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
3,093,076
51.0%
50.8
Male
2,970,513
49.0%
49.2
Total Population
6,063,589
 
 

Missouri Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
372,224
6.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
391,233
6.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
390,938
6.4% 
6.5
15 to 19 Years
401,590
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
430,837
7.1% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
794,702
13.1% 
13.6
35 to 44 Years
734,449
12.1% 
12.8
45 to 54 Years
823,321
13.6% 
13.6
55 to 59 Years
421,229
6.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
371,176
6.1% 
5.9
65 to 74 Years
527,189
8.7% 
8.3
75 to 84 Years
285,255
4.7% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
119,446
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,671,087
77.0%
76.9
Male
2,259,225
48.4%
48.6%
Female
2,411,862
51.6%
51.4%
21 Years and over
4,415,055
72.8%
72.7
62 Years and over
1,152,107
19.0%
17.9
65 Years and over
931,890
15.4%
14.5
Male
408,150
43.8%
44.0%
Female
523,740
56.2%
56.0%
Median Age (years)
39

Missouri Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,913,128
97.5% 
97.0
White
4,990,271
82.3% 
73.4
Black or African American
711,601
11.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
26,387
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
107,426
1.8% 
5.2
Asian Indian
23,346
0.4% 
1.1
Chinese
22,783
0.4% 
1.2
Filipino
11,087
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
2,810
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
10,181
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
14,154
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
23,065
0.4% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3,763
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,260
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
397
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,331
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
775
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
73,680
1.2% 
4.7
Two or More Races
150,461
2.5% 
3.0
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
233,325
3.8% 
17.3
Mexican
155,771
2.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
17,103
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
6,288
0.1% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
54,163
0.9% 
4.0
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,830,264
96.2% 
82.7

Missouri Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
145,466
3.6% 
5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
308,360
7.6% 
7.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,279,755
31.4% 
27.7
Some college, no degree
918,431
22.5% 
21.0
Associate's Degree
304,044
7.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
696,669
17.1% 
18.7
Graduate or professional degree
424,042
10.4% 
11.4
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
453,826
11.2%
13.1
High School Graduate or Higher
3,622,941
88.9%
87.0
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,120,711
27.5%
30.1

Missouri Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,498,407
30.5%
33.3
Now Married
2,397,640
48.8%
47.7
Divorced
609,623
12.4%
11.0
Separated
96,528
2.0%
2.1
Widowed
306,996
6.3%
5.9

Missouri Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
5,372,277
94.4%
78.9%
Languages other than english
319,088
5.6%
21.1%
Spanish
130,985
2.3%
13.1%
Other indo-european languages
97,563
1.7%
3.6%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
63,048
1.1%
3.4%
Other Languages
27,492
0.5%
1.0%

Missouri Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
194,038
8.2%
7.3
$10,000 to $14,999
131,257
5.6%
5.3
$15,000 to $24,999
266,574
11.3%
10.5
$25,000 to $34,999
272,314
11.6%
10.0
$35,000 to $49,999
343,693
14.6%
13.5
$50,000 to $74,999
443,021
18.8%
17.8
$75,000 to $99,999
280,263
11.9%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
260,072
11.0%
13.1
$150,000 to $199,999
87,488
3.7%
5.2
$200,000 or more
76,089
3.2%
5.3
Median household income
48,363
 
53,657
Per capita income
26,126
 
28,889

Missouri Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
48,158
1.7%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
265,207
9.5%
9.8
Construction
163,188
5.8%
6.3
Educational services, health care and social assistance
691,782
24.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
193,014
6.9%
6.5
Information
61,082
2.2%
2.2
Manufacturing
309,896
11.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
128,670
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
265,419
9.5%
11.1
Public administration
117,174
4.2%
4.7
Retail trade
343,604
12.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
138,886
5.0%
5.0
Wholesale trade
79,566
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,011,269
36.0%
36.9
Service occupations
497,941
17.7%
18.2
Sales and office occupations
696,747
24.8%
23.7
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
242,343
8.6%
8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
357,346
12.7%
12.3

Missouri Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,769,496
 
145,870,653
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,264,508
81.8%
76.5
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
245,614
8.9%
9.2
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
43,256
1.6%
5.2
Walked
57,578
2.1%
2.7
Other means
36,646
1.3%
1.9
Worked at home
121,894
4.4%
4.5
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.1
 
26.0

Missouri Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
170,878
7.3%
9.1
1 vehicles
788,082
33.5%
33.7
2 vehicles
904,868
38.4%
37.3
3 or more
490,981
20.9%
19.9

Missouri Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,354,809
86.1%
87.5
Owner Occupied
1,575,626
66.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
779,183
33.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
380,994
13.9%
12.5
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
2.6

Missouri Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,735,803
1 room
34,504
1.3%
2.0
2 rooms
50,345
1.8%
2.5
3 rooms
210,231
7.7%
9.2
4 rooms
419,111
15.3%
16.6
5 rooms
606,438
22.2%
20.4
6 rooms
507,922
18.6%
17.9
7 rooms
348,325
12.7%
12.1
8 rooms
237,541
8.7%
8.4
9 rooms or more
321,386
11.7%
10.8
Median Rooms
6
 

Missouri Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,735,803
133,962,970
1-unit, detached
1,920,201
70.2%
61.5
1-unit, attached
96,260
3.5%
5.8
2-units
90,595
3.3%
3.8
3 or 4 units
123,837
4.5%
4.5
5 to 9 units
113,355
4.1%
4.9
10 to 19 units
94,509
3.5%
4.6
20 or more units
123,626
4.5%
8.7
Mobile home
171,396
6.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2,024
0.1%
0.1

Missouri Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
391,548
14.3%
13.1%
1940 to 1949
134,507
4.9%
5.2%
1950 to 1959
288,415
10.5%
10.6%
1960 to 1969
317,780
11.6%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
433,658
15.9%
15.7%
1980 to 1989
329,525
12.0%
13.7%
1990 to 1999
405,157
14.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Missouri Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,210,952
51.4%
48.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
219,176
9.3%
4.8
Electricity
805,368
34.2%
37.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4,653
0.2%
5.3
Coal or coke
336
0.0%
0.1
Wood
96,594
4.1%
2.1
Solar energy
558
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
8,390
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
8,782
0.4%
1.2

Missouri Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
988,438
 
47174889.0
Less than $300
1,600
0.2%
0.3
$300 to $499
26,401
2.7%
1.8%
$500 to $699
87,353
8.8%
5.6%
$700 to $999
230,340
23.3%
15.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
345,800
35.0%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
171,697
17.4%
19.9%
$2,000 or more
125,247
12.7%
27.6%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
470,533
47.8%
42.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
161,442
16.4%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
102,101
10.4%
11.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
66,871
6.8%
7.4%
35.0% or more
182,497
18.6%
23.4%
Not Computed
4,994
NR
NR

Missouri Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
728,385 
 
40,975,355 
Less than $200
8,933
1.2%
1.4%
$200 to $299
28,827
4.0%
3.1%
$300 to $499
83,524
4.0%
7.0%
$500 to $749
238,874
32.8%
20.4%
$750 to $999
202,061
27.7%
24.1%
$1,000 to 1,499
133,612
18.3%
27.2%
$1,500 or more
32,554
4.5%
16.8%
No Cash Rent
50,798
NR
2,292,077
Median (Dollars)
754
NR
934
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
93,999
13.3%
12.0%
15.0% to 19.9%
96,779
13.7%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
92,157
13.0%
12.6%
25.0% to 29.9%
84,409
11.9%
11.4%
30.0% to 34.9%
62,535
8.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
277,282
39.2%
42.6%
Not Computed
72,022
NR
NR

Missouri Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,575,626
 
73,991,995
Less then $50,000
203,291
12.9%
9.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
328,702
20.9%
9.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
326,658
20.7%
15.2%
$150,000 to $199,000
269,040
17.1%
14.7%
$200,000 to $299,999
260,497
16.5%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
132,483
8.4%
16.1%
$500,000 to $999,999
44,539
2.8%
8.8%
$1,000,000 or more
10,416
0.7%
2.4%
Median (Dollars)
138,500
 
181,200
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