Pemiscot County MO Information


Pemiscot County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,710
Population in Households 17,508
Population in Familes 14,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 7,159
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,641
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,918 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,241 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 926 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $72,786
Average Home Value $96,484


Median Household Income $30,762
Average Household Income $44,694
Per Capita Income $18,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.54%
Households -0.42% -0.47%
Families -0.58% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Pemiscot County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pemiscot County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 64 45th
Population Density1 # 52 56th
Diversity Index2 # 5 97th
Median Household Income # 113 3rd
Per Capita Income # 108 7th

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