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The City of Monett had a population of 8,938 as of July 1, 2016. Monett ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monett is located at latitude 36.9218 and longitude -93.9259 in Barry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monett (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Barry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,322 feet.

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

The City of Monett (GNIS ID: 2395370) 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 Monett is located within Township of Monett, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monett: Forest Park, Plymouth Junction.

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


Total Population 8,938
Population in Households 8,820
Population in Familes 7,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 1,060
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 3,400
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,293
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,078 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,322 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 444 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $121,252
Average Home Value $160,659


Median Household Income $39,614
Average Household Income $52,490
Per Capita Income $20,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% -0.05%
Households -0.02% -0.13%
Families 0.08% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Monett, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monett 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 # 92 91st
Population Density1 # 326 69th
Diversity Index2 # 38 96th
Median Household Income # 562 46th
Per Capita Income # 623 40th

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