Missouri City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Missouri City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Missouri City had a population of 72,800 as of July 1, 2016. Missouri City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Missouri City is located at latitude 29.5629 and longitude -95.536 in Fort Bend County. The formal boundaries for the City of Missouri City (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.82 sq. miles and a water area of 1.38 sq. miles. Fort Bend County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 75 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Missouri City are located in Fort Bend County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Harris County.

The City of Missouri City (GNIS ID: 2411125) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Missouri City is located within Stafford-Missouri City Division of Fort Bend County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Missouri City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Missouri City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 72,800
Population in Households 72,673
Population in Familes 65,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 2,526
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 24,633
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 19,873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,675 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,958 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,047 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $181,269
Average Home Value $221,022


Median Household Income $86,876
Average Household Income $108,449
Per Capita Income $36,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 2.32%
Households 1.55% 2.53%
Families 1.45% 2.44%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Missouri City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Missouri City to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 50 97th
Population Density1 # 209 88th
Diversity Index2 # 70 96th
Median Household Income # 118 93rd
Per Capita Income # 166 91st

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