Lathrop, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Lathrop, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lathrop had a population of 2,145 as of July 1, 2018. Lathrop ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lathrop is located at latitude 39.5483 and longitude -94.3299 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lathrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The City of Lathrop (GNIS ID: 2395639) 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 Lathrop is located within Township of Lathrop, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

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


Total Population 2,145
Population in Households 2,145
Population in Familes 1,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,201
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,829
Average Household Income $66,650
Per Capita Income $25,609


Total Housing Units 922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 266 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $169,955


Total Households 821
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 590
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 0.34% 0.53%
Households 0.41% 0.58%
Families 0.33% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Lathrop, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lathrop 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 # 251 76th
Population Density # 259 75th
Diversity Index # 483 53rd
Median Household Income # 245 76th
Per Capita Income # 369 64th

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