Population Demographics

  • 86.2% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 23.4% have college degrees.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [82.8%], Black or African American [11.6%] and Hispanic [3.5%].
  • Missouri has a population of 5,988,927 people. That is the 18th largest state population
  • 96.3% of people in Missouri were born U.S. citizens, while 3.7% were born outside of the country.
  • 46.3% of people in Missouri are single and 53.7% are married.
  • Of the state's population 49.0% are men and 51.0% are women.

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  • The Missouri unemployment rate was 7.4%, as of the last census. This is lower than the national average of 7.9%.
  • In Missouri, the median worker income is $26,922. This is lower than the national average of $29,701.
  • Missouri workers work 39/hrs per week on average.
  • Of workers, 62.0% commute under 25 mins, 26.4% travel 25-45 mins, and 11.6% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • The poverty rate for Missouri is 12.4%.

» More about the Missouri economy including unemployment and income trends.


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