Barry County MO Information


Barry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,927
Daytime Population: Workers 17,387
Daytime Population: Residents 20,858
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,245
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 35,631
Population in Familes 29,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $38,784
Average Household Income $51,759
Per Capita Income $20,538


Total Housing Units 17,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,243 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,911 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,758 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $129,355
Average Home Value $172,454


Total Households 14,154
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 9,942
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 0.13% -0.05%
Households 0.09% -0.07%
Families -0.03% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   2.16%


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, 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 # 33 72nd
Population Density # 40 66th
Diversity Index # 19 84th
Median Household Income # 76 35th
Per Capita Income # 88 24th

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