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Fordland, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Fordland had a population of 833 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 833
Population in Households 802
Population in Familes 678
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 754
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $89,250
Average Home Value $134,444


Median Household Income $40,665
Average Household Income $47,466
Per Capita Income $18,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.76%
Households 0.46% 0.68%
Families 1.57% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.75%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.

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, 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 # 400 61st
Population Density1 # 541 48th
Diversity Index2 # 425 59th
Median Household Income # 514 50th
Per Capita Income # 790 24th

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