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Neosho, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Neosho had a population of 11,926 as of July 1, 2017. Neosho 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 Neosho is located at latitude 36.8466 and longitude -94.3997 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Neosho (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Neosho (GNIS ID: 2395172) 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 Neosho is located within Township of Neosho, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

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


Total Population 11,926
Daytime Population: Workers 6,326
Daytime Population: Residents 6,810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,136
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 11,622
Population in Familes 9,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 304
Population Density2 758
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $38,081
Average Household Income $49,039
Per Capita Income $19,027


Total Housing Units 5,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,739 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,728 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 614 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $97,964
Average Home Value $117,525


Total Households 4,468
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,996
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 0.11% 0.2%
Households 0.03% 0.17%
Families 0.16% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Neosho, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neosho 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 # 72 93rd
Population Density # 533 48th
Diversity Index # 62 94th
Median Household Income # 686 34th
Per Capita Income # 815 21st

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