Doniphan, Missouri Population 2021

1,884
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Doniphan is a city located in Ripley County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Ripley County. With a 2020 population of 1,884, it is the 248th largest city in Missouri and the 7834th largest city in the United States . Doniphan is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -5.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,997 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Doniphan has a population density of 1,369 people per square mile.

The average household income in Doniphan is $39,881 with a poverty rate of 35.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $88,200. The median age in Doniphan is 44.5 years, 44.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Doniphan Demographics

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

  • White: 97.33%
  • Native American: 1.60%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Doniphan, Missouri is 1,884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,884.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,997.

Doniphan, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,00797.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native331.60%
Some Other Race110.53%
Asian80.39%
Black or African American30.15%
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Doniphan Population by Race

Doniphan Population Pyramid $2021

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Doniphan Median Age

44.5


Total

44.8


Male

42


Female

Doniphan Adults

There are 1,677 adults, (493 of whom are seniors) in Doniphan.

Doniphan Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Doniphan Sex Ratio

Female

1,219

59.12%

Male

843

40.88%

Doniphan Population by Age

Doniphan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Doniphan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male45.7%54.3%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female55.2%44.8%
All59%41%
Married72.5%27.5%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Doniphan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8352.4159
Non Family3591.1350.7
Married2983.2772.5
Female1433.8355.2
Male352.5145.7

3.18

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Doniphan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1449.07%
9th to 12th Grade1539.63%
High School Graduate59437.41%
Some College41726.26%
Associates Degree835.23%
Bachelors Degree1459.13%
Graduate Degree523.27%
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Doniphan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Doniphan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5501,269190
Native American16
Other Race11117
Asian88
Black33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 63.64%.

Doniphan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,596$19,700$14,611
Less Than 9th Grade$$4,359$15,938
High School Graduate$14,798$16,500$14,500
Some College$17,589$24,750$
Bachelors Degree$51,250$56,667$46,250
Graduate Degree$31,500$38,250$30,750

$17,596

Average Earnings

$19,700

Average Male

$14,611

Average Female

Doniphan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Doniphan Language by Age

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Doniphan Language

97.50% of Doniphan residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Doniphan Language

Doniphan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,96270435.88%
Other1111100.00%

35.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.03%

Male Poverty Rate

42.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Doniphan

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Doniphan is White, with 35.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.68%.

Doniphan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.30%
High School32.14%
Some College24.29%
Bachelors or Greater10.88%

Doniphan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.81%
Female Employed24.46%
Female Unemployed18.18%
Male Employed8.63%

Doniphan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Doniphan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,485$39,881
Families$34,605$48,990
Married Families$58,438-
Non Families$20,033$25,075
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Income by Household Type

Doniphan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Doniphan Married by Age and Sex

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Doniphan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Doniphan Marital Status by Race

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Doniphan Marital Status

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153

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War23
Korea6
World War II

Doniphan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5441
55 to 6437
65 to 7430
75+27
18 to 3418

Doniphan Veterans by Age

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Doniphan Veterans by Race

Doniphan Veterans by Education

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9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Doniphan Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

38.4%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Doniphan Employment by Age

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Doniphan Employment by Race

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Doniphan 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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62.80%

Born in Doniphan

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Doniphan residents were born in the United States, with 62.80% having been born in Missouri. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Doniphan Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,884-16-0.84%
20201,900-16-0.84%
20191,916-16-0.83%
20181,932-1-0.05%
20171,933-32-1.63%
20161,965-4-0.20%
20151,969-12-0.61%
20141,981-1-0.05%
20131,982-7-0.35%
20121,989-18-0.90%
20112,00770.35%
20102,0000.00%

Doniphan Population by Year