Stella, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Stella, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Stella had a population of 149 as of July 1, 2018. Stella 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 Stella is located at latitude 36.7627 and longitude -94.1904 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Stella (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The Town of Stella (GNIS ID: 2397681) 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 Town of Stella is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

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


Total Population 149
Population in Households 149
Population in Familes 126
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 949
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $36,966
Average Household Income $57,240
Per Capita Income $20,769


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $84,722
Average Home Value $129,255


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 44
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 -0.71% -0.54%
Households -0.77% -0.33%
Families 1.16% -0.93%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   4.88%

Stella, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stella 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 # 813 21st
Population Density # 408 61st
Diversity Index # 180 83rd
Median Household Income # 793 23rd
Per Capita Income # 720 30th

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