Putnam County MO Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,031
Population in Households 4,974
Population in Familes 4,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 2,185
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,446
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,668 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 517 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 932 (29.9%)
Median Home Value $111,691
Average Home Value $162,170


Median Household Income $34,335
Average Household Income $43,049
Per Capita Income $18,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.05%
Households 0.39% 0.05%
Families 0.23% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Putnam County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 109 6th
Population Density1 # 110 5th
Diversity Index2 # 110 5th
Median Household Income # 98 16th
Per Capita Income # 99 15th

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