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Meta, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Meta had a population of 231 as of July 1, 2015. Meta 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 Meta is located at latitude 38.3123 and longitude -92.1656 in Osage County. The formal boundaries for the City of Meta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Osage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The City of Meta 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Meta, MO Boundary Map

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Meta, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 231
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 669
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $121,000
Average Home Value $138,218
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,464
Average Household Income $61,410
Per Capita Income $25,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.26%
Households 0.39% 0.4%
Families 2.83% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.

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Meta, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meta to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 693 33rd
Population Density1 # 598 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 994 4th
Median Household Income # 169 84th
Per Capita Income # 211 80th

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