Kelso, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Kelso, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Kelso had a population of 592 as of July 1, 2018. Kelso ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Kelso is located at latitude 37.1906 and longitude -89.5495 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kelso (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Village of Kelso (GNIS ID: 2398334) 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 Kelso is located within Township of Kelso, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kelso: Spring Hill.

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


Total Population 592
Population in Households 592
Population in Familes 514
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,867
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $49,074
Average Household Income $68,799
Per Capita Income $27,156


Total Housing Units 244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $186,207
Average Home Value $214,714


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 170
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 0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.05% 0.0%
Families 0.14% -0.12%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Kelso, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kelso 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 # 467 55th
Population Density # 114 89th
Diversity Index # 986 5th
Median Household Income # 414 60th
Per Capita Income # 276 73rd

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