Barry County MO Information


Barry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,229
Population in Households 35,933
Population in Familes 29,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $39,704
Average Household Income $52,440
Per Capita Income $20,788


Total Housing Units 18,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,511 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,750 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,890 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $132,606
Average Home Value $169,589


Total Households 14,261
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 10,023
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.21% 0.21%
Households 0.17% 0.18%
Families 0.07% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.58%


Barry County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barry 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 # 32 73rd
Population Density # 40 66th
Diversity Index # 19 84th
Median Household Income # 78 33rd
Per Capita Income # 94 19th

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