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Crystal City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Crystal City had a population of 4,911 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Crystal City is located at latitude 38.2215 and longitude -90.3807 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crystal City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The City of Crystal City (GNIS ID: 2393684) 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 Crystal City is located within Township of River View, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crystal City 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 Crystal City: New Detroit, Plattins Landing.

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


Total Population 4,911
Population in Households 4,835
Population in Familes 3,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 1,077
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $52,254
Average Household Income $64,112
Per Capita Income $25,905


Total Housing Units 2,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,276 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $134,433
Average Home Value $152,198


Total Households 1,909
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,212
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 0.14% 0.26%
Households 0.1% 0.26%
Families -0.16% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Crystal City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crystal City 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 # 144 86th
Population Density # 319 69th
Diversity Index # 338 67th
Median Household Income # 332 68th
Per Capita Income # 350 66th

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