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Strafford, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Strafford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greene County at latitude 37.2689 and longitude -93.1208. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Strafford 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 Strafford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Strafford: Stafford, Stratford.

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


Total Population 2,348
Population in Households 2,268
Population in Familes 1,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 893
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 867
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 631
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $130,349
Average Home Value $168,290


Median Household Income $48,731
Average Household Income $58,470
Per Capita Income $22,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% 0.31%
Households 0.0% 0.28%
Families -0.19% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.39%
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.


Strafford, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strafford 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 # 235 77th
Population Density1 # 456 56th
Diversity Index2 # 598 43rd
Median Household Income # 301 71st
Per Capita Income # 348 66th

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