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Imperial, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Imperial Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson County at latitude 38.3526 and longitude -90.382. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The formal official name is the Imperial Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Imperial, Missouri.

The U5 Census Class Code for Imperial indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Imperial Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Imperial: Liberty, West Kimmswick.

Imperial Census Designated Place, MO Boundary Map


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


Total Population 4,632
Population in Households 4,627
Population in Familes 3,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 882
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,753
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,284
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,377 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $212,175
Average Home Value $237,246


Median Household Income $57,414
Average Household Income $64,566
Per Capita Income $24,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.39% -0.1%
Households -0.21% -0.03%
Families -0.24% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Imperial, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Imperial 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 # 153 85th
Population Density1 # 466 55th
Diversity Index2 # 684 34th
Median Household Income # 127 88th
Per Capita Income # 236 77th

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