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 619 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kelso: Spring Hill.

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


Total Population 619
Population in Households 619
Population in Familes 539
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,952
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 177
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $178,846
Average Home Value $202,875


Median Household Income $45,334
Average Household Income $63,086
Per Capita Income $25,068
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 0.61%
Households 0.76% 0.5%
Families 0.84% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

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, 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 # 462 55th
Population Density1 # 109 90th
Diversity Index2 # 981 6th
Median Household Income # 395 62nd
Per Capita Income # 254 75th

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