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 6,045,448 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, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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 1,953
Advance 1,449
Agency 907
Alba 503
Albany 2,178
Aldrich 76
Alexandria 142
Allendale 44
Allenville 68
Alma 387
Altamont 175
Altenburg 477
Alton 1,087
Amazonia 253
Amity 18
Amoret 140
Amsterdam 231
Anderson 2,435
Annada 42
Annapolis 466

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.


Total Population 6,045,448
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 2,775,023
Age of the Population 38.2


% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.1%
Median Earnings25+ $33,353
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,585
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,162


Median Family Income $60,809
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%


People Living Alone 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $746
Median House Value $138,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.9%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 13.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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