Cameron, Missouri Population 2023

8,087

Cameron is a city located in Clinton County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 8,087, it is the 108th largest city in Missouri and the 4843rd largest city in the United States.Cameron is currently declining at a rate of -1.73% annually and its population has decreased by -5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,513 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Cameron has a population density of 1,334 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cameron is $56,746 with a poverty rate of 7.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cameron is 36.4 years, 36 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Cameron Demographics

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

  • White: 83.07%
  • Black or African American: 12.15%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Cameron, Missouri is 8,087 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,513.

Cameron, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cameron Population by Race

Cameron Population Pyramid 2023

Cameron Median Age

36.4

Total

36

Male

39.2

Female

Cameron Adults

There are 7,496 adults, (1,326 of whom are seniors) in Cameron.

Cameron Age Dependency

44.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Sex Ratio

Female2,89832.41%
Male6,04367.59%

Cameron Population by Age

Cameron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.88

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cameron Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cameron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cameron 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$32,116

Average Earnings

$36,908

Average Male

$30,270

Average Female

Cameron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cameron Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cameron Language

98.2% of Cameron residents speak only English, while 1.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Cameron Language

Cameron Poverty by Race

rate

7.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron is White, with 8.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron is Multiple, with 2.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

Cameron Poverty

Cameron Poverty Rate by Education

Cameron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cameron Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cameron Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cameron 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 35-44.

Cameron Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cameron Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,012

Number of Veterans

949

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Cameron Veterans by War

Cameron Veterans by Age

count

Cameron Veterans by Race

Cameron Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

33.5%

Labor Force Participation

32.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cameron Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cameron 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

70.39%

Born in Cameron

103.68%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

103.68% of Cameron residents were born in the United States, with 70.39% having been born in Missouri. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cameron Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Cameron Population by Year