Eldon, Missouri Population 2023

4,371

Eldon is a city located in Miller County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 4,371, it is the 162nd largest city in Missouri and the 7179th largest city in the United States.Eldon is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -6.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,671 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Eldon has a population density of 1,230 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eldon is $45,244 with a poverty rate of 23.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eldon is 39.4 years, 37.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Eldon Demographics

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

  • White: 99.25%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Two or more races: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eldon, Missouri is 4,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,671.

Eldon, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eldon Population by Race

Eldon Population Pyramid 2023

Eldon Median Age

39.4

Total

37.1

Male

41

Female

Eldon Adults

There are 3,596 adults, (1,041 of whom are seniors) in Eldon.

Eldon Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldon Sex Ratio

Female2,44752.39%
Male2,22447.61%

Eldon Population by Age

Eldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.91

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eldon Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eldon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Eldon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,599

Average Earnings

$34,976

Average Male

$30,753

Average Female

Eldon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eldon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eldon Language

93.92% of Eldon residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Eldon Language

Eldon Poverty by Race

rate

23.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.28%

Male Poverty Rate

17.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eldon

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eldon is White, with 23.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.53%.

Eldon Poverty

Eldon Poverty Rate by Education

Eldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eldon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eldon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eldon 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 20-34.

Eldon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eldon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

196

Number of Veterans

183

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Eldon Veterans by War

Eldon Veterans by Age

count

Eldon Veterans by Race

Eldon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Eldon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eldon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eldon 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

83.38%

Born in Eldon

105.25%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

105.25% of Eldon residents were born in the United States, with 83.38% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eldon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Eldon Population by Year