Gentry County MO Information


Gentry County Subdivisions

Gentry County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,989
Population in Households 6,812
Population in Familes 5,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 177
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,760
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,829
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 705 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 544 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $89,161
Average Home Value $133,929


Median Household Income $37,338
Average Household Income $49,679
Per Capita Income $20,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.55%
Households 0.51% 0.5%
Families 0.35% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Gentry County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gentry County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 103 11th
Population Density1 # 96 17th
Diversity Index2 # 106 10th
Median Household Income # 73 37th
Per Capita Income # 75 36th

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