New Madrid County MO Information


New Madrid County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,848
Population in Households 18,516
Population in Familes 14,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 7,668
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 5,083
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,885 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,783 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 863 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $80,671
Average Home Value $100,947


Median Household Income $35,248
Average Household Income $48,471
Per Capita Income $20,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.26%
Households -0.15% -0.3%
Families -0.3% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


New Madrid County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Madrid 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 # 59 50th
Population Density1 # 66 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 87th
Median Household Income # 90 23rd
Per Capita Income # 78 33rd

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