Taney County MO Information


Taney County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 55,816
Population in Households 54,072
Population in Familes 42,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,744
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 22,298
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 14,788
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,100 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,198 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,790 (30.5%)
Median Home Value $144,603
Average Home Value $188,161


Median Household Income $38,943
Average Household Income $52,461
Per Capita Income $21,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.1%
Households 1.15% 1.05%
Families 1.0% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.


Taney County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taney 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 # 19 84th
Population Density1 # 21 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 29 77th
Median Household Income # 57 51st
Per Capita Income # 46 61st

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