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Whitewater, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Whitewater had a population of 126 as of July 1, 2019. Whitewater ranks in the lower 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 Whitewater is located at latitude 37.2376 and longitude -89.7959 in Cape Girardeau County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Whitewater encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cape Girardeau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The Town of Whitewater (GNIS ID: 2397743) 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 Town of Whitewater is located within Township of Hubble, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cape Girardeau County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitewater: White Water Station.

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Whitewater, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Whitewater, MO Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Whitewater, MO Wealth Index is 57
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 126
Population in Households 126
Population in Familes 109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 588
Diversity Index1 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,002
Average Household Income $62,803
Per Capita Income $24,860
Wealth Index3 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $177,778
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.09% 0.16%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 0.31% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Whitewater, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitewater to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 847 18th
Population Density # 651 37th
Diversity Index # 1012 2nd
Median Household Income # 347 67th
Per Capita Income # 441 57th

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