Downing, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Downing, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Downing had a population of 348 as of July 1, 2015. Downing 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 Downing is located at latitude 40.4868 and longitude -92.3686 in Schuyler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Downing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuyler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 873 feet.

The City of Downing (GNIS ID: 2394558) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Downing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Downing: Cherry Grove.

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Downing, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 348
Population in Households 348
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 528
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $97,857
Average Home Value $125,969


Median Household Income $27,021
Average Household Income $33,056
Per Capita Income $13,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.68%
Households 0.7% 0.71%
Families 4.43% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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Downing, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Downing to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 597 42nd
Population Density1 # 697 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 993 4th
Median Household Income # 972 6th
Per Capita Income # 1010 2nd

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