Cities and Towns

State of Missouri

Missouri, abbreviated "MO", is in the West North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Jefferson City. There were 6,028,076 people in Missouri as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on August 10, 1821.

Please explore the cities and towns of Missouri, below.

Top Missouri College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

1 Kansas City 28 48,328
2 Saint Louis 25 108,608
3 Springfield 21 45,851
4 Columbia 7 53,059
5 St. Louis 6 1,683
6 Cape Girardeau 6 12,902
7 Joplin 5 6,851
8 Fenton 4 1,150
9 Rolla 4 8,909
10 Kirksville 4 9,529
11 Florissant 3 253
12 Jefferson City 3 3,347
13 Sedalia 3 5,037
14 Saint Joseph 3 6,144
15 Chillicothe 2 105
16 Arnold 2 275
17 Nevada 2 285
18 Sunset Hills 2 680
19 Independence 2 693
20 Earth City 2 702

Largest Missouri Cities and Towns

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Adrian 2,098
Advance 1,465
Agency 840
Alba 561
Albany 2,125
Aldrich 75
Alexandria 136
Allendale 94
Allenville 76
Alma 375
Altamont 200
Altenburg 466
Alton 1,173
Amazonia 270
Amity 24
Amoret 195
Amsterdam 237
Anderson 2,508
Annada 52
Annapolis 420

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Total Population 6,028,076
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,779,991
Age of the Population 38.1


% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.7%
Median Earnings25+ $33,304
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,235
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,957


Median Family Income $60,414
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%


People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $740
Median House Value $136,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 13.5%

Notable Places

George Washington Carver (Monument/Memorial)
George Washington Carver NM
Diamond, Missouri 64840-8314

Harry S Truman (Historic Site)
223 North Main Street
Independence, Missouri 64050-2804

Jefferson (Monument/Memorial)
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
St. Louis, Missouri 63102

Ozark (Recreation Area)
404 Watercress Drive
Van Buren, Missouri 63965

Ulysses S Grant (Historic Site)
7400 Grant Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63123

Wilson's Creek (Battlefield)
6424 West Farm Road 182
Republic, Missouri 65738-9514

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