Altenburg, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Altenburg had a population of 378 as of July 1, 2017. Altenburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Altenburg is located at latitude 37.6304 and longitude -89.5859 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Altenburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The City of Altenburg (GNIS ID: 2393934) 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 Altenburg is located within Township of Brazeau, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Altenburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Altenburg, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 378
Daytime Population: Workers 137
Daytime Population: Residents 175
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 378
Population in Familes 322
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 360
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $55,956
Average Household Income $65,095
Per Capita Income $26,529


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $145,370
Average Home Value $185,433


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 106
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 0.99% 0.83%
Households 0.88% 0.67%
Families 1.23% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Altenburg, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altenburg to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 576 44th
Population Density # 821 21st
Diversity Index # 994 4th
Median Household Income # 209 80th
Per Capita Income # 254 75th

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