Lewis County MO Information


Lewis County Subdivisions

Lewis County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,385
Daytime Population: Workers 3,324
Daytime Population: Residents 5,497
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,821
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 9,603
Population in Familes 7,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 782
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $41,924
Average Household Income $54,146
Per Capita Income $21,368


Total Housing Units 4,599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,868 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,076 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 655 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $91,841
Average Home Value $127,571


Total Households 3,944
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,611
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 0.23% 0.24%
Households 0.25% 0.26%
Families 0.1% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.94%


Lewis County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 86 26th
Population Density # 82 30th
Diversity Index # 49 59th
Median Household Income # 52 56th
Per Capita Income # 75 36th

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