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Hermitage, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Hermitage is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hickory County at latitude 37.9451 and longitude -93.329. Hickory County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Hermitage 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 Hermitage (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 466
Population in Households 456
Population in Familes 346
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $132,955
Average Home Value $168,673


Median Household Income $27,507
Average Household Income $32,490
Per Capita Income $16,330
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% -0.22%
Households 0.23% -0.1%
Families 3.56% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


Hermitage, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hermitage 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 # 529 49th
Population Density1 # 814 21st
Diversity Index2 # 634 39th
Median Household Income # 956 7th
Per Capita Income # 873 16th

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