Bolivar is a city located in Polk County Missouri. Bolivar has a 2020 population of 11,115. It is also the county seat of Polk County. Bolivar is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 7.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,346 in 2010.
The average household income in Bolivar is $47,785 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $698 per month, and the median house value is $111,600. The median age in Bolivar is 28.5 years, 29 years for males, and 28 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bolivarwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.64%.
98.10% of Bolivar residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar is Native, with 71.05% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar is Hispanic, with 2.66% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bolivar
99.13% of Bolivar residents were born in the United States, with 61.36% having been born in Missouri. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.
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