Taney County MO Information


Taney County Subdivisions

Taney County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 55,162
Population in Households 53,418
Population in Familes 42,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,744
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 22,072
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 14,671
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,084 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,988 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,540 (30.2%)
Median Home Value $148,657
Average Home Value $192,990


Median Household Income $37,709
Average Household Income $50,597
Per Capita Income $20,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.34%
Households 1.18% 1.35%
Families 1.04% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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, 2015 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 # 20 83rd
Population Density1 # 21 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 31 74th
Median Household Income # 69 41st
Per Capita Income # 45 62nd

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