Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2020

5,375

Caruthersville is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 5,375, it is the 127th largest city in Missouri and the 4555th largest city in the United States. Caruthersville is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -12.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,168 in 2010. Caruthersville reached it's highest population of 8,643 in 1960. Spanning over 5 miles, Caruthersville has a population density of 1,042 people per square mile.

The average household income in Caruthersville is $40,351 with a poverty rate of 30.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $80,100. The median age in Caruthersville is 39.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.

Caruthersville Demographics

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

  • White: 62.74%
  • Black or African American: 35.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Caruthersville, Missouri is 5,375, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,525.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,168.

Caruthersville, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,61462.74%
Black or African American2,06935.92%
Two or More Races701.22%
Some Other Race70.12%

Caruthersville Population Pyramid 2020

Caruthersville Median Age

39.4


Total

39.3


Male

39.5


Female

Caruthersville Adults

There are 4,437 adults, (917 of whom are seniors) in Caruthersville.

Caruthersville Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Caruthersville Sex Ratio

Female

3,070

53.30%

Male

2,690

46.70%

Caruthersville Households and Families

Caruthersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Caruthersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All46.4%53.6%
Male40.2%59.8%
Female36.3%63.7%
Non Family31.9%68.1%

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4572.3146.4
Non Family1,0681.1531.9
Married6883.0178.6
Female5893.436.3
Male1123.2240.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Caruthersville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51813.37%
9th to 12th Grade48812.60%
High School Graduate1,44937.40%
Some College71018.33%
Associates Degree1704.39%
Bachelors Degree2947.59%
Graduate Degree2456.32%

Caruthersville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6261,978407
Black1,189836117
Hispanic6142
Multiple Races272715
Other Race77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 55.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,486$38,636$23,788
Less Than High School$17,024$18,185$15,855
High School Grad$28,000$30,919$23,945
Some College$25,972$62,292$21,368
Bachelors Degree$50,625$51,103$39,659
Graduate Degree$42,667$$29,330

$28,486

Average Earnings

$38,636

Average Male

$23,788

Average Female

Caruthersville Language

Caruthersville Language by Age

Caruthersville Language

97.62% of Caruthersville residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Caruthersville Poverty

Caruthersville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,0361,09253.63%
White3,46160917.60%
Hispanic1315239.69%
Other77100.00%

30.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.34%

Male Poverty Rate

33.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caruthersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caruthersville is White, with 17.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.34%
High School22.82%
Some College14.85%
Bachelors or Greater7.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.15%
Male Unemployed34.93%
Female Employed15.56%
Male Employed9.58%

Caruthersville Income

Caruthersville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,087$40,351
Families$43,203$54,193
Married Families$63,456-
Non Families$14,136$21,010

Caruthersville Marital Status

Caruthersville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Caruthersville Married by Age and Sex

Caruthersville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Caruthersville Marital Status by Race

Caruthersville Veterans

236

Number of Veterans

218

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam94
Korea36
Second Gulf War28
World War II
First Gulf War

$Caruthersville Veterans by Education

10.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caruthersville Employment Status

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Caruthersville 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

63.59%

Born in Missouri

99.88%

Native Born

0.12%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.88% of Caruthersville residents were born in the United States, with 63.59% having been born in Missouri. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,375-75-1.38%
20195,450-75-1.36%
20185,525-174-3.05%
20175,699-75-1.30%
20165,774-107-1.82%
20155,881-45-0.76%
20145,926-68-1.13%
20135,994-104-1.71%
20126,098-27-0.44%
20116,125-32-0.52%
20106,157-603-0.93%
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%