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Pevely, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Pevely had a population of 5,641 as of July 1, 2018. Pevely ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pevely is located at latitude 38.2834 and longitude -90.3951 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pevely encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Pevely (GNIS ID: 2396196) 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 Pevely is located within Township of Joachim, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 5,641
Population in Households 5,631
Population in Familes 4,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,242
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $45,853
Average Household Income $58,038
Per Capita Income $22,830


Total Housing Units 2,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,395 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 804 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $143,310
Average Home Value $162,312


Total Households 2,199
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,534
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% 0.78%
Households 0.4% 0.83%
Families 0.33% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Pevely, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pevely 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 # 132 87th
Population Density # 237 77th
Diversity Index # 522 49th
Median Household Income # 466 55th
Per Capita Income # 555 46th

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