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Houstonia, Missouri - Basic Facts

Houstonia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Houstonia.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pettis County at latitude 38.8989 and longitude -93.3583. Pettis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Houstonia (see map) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Houstonia, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 230
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,163
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $77,273
Average Home Value $93,403


Median Household Income $42,904
Average Household Income $49,846
Per Capita Income $18,571
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.05% 0.77%
Households 1.13% 0.69%
Families 2.38% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Houstonia, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Houstonia to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 280 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 565 46th
Median Household Income # 419 59th
Per Capita Income # 666 36th

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