Putnam County MO Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,929
Daytime Population: Workers 1,657
Daytime Population: Residents 2,879
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,536
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 4,872
Population in Familes 3,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $35,898
Average Household Income $45,514
Per Capita Income $19,782


Total Housing Units 3,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,601 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 519 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 963 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $122,315
Average Home Value $175,750


Total Households 2,120
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,402
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 -0.14% -0.19%
Households -0.08% -0.14%
Families -0.22% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   2.15%


Putnam County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 110 5th
Population Density # 110 5th
Diversity Index # 110 5th
Median Household Income # 101 13th
Per Capita Income # 102 12th

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