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Knob Noster, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Knob Noster had a population of 2,638 as of July 1, 2019. Knob Noster 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 Knob Noster is located at latitude 38.7667 and longitude -93.5585 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Knob Noster encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Knob Noster (GNIS ID: 2395555) 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 Knob Noster is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Knob Noster: Knobnoster.

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Knob Noster, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Knob Noster, MO Housing Affordability Index is 201
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Knob Noster, MO Wealth Index is 39
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,638 (100%)
Population in Households 2,638 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,981 (75.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 916
Diversity Index2 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,496
Average Household Income $53,508
Per Capita Income $22,581
Wealth Index4 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 630 (46.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $116,901
Housing Affordability Index3 201
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,117
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 655
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.29% -0.18%
Households -0.29% -0.14%
Families -0.32% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Knob Noster, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knob Noster to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 218 79th
Population Density # 426 59th
Diversity Index # 51 95th
Median Household Income # 583 44th
Per Capita Income # 606 41st

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