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The City of Strafford had a population of 2,389 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Strafford is located at latitude 37.2689 and longitude -93.1208 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Strafford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The City of Strafford (GNIS ID: 2395981) 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 Strafford is located within Township of Jackson Number 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Strafford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Strafford: Stafford, Stratford.

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


Total Population 2,389
Daytime Population: Workers 1,202
Daytime Population: Residents 1,294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,496
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 2,309
Population in Familes 1,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 819
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $47,452
Average Household Income $62,264
Per Capita Income $23,798


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 598 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $136,917
Average Home Value $159,474


Total Households 872
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 635
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 0.21% 0.32%
Households 0.13% 0.3%
Families 0.02% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Strafford, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strafford to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 233 78th
Population Density # 501 52nd
Diversity Index # 599 42nd
Median Household Income # 399 61st
Per Capita Income # 421 59th

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