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Blackburn, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Blackburn had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Blackburn is located at latitude 39.1049 and longitude -93.4857 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blackburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Blackburn are located in Saline County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lafayette County.

The City of Blackburn (GNIS ID: 2394180) 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 Blackburn is located within Township of Elmwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blackburn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Blackburn, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 256
Daytime Population: Workers 55
Daytime Population: Residents 153
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 208
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 215
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 829
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,134
Average Household Income $66,212
Per Capita Income $26,916


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $227,885


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.31%
Households 0.26% 0.18%
Families 1.11% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Blackburn, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackburn to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 668 35th
Population Density # 495 52nd
Diversity Index # 368 64th
Median Household Income # 302 71st
Per Capita Income # 243 77th

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