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Wood Heights, Missouri
Census Data for Wood Heights ...
The most recent Census Estimate<1> was for 2019 and it gave Wood Heights a population of 698 people.
The last Decennial Census<2> was in 2010, which gave Wood Heights a population of 717 people.
The community of Wood Heights is located in Ray County. The 2010 Census gave Ray County; a population of 23,494 people. This means that Wood Heights had 3.05% of the county's total population, making it Ray's 4th most populous community.
The 2010 Census shows that the sampling area for Wood Heights has a total area of 2.29 square miles [5.9 km²]. Of this total, a small amount of the area is covered by water (0 square miles [0 km²]).
Ray County has a land area of 568 square miles [1,473.2 km²]. At 2.28 square miles [5.9 km²], Wood Heights has 0.4% of the county's total land area.
Housing Units ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wood Heights had 274 Housing Units<3> and with its population of 717 people, this averages 2.62 people per Housing Unit.
Ray County ...
The county had a population of 23,494 people at the 2010 Census. With it's population of 717 people, Wood Heights represented 3.05% of the county's total.
In addition, where the community of Wood Heights has a population density of 313.6 people per square mile [121.1 people/km²], Ray County averages 41.3 people per square mile [15.95 people/km²].
For more information, please visit our Census Page for Ray County.
Census-to-Census Observations ...
When the Census Bureau takes a census count (or enumeration) for Wood Heights, they start by specifying the boundaries of the area to be counted. This area (or sampling area) is a polygon and its shape can be quite complex - it may or may not match the geographical boundaries of Wood Heights. It's important to note that from one Census to the next, the shape and location of the polygon can change.
While generally coinciding with the GPS location (latitude/longitude) of Wood Heights, the latitude and longitude given by the Census Bureau actually indicates the GPS location of the polygon for Wood Heights.
Lon: -94.163048° (or -94°9'46" W)
Miscellaneous Information for Wood Heights ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Ray County or the community of Wood Heights:
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Wood Heights.
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The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021