Worth County MO Information


Worth County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,199
Population in Households 2,147
Population in Familes 1,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 959
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 635
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 733 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $68,218
Average Home Value $113,063


Median Household Income $38,066
Average Household Income $49,561
Per Capita Income $22,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.01%
Households 0.25% 0.02%
Families 0.1% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


Worth County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worth County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 115 1st
Population Density1 # 114 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 108 6th
Median Household Income # 64 45th
Per Capita Income # 37 69th

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