West Plains, MO

Howell County

What you need to know about West Plains, MO

West Plains is located in Howell County, Missouri. The population is 93% White, 1% Black, 1% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 3% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $30,000 and the median home value is $104,200. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in West Plains, see each of the tabs above.


Homes Owned 50.73%
50.73% Complete
Homes Rented 49.27%
49.27% Complete

Real Estate

In West Plains, Missouri

Ready to move to West Plains? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in West Plains.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In West Plains, Missouri

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how West Plains rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In West Plains, Missouri

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in West Plains.


Most residents are
Over 65 Years old


In West Plains, Missouri

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in West Plains.


Bachelor’s Degree 16%
16% Complete
Graduated High School 84%
84% Complete

West Plains, MO's Livability Rankings