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Doniphan, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Doniphan had a population of 1,998 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Doniphan: Galigini.

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


Total Population 1,998
Daytime Population: Workers 2,808
Daytime Population: Residents 1,240
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,048
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.03
Population in Households 1,958
Population in Familes 1,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 1,452
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $30,186
Average Household Income $42,345
Per Capita Income $17,737


Total Housing Units 983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 491 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $86,441
Average Home Value $97,296


Total Households 844
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 521
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 0.01% -0.29%
Households -0.13% -0.38%
Families 0.99% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 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 # 261 75th
Population Density # 180 83rd
Diversity Index # 675 35th
Median Household Income # 943 9th
Per Capita Income # 894 13th

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