Laclede County MO Information


Laclede County Subdivisions

Laclede County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,597
Population in Households 36,252
Population in Familes 29,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 14,290
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 9,964
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,782 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,508 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,872 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $111,847
Average Home Value $156,062


Median Household Income $37,983
Average Household Income $52,100
Per Capita Income $20,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.28%
Households 0.24% 0.2%
Families 0.1% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Laclede County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laclede County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 32 73rd
Population Density1 # 39 67th
Diversity Index2 # 55 53rd
Median Household Income # 66 43rd
Per Capita Income # 65 44th

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