Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2023

5,379

Caruthersville is a city located in Pemiscot County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Pemiscot County. With a 2023 population of 5,379, it is the 138th largest city in Missouri and the 6312th largest city in the United States.Caruthersville is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,562 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Caruthersville has a population density of 1,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in Caruthersville is $45,266 with a poverty rate of 35.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Caruthersville is 39.1 years, 39.1 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Caruthersville Demographics

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

  • 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 5,379 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Caruthersville Population by Race

Caruthersville Population Pyramid 2023

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

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Caruthersville Sex Ratio

Female3,05955.44%
Male2,45944.56%

Caruthersville Population by Age

Caruthersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.05

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Caruthersville Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caruthersville 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 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.00%.

Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,301

Average Earnings

$40,750

Average Male

$25,357

Average Female

Caruthersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caruthersville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

35.68%

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 60.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is Other, with 6.45% 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

Caruthersville Poverty Rate by Education

Caruthersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caruthersville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Caruthersville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Caruthersville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Caruthersville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

234

Number of Veterans

200

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Caruthersville Veterans by War

Caruthersville Veterans by Age

count

Caruthersville Veterans by Race

Caruthersville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caruthersville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Caruthersville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Caruthersville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Caruthersville 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

69.42%

Born in Caruthersville

98.09%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Caruthersville residents were born in the United States, with 69.42% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Caruthersville Population by Year