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Tipton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Tipton had a population of 3,370 as of July 1, 2015. Tipton ranks in the upper 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 Tipton is located at latitude 38.6551 and longitude -92.7813 in Moniteau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tipton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Moniteau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Tipton (GNIS ID: 2397030) 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 Tipton is located within Township of Willow Fork, a minor civil division (MCD) of Moniteau County.

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

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Tipton, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,370
Population in Households 2,191
Population in Familes 1,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,179
Population Density1 1,612
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 917
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 594
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,045 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 655 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $107,148


Median Household Income $40,359
Average Household Income $49,321
Per Capita Income $17,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.52%
Households 0.88% 0.75%
Families 1.2% 0.66%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


Tipton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tipton 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 # 184 82nd
Population Density1 # 148 86th
Diversity Index2 # 114 89th
Median Household Income # 526 49th
Per Capita Income # 849 18th

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