Doniphan, Missouri Population 2023

1,715

Doniphan is a city located in Ripley County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Ripley County. With a 2023 population of 1,715, it is the 276th largest city in Missouri and the 11770th largest city in the United States.Doniphan is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -30.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,467 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Doniphan has a population density of 1,246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Doniphan is $39,881 with a poverty rate of 40.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Doniphan is 40.8 years, 41.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Doniphan Demographics

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

  • White: 92.99%
  • Other race: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Doniphan, Missouri is 1,715 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,467.

Doniphan, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Doniphan Population by Race

Doniphan Population Pyramid 2023

Doniphan Median Age

40.8

Total

41.7

Male

39.8

Female

Doniphan Adults

There are 1,855 adults, (477 of whom are seniors) in Doniphan.

Doniphan Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Doniphan Sex Ratio

Female1,54362.55%
Male92437.45%

Doniphan Population by Age

Doniphan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.57

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Doniphan Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Doniphan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Doniphan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Doniphan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$18,717

Average Earnings

$31,449

Average Male

$15,392

Average Female

Doniphan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Doniphan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Doniphan Language

97.97% of Doniphan residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Doniphan Language

Doniphan Poverty by Race

rate

40.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.61%

Male Poverty Rate

34.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Doniphan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Doniphan is Other, with 428.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Doniphan is White, with 39.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.88%.

Doniphan Poverty

Doniphan Poverty Rate by Education

Doniphan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Doniphan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Doniphan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Doniphan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Doniphan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Doniphan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

132

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Doniphan Veterans by War

Doniphan Veterans by Age

count

Doniphan Veterans by Race

Doniphan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Doniphan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Doniphan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Doniphan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Doniphan 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

82.76%

Born in Doniphan

137.00%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

137.00% of Doniphan residents were born in the United States, with 82.76% having been born in Missouri. 1.18% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Doniphan Population by Year