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Park Hills, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Park Hills is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Francois County at latitude 37.8166 and longitude -90.5058. St. Francois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Park Hills, but most people and references simply refer to it as Park Hills, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Park Hills indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Park Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

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Park Hills, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,730
Population in Households 8,595
Population in Familes 6,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density1 429
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,558
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,199
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,879 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,680 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 446 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $82,964
Average Home Value $112,014


Median Household Income $28,696
Average Household Income $36,048
Per Capita Income $14,615
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.08% 0.08%
Households 0.05% 0.11%
Families 0.49% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

Park Hills, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Park Hills to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 94 91st
Population Density1 # 770 25th
Diversity Index2 # 519 49th
Median Household Income # 922 11th
Per Capita Income # 977 5th

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