Carl Junction, Missouri Population 2023

8,353

Carl Junction is a city located in Jasper County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 8,353, it is the 101st largest city in Missouri and the 4738th largest city in the United States.Carl Junction is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,143 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Carl Junction has a population density of 1,513 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carl Junction is $84,732 with a poverty rate of 11.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carl Junction is 34.7 years, 34.6 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Carl Junction Demographics

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

  • White: 91.71%
  • Two or more races: 6.23%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Carl Junction, Missouri is 8,353 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,143.

Carl Junction, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Carl Junction Population by Race

Carl Junction Population Pyramid 2023

Carl Junction Median Age

34.7

Total

34.6

Male

35.1

Female

Carl Junction Adults

There are 5,391 adults, (1,083 of whom are seniors) in Carl Junction.

Carl Junction Age Dependency

90.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carl Junction Sex Ratio

Female4,20551.27%
Male3,99748.73%

Carl Junction Population by Age

Carl Junction Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.46

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carl Junction Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carl Junction Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carl Junction Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.59%.

Carl Junction Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$47,813

Average Earnings

$63,919

Average Male

$31,047

Average Female

Carl Junction Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carl Junction Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carl Junction Language

97.61% of Carl Junction residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Carl Junction Language

Carl Junction Poverty by Race

rate

11.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.76%

Male Poverty Rate

9.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carl Junction

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carl Junction is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carl Junction is White, with 8.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.1%.

Carl Junction Poverty

Carl Junction Poverty Rate by Education

Carl Junction Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carl Junction Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carl Junction Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Carl Junction Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carl Junction 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 55-64.

Carl Junction Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carl Junction Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

695

Number of Veterans

678

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

Carl Junction Veterans by War

Carl Junction Veterans by Age

count

Carl Junction Veterans by Race

Carl Junction Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carl Junction Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Carl Junction Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carl Junction Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carl Junction 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

57.01%

Born in Carl Junction

98.55%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Carl Junction residents were born in the United States, with 57.01% having been born in Missouri. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carl Junction Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Carl Junction Population by Year