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Mountain Grove, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Mountain Grove had a population of 4,730 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mountain Grove is located at latitude 37.1342 and longitude -92.2663 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mountain Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,480 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Mountain Grove are located in Wright County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Texas County.

The City of Mountain Grove (GNIS ID: 2395132) 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 Mountain Grove is located within Township of Mountain Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wright County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mountain Grove 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 Mountain Grove: Fyan.

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


Total Population 4,730
Population in Households 4,647
Population in Familes 3,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,957
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,169
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,094 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 863 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $83,186
Average Home Value $102,173


Median Household Income $31,264
Average Household Income $41,527
Per Capita Income $17,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.28%
Households -0.41% -0.42%
Families -0.64% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Mountain Grove, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Grove 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 # 151 85th
Population Density1 # 275 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 456 56th
Median Household Income # 870 16th
Per Capita Income # 845 18th

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