Pilot Knob, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Pilot Knob had a population of 768 as of July 1, 2016. Pilot Knob ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Pilot Knob is located at latitude 37.6229 and longitude -90.6448 in Iron County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pilot Knob (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Pilot Knob (GNIS ID: 2396205) 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 City of Pilot Knob is located within Township of Arcadia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pilot Knob 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 Pilot Knob: English Town.

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Pilot Knob, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 768
Population in Households 768
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 857
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 218
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $70,482
Average Home Value $80,702


Median Household Income $28,965
Average Household Income $41,754
Per Capita Income $17,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.23%
Households 0.38% 0.17%
Families 1.8% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Pilot Knob, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pilot Knob 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 420 59th
Population Density1 # 486 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 252 76th
Median Household Income # 936 9th
Per Capita Income # 882 15th

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