Sarcoxie, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sarcoxie, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Sarcoxie had a population of 1,420 as of July 1, 2015. Sarcoxie ranks in the upper 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 Sarcoxie is located at latitude 37.0684 and longitude -94.1224 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sarcoxie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The City of Sarcoxie (GNIS ID: 2396536) 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 Sarcoxie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sarcoxie: Centerville.

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Sarcoxie, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,420
Population in Households 1,402
Population in Familes 1,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,311
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 561
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 350 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $81,974
Average Home Value $93,786


Median Household Income $30,683
Average Household Income $39,606
Per Capita Income $15,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 1.49%
Households 1.23% 1.45%
Families 0.96% 1.37%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

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Sarcoxie, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sarcoxie to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 314 70th
Population Density1 # 221 79th
Diversity Index2 # 454 56th
Median Household Income # 881 15th
Per Capita Income # 944 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.