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Risco, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Risco had a population of 323 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Risco is located at latitude 36.5517 and longitude -89.8187 in New Madrid County. The formal boundaries for the City of Risco (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Madrid County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 276 feet.

The City of Risco (GNIS ID: 2396380) 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 Risco is located within Township of Como, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Madrid County.

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

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


Total Population 323
Daytime Population: Workers 104
Daytime Population: Residents 203
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 307
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 323
Population in Familes 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 577
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $52,101
Average Household Income $64,772
Per Capita Income $26,362


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $85,811
Average Home Value $129,703


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 91
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 -0.94% -0.95%
Households -1.05% -1.04%
Families -0.15% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Risco, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Risco 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 # 614 41st
Population Density # 657 36th
Diversity Index # 751 27th
Median Household Income # 304 71st
Per Capita Income # 264 75th

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