Excelsior Springs, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Excelsior Springs, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Excelsior Springs had a population of 11,230 as of July 1, 2018. Excelsior Springs ranks in the upper 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 Excelsior Springs is located at latitude 39.3402 and longitude -94.2383 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Excelsior Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Excelsior Springs are located in Clay County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ray County.

The City of Excelsior Springs (GNIS ID: 2394718) 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 Excelsior Springs is located within Township of Fishing River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Excelsior Springs: Golf Hill.

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


Total Population 11,230
Population in Households 10,682
Population in Familes 8,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 548
Population Density2 1,079
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $45,667
Average Household Income $60,401
Per Capita Income $24,137


Total Housing Units 4,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,715 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,594 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $123,103
Average Home Value $149,042


Total Households 4,309
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,837
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 0.16% 0.36%
Households 0.09% 0.33%
Families 0.0% 0.22%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

Excelsior Springs, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Excelsior Springs 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 # 78 93rd
Population Density # 317 69th
Diversity Index # 217 79th
Median Household Income # 474 54th
Per Capita Income # 465 55th

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