Kelso, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kelso, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The Village of Kelso had a population of 597 as of July 1, 2017. Kelso ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Kelso is located at latitude 37.1922 and longitude -89.5504 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kelso (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Village of Kelso (GNIS ID: 2398334) 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 Village of Kelso is located within Township of Kelso, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kelso 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 Kelso: Spring Hill.

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


Total Population 597
Daytime Population: Workers 134
Daytime Population: Residents 288
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 422
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 597
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,883
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $48,907
Average Household Income $69,337
Per Capita Income $27,377


Total Housing Units 245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $178,571
Average Home Value $197,786


Total Households 232
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 172
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% 0.23%
Households 0.24% 0.17%
Families 0.33% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Kelso, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kelso 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 # 464 55th
Population Density # 113 89th
Diversity Index # 969 6th
Median Household Income # 375 64th
Per Capita Income # 219 79th

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