Ava, Missouri Population 2022

2,874
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Ava is a city located in Douglas County Missouri. Ava has a 2020 population of 2,874. It is also the county seat of Douglas County. Ava is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -0.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,894 in 2010.

The average household income in Ava is $38,270 with a poverty rate of 17.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $93,200. The median age in Ava is 36.7 years, 32.6 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Ava Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Avawas:

  • White: 99.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ava, Missouri is 2,874 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,894.

Ava, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,88899.48%
Black or African American130.45%
Two or More Races20.07%
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Ava Population by Race

Ava Population Pyramid 2022

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Ava Median Age

44.1


Total

44.1


Male

43.9


Female

Ava Adults

There are 2,341 adults, (674 of whom are seniors) in Ava.

Ava Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ava Sex Ratio

Female

1,465

50.47%

Male

1,438

49.53%

Ava Population by Age

Ava Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ava Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female92%8%
Married64.2%35.8%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family49.3%50.7%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ava Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2842.1760.5
Married6232.7464.2
Male272.85100
Female883.4792
Non Family5461.2949.3

2.77

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Ava Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1206.19%
9th to 12th Grade1728.88%
High School Graduate91447.16%
Some College31716.36%
Associates Degree1527.84%
Bachelors Degree1909.80%
Graduate Degree733.77%
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Ava Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9281,636263
Black88
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.64%.

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,058$33,066$18,193
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$18,839$$
Some College$31,799$32,159$
Bachelors Degree$18,313$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,058

Average Earnings

$33,066

Average Male

$18,193

Average Female

Ava Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ava Language by Age

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Ava Language

99.19% of Ava residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Ava Language

Ava Poverty by Race

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17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.12%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ava

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ava is White, with 17.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ava is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.55%.

Ava Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade67.28%
High School17.80%
Some College18.46%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ava Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.80%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed1.91%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Ava Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ava Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,907$41,479
Families$48,750$53,843
Married Families$52,109-
Non Families$19,816$23,984
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Income by Household Type

Ava Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ava Married by Age and Sex

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Ava Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Ava Marital Status by Race

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Ava Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War48
Vietnam64
Korea22
World War II

Ava Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5448
55 to 6417
65 to 7457
75+51

Ava Veterans by Age

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Ava Veterans by Race

Ava Veterans by Education

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5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ava Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Ava Employment by Age

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Ava Employment by Race

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Ava Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.21%

Born in Ava

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ava residents were born in the United States, with 60.21% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ava Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,5040.00%
19802,7612570.98%
19902,9381770.62%
20003,021830.28%
20102,993-28-0.09%
20112,983-10-0.33%
20122,973-10-0.34%
20132,963-10-0.34%
20142,953-10-0.34%
20152,943-10-0.34%
20162,933-10-0.34%
20172,923-10-0.34%
20182,913-10-0.34%
20192,903-10-0.34%
20202,894-9-0.31%
20212,884-10-0.35%
20222,874-10-0.35%

Ava Population by Year