Eldon, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Eldon, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Eldon had a population of 4,463 as of July 1, 2018. Eldon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eldon is located at latitude 38.3484 and longitude -92.5816 in Miller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eldon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Miller County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Eldon (GNIS ID: 2394638) 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 Eldon is located within Township of Saline, a minor civil division (MCD) of Miller County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eldon: Elmira.

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


Total Population 4,463
Population in Households 4,401
Population in Familes 3,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 1,254
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $31,348
Average Household Income $43,304
Per Capita Income $18,841


Total Housing Units 2,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,177 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 745 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $103,785
Average Home Value $123,874


Total Households 1,922
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,123
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 -0.28% -0.07%
Households -0.38% -0.07%
Families -0.37% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

Eldon, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eldon 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 # 159 85th
Population Density # 232 78th
Diversity Index # 492 53rd
Median Household Income # 936 9th
Per Capita Income # 864 16th

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