Population of Cities in Missouri (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
5
100,000 to 1 Million
74
10,000 to 100,000

Missouri is the 18th most populous state in the United States with a total population of 6.1 million. The state’s most populous city is Kansas City which has a total count of over 475,000 inhabitants. The second most populous city, St. Louis, has over 315,000 residents. There are three additional cities with population counts of over 100,000: Springfield, Columbia and Independence. The state’s capital, Jefferson City, falls further down the list in terms of population, as it has just 43,169 inhabitants.

Cities in the state of Missouri are divided into three different classifications. Class 3 cities have population counts between 3,000 and 29,999. They have more flexibility in terms of government than the Class 4 designated cities, which have populations of at least 500 but no more than 2,999. There are also cities that have been incorporated under constitutional charters. Any municipality with a population of less than 500 is incorporated as a village.

Missouri has 0 cities with more than a million people, 5 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 74 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Missouri is Kansas City , with a population of 494,536 people.

St. Louis

This city boasts two professional sports teams.

304,462

Columbia

This city is known for its universities, politics, art and journalism.

124,220

O'Fallon

O'Fallon is the largest municipality in St. Charles County.

89,082

St. Joseph

St. Joe as it is called by locals is the home of Missouri Western State University and was the birthplace of rapper Eminem.

76,352

St. Charles

St. Charles is Missouri's third oldest city.

69,877

St. Peters

St. Peters is known for its award-winning recreational facility and for being home to the largest shopping center in the county.

58,195

Name 2018 Population
Kansas City 494,536
St. Louis304,462
Springfield 168,493
Columbia124,220
Independence 116,914
Lee's Summit 98,382
O'Fallon89,082
St. Joseph76,352
St. Charles69,877
St. Peters58,195
Blue Springs55,183
Joplin 53,143
Florissant50,962
Chesterfield47,413
Jefferson City 42,623
Wentzville41,057
Cape Girardeau 40,004
Wildwood35,592
University City34,116
Liberty30,998
Ballwin29,929
Raytown29,147
Gladstone27,688
Kirkwood27,417
Maryland Heights26,721
Grandview25,112
Hazelwood25,091
Belton23,584
Webster Groves22,630
Raymore21,809
Nixa21,707
Sedalia21,549
Arnold21,285
Warrensburg20,999
Ferguson20,494
Rolla20,373
Ozark20,019
Creve Coeur19,346
Farmington18,769
Clayton18,135
Manchester18,046
Hannibal 17,768
Kirksville17,475
Poplar Bluff17,285
Lake St. Louis16,587
Republic 16,372
Sikeston 16,141
Overland15,538
Jackson15,386
Lebanon14,771
Jennings14,689
Carthage14,343
Grain Valley14,338
Dardenne Prairie14,179
Washington14,059
Moberly13,789
Fulton13,499
Marshall12,799
St. Ann12,598
Troy12,554
West Plains12,410
Neosho12,289
Festus12,202
Union11,931
Crestwood11,827
Maryville11,816
Mexico11,746
Excelsior Springs 11,616
Branson 11,606
Bridgeton11,504
Webb City11,392
Town and Country11,165
Bolivar11,011
Kearney10,542
Bellefontaine Neighbors10,536
Eureka10,432
Kennett10,400
Chillicothe10,190
Harrisonville10,174
Smithville 9,917
Cameron 9,698
Monett 9,157
Ellisville9,136
Berkeley8,833
Pleasant Hill 8,772
Clinton8,746
Park Hills8,623
Perryville8,614
Ladue8,583
Boonville8,544
Des Peres8,504
Sunset Hills8,445
Richmond Heights8,237
Nevada8,184
Warrenton8,158
Oak Grove 8,134
Brentwood7,912
Carl Junction7,894
Dexter7,855
Olivette7,818
Maplewood7,730
Aurora7,599
Marshfield7,469
Pacific 7,318
Bonne Terre7,179
Sullivan 7,122
Parkville6,938
Black Jack6,900
Valley Park6,813
De Soto6,453
St. John6,285
Battlefield6,154
Shrewsbury6,057
Trenton6,046
Cottleville5,981
Glendale5,848
Greenwood 5,846
Pevely5,844
Bowling Green5,746
St. Robert5,741
Weldon Spring5,641
Caruthersville5,579
Charleston5,565
Richmond5,527
Willard5,382
Macon5,281
Waynesville5,224
Peculiar5,183
Savannah5,181
Odessa5,173
Dellwood4,967
Platte City4,938
Desloge4,908
Normandy4,860
Salem4,784
Crystal City4,783
St. Clair4,758
Mountain Grove 4,726
Eldon4,691
Higginsville4,623
Mount Vernon4,613
Breckenridge Hills4,590
Rock Hill4,585
Ste. Genevieve4,557
Lexington4,552
Hollister4,526
Osage Beach 4,492
California4,491
Scott City 4,430
North Kansas City4,428
Lamar4,383
Centralia 4,226
Brookfield4,211
Fredericktown4,155
Vandalia 4,141
St. James4,111
Butler4,082
Northwoods4,078
Camdenton4,068
Herculaneum4,037
Woodson Terrace4,018
Fenton4,010
Malden3,964
Pine Lawn3,956
Holts Summit3,944
Ashland3,912
Rogersville 3,811
Wright City3,643
Palmyra3,626
El Dorado Springs3,607
Frontenac3,582
Carrollton3,571
Tin3,404
Riverside3,377
Cassville3,342
Cuba3,296
Sugar Creek 3,282
Pagedale3,264
Louisiana3,259
Hillsboro3,241
Licking3,118
Pleasant Valley3,095
Bethany3,072
Buffalo3,071
Portageville 3,055
Buckner3,041
East Prairie3,020
Byrnes Mill3,015
Chaffee2,962
Ava2,925
New Madrid2,867
Clever2,813
Riverview2,755
Windsor 2,747
Knob Noster2,694
Mountain View2,692
Fayette2,691
Montgomery City2,666
Bel-Ridge2,642
Hayti2,598