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, 2017)


Total Population 1,435
Daytime Population: Workers 230
Daytime Population: Residents 747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 977
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,429
Population in Familes 1,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $35,495
Average Household Income $48,874
Per Capita Income $20,608


Total Housing Units 698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $76,000
Average Home Value $102,712


Total Households 603
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 405
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 0.78% 0.58%
Households 0.88% 0.69%
Families 0.7% 0.54%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Essex, MO 63846 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 63846 to the other 1,012 ZIP Codes 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 # 537 47th
Population Density # 701 30th
Diversity Index # 315 69th
Median Household Income # 838 17th
Per Capita Income # 726 28th

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