Shell Knob, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Shell Knob, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Shell Knob Census Designated Place had a population of 1,463 as of July 1, 2018. Shell Knob 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 Shell Knob is located at latitude 36.6323 and longitude -93.6344 in Barry County. The formal boundaries for the Shell Knob Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.19 sq. miles and a water area of 2.64 sq. miles. Barry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Shell Knob Census Designated Place are located in Barry County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Stone County.

The Shell Knob Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393231) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Shell Knob Census Designated Place is located within Township of Shell Knob, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barry County.

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


Total Population 1,463
Population in Households 1,462
Population in Familes 1,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 179
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $41,326
Average Household Income $59,669
Per Capita Income $29,404


Total Housing Units 1,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 615 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 534 (43.3%)
Median Home Value $168,956
Average Home Value $203,821


Total Households 700
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 472
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.72% 0.75%
Households 0.7% 0.76%
Families 0.63% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Shell Knob, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shell Knob 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 # 314 70th
Population Density # 940 9th
Diversity Index # 741 28th
Median Household Income # 616 40th
Per Capita Income # 188 82nd

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