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Tightwad, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Tightwad is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henry County at latitude 38.3058 and longitude -93.5423. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 876 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tightwad 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 Village of Tightwad (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tightwad: Edgewood, Glenrock.

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


Total Population 70
Population in Households 70
Population in Familes 57
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $114,286
Average Home Value $138,393


Median Household Income $41,135
Average Household Income $54,149
Per Capita Income $23,694
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.28%
Households 0.75% 0.0%
Families 4.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


Tightwad, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tightwad 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 # 948 8th
Population Density1 # 995 4th
Diversity Index2 # 895 13th
Median Household Income # 475 54th
Per Capita Income # 264 75th

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