Downing, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Downing, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Downing had a population of 351 as of July 1, 2018. Downing 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 Downing is located at latitude 40.4868 and longitude -92.3686 in Schuyler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Downing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuyler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 873 feet.

The City of Downing (GNIS ID: 2394558) 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 Downing is located within Township of Fabius, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuyler County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Downing: Cherry Grove.

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


Total Population 351
Population in Households 351
Population in Familes 293
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 533
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $33,739
Average Household Income $47,069
Per Capita Income $18,641


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $84,821
Average Home Value $150,191


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 114
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 0.57% 0.17%
Households 0.59% 0.12%
Families 2.91% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Downing, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Downing 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 # 592 43rd
Population Density # 691 33rd
Diversity Index # 1003 3rd
Median Household Income # 884 14th
Per Capita Income # 876 15th

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