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 76,371 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Missouri City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 76,371
Daytime Population: Workers 15,540
Daytime Population: Residents 41,227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,767
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 76,241
Population in Familes 68,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 2,650
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $88,869
Average Household Income $114,228
Per Capita Income $38,163


Total Housing Units 26,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,581 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,106 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 726 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $187,101
Average Home Value $230,916


Total Households 25,687
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 20,740
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 1.75% 2.72%
Households 1.92% 2.83%
Families 1.85% 2.77%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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, 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 # 49 97th
Population Density # 202 89th
Diversity Index # 71 96th
Median Household Income # 124 93rd
Per Capita Income # 175 90th

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