Missouri Demographic Data

Missouri Demographic Summary

  • Population: 6,007,182
  • Area: 69,703.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 68,716.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 987.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 86.18 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 997.05 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Missouri Heat Map by County Population

Cities With Largest Population in MO

Counties With Largest Population in MO

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Missouri Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
3,065,231
51.0%
50.8
Male
2,941,951
49.0%
49.2
Total Population
6,007,182
 
 

Missouri Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
383,011
6.4% 
6.4
5 to 9 Years
391,370
6.5% 
6.6
10 to 14 Years
395,933
6.6% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
413,955
6.9% 
7.0
20 to 24 Years
420,305
7.0% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
784,179
13.1% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
741,194
12.3% 
13.1
45 to 54 Years
869,091
14.5% 
14.3
55 to 59 Years
398,362
6.6% 
6.5
60 to 64 Years
347,744
5.8% 
5.6
65 to 74 Years
469,964
7.8% 
7.4
75 to 84 Years
274,313
4.6% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
117,761
2.0% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,594,138
4,594,138.0%
237,659,116.0
Female
2,374,573
51.7%
51.4%
Male
2,219,565
48.3%
48.6%
21 Years and over
4,331,501
72.1%
71.9
62 Years and over
1,062,179
17.7%
16.7
65 Years and over
862,038
862,038.0%
41,851,042.0
Female
488,941
56.7%
56.6%
Male
373,097
43.3%
43.4%
Median Age (years)
38
37.3

Missouri Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,867,942
97.7% 
97.2
White
4,984,653
83.0% 
74.0
Black or African American
691,128
11.5% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
22,781
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
98,962
1.6% 
4.9
Asian Indian
22,964
0.4% 
1.0
Chinese
22,906
0.4% 
1.1
Filipino
11,645
0.2% 
0.8
Japanese
3,212
0.1% 
0.3
Korean
9,679
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
14,628
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
13,928
0.2% 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6,263
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,223
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
585
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,270
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
3,185
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
64,155
1.1% 
4.7
Two or More Races
139,240
2.3% 
2.8
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
219,705
3.7% 
16.6
Mexican
154,099
2.6% 
10.7
Puerto Rican
13,053
0.2% 
1.6
Cuban
5,751
0.1% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
46,802
0.8% 
3.7
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,787,477
96.3% 
83.4

Missouri Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
162,315
4.1% 
5.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
333,872
8.3% 
8.0
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,264,139
31.6% 
28.1
Some college, no degree
912,460
22.8% 
21.2
Associate's Degree
282,763
7.1% 
7.8
Bachelor's Degree
655,633
16.4% 
18.0
Graduate or professional degree
391,426
9.8% 
10.8
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
496,187
12.4%
13.9
High School Graduate or Higher
3,506,421
87.7%
85.9
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,047,059
26.2%
28.8

Missouri Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,419,448
29.3%
32.2
Now Married
2,434,110
50.3%
48.8
Divorced
579,067
12.0%
10.8
Separated
94,039
1.9%
2.2
Widowed
310,204
6.4%
6.0

Missouri Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
5,279,336
93.9%
79.3%
Languages other than english
344,835
6.1%
20.7%
Spanish
148,039
2.6%
12.9%
Other indo-european languages
104,592
1.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
66,504
1.2%
3.3%
Other Languages
25,700
0.5%
0.9%

Missouri Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
185,438
7.9%
7.2
$10,000 to $14,999
140,151
5.9%
5.4
$15,000 to $24,999
282,377
12.0%
10.8
$25,000 to $34,999
272,105
11.5%
10.3
$35,000 to $49,999
353,222
15.0%
13.6
$50,000 to $74,999
442,665
18.8%
17.9
$75,000 to $99,999
277,610
11.8%
12.2
$100,000 to $149,000
255,101
10.8%
12.9
$150,000 to $199,999
82,787
3.5%
4.9
$200,000 or more
68,675
2.9%
4.8
Median household income
47,380
 
53,046
Per capita income
25,649
 
28,155

Missouri Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
49,179
1.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
252,612
9.1%
9.3
Construction
169,016
6.1%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
668,569
24.1%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
190,112
6.9%
6.7
Information
58,441
2.1%
2.2
Manufacturing
318,188
11.5%
10.5
Other services except public administration
134,591
4.9%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
251,061
9.1%
10.8
Public administration
129,073
4.7%
5.0
Retail trade
331,404
12.0%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
142,280
5.1%
4.9
Wholesale trade
76,091
2.7%
2.8
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
956,605
34.5%
36.2
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
247,212
8.9%
9.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
371,712
13.4%
12.0
Sales and office occupations
696,630
25.1%
24.6
Service occupations
498,458
18.0%
18.1

Missouri Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,738,553
 
139,786,639
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,231,164
81.5%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
262,599
9.6%
9.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
40,285
1.5%
5.0
Walked
53,663
2.0%
2.8
Other means
34,373
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
116,469
4.3%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
NR
 
NR

Missouri Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
172,922
7.3%
9.1
1 vehicles
789,024
33.4%
33.8
2 vehicles
907,644
38.5%
37.5
3 or more
490,541
20.8%
19.6

Missouri Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
353,698
87.0%
87.5
Owner Occupied
1,613,941
68.4%
64.9
Renter Occupied
746,190
31.6%
35.1
Vacant Housing Units
2,360,131
13.0%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy rate
NR
2.4%
2.2
Rental Vacancy Rate
NR
7.5%
7.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
NR
2.6%
NR
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
NR
2.3%
NR

Missouri Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,713,829
1 room
36,951
1.4%
1.9
2 rooms
46,207
1.7%
2.4
3 rooms
190,537
7.0%
9.1
4 rooms
434,662
16.0%
16.6
5 rooms
608,057
22.4%
20.4
6 rooms
510,358
18.8%
18.2
7 rooms
342,445
12.6%
12.3
8 rooms
242,586
8.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
302,026
11.1%
10.6
Median Rooms
 
5.5

Missouri Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,713,829
132,057,804
1-unit, detached
1,904,459
70.2%
61.7
1-unit, attached
92,195
3.4%
5.8
2-units
94,948
3.5%
3.8
3 or 4 units
125,655
4.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
102,198
3.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
92,692
3.4%
4.5
20 or more units
119,719
4.4%
8.5
Mobile home
180,429
6.6%
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,534
0.1%
0.1

Missouri Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
394,118
14.5%
13.5%
1940 to 1949
147,592
5.4%
5.5%
1950 to 1959
297,053
10.9%
11.0%
1960 to 1969
321,536
11.8%
11.1%
1970 to 1979
432,285
15.9%
15.9%
1980 to 1989
334,037
12.3%
13.9%
1990 to 1999
392,442
14.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
380,278
14.0%
14.7%
2005 or later
14,488
0.5%
0.6%

Missouri Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,236,651
52.4%
49.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
227,100
9.6%
4.9
Electricity
781,348
33.1%
36.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6,142
0.3%
6.1
Coal or coke
205
0.0%
0.1
Wood
96,051
4.1%
2.1
Solar energy
455
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
7,550
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
4,629
0.2%
0.9

Missouri Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
1,050,826
 
49820840.0
Less than $300
2,214
0.2%
0.2
$300 to $499
28,323
2.7%
1.6%
$500 to $699
86,586
8.2%
5.0%
$700 to $999
224,653
21.4%
14.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
367,826
35.0%
27.4%
$1,500 to 1,999
189,707
18.1%
20.3%
$2,000 or more
151,517
14.4%
31.5%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
455,631
43.5%
36.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
175,357
16.8%
16.1%
25.0% to 29.9%
117,487
11.2%
12.0%
30.0% to 34.9%
78,212
7.5%
8.5%
35.0% or more
220,151
21.0%
27.1%
Not Computed
5,830
NR
NR

Missouri Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
696,251 
 
38,336,617 
Less than $200
11,948
1.7%
1.6%
$200 to $299
29,756
4.3%
3.3%
$300 to $499
91,980
4.3%
7.8%
$500 to $749
238,336
34.2%
21.8%
$750 to $999
183,196
26.3%
24.2%
$1000 to 1499
113,513
16.3%
26.3%
$1,500 or more
27,522
4.0%
15.0%
No Cash Rent
49,939
NR
2,197,899
Median (Dollars)
727
NR
904
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
88,820
13.0%
11.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
88,032
12.9%
12.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
86,763
12.7%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
81,191
11.9%
11.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
59,877
8.8%
9.1%
35.0% or more
276,640
40.6%
43.2%
Not Computed
64,867
NR
NR

Missouri Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,613,941
 
75,075,700
Less then $50,000
190,013
11.8%
9.0%
$50,000 to $99,999
349,670
21.7%
9.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
351,703
21.8%
16.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
285,750
17.7%
15.2%
$200,000 to $299,999
256,495
15.9%
18.3%
$300,000 to $499,999
126,806
7.9%
15.6%
$500,000 to $999,999
42,545
2.6%
8.2%
$1,000,000 or more
10,959
0.7%
2.1%
Median (Dollars)
137,000
 
176,700