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Warrenton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Warrenton had a population of 8,463 as of July 1, 2017. Warrenton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Warrenton is located at latitude 38.8189 and longitude -91.1353 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Warrenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 886 feet.

The City of Warrenton (GNIS ID: 2397196) 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 Warrenton is located within Township of North Elkhorn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Warrenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Warrenton, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,463
Daytime Population: Workers 3,659
Daytime Population: Residents 4,872
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,531
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 8,271
Population in Familes 6,792
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density2 996
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $48,004
Average Household Income $61,719
Per Capita Income $23,431


Total Housing Units 3,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,133 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 992 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 315 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $155,711
Average Home Value $188,068


Total Households 3,124
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,163
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.97% 0.93%
Households 0.88% 0.86%
Families 1.28% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Warrenton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Warrenton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 101 90th
Population Density # 371 64th
Diversity Index # 219 79th
Median Household Income # 383 63rd
Per Capita Income # 443 57th

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