Carterville, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Carterville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Carterville had a population of 1,945 as of July 1, 2018. Carterville ranks in 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 Carterville is located at latitude 37.1492 and longitude -94.443 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carterville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Carterville (GNIS ID: 2393758) 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 Carterville is located within Township of Joplin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.

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


Total Population 1,945
Population in Households 1,945
Population in Familes 1,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 748
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $36,053
Average Household Income $49,303
Per Capita Income $18,618


Total Housing Units 820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 549 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $70,228
Average Home Value $101,958


Total Households 730
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 519
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.34% 0.45%
Households 0.3% 0.41%
Families 0.19% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.75%

Carterville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carterville 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 # 264 75th
Population Density # 540 48th
Diversity Index # 265 75th
Median Household Income # 821 21st
Per Capita Income # 878 15th

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