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Big Spring, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Big Spring Census Designated Place had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2017. Big Spring ranks in the lower 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 Big Spring is located at latitude 38.7949 and longitude -91.4829 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Big Spring Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 558 feet.

The Big Spring Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2587054) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Big Spring Census Designated Place is located within Township of Loutre, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Big Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Spring: Bigspring.

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Big Spring, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 168
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 70
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 95
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,079
Average Household Income $66,281
Per Capita Income $26,952


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $159,649


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 49
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 0.08% -0.24%
Households 0.21% -0.3%
Families -0.55% -0.41%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Big Spring, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Spring to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 785 24th
Population Density # 1004 3rd
Diversity Index # 689 33rd
Median Household Income # 232 78th
Per Capita Income # 240 77th

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