Lake Lotawana, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Lotawana, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Lotawana had a population of 1,781 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Lotawana ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Lotawana is located at latitude 38.9038 and longitude -94.2584 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Lotawana (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The City of Lake Lotawana (GNIS ID: 2395594) 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 Lake Lotawana is located within Township of Van Buren, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Lotawana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lake Lotawana, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,781
Population in Households 1,781
Population in Familes 1,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 767
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 541
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 664 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 (41.0%)
Median Home Value $367,485
Average Home Value $413,931


Median Household Income $87,957
Average Household Income $110,124
Per Capita Income $45,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.35% -0.69%
Households -1.44% -0.79%
Families -0.72% -0.87%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

Lake Lotawana, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Lotawana 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 # 281 73rd
Population Density1 # 944 9th
Diversity Index2 # 628 39th
Median Household Income # 27 97th
Per Capita Income # 27 97th

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