Atchison County MO Information


Atchison County Subdivisions

Atchison County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,396
Daytime Population: Workers 2,216
Daytime Population: Residents 2,775
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,991
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 5,298
Population in Familes 4,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $46,034
Average Household Income $61,769
Per Capita Income $27,579


Total Housing Units 2,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,645 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 736 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 571 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $86,116
Average Home Value $118,587


Total Households 2,381
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,503
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 -0.72% -0.92%
Households -0.66% -0.9%
Families -0.82% -1.0%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Atchison County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atchison County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 108 7th
Population Density # 108 8th
Diversity Index # 112 4th
Median Household Income # 31 74th
Per Capita Income # 10 92nd

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