Missouri Demographic Data

Missouri Demographic Summary

  • Population: 6,021,988
  • Area: 69,703.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 68,716.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 987.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 86.39 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 997.05 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Missouri Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
3,100,030
51.0%
50.8
Male
2,983,640
49.0%
49.2
Total Population
6,083,670
 
 

Missouri Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
374,370
6.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
394,003
6.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
383,841
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
410,146
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
424,100
7.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
796,209
13.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
733,744
12.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
807,305
13.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
428,490
7.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
380,516
6.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
540,203
8.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
286,170
4.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
124,575
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,691,110
77.1%
77.1
Female
2,419,750
51.6%
51.4%
Male
2,271,360
48.4%
48.6%
21 Years and over
4,434,550
72.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,171,280
19.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
950,948
15.6%
14.9
Female
534,897
56.2%
55.9%
Male
416,051
43.8%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
38

Missouri Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,933,810
97.5% 
96.9
White
5,011,330
82.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
709,969
11.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
25,808
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
114,889
1.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
34,007
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
25,140
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
12,044
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
4,391
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
8,552
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
14,626
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
16,129
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6,199
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,253
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,124
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,215
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
2,607
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
65,614
1.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
149,866
2.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
240,413
4.0% 
17.6
Mexican
165,126
2.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
14,659
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
6,268
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
54,360
0.9% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,843,260
96.0% 
82.4

Missouri Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
145,571
3.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
308,053
7.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,269,950
31.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
915,960
22.4% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
316,815
7.7% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
706,922
17.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
433,938
10.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
453,624
11.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
3,643,585
89.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,140,860
27.9%
30.6

Missouri Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,506,324
30.5%
33.5
Now Married
2,406,880
48.8%
47.5
Divorced
609,775
12.4%
11.0
Separated
89,210
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
319,274
6.5%
5.8

Missouri Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
5,367,480
94.0%
78.5%
Languages other than english
341,823
6.0%
21.5%
Spanish
149,022
2.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
92,136
1.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
69,052
1.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
31,613
0.6%
1.0%

Missouri Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
166,333
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
133,708
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
267,407
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
263,829
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
349,685
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
443,403
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
285,435
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
284,316
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
93,433
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
86,631
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
50,238
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,384
 
29,979

Missouri Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
51,255
1.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
263,903
9.2%
9.8
Construction
185,637
6.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
691,263
24.0%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
191,685
6.7%
6.5
Information
57,136
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
332,665
11.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
134,897
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
282,024
9.8%
11.3
Public administration
117,926
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
341,614
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
153,838
5.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
76,466
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
259,415
9.0%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,018,840
35.4%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
392,261
13.6%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
703,392
24.4%
23.6
Service occupations
506,401
17.6%
18.0

Missouri Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,852,890
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,333,610
81.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
248,466
8.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
44,505
1.6%
5.2
Walked
53,818
1.9%
2.8
Other means
35,958
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
136,530
4.8%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Missouri Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
168,463
7.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
786,517
33.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
911,061
38.4%
37.2
3 or more
508,139
21.4%
20.3

Missouri Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,374,180
86.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,570,140
66.1%
63.0
Renter Occupied
804,043
33.9%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
372,464
13.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Missouri Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,746,640
1 room
44,604
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
51,459
1.9%
2.5
3 rooms
201,724
7.3%
9.0
4 rooms
436,970
15.9%
16.6
5 rooms
596,151
21.7%
20.0
6 rooms
499,402
18.2%
17.9
7 rooms
349,306
12.7%
12.1
8 rooms
245,073
8.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
321,955
11.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Missouri Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,746,640
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
1,936,600
70.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
89,876
3.3%
5.8
2-units
90,350
3.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
133,461
4.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
108,803
4.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
93,263
3.4%
4.6
20 or more units
128,147
4.7%
8.8
Mobile home
164,607
6.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,533
0.1%
0.1

Missouri Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
377,947
13.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
133,909
4.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
293,332
10.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
310,084
11.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
426,688
15.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
344,084
12.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
411,399
15.0%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Missouri Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,212,350
51.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
211,223
8.9%
4.7
Electricity
840,114
35.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,223
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
224
0.0%
0.1
Wood
88,827
3.7%
2.0
Solar energy
518
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
8,070
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
7,634
0.3%
1.2

Missouri Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
978,669
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
23,772
2.4%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
29,602
3.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
29,720
3.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
67,958
6.9%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
169,639
17.3%
$500 to $999
305,256
31.2%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
352,722
36.0%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
490,502
50.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
160,949
16.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
91,806
9.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
65,072
6.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
166,194
17.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
4,146
NR
NR

Missouri Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
754,782 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
137,712
18.2%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
26,146
3.5%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,498
1.0%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,697
0.4%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
3,481
0.5%
1.5%
$500 to $999
454,671
60.2%
42.7%
Less than $500
122,577
16.2%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
49,261
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
763
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
106,433
14.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
104,718
14.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
98,809
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
88,922
12.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
62,334
8.5%
9.2%
35.0% or more
274,746
37.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
68,081
NR
NR

Missouri Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,570,140
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
149,637
9.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
320,511
20.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
328,960
21.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
283,301
18.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
273,422
17.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
151,351
9.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
51,301
3.3%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
11,654
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
147,800
 
194,500
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