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Elmira, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Elmira is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ray County at latitude 39.5086 and longitude -94.1546. Ray County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 951 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Elmira, but most people and references simply refer to it as Elmira, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Elmira indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Elmira (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Elmira, MO Boundary Map


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


Total Population 49
Population in Households 49
Population in Familes 45
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 674
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $148,438


Median Household Income $54,987
Average Household Income $69,864
Per Capita Income $24,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.47% -0.41%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.64% -1.37%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.


Elmira, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmira 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 # 980 5th
Population Density1 # 594 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 513 50th
Median Household Income # 154 85th
Per Capita Income # 215 79th

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