Atchison County MO Information


Atchison County Subdivisions

Atchison County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,431
Population in Households 5,333
Population in Familes 4,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $47,480
Average Household Income $63,265
Per Capita Income $28,069


Total Housing Units 2,935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,604 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 553 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $89,623
Average Home Value $121,446


Total Households 2,382
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,505
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 -0.55% -0.69%
Households -0.57% -0.72%
Families -0.71% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


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, 2018 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 7th
Diversity Index # 112 3rd
Median Household Income # 32 73rd
Per Capita Income # 15 88th

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