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Elmo, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Elmo had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2016. Elmo ranks in the lower 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 Elmo is located at latitude 40.5188 and longitude -95.1168 in Nodaway County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elmo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nodaway County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The City of Elmo (GNIS ID: 2394674) 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 Elmo is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nodaway County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elmo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elmo: Ebony.

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


Total Population 166
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 714
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $73,611
Average Home Value $141,667


Median Household Income $39,252
Average Household Income $48,030
Per Capita Income $21,543
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% 0.0%
Households 0.22% 0.0%
Families 1.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Elmo, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmo 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 # 789 24th
Population Density1 # 568 45th
Diversity Index2 # 991 4th
Median Household Income # 578 44th
Per Capita Income # 513 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.