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Pevely, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Pevely had a population of 5,613 as of July 1, 2016. Pevely 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 Pevely is located at latitude 38.2874 and longitude -90.3991 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pevely (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Pevely (GNIS ID: 2396196) 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 Pevely is located within Township of Joachim, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pevely 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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Pevely, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,613
Population in Households 5,604
Population in Familes 4,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 1,236
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,190
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,527
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,469 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 721 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $129,648
Average Home Value $144,809


Median Household Income $40,633
Average Household Income $51,775
Per Capita Income $20,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.69%
Households 0.46% 0.74%
Families 0.36% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Pevely, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pevely 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 # 130 88th
Population Density1 # 245 76th
Diversity Index2 # 502 51st
Median Household Income # 515 50th
Per Capita Income # 592 43rd

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