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Cairo, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Cairo had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2018. Cairo ranks in the lower 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 Cairo is located at latitude 39.512 and longitude -92.4405 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cairo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 856 feet.

The Village of Cairo (GNIS ID: 2397523) 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 Village of Cairo is located within Township of Cairo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cairo: Fairview.

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


Total Population 299
Population in Households 299
Population in Familes 257
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 980
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $42,706
Average Household Income $60,470
Per Capita Income $22,286


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $106,897
Average Home Value $180,978


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 82
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 0.29% 0.07%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families -0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Cairo, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cairo 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 # 630 39th
Population Density # 390 62nd
Diversity Index # 956 7th
Median Household Income # 574 44th
Per Capita Income # 605 41st

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