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Monett, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Monett had a population of 8,738 as of July 1, 2018. Monett ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monett is located at latitude 36.9218 and longitude -93.9259 in Barry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monett (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Barry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,322 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Monett are located in Barry County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lawrence County.

The City of Monett (GNIS ID: 2395370) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Monett is located within Township of Monett, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monett: Forest Park, Plymouth Junction.

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


Total Population 8,738
Population in Households 8,620
Population in Familes 7,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 1,036
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $41,709
Average Household Income $55,035
Per Capita Income $21,052


Total Housing Units 3,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,047 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,270 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 527 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $124,731
Average Home Value $160,747


Total Households 3,317
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,237
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 -0.19% -0.05%
Households -0.32% -0.11%
Families -0.24% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Monett, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monett to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 97 91st
Population Density # 344 67th
Diversity Index # 39 96th
Median Household Income # 600 42nd
Per Capita Income # 694 33rd

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