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Elsberry, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Elsberry had a population of 1,908 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Elsberry is located at latitude 39.1683 and longitude -90.7879 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elsberry (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Elsberry (GNIS ID: 2394678) 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 Elsberry is located within Township of Hurricane, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elsberry 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 Elsberry: Nelson, Nelsons Store.

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


Total Population 1,908
Population in Households 1,905
Population in Familes 1,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,169
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $41,312
Average Household Income $55,086
Per Capita Income $22,164


Total Housing Units 939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $108,967
Average Home Value $140,466


Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 523
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 -0.16% 0.19%
Households -0.24% 0.1%
Families 0.14% -0.04%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   4.67%

Elsberry, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elsberry 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 # 266 74th
Population Density # 272 74th
Diversity Index # 319 69th
Median Household Income # 617 40th
Per Capita Income # 611 41st

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