Fort Leonard Wood, MO Micropolitan Statistical Area MO Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Fort Leonard Wood, MO Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Fort Leonard Wood, MO Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 52,937 (100%)
Population in Households 42,948 (81.1%)
Population in Families 35,662 (67.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 9,989 (18.9%)
Population Density 97
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $55,110
Average Household Income $67,065
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $24,636
Wealth Index5 51


Total HU (Housing Units) 18,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,743 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,685 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,563 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $167,036
Average Home Value $183,546
Housing Affordability Index3 192


Total Households 16,428
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 11,407
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.11% -0.33%
Households 0.23% -0.35%
Families 0.08% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.04%