The City of West Plains had a population of 12,198 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Plains: Summers Addition, Westplains.
|Daytime Population: Workers||11,182|
|Daytime Population: Residents||7,500|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||18,682|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.53|
|Population in Households||11,743|
|Population in Familes||8,955|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||455|
|Median Household Income||$36,642|
|Average Household Income||$48,967|
|Per Capita Income||$20,833|
|Total Housing Units||5,667 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,710 (47.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,370 (41.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||587 (10.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$114,154|
|Average Home Value||$146,215|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.53%|
|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, 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.
|Total Population||# 69||93rd|
|Population Density||# 424||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 402||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 758||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 664||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.