Warrensburg, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Warrensburg, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Warrensburg had a population of 19,470 as of July 1, 2018. Warrensburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Warrensburg is located at latitude 38.7628 and longitude -93.7361 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Warrensburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Warrensburg (GNIS ID: 2397195) 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 Warrensburg is located within Township of Warrensburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

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


Total Population 19,470
Population in Households 16,400
Population in Familes 10,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,070
Population Density2 2,195
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $39,153
Average Household Income $54,160
Per Capita Income $20,577


Total Housing Units 7,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,589 (33.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,429 (57.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 705 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $162,795
Average Home Value $194,202


Total Households 7,018
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,506
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 0.4% 0.0%
Households 0.38% 0.0%
Families 0.37% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Warrensburg, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Warrensburg 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 # 40 96th
Population Density # 97 91st
Diversity Index # 106 90th
Median Household Income # 707 32nd
Per Capita Income # 743 28th

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