Barton County MO Information


Barton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,078
Population in Households 11,988
Population in Familes 9,924
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $41,346
Average Household Income $57,304
Per Capita Income $22,873


Total Housing Units 5,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,092 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,701 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 807 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $136,926


Total Households 4,793
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,296
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 -0.32% -0.38%
Households -0.34% -0.39%
Families -0.45% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


Barton County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barton 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 # 82 30th
Population Density # 83 29th
Diversity Index # 44 63rd
Median Household Income # 66 43rd
Per Capita Income # 54 54th

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