Sugar Creek, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sugar Creek, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Sugar Creek had a population of 3,441 as of July 1, 2018. Sugar Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sugar Creek is located at latitude 39.1395 and longitude -94.4085 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sugar Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Sugar Creek (GNIS ID: 2395995) 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 Sugar Creek is located within Township of Blue, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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

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


Total Population 3,441
Population in Households 3,438
Population in Familes 2,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 327
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $44,311
Average Household Income $54,424
Per Capita Income $23,026


Total Housing Units 1,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 890 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 569 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $85,815
Average Home Value $103,459


Total Households 1,458
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 874
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 0.34% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.39%
Families 0.31% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Sugar Creek, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sugar Creek 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 # 185 82nd
Population Density # 845 18th
Diversity Index # 152 85th
Median Household Income # 517 50th
Per Capita Income # 544 47th

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