The City of West Plains had a population of 12,137 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for West Plains is located at latitude 36.7281 and longitude -91.8524 in Howell County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Plains encompass a land area of 13.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Howell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,004 feet.
The City of West Plains (GNIS ID: 2397273) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Plains: Summers Addition, Westplains.
|Population in Households||11,682|
|Population in Familes||8,877|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||455|
|Median Household Income||$37,638|
|Average Household Income||$51,516|
|Per Capita Income||$21,857|
|Total Housing Units||5,621 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,639 (46.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,407 (42.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||575 (10.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$119,949|
|Average Home Value||$154,905|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.75%|
|Per Capita Income||3.0%|
The table below compares West Plains 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.
|Total Population||# 68||94th|
|Population Density||# 429||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 384||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 772||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 634||39th|
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