Fenton, Missouri Population 2023

3,980

Fenton is a city located in St. Louis County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 3,980, it is the 176th largest city in Missouri and the 7588th largest city in the United States.Fenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,989 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Fenton has a population density of 643 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fenton is $118,209 with a poverty rate of 2.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fenton is 47.1 years, 44.5 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Fenton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.58%
  • Two or more races: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.2%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Fenton, Missouri is 3,980 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,989.

Fenton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fenton Population by Race

Fenton Population Pyramid 2023

Fenton Median Age

47.1

Total

44.5

Male

49.8

Female

Fenton Adults

There are 3,221 adults, (817 of whom are seniors) in Fenton.

Fenton Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fenton Sex Ratio

Female1,99049.34%
Male2,04350.66%

Fenton Population by Age

Fenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.07

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

91.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fenton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fenton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Fenton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$54,964

Average Earnings

$66,765

Average Male

$49,375

Average Female

Fenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fenton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fenton Language

97.59% of Fenton residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Fenton Language

Fenton Poverty by Race

rate

2.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.42%

Male Poverty Rate

2.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fenton is Hispanic, with 130% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fenton is White, with 1.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.75%.

Fenton Poverty

Fenton Poverty Rate by Education

Fenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fenton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fenton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

63.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fenton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fenton 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.

Fenton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fenton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

188

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fenton Veterans by War

Fenton Veterans by Age

count

Fenton Veterans by Race

Fenton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fenton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fenton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fenton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fenton 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

78.92%

Born in Fenton

98.92%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Fenton residents were born in the United States, with 78.92% having been born in Missouri. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Fenton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Fenton Population by Year