Bates County MO Information

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Bates County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 16,575
Population in Households 16,264
Population in Familes 13,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,867
Average Household Income $58,829
Per Capita Income $23,620

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,568 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,978 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,250 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $134,164
Average Home Value $185,234
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,546
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,425
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.34% -0.34%
Households -0.36% -0.35%
Families -0.48% -0.44%
Median Household Income   4.35%
Per Capita Income   4.19%

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Bates County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bates 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 # 65 44th
Population Density # 87 26th
Diversity Index # 58 50th
Median Household Income # 49 58th
Per Capita Income # 43 63rd

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