South West City, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South West City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Southwest City had a population of 976 as of July 1, 2015. South West City 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 South West City is located at latitude 36.5173 and longitude -94.6075 in McDonald County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Southwest City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. McDonald County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The Town of Southwest City (GNIS ID: 2397669) 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 Town of Southwest City is located within Township of Prairie, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDonald County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South West City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South West City: Honey Creek, Southwest City, Southwest Village.

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South West City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 976
Population in Households 976
Population in Familes 813
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 667
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 229
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $70,408
Average Home Value $111,798


Median Household Income $28,499
Average Household Income $36,244
Per Capita Income $12,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.34% -0.09%
Median Household Income   4.06%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


South West City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South West City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 371 64th
Population Density1 # 599 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 943 9th
Per Capita Income # 1021 1st

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