Buchanan County MO Information


Buchanan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 88,501
Daytime Population: Workers 51,002
Daytime Population: Residents 44,479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 95,481
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 84,016
Population in Familes 65,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,485
Population Density2 217
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $44,686
Average Household Income $59,768
Per Capita Income $23,845


Total Housing Units 38,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,095 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,978 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,487 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $121,315
Average Home Value $154,322


Total Households 34,073
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 21,637
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 -0.11% -0.33%
Households -0.18% -0.39%
Families -0.34% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Buchanan County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buchanan 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 # 13 90th
Population Density # 10 92nd
Diversity Index # 17 86th
Median Household Income # 35 70th
Per Capita Income # 35 70th

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