Pettis County MO Information


Pettis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 42,260
Daytime Population: Workers 20,645
Daytime Population: Residents 23,380
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,025
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 41,409
Population in Familes 33,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 851
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $41,038
Average Household Income $55,621
Per Capita Income $21,711


Total Housing Units 18,314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,902 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,430 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,982 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $113,601
Average Home Value $142,008


Total Households 16,332
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 10,778
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 0.02% -0.09%
Households -0.08% -0.16%
Families -0.23% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.85%


Pettis County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pettis County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 27 77th
Population Density # 32 73rd
Diversity Index # 15 88th
Median Household Income # 57 51st
Per Capita Income # 64 45th

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