The City of Joplin is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jasper County at latitude 37.0764 and longitude -94.5012. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,004 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Joplin, but most people and references simply refer to it as Joplin, Missouri.
The P1 Census Class Code for Joplin indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Joplin: Union City.
|Population in Households||48,532|
|Population in Familes||35,782|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,745|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||23,789 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,422 (48.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||9,451 (39.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,915 (12.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,449|
|Average Home Value||$133,641|
|Median Household Income||$36,503|
|Average Household Income||$48,131|
|Per Capita Income||$20,485|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.16%|
|Per Capita Income||2.81%|
The table below compares Joplin to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 13||99th|
|Population Density1||# 191||82nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 133||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 666||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 501||52nd|
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