Potosi, MO

2,661 Population
2.3 square miles 1,143.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,143.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.9%
was 63.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.7%
was 0.5%
 
Percent Under 18
21.7%
was 26.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.5%
was 17.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.3%
was 30.5%
 
Median Household Income
$31,250
was $27,026
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.5
46.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
673.4
was 188.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,387.2
was 7,411.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,183
was 1,161
 
Median Rent
$493
was $488
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,073
was 1,029
 
Homeownership Rate
45.0%
was 42.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
508.2
was 498.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.7%
was 18.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
68.6%
was 67.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.1%
was 13.0%
 

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