Lewis County MO Information


Lewis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,502
Population in Households 9,720
Population in Familes 7,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 782
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,998
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,944 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,054 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $88,390
Average Home Value $125,255


Median Household Income $40,410
Average Household Income $51,115
Per Capita Income $20,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.38%
Households 0.51% 0.42%
Families 0.35% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Lewis County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 86 26th
Population Density1 # 83 29th
Diversity Index2 # 48 60th
Median Household Income # 48 59th
Per Capita Income # 72 38th

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