Essex, MO 63846 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 63846: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Essex, MO 63846

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 454
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Stoddard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.801, Longitude -89.806
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Essex, MO 63846 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,418
Population in Households 1,414
Population in Familes 1,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 600
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 403
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $68,345
Average Home Value $92,348


Median Household Income $34,265
Average Household Income $46,886
Per Capita Income $19,895
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.68%
Households 1.14% 0.82%
Families 0.94% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Essex, MO 63846 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 63846 to the other 1,011 ZIP Codes 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 # 544 46th
Population Density1 # 730 28th
Diversity Index2 # 299 71st
Median Household Income # 815 19th
Per Capita Income # 684 32nd

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