Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2021

5,062
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Caruthersville is a city located in Pemiscot County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Pemiscot County. With a 2020 population of 5,062, it is the 130th largest city in Missouri and the 4734th largest city in the United States . Caruthersville is currently declining at a rate of -2.75% annually and its population has decreased by -17.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,168 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Caruthersville has a population density of 981 people per square mile.

The average household income in Caruthersville is $45,266 with a poverty rate of 25.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $612 per month, and the median house value is $94,600. 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: 58.42%
  • Black or African American: 39.92%
  • Other race: 1.28%
  • Two or more races: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Caruthersville, Missouri is 5,062 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,062.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,168.

Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,28158.42%
Black or African American2,24239.92%
Some Other Race721.28%
Two or More Races210.37%
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Caruthersville Population by Race

Caruthersville Population Pyramid $2021

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Caruthersville Median Age

39.1


Total

39.3


Male

38.6


Female

Caruthersville Adults

There are 4,385 adults, (890 of whom are seniors) in Caruthersville.

Caruthersville Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Caruthersville Sex Ratio

Female

3,053

54.36%

Male

2,563

45.64%

Caruthersville Population by Age

Caruthersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Caruthersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male23.2%76.8%
Non Family26.5%73.5%
Female36.4%63.6%
All45%55%
Married84.2%15.8%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caruthersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3602.3445
Non Family1,0081.1926.5
Married6733.0684.2
Female5413.336.4
Male1383.4723.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Caruthersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade48012.78%
9th to 12th Grade44411.82%
High School Graduate1,42237.85%
Some College63316.85%
Associates Degree1644.37%
Bachelors Degree3449.16%
Graduate Degree2707.19%
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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
White2,4001,849442
Black1,322964172
Hispanic4420
Other Race144
2+ Races88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.42%.

Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,692$40,176$24,333
Less Than 9th Grade$16,618$18,942$15,250
High School Graduate$27,544$28,487$26,823
Some College$24,385$62,708$20,403
Bachelors Degree$50,816$51,403$48,487
Graduate Degree$43,080$$38,393

$28,692

Average Earnings

$40,176

Average Male

$24,333

Average Female

Caruthersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caruthersville Language by Age

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Caruthersville Language

96.41% of Caruthersville residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Caruthersville Language

Caruthersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,20792742.00%
White3,11645414.57%
Hispanic1776134.46%
Other7245.56%

25.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.14%

Male Poverty Rate

27.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caruthersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is Black, with 42.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is Other, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.23%.

Caruthersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.12%
Some College15.00%
High School14.16%
Bachelors or Greater11.95%

Caruthersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed78.69%
Male Unemployed32.88%
Female Employed16.97%
Male Employed6.12%

Caruthersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caruthersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,322$45,266
Families$46,680$60,204
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$18,750$24,477
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Income by Household Type

Caruthersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

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 35-44, 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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232

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam88
Korea36
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War6
World War II

Caruthersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7498
75+49
55 to 6435
35 to 5425
18 to 3425

Caruthersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1927.36%
Black402.34%

Caruthersville Veterans by Race

Caruthersville Veterans by Education

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5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caruthersville Veterans by Education

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46%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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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63.64%

Born in Caruthersville

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Caruthersville residents were born in the United States, with 63.64% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,062-143-2.75%
20205,205-143-2.67%
20195,348-143-2.60%
20185,491-167-2.95%
20175,658-84-1.46%
20165,742-106-1.81%
20155,848-47-0.80%
20145,895-67-1.12%
20135,962-103-1.70%
20126,065-27-0.44%
20116,092-32-0.52%
20106,124-636-0.98%
20006,760-629-0.89%
19907,389-569-0.74%
19807,9586080.80%
19707,350-1,293-1.61%
19608,643290.03%
19508,6142,0022.68%
19406,6121,8313.30%
19304,781310.07%
19204,7501,0952.66%
19103,6550.00%

Caruthersville Population by Year