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Strafford, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Strafford had a population of 2,346 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Strafford is located at latitude 37.2689 and longitude -93.1208 in Greene County. 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. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The City of Strafford (GNIS ID: 2395981) 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 Strafford is located within Township of Jackson Number 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Strafford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Strafford: Stafford, Stratford.

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Strafford, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,346
Population in Households 2,266
Population in Familes 1,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 892
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 866
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 632
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $136,173
Average Home Value $177,987


Median Household Income $50,031
Average Household Income $57,904
Per Capita Income $22,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% 0.26%
Households -0.02% 0.28%
Families -0.12% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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, 2015 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 # 233 78th
Population Density1 # 455 56th
Diversity Index2 # 589 43rd
Median Household Income # 290 72nd
Per Capita Income # 391 62nd

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