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Morehouse, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Morehouse had a population of 927 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Morehouse is located at latitude 36.8473 and longitude -89.6854 in New Madrid County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morehouse encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Madrid County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 302 feet.

The City of Morehouse (GNIS ID: 2395399) 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 Morehouse is located within Township of West, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Madrid County.

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


Total Population 927
Population in Households 927
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,154
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $26,221
Average Household Income $36,303
Per Capita Income $15,888


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $49,213
Average Home Value $61,800


Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 249
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 -0.59% -0.83%
Households -0.67% -0.81%
Families -0.89% -0.9%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

Morehouse, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morehouse 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 # 380 63rd
Population Density # 283 73rd
Diversity Index # 341 67th
Median Household Income # 1004 3rd
Per Capita Income # 988 4th

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