McDonald County MO Information

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McDonald County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

McDonald County MO Housing Affordability Index is 176
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

McDonald County MO Wealth Index is 45
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 25,399
Population in Households 25,242
Population in Familes 21,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 157
Population Density 47
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,123
Average Household Income $50,747
Per Capita Income $18,363
Wealth Index3 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,672 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,515 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,892 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $112,991
Housing Affordability Index2 176
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,187
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 6,567
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 1.04% 0.64%
Households 0.97% 0.59%
Families 0.85% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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McDonald County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McDonald County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 46 61st
Population Density # 40 66th
Diversity Index # 7 95th
Median Household Income # 93 20th
Per Capita Income # 113 3rd

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