Missouri Valley, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Missouri Valley, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Missouri Valley had a population of 2,839 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Missouri Valley is located at latitude 41.5564 and longitude -95.8878 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Missouri Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The City of Missouri Valley (GNIS ID: 2395356) 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 Missouri Valley is located within Township of Saint John, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

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Missouri Valley, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,839
Population in Households 2,751
Population in Familes 2,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density2 892
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $53,974
Average Household Income $61,966
Per Capita Income $26,040


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 734 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $108,553
Average Home Value $137,193


Total Households 1,163
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 717
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 0.01% -0.23%
Households 0.04% -0.22%
Families 0.19% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Missouri Valley, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Missouri Valley to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 122 88th
Population Density # 368 64th
Diversity Index # 324 68th
Median Household Income # 576 43rd
Per Capita Income # 744 26th

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