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Neosho, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Neosho had a population of 12,043 as of July 1, 2018. Neosho ranks in the upper 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 Neosho is located at latitude 36.869 and longitude -94.368 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Neosho encompass a land area of 15.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Neosho (GNIS ID: 2395172) 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 Neosho is located within Township of Neosho, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

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


Total Population 12,043
Population in Households 11,740
Population in Familes 9,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 766
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $39,968
Average Household Income $50,455
Per Capita Income $19,503


Total Housing Units 5,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,638 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,854 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 610 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $101,558
Average Home Value $121,104


Total Households 4,493
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 3,016
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 0.21% -0.07%
Households 0.1% -0.12%
Families 0.22% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Neosho, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neosho 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 # 71 93rd
Population Density # 527 49th
Diversity Index # 61 94th
Median Household Income # 669 35th
Per Capita Income # 821 21st

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