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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 6,059,651 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/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Kansas City2945,385
2Saint Louis26103,584
3Springfield1944,969
4Columbia750,826
5St. Louis61,515
6Joplin57,245
7Rolla59,025
8Jefferson City42,877
9Kirksville410,000
10Cape Girardeau412,507
11Florissant3216
12Nevada3340
13Fenton3851
14Sedalia35,208
15Neosho35,461
16Saint Joseph35,548
17Chillicothe261
18Independence2351
19St Charles2462
20Sunset Hills2496

Largest Missouri Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Adrian1,829
Advance1,387
Agency859
Alba544
Albany2,176
Aldrich72
Alexandria122
Allendale70
Allenville84
Alma434
Altamont173
Altenburg508
Alton770
Amazonia243
Amity22
Amoret141
Amsterdam240
Anderson2,423
Annada42
Annapolis456

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

Demographics

People

Total Population6,059,651
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+2,803,637
Age of the Population38.3

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.6%
Median Earnings25+$34,358
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,285
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,747

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,285
% Above Poverty Level84.7%
% Below Poverty Level15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$759
Median House Value$141,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.6%
Irish13.1%
English8.8%
Italian3.5%
French Except Basque3%
Polish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Swedish1%
Norwegian0.7%
African0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
German0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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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
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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