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Ash Grove, Missouri - Basic Facts

Ash Grove is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Ash Grove.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greene County at latitude 37.3153 and longitude -93.5852. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ash Grove (see map) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ash Grove: Ashgrove.

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


Total Population 1,453
Population in Households 1,401
Population in Familes 1,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 1,196
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $112,010
Average Home Value $140,617


Median Household Income $40,950
Average Household Income $51,628
Per Capita Income $21,275
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% 0.08%
Households -0.12% 0.14%
Families 1.57% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
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.


Ash Grove, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ash Grove 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 # 312 70th
Population Density1 # 261 75th
Diversity Index2 # 726 29th
Median Household Income # 483 53rd
Per Capita Income # 412 60th

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