Branson, Missouri Population 2023

13,274

Branson is a city located in Taney County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 13,274, it is the 66th largest city in Missouri and the 3302nd largest city in the United States.Branson is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 5.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,638 in 2020. Spanning over 21 miles, Branson has a population density of 627 people per square mile.

The average household income in Branson is $56,307 with a poverty rate of 26.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Branson is 38.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Branson Demographics

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

  • White: 82.54%
  • Black or African American: 7.45%
  • Other race: 5.3%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
The current population of Branson, Missouri is 13,274 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,638.

Branson, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Branson Population by Race

Branson Population Pyramid 2023

Branson Median Age

38.9

Total

35.5

Male

42.9

Female

Branson Adults

There are 9,086 adults, (2,568 of whom are seniors) in Branson.

Branson Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Branson Sex Ratio

Female6,65657.75%
Male4,87042.25%

Branson Population by Age

Branson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Branson Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Branson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Branson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.04%.

Branson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$24,657

Average Earnings

$29,681

Average Male

$22,431

Average Female

Branson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Branson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Branson Language

88.07% of Branson residents speak only English, while 11.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.07% of the population.

Branson Language

Branson Poverty by Race

rate

26.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.93%

Male Poverty Rate

27.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Branson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Branson is Black, with 66.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Branson is Multiple, with 9.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.84%.

Branson Poverty

Branson Poverty Rate by Education

Branson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Branson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Branson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Branson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Branson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Branson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Branson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

756

Number of Veterans

701

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

Branson Veterans by War

Branson Veterans by Age

count

Branson Veterans by Race

Branson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Branson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Branson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Branson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Branson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

40.35%

Born in Branson

84.21%

Native Born

6.99%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

3.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.21% of Branson residents were born in the United States, with 40.35% having been born in Missouri. 3.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Branson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Branson Population by Year