Hickory County MO Information


Hickory County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,294
Daytime Population: Workers 2,237
Daytime Population: Residents 6,141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,378
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 9,219
Population in Familes 7,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $33,330
Average Household Income $47,813
Per Capita Income $21,643


Total Housing Units 6,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,326 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 853 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,525 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $114,588
Average Home Value $145,062


Total Households 4,179
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,684
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 -0.48% -0.66%
Households -0.62% -0.75%
Families -0.78% -0.86%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


Hickory County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hickory County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 94 19th
Population Density # 74 37th
Diversity Index # 87 24th
Median Household Income # 110 5th
Per Capita Income # 66 43rd

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