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Leadwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Leadwood had a population of 1,236 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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

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


Total Population 1,236
Population in Households 1,236
Population in Familes 1,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,069
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $33,936
Average Household Income $40,989
Per Capita Income $15,162


Total Housing Units 530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $73,494
Average Home Value $101,875


Total Households 442
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 330
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 -0.44% -0.23%
Households -0.38% -0.18%
Families -0.81% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 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 # 336 68th
Population Density # 325 69th
Diversity Index # 984 5th
Median Household Income # 877 15th
Per Capita Income # 1007 3rd

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