dunklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Senath (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dunklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The City of Senath (GNIS ID: 2396573) 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 Senath is located within Township of Salem, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dunklin County.

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

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


Total Population 1,941
Daytime Population: Workers 409
Daytime Population: Residents 1,372
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,781
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,869
Population in Familes 1,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 1,009
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $26,619
Average Household Income $44,880
Per Capita Income $17,306


Total Housing Units 787 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 462 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $64,167
Average Home Value $67,100


Total Households 717
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 469
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 1.3% 0.09%
Households 1.13% 0.0%
Families 1.11% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -1.72%
Per Capita Income   0.57%

Senath, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Senath 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 # 265 74th
Population Density # 361 65th
Diversity Index # 17 99th
Median Household Income # 996 4th
Per Capita Income # 918 11th

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