Peculiar, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Peculiar, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Peculiar had a population of 4,952 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Peculiar is located at latitude 38.7192 and longitude -94.4586 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peculiar encompass a land area of 8.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Peculiar (GNIS ID: 2396171) 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 City of Peculiar is located within Township of West Peculiar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

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


Total Population 4,952
Population in Households 4,950
Population in Familes 4,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $63,610
Average Household Income $71,680
Per Capita Income $26,967


Total Housing Units 1,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,282 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $165,343
Average Home Value $178,569


Total Households 1,854
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,372
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.88% 1.11%
Households 1.03% 1.14%
Families 0.96% 1.07%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Peculiar, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peculiar to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 143 86th
Population Density # 648 37th
Diversity Index # 342 67th
Median Household Income # 144 86th
Per Capita Income # 279 73rd

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