Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2022

5,440
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Caruthersville is a city located in Pemiscot County Missouri. Caruthersville has a 2020 population of 5,440. It is also the county seat of Pemiscot County. Caruthersville is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,562 in 2010.

The average household income in Caruthersville is $45,266 with a poverty rate of 29.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $656 per month, and the median house value is $101,100. The median age in Caruthersville is 39.1 years, 39.3 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Caruthersville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Caruthersvillewas:

  • White: 56.02%
  • Black or African American: 42.30%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Caruthersville, Missouri is 5,440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,562.

Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,09156.02%
Black or African American2,33442.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.24%
Some Other Race721.30%
Two or More Races80.14%
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Caruthersville Population by Race

Caruthersville Population Pyramid 2022

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Caruthersville Median Age

39.1


Total

39.1


Male

40.3


Female

Caruthersville Adults

There are 4,243 adults, (872 of whom are seniors) in Caruthersville.

Caruthersville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Caruthersville Sex Ratio

Female

3,059

55.44%

Male

2,459

44.56%

Caruthersville Population by Age

Caruthersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Caruthersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All45%55%
Non Family30.6%69.4%
Female24.7%75.3%
Male21.3%78.7%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caruthersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3132.3545
Married6483.0289.7
Male1553.6821.3
Female5803.1724.7
Non Family9301.1530.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Caruthersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40411.12%
9th to 12th Grade48613.38%
High School Graduate1,47740.67%
Some College52914.56%
Associates Degree2386.55%
Bachelors Degree2567.05%
Graduate Degree2426.66%
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Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2651,813405
Black1,32289693
Native American1313
2+ Races88
Hispanic4423
Other Race134

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 17.88%.

Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,301$40,750$25,357
Less Than 9th Grade$15,956$12,260$16,691
High School Graduate$21,293$30,119$18,452
Some College$32,370$81,719$23,594
Bachelors Degree$52,333$80,250$51,042
Graduate Degree$45,452$138,836$43,289

$30,301

Average Earnings

$40,750

Average Male

$25,357

Average Female

Caruthersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caruthersville Language by Age

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Caruthersville Language

96.18% of Caruthersville residents speak only English, while 3.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Caruthersville Language

Caruthersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,2971,10047.89%
Hispanic1705029.41%
White2,93745015.32%
Other4NaN%

29.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.71%

Male Poverty Rate

31.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caruthersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is Black, with 47.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.92%.

Caruthersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.60%
High School20.82%
Some College13.85%
Bachelors or Greater8.69%

Caruthersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.07%
Male Unemployed20.77%
Female Employed14.89%
Female Unemployed88.16%

Caruthersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caruthersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,025$49,874
Families$48,564$66,179
Married Families$94,706-
Non Families$14,375$24,638
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Income by Household Type

Caruthersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Caruthersville Married by Age and Sex

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Caruthersville 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.

Caruthersville Marital Status by Race

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Caruthersville Marital Status

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234

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War23
Vietnam105
Korea29
World War II

Caruthersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5421
55 to 6447
65 to 74106
75+43

Caruthersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1847.51%
Black502.92%

Caruthersville Veterans by Race

Caruthersville Veterans by Education

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6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caruthersville Veterans by Education

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Caruthersville Employment by Age

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Caruthersville Employment by Race

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Caruthersville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.97%

Born in Caruthersville

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Caruthersville residents were born in the United States, with 69.97% having been born in Missouri. 0.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Caruthersville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,6550.00%
19204,7501,0952.66%
19304,781310.07%
19406,6121,8313.30%
19508,6142,0022.68%
19608,643290.03%
19707,350-1,293-1.61%
19807,9586080.80%
19907,389-569-0.74%
20006,760-629-0.89%
20106,168-592-0.91%
20116,107-61-0.99%
20126,046-61-1.00%
20135,985-61-1.01%
20145,924-61-1.02%
20155,863-61-1.03%
20165,802-61-1.04%
20175,741-61-1.05%
20185,680-61-1.06%
20195,619-61-1.07%
20205,562-57-1.01%
20215,501-61-1.10%
20225,440-61-1.11%

Caruthersville Population by Year