Shannon County MO Information


Shannon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,750
Population in Households 8,670
Population in Familes 7,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 3,534
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,362
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,696 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 838 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 868 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $82,563
Average Home Value $128,487


Median Household Income $33,667
Average Household Income $45,751
Per Capita Income $18,641
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.69%
Households 0.39% 0.57%
Families 0.24% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.


Shannon County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannon County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 99 15th
Population Density1 # 112 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 66 46th
Median Household Income # 101 13th
Per Capita Income # 103 11th

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