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Fordland, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Fordland had a population of 842 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fordland is located at latitude 37.1546 and longitude -92.9419 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fordland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,604 feet.

The City of Fordland (GNIS ID: 2394786) 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 Fordland is located within Township of Green Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fordland 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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Fordland, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 842
Daytime Population: Workers 380
Daytime Population: Residents 479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 811
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 762
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,403
Average Household Income $50,445
Per Capita Income $19,500


Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $95,663
Average Home Value $145,485


Total Households 327
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 229
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 0.71% 0.82%
Households 0.65% 0.78%
Families 1.54% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Fordland, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fordland 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 # 395 62nd
Population Density # 531 49th
Diversity Index # 441 57th
Median Household Income # 500 52nd
Per Capita Income # 777 25th

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