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Leadwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Leadwood had a population of 1,329 as of July 1, 2017. Leadwood 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 Leadwood is located at latitude 37.8617 and longitude -90.5892 in St. Francois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leadwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Francois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Leadwood (GNIS ID: 2395661) 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 Leadwood is located within Township of Randolph, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Francois County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leadwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leadwood: Hoffman, Owl Creek, Owlcreek.

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Leadwood, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,329
Daytime Population: Workers 283
Daytime Population: Residents 774
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,057
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,329
Population in Familes 1,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,149
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $32,268
Average Household Income $40,565
Per Capita Income $14,923


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $71,280
Average Home Value $91,817


Total Households 473
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.55%
Households 0.51% 0.59%
Families 0.0% 0.5%
Median Household Income   -1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.0%

Leadwood, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leadwood to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 328 68th
Population Density # 286 72nd
Diversity Index # 967 6th
Median Household Income # 895 13th
Per Capita Income # 997 3rd

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