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Fortescue, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The Town of Fortescue had a population of 29 as of July 1, 2017. Fortescue ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fortescue is located at latitude 40.0519 and longitude -95.3176 in Holt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fortescue (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Holt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Town of Fortescue (GNIS ID: 2396942) 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 Town of Fortescue is located within Township of Minton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fortescue population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fortescue, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29
Population in Households 29
Population in Familes 24
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 9
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 6
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 15 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (40.0%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $137,500


Median Household Income $40,584
Average Household Income $60,001
Per Capita Income $25,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.35% -1.42%
Households -1.44% 0.0%
Families -5.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.

Fortescue, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fortescue to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1006 3rd
Population Density1 # 806 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 874 15th
Median Household Income # 601 42nd
Per Capita Income # 307 70th

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