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Risco, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Risco had a population of 340 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Risco, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 340
Population in Households 340
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 607
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $81,081
Average Home Value $115,682


Median Household Income $50,190
Average Household Income $59,804
Per Capita Income $24,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.36%
Households -0.32% -0.41%
Families 0.68% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

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, 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 # 608 41st
Population Density1 # 636 38th
Diversity Index2 # 764 26th
Median Household Income # 308 70th
Per Capita Income # 281 73rd

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