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The City of Doniphan had a population of 2,105 as of July 1, 2016. Doniphan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Doniphan is located at latitude 36.6234 and longitude -90.8219 in Ripley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Doniphan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ripley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The City of Doniphan (GNIS ID: 2394544) 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 Doniphan is located within Township of Doniphan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ripley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Doniphan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Doniphan: Galigini.

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


Total Population 2,105
Population in Households 2,065
Population in Familes 1,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 1,529
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 888
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 550
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 529 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $84,324
Average Home Value $94,234


Median Household Income $28,179
Average Household Income $39,781
Per Capita Income $16,676
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.61%
Households 0.66% 0.45%
Families 2.03% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Doniphan, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Doniphan to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 253 76th
Population Density1 # 164 84th
Diversity Index2 # 658 36th
Median Household Income # 964 7th
Per Capita Income # 903 13th

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