Barton County MO Information


Barton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,944
Daytime Population: Workers 4,383
Daytime Population: Residents 7,061
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,444
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 11,854
Population in Familes 9,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $40,623
Average Household Income $55,238
Per Capita Income $22,074


Total Housing Units 5,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,317 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,427 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 838 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $99,871
Average Home Value $138,634


Total Households 4,744
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,260
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 -0.52% -0.86%
Households -0.53% -0.88%
Families -0.67% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


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, 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 # 82 30th
Population Density # 85 27th
Diversity Index # 43 63rd
Median Household Income # 60 49th
Per Capita Income # 58 50th

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