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The City of Willard had a population of 5,591 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Willard is located at latitude 37.2944 and longitude -93.4168 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willard (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The City of Willard (GNIS ID: 2397312) 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 Willard is located within Township of Murray, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willard: Robertson.

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


Total Population 5,591
Population in Households 5,555
Population in Familes 4,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 942
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,002
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,531
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,491 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 511 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $139,359
Average Home Value $160,060


Median Household Income $55,141
Average Household Income $61,375
Per Capita Income $22,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 1.01%
Households 0.83% 0.94%
Families 0.82% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Willard, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willard to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 132 87th
Population Density1 # 421 59th
Diversity Index2 # 585 44th
Median Household Income # 187 82nd
Per Capita Income # 426 59th

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