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
3,098,350
50.9%
50.8
Male
2,994,650
49.1%
49.2
Total Population
6,093,000
 
 

Missouri Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
371,532
6.1% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
383,413
6.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
394,332
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
416,251
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
406,458
6.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
799,577
13.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
737,255
12.1% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
792,112
13.0% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
434,237
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
380,854
6.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
560,897
9.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
289,682
4.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
126,400
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,702,940
77.2%
77.2
Female
2,422,750
51.5%
51.3%
Male
2,280,180
48.5%
48.7%
21 Years and over
4,441,250
72.9%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,194,300
19.6%
18.8
65 Years and over
976,979
16.0%
15.2
Female
546,621
56.0%
55.8%
Male
430,358
44.0%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Missouri Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,942,900
97.5% 
96.8
White
5,011,510
82.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
702,946
11.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
30,888
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
117,335
1.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
27,981
0.5% 
1.2
Chinese
29,469
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
11,756
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
2,897
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
8,065
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
19,074
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
18,093
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
9,193
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,739
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,884
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
683
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
4,887
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
71,031
1.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
150,100
2.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
243,567
4.0% 
17.8
Mexican
167,241
2.7% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
13,955
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
6,614
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
55,757
0.9% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,849,430
96.0% 
82.2

Missouri Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
137,315
3.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
292,624
7.1% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,265,390
30.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
927,795
22.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
325,244
7.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
729,511
17.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
443,139
10.8% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
429,939
10.4%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
3,691,079
89.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,172,650
28.5%
31.2

Missouri Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,523,837
30.8%
33.7
Now Married
2,410,530
48.8%
47.5
Divorced
599,616
12.1%
11.0
Separated
89,316
1.8%
2.0
Widowed
320,423
6.5%
5.8

Missouri Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
5,363,300
93.7%
78.4%
Languages other than english
358,170
6.3%
21.6%
Spanish
147,276
2.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
106,028
1.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
73,851
1.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
31,015
0.5%
1.1%

Missouri Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
160,615
6.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
122,649
5.2%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
252,059
10.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
256,653
10.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
348,103
14.7%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
448,572
18.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
296,437
12.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
290,734
12.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
102,670
4.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
93,698
3.9%
6.4
Median household income
51,746
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,406
 
31,128

Missouri Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
44,606
1.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
274,818
9.5%
9.8
Construction
178,513
6.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
692,569
23.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
194,570
6.7%
6.6
Information
57,508
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
338,412
11.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
137,789
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
276,489
9.6%
11.4
Public administration
121,735
4.2%
4.6
Retail trade
341,232
11.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
154,451
5.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
80,172
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
252,045
8.7%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,030,800
35.6%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
398,125
13.8%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
696,092
24.1%
23.3
Service occupations
515,797
17.8%
18.1

Missouri Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,863,370
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,340,510
81.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
248,079
8.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
41,004
1.4%
5.1
Walked
52,536
1.8%
2.7
Other means
33,144
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
148,097
5.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.7
 
26.6

Missouri Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
164,913
7.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
782,773
33.0%
33.2
2 vehicles
896,862
37.8%
37.1
3 or more
527,642
22.2%
21.0

Missouri Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,372,190
85.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,567,600
66.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
804,593
33.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
388,036
14.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.5

Missouri Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,760,230
1 room
42,185
1.5%
2.4
2 rooms
57,676
2.1%
2.7
3 rooms
205,443
7.4%
9.1
4 rooms
428,705
15.5%
16.5
5 rooms
590,098
21.4%
19.8
6 rooms
522,608
18.9%
17.8
7 rooms
335,348
12.1%
12.0
8 rooms
243,277
8.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
334,886
12.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Missouri Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,760,230
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
1,929,160
69.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
88,337
3.2%
5.9
2-units
98,516
3.6%
3.6
3 or 4 units
132,552
4.8%
4.4
5 to 9 units
112,250
4.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
96,855
3.5%
4.4
20 or more units
125,418
4.5%
9.0
Mobile home
175,558
6.4%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,581
0.1%
0.1

Missouri Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
397,209
14.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
136,615
4.9%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
283,964
10.3%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
306,225
11.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
419,946
15.2%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
336,097
12.2%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
387,680
14.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Missouri Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,220,770
51.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
202,010
8.5%
4.7
Electricity
841,931
35.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4,349
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
828
0.0%
0.1
Wood
85,233
3.6%
1.9
Solar energy
1,575
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
7,731
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
7,760
0.3%
1.1

Missouri Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
969,908
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
21,477
2.2%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
29,562
3.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
32,161
3.3%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
69,532
7.2%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
166,932
17.2%
11.9%
$500 to $999
301,029
31.0%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
349,215
36.0%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
505,898
52.4%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
147,833
15.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
94,892
9.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
60,949
6.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
156,101
16.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
4,235
0.0%
0.0%

Missouri Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
756,137 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
154,539
20.4%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
25,374
3.4%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,982
0.8%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,164
0.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
1,437
0.2%
1.8%
$500 to $999
448,089
59.3%
41.0%
Less than $500
118,552
15.7%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
48,456
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
771
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
119,831
16.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
109,726
14.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
99,344
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
87,015
11.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
59,109
8.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
264,119
35.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
65,449
0.0%
0.0%

Missouri Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,567,600
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
152,792
9.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
295,812
18.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
326,003
20.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
281,365
17.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
284,247
18.1%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
159,805
10.2%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
54,728
3.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
12,845
0.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
151,400
 
205,000
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