Cainsville, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Cainsville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Cainsville had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2018. Cainsville ranks in the lower 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 Cainsville is located at latitude 40.4398 and longitude -93.7747 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cainsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Cainsville (GNIS ID: 2393490) 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 Cainsville is located within Township of Madison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cainsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cainsville: Cainesville.

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


Total Population 276
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 201
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $31,237
Average Household Income $42,743
Per Capita Income $18,098


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (29.8%)
Median Home Value $77,885
Average Home Value $157,353


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.6% -0.96%
Households -0.59% -1.02%
Families -0.45% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Cainsville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cainsville 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 # 652 37th
Population Density # 923 11th
Diversity Index # 689 34th
Median Household Income # 942 9th
Per Capita Income # 910 12th

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