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

Missouri Heat Map by County Population

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Missouri Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
3,068,397
51.0%
50.8
Male
2,953,591
49.0%
49.2
Total Population
6,021,988
 
 

Missouri Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
374,591
6.2% 
6.3
5 to 9 Years
394,277
6.5% 
6.5
10 to 14 Years
396,481
6.6% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
410,709
6.8% 
6.9
20 to 24 Years
422,289
7.0% 
7.2
25 to 34 Years
790,238
13.1% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
731,535
12.1% 
13.0
45 to 54 Years
855,166
14.2% 
14.1
55 to 59 Years
409,792
6.8% 
6.6
60 to 64 Years
352,585
5.9% 
5.7
65 to 74 Years
488,601
8.1% 
7.6
75 to 84 Years
278,377
4.6% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
117,347
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,618,282
76.7%
76.5
Female
2,387,266
51.7%
51.4%
Male
2,231,016
48.3%
48.6%
21 Years and over
4,351,258
72.3%
72.1
62 Years and over
1,091,095
18.1%
17.1
65 Years and over
884,325
14.7%
13.7
Female
499,195
56.4%
56.4%
Male
385,130
43.6%
43.6%
Median Age (years)
38

Missouri Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,879,162
97.6% 
97.1
White
4,981,999
82.7% 
73.9
Black or African American
691,631
11.5% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
28,000
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
102,180
1.7% 
5.0
Asian Indian
21,261
0.4% 
1.0
Chinese
26,894
0.4% 
1.2
Filipino
12,251
0.2% 
0.8
Japanese
2,646
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
10,087
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
15,321
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
13,720
0.2% 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4,480
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,202
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
398
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,338
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,542
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
70,872
1.2% 
4.6
Two or More Races
142,826
2.4% 
2.9
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
221,519
3.7% 
16.9
Mexican
157,158
2.6% 
10.8
Puerto Rican
12,904
0.2% 
1.6
Cuban
4,988
0.1% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
46,469
0.8% 
3.8
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,800,469
96.3% 
83.1

Missouri Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
156,760
3.9% 
5.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
327,644
8.1% 
7.9
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,272,777
31.6% 
28.0
Some college, no degree
916,120
22.8% 
21.3
Associate's Degree
287,670
7.1% 
8.0
Bachelor's Degree
670,388
16.7% 
18.2
Graduate or professional degree
392,282
9.7% 
10.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
484,404
12.0%
13.7
High School Graduate or Higher
3,539,237
87.9%
86.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,062,670
26.4%
29.1

Missouri Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,450,674
29.9%
32.7
Now Married
2,382,357
49.1%
48.0
Divorced
608,525
12.5%
11.1
Separated
96,571
2.0%
2.2
Widowed
318,512
6.6%
5.9

Missouri Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
5,307,321
94.0%
79.0%
Languages other than english
340,076
6.0%
21.0%
Spainish
140,081
2.5%
13.0%
Other indo-european languages
99,520
1.8%
3.8%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
71,829
1.3%
3.3%
Other Languages
28,646
0.5%
0.9%

Missouri Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
197,814
8.4%
7.7
$10,000 to $14,999
155,115
6.6%
5.6
$15,000 to $24,999
289,303
12.3%
11.1
$25,000 to $34,999
280,659
11.9%
10.4
$35,000 to $49,999
351,606
14.9%
13.8
$50,000 to $74,999
439,080
18.6%
18.0
$75,000 to $99,999
269,069
11.4%
11.9
$100,000 to $149,000
237,448
10.1%
12.4
$150,000 to $199,999
75,288
3.2%
4.6
$200,000 or more
63,753
2.7%
4.6
Median household income
45,321
 
51,371
Per capita income
24,697
 
27,319

Missouri Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
48,336
1.7%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
255,885
9.3%
9.6
Construction
163,182
5.9%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
672,424
24.3%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
191,014
6.9%
6.6
Information
54,743
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
319,870
11.6%
10.5
Other services except public administration
133,794
4.8%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
256,976
9.3%
10.9
Public administration
124,619
4.5%
4.9
Retail trade
334,931
12.1%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
136,078
4.9%
4.9
Wholesale trade
72,725
2.6%
2.6
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
241,217
8.7%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
952,517
34.5%
36.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
377,058
13.6%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
690,491
25.0%
24.5
Service occupations
503,294
18.2%
18.3

Missouri Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,734,275
 
140,862,960
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,223,496
81.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
265,496
9.7%
9.7
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
35,244
1.3%
5.0
Walked
52,783
1.9%
2.8
Other means
37,017
1.4%
1.8
Worked at home
120,239
4.4%
4.4
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.1
 
25.7

Missouri Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
183,165
7.8%
9.2
1 vehicles
793,901
33.7%
34.1
2 vehicles
895,675
38.0%
37.3
3 or more
486,394
20.6%
19.3

Missouri Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,720,087
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,359,135
86.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,591,686
67.5%
63.9
Renter Occupied
767,449
32.5%
36.1
Vacant Housing Units
360,952
13.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.5

Missouri Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,720,087
1 room
42,033
1.5%
1.9
2 rooms
45,893
1.7%
2.5
3 rooms
194,405
7.1%
9.2
4 rooms
437,837
16.1%
16.7
5 rooms
605,656
22.3%
20.5
6 rooms
505,724
18.6%
18.1
7 rooms
344,834
12.7%
12.2
8 rooms
243,352
8.9%
8.4
9 rooms or more
300,353
11.0%
10.4
Median Rooms
6
 

Missouri Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,720,087
132,452,249
1-unit, detached
1,903,644
70.0%
61.6
1-unit, attached
87,953
3.2%
5.8
2-units
99,181
3.6%
3.8
3 or 4 units
125,832
4.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
103,957
3.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
91,265
3.4%
4.5
20 or more units
125,422
4.6%
8.7
Mobile home
181,410
6.7%
6.4
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,423
0.1%
0.1

Missouri Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
390,585
14.4%
13.4%
1940 to 1949
137,630
5.1%
5.3%
1950 to 1959
301,015
11.1%
10.9%
1960 to 1969
323,878
11.9%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
428,857
15.8%
15.8%
1980 to 1989
327,008
12.0%
13.8%
1990 to 1999
394,256
14.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
394,086
14.5%
14.9%
2005 or later
22,772
0.8%
0.9%

Missouri Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,221,514
51.8%
48.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
212,317
9.0%
4.8
Electricity
808,932
34.3%
36.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6,484
0.3%
5.9
Coal or coke
173
0.0%
0.1
Wood
97,410
4.1%
2.1
Solar energy
369
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
7,872
0.3%
0.4
No fuel used
4,064
0.2%
0.9

Missouri Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
1,021,044
 
48726257.0
Less than $300
2,141
0.2%
0.2
$300 to $499
30,323
3.0%
1.9%
$500 to $699
94,416
9.2%
5.7%
$700 to $999
243,548
23.9%
15.6%
$1,000 to 1,499
354,741
34.7%
28.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
167,743
16.4%
19.8%
$2,000 or more
128,132
12.5%
28.0%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
452,834
44.6%
38.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
171,395
16.9%
16.2%
25.0% to 29.9%
109,207
10.7%
11.7%
30.0% to 34.9%
75,636
7.4%
8.2%
35.0% or more
207,376
20.4%
25.8%
Not Computed
4,596
NR
NR

Missouri Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
715,241 
 
39,629,329 
Less than $200
14,146
2.0%
1.8%
$200 to $299
29,048
4.1%
3.2%
$300 to $499
103,747
4.1%
8.2%
$500 to $749
255,080
35.7%
23.0%
$750 to $999
188,177
26.3%
24.3%
$1000 to 1499
97,968
13.7%
25.2%
$1,500 or more
27,075
3.8%
14.1%
No Cash Rent
52,208
NR
2,220,955
Median (Dollars)
706
NR
884
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
88,822
12.7%
11.8%
15.0% to 19.9%
86,983
12.4%
12.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
86,052
12.3%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
81,968
11.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
64,287
9.2%
8.9%
35.0% or more
291,869
41.7%
43.1%
Not Computed
67,468
NR
NR

Missouri Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,591,686
 
74,119,256
Less then $50,000
189,773
11.9%
9.2%
$50,000 to $99,999
360,280
22.6%
9.2%
$100,000 to $149,000
340,473
21.4%
16.5%
$150,000 to $199,000
278,786
17.5%
15.3%
$200,000 to $299,999
249,271
15.7%
18.1%
$300,000 to $499,999
121,841
7.7%
14.9%
$500,000 to $999,999
40,434
2.5%
7.7%
$1,000,000 or more
10,828
0.7%
2.0%
Median (Dollars)
135,000
 
171,900