New Madrid County MO Information


New Madrid County Subdivisions

New Madrid County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,621
Population in Households 18,289
Population in Familes 14,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $37,432
Average Household Income $51,732
Per Capita Income $21,271


Total Housing Units 8,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,539 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,003 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 989 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $86,071
Average Home Value $108,449


Total Households 7,542
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,998
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 -0.22% -0.46%
Households -0.32% -0.53%
Families -0.43% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.51%


New Madrid County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Madrid County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 59 50th
Population Density # 66 43rd
Diversity Index # 16 87th
Median Household Income # 97 17th
Per Capita Income # 85 27th

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