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Owensville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Owensville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gasconade County at latitude 38.3484 and longitude -91.4974. Gasconade County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Owensville 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 Owensville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,676
Population in Households 2,650
Population in Familes 2,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 1,014
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,085
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 734 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 350 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $98,577
Average Home Value $115,770


Median Household Income $35,710
Average Household Income $44,676
Per Capita Income $18,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.2%
Households 0.09% -0.15%
Families 0.68% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Owensville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owensville 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 # 218 79th
Population Density1 # 358 65th
Diversity Index2 # 769 26th
Median Household Income # 712 31st
Per Capita Income # 644 38th

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