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Wood Heights, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Wood Heights had a population of 701 as of July 1, 2018. Wood Heights ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wood Heights is located at latitude 39.3395 and longitude -94.1627 in Ray County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wood Heights encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ray County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The City of Wood Heights (GNIS ID: 2397361) 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 Wood Heights is located within Township of Fishing River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ray County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wood Heights: Woods Heights.

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


Total Population 701
Population in Households 701
Population in Familes 612
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 307
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $60,990
Average Household Income $76,443
Per Capita Income $27,864


Total Housing Units 276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $159,574
Average Home Value $233,553


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 195
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 -0.27% -0.03%
Households -0.38% -0.16%
Families -0.31% -0.21%
Median Household Income   3.95%
Per Capita Income   3.99%

Wood Heights, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wood Heights 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 # 431 58th
Population Density # 856 17th
Diversity Index # 559 47th
Median Household Income # 166 84th
Per Capita Income # 242 77th

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