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Leadwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Leadwood had a population of 1,313 as of July 1, 2016. Leadwood 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 Leadwood is located at latitude 37.8617 and longitude -90.5892 in St. Francois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leadwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Francois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Leadwood (GNIS ID: 2395661) 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 Leadwood is located within Township of Randolph, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Francois County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leadwood 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 Leadwood: Hoffman, Owl Creek, Owlcreek.

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


Total Population 1,313
Population in Households 1,313
Population in Familes 1,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,135
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 470
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $66,026
Average Home Value $85,342


Median Household Income $31,589
Average Household Income $39,274
Per Capita Income $14,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.35%
Households 0.49% 0.42%
Families -0.05% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Leadwood, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leadwood 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 # 330 68th
Population Density1 # 295 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 960 7th
Median Household Income # 860 17th
Per Capita Income # 993 4th

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