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Tipton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Tipton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Moniteau County at latitude 38.6551 and longitude -92.7813. Moniteau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Tipton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tipton, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Tipton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Tipton, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,329
Population in Households 2,196
Population in Familes 1,779
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,133
Population Density1 1,592
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 920
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 594
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $89,535
Average Home Value $107,576


Median Household Income $43,876
Average Household Income $50,284
Per Capita Income $17,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.48% 0.54%
Households 1.16% 0.79%
Families 1.48% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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, 2014 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 # 187 82nd
Population Density1 # 152 85th
Diversity Index2 # 127 88th
Median Household Income # 390 62nd
Per Capita Income # 782 24th

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