Mississippi County MO Information


Mississippi County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,083
Daytime Population: Workers 4,703
Daytime Population: Residents 7,942
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,645
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 12,210
Population in Familes 9,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,873
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $34,012
Average Household Income $47,040
Per Capita Income $19,447


Total Housing Units 5,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,059 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,053 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 599 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $71,829
Average Home Value $101,496


Total Households 5,112
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,361
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 -0.27% -0.4%
Households -0.18% -0.38%
Families -0.33% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.9%


Mississippi County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mississippi 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 # 76 35th
Population Density # 54 54th
Diversity Index # 8 94th
Median Household Income # 109 6th
Per Capita Income # 105 10th

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