Cameron, Missouri Population 2020

9,757

Cameron is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 9,757, it is the 81st largest city in Missouri and the 3150th largest city in the United States. Cameron is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually but its population has decreased by -1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,933 in 2010. Cameron reached it's highest population of 9,937 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Cameron has a population density of 1,610 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cameron is $55,412 with a poverty rate of 19.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $104,400. The median age in Cameron is 36.7 years, 36.8 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 191.6 males.

Cameron Demographics

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

  • White: 80.18%
  • Black or African American: 13.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Cameron, Missouri is 9,757, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,703.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,933.

Cameron, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,74980.18%
Black or African American1,30013.45%
Two or More Races4084.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1421.47%
Asian490.51%
Some Other Race110.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.06%

Cameron Population Pyramid 2020

Cameron Median Age

36.7


Total

36.8


Male

35.9


Female

Cameron Adults

There are 8,052 adults, (1,386 of whom are seniors) in Cameron.

Cameron Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Sex Ratio

Female

3,315

34.30%

Male

6,350

65.70%

Cameron Households and Families

Cameron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cameron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.5%37.5%
All51.5%48.5%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Male25.2%74.8%
Female25%75%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4462.4251.5
Non Family1,0401.2551.1
Married1,0073.2462.5
Female2723.4225
Male1273.425.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cameron Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1912.69%
9th to 12th Grade99514.00%
High School Graduate3,02942.61%
Some College1,51221.27%
Associates Degree5577.84%
Bachelors Degree6368.95%
Graduate Degree1882.64%

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4284,678735
Black1,03274835
Multiple Races30823918
Hispanic19313321
Native American142125
Asian1599
Other Race1111
Islander666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,247$37,375$25,015
Less Than High School$22,120$23,824$21,793
High School Grad$22,476$40,761$14,853
Some College$30,707$35,329$25,956
Bachelors Degree$36,591$45,255$32,100
Graduate Degree$48,021$53,036$40,972

$30,247

Average Earnings

$37,375

Average Male

$25,015

Average Female

Cameron Language

Cameron Language by Age

Cameron Language

98.59% of Cameron residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

Cameron Poverty

Cameron Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,38799118.40%
Hispanic1537549.02%
Native735980.82%
Black1012322.77%
Multiple1062018.87%

19.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.62%

Male Poverty Rate

22.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron is Native, with 80.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron is White, with 18.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.17%.

Name Poverty
High School20.19%
Some College16.54%
Less Than High School13.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed83.78%
Female Employed18.10%
Male Employed2.46%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cameron Income

Cameron Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,529$55,412
Families$60,304$63,731
Married Families$71,528-
Non Families$29,438$42,113

Cameron Marital Status

Cameron Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Married by Age and Sex

Cameron Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cameron Marital Status by Race

Cameron Veterans

999

Number of Veterans

912

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam251
Second Gulf War197
First Gulf War131
Korea115
World War II100
Name Veterans % of Total
White85813.72%
Black987.59%
2 or More339.91%
Indian107.04%

$Cameron Veterans by Education

3.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Employment Status

32.8%

Labor Force Participation

31.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron 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

66.17%

Born in Missouri

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.60% of Cameron residents were born in the United States, with 66.17% having been born in Missouri. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,757270.28%
20199,730270.28%
20189,703-56-0.57%
20179,759270.28%
20169,732-52-0.53%
20159,784720.74%
20149,712-99-1.01%
20139,811-39-0.40%
20129,850-47-0.47%
20119,897-40-0.40%
20109,9371,6251.80%
20008,3123,4815.58%
19904,8313120.67%
19804,5195591.33%
19703,9602860.75%
19603,6741040.29%
19503,570-45-0.13%
19403,6151080.30%
19303,5072590.77%
19203,2482680.86%
19102,98010.00%
19002,979620.21%
18902,9170.00%