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New Madrid, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of New Madrid had a population of 3,178 as of July 1, 2017. New Madrid 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 New Madrid is located at latitude 36.5864 and longitude -89.5512 in New Madrid County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Madrid (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. New Madrid County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 295 feet.

The City of New Madrid (GNIS ID: 2395206) 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 New Madrid is located within Township of New Madrid, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Madrid County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Madrid population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Madrid: Nouveau Madrid.

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New Madrid, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,178
Daytime Population: Workers 1,941
Daytime Population: Residents 1,966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,907
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 3,088
Population in Familes 2,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 707
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $39,606
Average Household Income $59,109
Per Capita Income $24,846


Total Housing Units 1,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 574 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $109,967
Average Home Value $138,280


Total Households 1,295
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 806
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% -0.09%
Households 0.2% -0.15%
Families -0.05% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

New Madrid, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Madrid to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 193 81st
Population Density # 563 46th
Diversity Index # 61 94th
Median Household Income # 632 39th
Per Capita Income # 355 66th

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