Tallapoosa, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tallapoosa, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Tallapoosa had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2017. Tallapoosa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tallapoosa is located at latitude 36.5061 and longitude -89.817 in New Madrid County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tallapoosa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Madrid County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The City of Tallapoosa (GNIS ID: 2396026) 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 Tallapoosa is located within Township of Portage, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Madrid County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tallapoosa 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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Tallapoosa, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 177
Daytime Population: Workers 5
Daytime Population: Residents 123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 176
Population in Familes 145
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $34,198
Average Household Income $44,965
Per Capita Income $17,908


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $60,294
Average Home Value $101,531


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 50
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 0.72% 0.22%
Households 0.6% 0.28%
Families 1.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Tallapoosa, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallapoosa 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 # 765 26th
Population Density # 790 24th
Diversity Index # 529 49th
Median Household Income # 842 19th
Per Capita Income # 884 14th

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