Stone County MO Information


Stone County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 31,713
Population in Households 31,413
Population in Familes 26,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 300
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 13,474
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 9,665
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,713 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,761 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,011 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $167,745
Average Home Value $205,659


Median Household Income $40,352
Average Household Income $52,960
Per Capita Income $22,602
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.39%
Households -0.25% -0.4%
Families -0.38% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Stone County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stone 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 # 37 69th
Population Density1 # 25 78th
Diversity Index2 # 89 24th
Median Household Income # 49 58th
Per Capita Income # 34 71st

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