Ava, Missouri Population 2020

2,877

Ava is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,877, it is the 190th largest city in Missouri and the 6360th largest city in the United States. Ava is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -3.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,993 in 2010. Ava reached it's highest population of 3,021 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Ava has a population density of 872 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ava is $36,983 with a poverty rate of 31.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $598 per month, and the median house value is $84,400. The median age in Ava is 38.2 years, 32.2 years for males, and 43.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 124.0 males.

Ava Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ava was:

  • White: 99.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ava, Missouri is 2,877, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,911.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,993.

Ava, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,90699.66%
Black or African American100.34%

Ava Population Pyramid 2020

Ava Median Age

38.2


Total

32.2


Male

43.9


Female

Ava Adults

There are 2,054 adults, (586 of whom are seniors) in Ava.

Ava Age Dependency

98.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ava Sex Ratio

Female

1,302

44.65%

Male

1,614

55.35%

Ava Households and Families

Ava Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ava Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female69.3%30.7%
Married59.1%40.9%
All53.9%46.1%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Male31.3%68.7%

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1682.453.9
Married5083.159.1
Non Family4631.0248.4
Female1142.9169.3
Male835.0531.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ava Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade754.05%
9th to 12th Grade1487.98%
High School Graduate91149.14%
Some College31016.72%
Associates Degree1759.44%
Bachelors Degree1367.34%
Graduate Degree995.34%

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,000$30,950$18,246
Less Than High School$21,639$21,518$
High School Grad$23,293$30,443$17,927
Some College$30,483$31,648$12,159
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$47,609$$47,609

$25,000

Average Earnings

$30,950

Average Male

$18,246

Average Female

Ava Language

Ava Language by Age

Ava Language

99.32% of Ava residents speak only English, while 0.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Ava Poverty

Ava Poverty by Race

31.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.57%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ava

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ava is White, with 31.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ava is White, with 31.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.37%
High School25.47%
Some College22.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed15.90%
Female Employed11.62%

Ava Income

Ava Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,286$36,983
Families$34,556$44,493
Married Families$34,967-
Non Families$20,493$23,776

Ava Marital Status

Ava Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ava Married by Age and Sex

Ava Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Ava Marital Status by Race

Ava Veterans

254

Number of Veterans

254

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam99
Second Gulf War81
First Gulf War46
Korea9
World War II8

$Ava Veterans by Education

11.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ava Employment Status

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ava Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.53%

Born in Missouri

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ava residents were born in the United States, with 65.53% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,877-17-0.59%
20192,894-17-0.58%
20182,911210.73%
20172,890-17-0.58%
20162,907-2-0.07%
20152,909-39-1.32%
20142,948150.51%
20132,933-31-1.05%
20122,964-16-0.54%
20112,980-7-0.23%
20102,987-34-0.11%
20003,021830.28%
19902,9381770.62%
19802,7612570.98%
19702,5040.00%