Eldon, Missouri Population 2020

4,713

Eldon is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,713, it is the 139th largest city in Missouri and the 4927th largest city in the United States. Eldon is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 3.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,567 in 2010. Eldon reached it's highest population of 4,895 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Eldon has a population density of 1,326 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eldon is $41,014 with a poverty rate of 32.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $85,200. The median age in Eldon is 36.2 years, 34.7 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Eldon Demographics

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

  • White: 93.07%
  • Native American: 3.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eldon, Missouri is 4,713, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,639.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,567.

Eldon, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,27393.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1453.16%
Two or More Races1433.11%
Some Other Race240.52%
Black or African American60.13%

Eldon Population Pyramid 2020

Eldon Median Age

36.2


Total

34.7


Male

39.2


Female

Eldon Adults

There are 3,415 adults, (874 of whom are seniors) in Eldon.

Eldon Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldon Sex Ratio

Female

2,432

52.97%

Male

2,159

47.03%

Eldon Households and Families

Eldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Eldon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Male62.3%37.7%
All56.1%43.9%
Female51.7%48.3%
Non Family36%64%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0122.2456.1
Non Family9671.1736
Married7603.1182.6
Female2323.4751.7
Male533.8162.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eldon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2237.20%
9th to 12th Grade2939.46%
High School Graduate1,22639.59%
Some College67721.86%
Associates Degree2237.20%
Bachelors Degree2738.81%
Graduate Degree1825.88%

Eldon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8182,310431
Multiple Races143135
Native American9696
Hispanic404024
Other Race242424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,742$35,357$23,165
Less Than High School$12,051$$9,886
High School Grad$27,622$29,839$24,516
Some College$27,578$33,681$24,063
Bachelors Degree$$65,994$4,113
Graduate Degree$44,167$$48,175

$26,742

Average Earnings

$35,357

Average Male

$23,165

Average Female

Eldon Language

Eldon Language by Age

Eldon Language

98.48% of Eldon residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Eldon Poverty

Eldon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9781,10027.65%
Multiple143143100.00%
Native14512183.45%
Hispanic1155043.48%
Black66100.00%

32.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.05%

Male Poverty Rate

33.53%

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 27.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.39%.

Name Poverty
Some College41.80%
Less Than High School38.87%
Bachelors or Greater22.42%
High School19.02%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed26.96%
Male Employed21.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Eldon Income

Eldon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,423$41,014
Families$40,290$54,774
Married Families$42,232-
Non Families$20,018$24,537

Eldon Marital Status

Eldon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldon Married by Age and Sex

Eldon Marriage

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

Eldon Marital Status by Race

Eldon Veterans

242

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam114
Korea57
First Gulf War53
World War II4
Second Gulf War

$Eldon Veterans by Education

18.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldon Employment Status

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Eldon 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

76.82%

Born in Missouri

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.48% of Eldon residents were born in the United States, with 76.82% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,713370.79%
20194,676370.80%
20184,639210.45%
20174,618370.81%
20164,581200.44%
20154,561-12-0.26%
20144,5730.00%
20134,573410.90%
20124,532-27-0.59%
20114,5590.00%
20104,559-336-0.71%
20004,8954761.03%
19904,419770.18%
19804,3428222.12%
19703,5203621.09%
19603,1583921.33%
19502,7661760.66%
19402,590-581-2.00%
19303,1715351.87%
19202,6360.00%