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 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Kansas City2345,287
2Saint Louis2281,063
3Springfield1343,596
4Columbia642,807
5St. Louis51,107
6Joplin57,093
7Rolla48,774
8Cape Girardeau411,538
9Nevada3320
10Jefferson City32,584
11Sedalia34,797
12Kirksville39,602
13Independence2111
14Florissant2177
15Fenton2742
16Marshall21,890
17West Plains21,930
18Fulton23,019
19Poplar Bluff23,097
20Bolivar23,477

Largest Missouri Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Advance1,355
Alba566
Albany2,157
Altamont203
Amity27
Annada47
Arcola101
Ash Grove1,607
Aullville110
Avilla84
Avondale499
Bigelow5
Bismarck1,474
Black Jack6,941
Bland423
Bloomfield1,955
Blue Eye284
Blythedale167
Boonville8,388
Bosworth188

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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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