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Elmer, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Elmer had a population of 77 as of July 1, 2016. Elmer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Elmer is located at latitude 39.9579 and longitude -92.6488 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elmer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The City of Elmer (GNIS ID: 2394672) 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 Elmer is located within Township of Walnut Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elmer 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 Elmer: Mercyville.

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


Total Population 77
Population in Households 77
Population in Familes 67
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 304
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $168,750


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $46,874
Per Capita Income $15,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.26%
Households -0.91% 0.0%
Families 1.34% -0.81%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Elmer, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmer 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 # 936 9th
Population Density1 # 861 17th
Diversity Index2 # 818 20th
Median Household Income # 751 27th
Per Capita Income # 942 9th

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