Chillicothe, Missouri Population 2023

8,984

Chillicothe is a city located in Livingston County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Livingston County. With a 2023 population of 8,984, it is the 95th largest city in Missouri and the 4469th largest city in the United States.Chillicothe is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,107 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Chillicothe has a population density of 1,259 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chillicothe is $49,259 with a poverty rate of 16.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chillicothe is 38.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Chillicothe Demographics

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

  • White: 90.01%
  • Black or African American: 4.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.74%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Chillicothe, Missouri is 8,984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,107.

Chillicothe, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chillicothe Population by Race

Chillicothe Population Pyramid 2023

Chillicothe Median Age

38.8

Total

37.1

Male

39.5

Female

Chillicothe Adults

There are 7,381 adults, (1,834 of whom are seniors) in Chillicothe.

Chillicothe Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chillicothe Sex Ratio

Female5,44059.74%
Male3,66640.26%

Chillicothe Population by Age

Chillicothe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.82

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chillicothe Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chillicothe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chillicothe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.35%.

Chillicothe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,246

Average Earnings

$35,558

Average Male

$26,407

Average Female

Chillicothe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chillicothe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chillicothe Language

98.32% of Chillicothe residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Chillicothe Language

Chillicothe Poverty by Race

rate

16.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chillicothe

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chillicothe is Native, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.77%.

Chillicothe Poverty

Chillicothe Poverty Rate by Education

Chillicothe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chillicothe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chillicothe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chillicothe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chillicothe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chillicothe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chillicothe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

512

Number of Veterans

427

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

Chillicothe Veterans by War

Chillicothe Veterans by Age

count

Chillicothe Veterans by Race

Chillicothe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chillicothe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chillicothe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chillicothe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chillicothe 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

71.64%

Born in Chillicothe

98.84%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Chillicothe residents were born in the United States, with 71.64% having been born in Missouri. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chillicothe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Chillicothe Population by Year