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Hardin, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Hardin had a population of 580 as of July 1, 2017. Hardin 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 Hardin is located at latitude 39.2676 and longitude -93.8313 in Ray County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hardin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ray County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The City of Hardin (GNIS ID: 2394294) 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.

The City of Hardin is located within Township of Crooked River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ray County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hardin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hardin: Harden.

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Hardin, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 580
Daytime Population: Workers 103
Daytime Population: Residents 275
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 378
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 580
Population in Familes 495
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 903
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $54,499
Average Household Income $59,717
Per Capita Income $22,471


Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $80,757


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% -0.03%
Households 0.06% 0.0%
Families 0.09% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Hardin, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 469 55th
Population Density # 435 58th
Diversity Index # 845 18th
Median Household Income # 244 76th
Per Capita Income # 533 48th

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