Missouri is home to more than 6 million residents, making it the 18th most populous of the 50 United States. Missouri ranks 22nd in total area (69,703.00 square miles) and 22nd in population density (86.39 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38.4 years, with 77.2% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 28,424 criminal and sex offenders in Missouri (approximately 47.20 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Missouri is 2.9% .