Worth County MO Information


Worth County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,157
Daytime Population: Workers 725
Daytime Population: Residents 1,192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,917
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 2,105
Population in Familes 1,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $39,582
Average Household Income $52,417
Per Capita Income $23,200


Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 371 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $77,351
Average Home Value $127,362


Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 620
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 -0.09% -0.29%
Households -0.1% -0.3%
Families -0.24% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


Worth County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worth County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents 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 # 115 1st
Population Density # 114 2nd
Diversity Index # 107 8th
Median Household Income # 68 42nd
Per Capita Income # 39 67th

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