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Sarcoxie, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Sarcoxie is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jasper County at latitude 37.0684 and longitude -94.1224. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Sarcoxie, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sarcoxie, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sarcoxie 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.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sarcoxie: Centerville.

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Sarcoxie, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,358
Population in Households 1,340
Population in Familes 1,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,254
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 350
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $81,628
Average Home Value $92,889


Median Household Income $32,955
Average Household Income $42,066
Per Capita Income $16,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.49% 0.5%
Households 0.4% 0.44%
Families 0.0% 0.23%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
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.


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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 324 69th
Population Density1 # 239 77th
Diversity Index2 # 449 56th
Median Household Income # 817 21st
Per Capita Income # 874 15th

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