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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 6,075,300 people in Missouri as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Kansas City2443,240
2Saint Louis23100,166
3Springfield1344,215
4St. Louis61,447
5Columbia645,334
6Joplin57,075
7Rolla49,077
8Cape Girardeau412,001
9Nevada3319
10Jefferson City32,723
11Sedalia34,808
12Kirksville310,028
13Florissant2173
14St Charles2220
15Independence2320
16Fenton2696
17Marshall21,844
18West Plains21,987
19Fulton23,051
20Poplar Bluff23,247

Largest Missouri Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Adrian1,859
Advance1,355
Agency934
Alba566
Albany2,157
Aldrich62
Alexandria112
Allendale62
Allenville96
Alma412
Altamont203
Altenburg460
Alton586
Amazonia249
Amity27
Amoret178
Amsterdam226
Anderson2,406
Annada47
Annapolis428

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,075,300
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+2,835,065
Age of the Population38.4

Families

% of people married49.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,641
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,136
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,926

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,776
% Above Poverty Level85.4%
% Below Poverty Level14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$784
Median House Value$145,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.4%
Irish12.9%
English8.7%
Italian3.5%
French Except Basque2.9%
Polish1.7%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Swedish1%
Norwegian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
African0.6%
Russian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
German0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

George Washington Carver (Monument/Memorial)
George Washington Carver NM
Diamond, Missouri 64840-8314
417-325-4151

Harry S Truman (Historic Site)
223 North Main Street
Independence, Missouri 64050-2804
816-254-2720

Jefferson (Monument/Memorial)
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
St. Louis, Missouri 63102
314-655-1700

Ozark (Recreation Area)
404 Watercress Drive
Van Buren, Missouri 63965
573-323-4236

Ulysses S Grant (Historic Site)
7400 Grant Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63123
314-842-3298

Wilson's Creek (Battlefield)
6424 West Farm Road 182
Republic, Missouri 65738-9514
417-732-2662

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