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Gideon, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Gideon had a population of 1,015 as of July 1, 2018. Gideon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gideon is located at latitude 36.4445 and longitude -89.9061 in New Madrid County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gideon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. New Madrid County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The City of Gideon (GNIS ID: 2394892) 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 Gideon is located within Township of Anderson, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Madrid County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gideon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 1,015
Population in Households 956
Population in Familes 783
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 567
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $31,907
Average Household Income $40,987
Per Capita Income $16,439


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $51,282
Average Home Value $62,611


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 259
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 -0.89% -0.84%
Households -1.02% -0.96%
Families -0.98% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Gideon, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gideon 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 # 366 65th
Population Density # 664 36th
Diversity Index # 1009 2nd
Median Household Income # 927 10th
Per Capita Income # 973 6th

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