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The Village of Novelty had a population of 137 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Novelty is located at latitude 40.0125 and longitude -92.2072 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Novelty (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 837 feet.

The Village of Novelty (GNIS ID: 2399531) 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 Village of Novelty is located within Township of Salt River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Novelty population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 137
Population in Households 137
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 489
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $94,643
Average Home Value $108,163


Median Household Income $35,953
Average Household Income $53,701
Per Capita Income $23,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.29%
Households -0.31% 0.0%
Families -1.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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.


Novelty, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Novelty 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 # 825 20th
Population Density1 # 723 30th
Diversity Index2 # 763 27th
Median Household Income # 728 30th
Per Capita Income # 294 72nd

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