Ray County MO Information


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  1. Ray County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forRay County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Ray County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,537
Population in Households 23,226
Population in Familes 19,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $57,089
Average Household Income $70,592
Per Capita Income $26,884


Total Housing Units 9,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,777 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,096 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,111 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $151,926
Average Home Value $199,539


Total Households 8,873
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,448
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 0.02% 0.08%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families -0.22% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   3.77%


Ray County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ray County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 49 58th
Population Density # 46 61st
Diversity Index # 56 52nd
Median Household Income # 10 92nd
Per Capita Income # 19 84th

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