The City of West Plains had a population of 12,367 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for West Plains is located at latitude 36.7374 and longitude -91.868 in Howell County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Howell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,004 feet.
The City of West Plains (GNIS ID: 2397273) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Plains 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 West Plains: Summers Addition, Westplains.
|Population in Households||11,912|
|Population in Familes||9,101|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||455|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,666 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,835 (50.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,347 (41.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||484 ( 8.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$111,465|
|Average Home Value||$145,600|
|Median Household Income||$35,365|
|Average Household Income||$45,774|
|Per Capita Income||$19,610|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||2.01%|
The table below compares West Plains 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.
|Total Population||# 67||94th|
|Population Density1||# 430||58th|
|Diversity Index2||# 393||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 738||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 676||35th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.