Hickory County MO Information


Hickory County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,437
Population in Households 9,362
Population in Familes 7,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 4,229
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,719
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,398 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 831 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,512 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $109,435
Average Home Value $136,227


Median Household Income $32,096
Average Household Income $45,213
Per Capita Income $20,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.47%
Households -0.53% -0.61%
Families -0.69% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.


Hickory County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hickory County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 93 20th
Population Density1 # 74 37th
Diversity Index2 # 92 21st
Median Household Income # 109 6th
Per Capita Income # 67 43rd

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