Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri Population 2022

16,026
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Fort Leonard Wood is a city located in Pulaski County Missouri. Fort Leonard Wood has a 2020 population of 16,026. Fort Leonard Wood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,061 in 2010.

The average household income in Fort Leonard Wood is $63,888 with a poverty rate of 6.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,256 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Leonard Wood is 20.8 years, 20.7 years for males, and 20.9 years for females.

Fort Leonard Wood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Leonard Woodwas:

  • White: 64.60%
  • Black or African American: 18.91%
  • Two or more races: 4.83%
  • Other race: 4.74%
  • Asian: 4.17%
  • Native American: 1.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.89%
The current population of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is 16,026 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,061.

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202153,8276101.13%
202053,2176101.15%
201952,6076101.16%
201851,9971350.26%
201751,862-594-1.15%
201652,456-748-1.43%
201553,204-346-0.65%
201453,550-527-0.98%
201354,0776021.11%
201253,4751780.33%
201153,2974380.82%
201052,8590.00%

Fort Leonard Wood Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,35364.60%
Black or African American3,03018.91%
Two or More Races7744.83%
Some Other Race7594.74%
Asian6684.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native2991.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1430.89%
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Fort Leonard Wood Population by Race

Fort Leonard Wood Population Pyramid $2022

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Fort Leonard Wood Median Age

20.8


Total

20.7


Male

20.9


Female

Fort Leonard Wood Adults

There are 13,091 adults, (10 of whom are seniors) in Fort Leonard Wood.

Fort Leonard Wood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

0.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Leonard Wood Sex Ratio

Female

5,239

32.69%

Male

10,787

67.31%

Fort Leonard Wood Population by Age

Fort Leonard Wood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Leonard Wood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female0%100%
All0.7%99.3%
Married0.7%99.3%
Non Family0.8%99.2%

0.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Leonard Wood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2203.170.7
Married1,2614.030.7
Non Family7631.740.8
Female1083.160
Male883.30

3.87

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

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Fort Leonard Wood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade450.88%
9th to 12th Grade1182.31%
High School Graduate85116.64%
Some College1,72433.72%
Associates Degree3516.86%
Bachelors Degree1,32225.86%
Graduate Degree70213.73%
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Fort Leonard Wood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Leonard Wood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4072,297971
Hispanic1,1791,126373
Black1,0211,021410
Asian373373239
Other Race30629698
2+ Races13713265
Native American10710135
Islander66

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 asian people with a rate of 64.08%.

Fort Leonard Wood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,199$39,782$25,694
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$40,662$41,691$
Some College$30,870$35,588$22,225
Bachelors Degree$34,245$42,733$33,145
Graduate Degree$46,848$64,960$36,021

$35,199

Average Earnings

$39,782

Average Male

$25,694

Average Female

Fort Leonard Wood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Leonard Wood Language by Age

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Fort Leonard Wood Language

76.76% of Fort Leonard Wood residents speak only English, while 23.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.71% of the population.

Fort Leonard Wood Language

Fort Leonard Wood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3152856.60%
Black69311817.03%
Hispanic1,706241.41%
Asian169169.47%
Multiple367143.81%
Other10NaN%

6.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.60%

Male Poverty Rate

5.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Leonard Wood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Leonard Wood is Black, with 17.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Leonard Wood is Hispanic, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.33%.

Fort Leonard Wood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.78%
High School4.94%
Some College0.89%

Fort Leonard Wood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.22%
Male Employed14.96%
Female Unemployed10.33%
Female Employed3.31%

Fort Leonard Wood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Leonard Wood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,364$63,888
Families$63,946$76,317
Married Families$64,975-
Non Families$36,970$38,832
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Income by Household Type

Fort Leonard Wood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Leonard Wood Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Leonard Wood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Leonard Wood Marital Status by Race

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Fort Leonard Wood Marital Status

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777

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War765
First Gulf War144
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Fort Leonard Wood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34559
35 to 54210
55 to 648
75+
65 to 74

Fort Leonard Wood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White64121.68%
Hispanic22119.20%
Other Race6726.07%
Black509.49%
2+ Races106.21%
Islander6100.00%
Native American34.11%

Fort Leonard Wood Veterans by Race

Fort Leonard Wood Veterans by Education

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20.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Leonard Wood Veterans by Education

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90.7%

Labor Force Participation

21.1%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Leonard Wood Employment by Age

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Fort Leonard Wood Employment by Race

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Fort Leonard Wood 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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9.83%

Born in Fort Leonard Wood

90.73%

Native Born

9.27%

Foreign Born

6.08%

Non Citizen

3.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.73% of Fort Leonard Wood residents were born in the United States, with 9.83% having been born in Missouri. 6.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fort Leonard Wood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202216,0260.00%
202116,0260.00%
202016,0260.00%
201916,0261440.91%
201815,882-425-2.61%
201716,307-493-2.93%
201616,800-776-4.42%
201517,5765153.02%
201417,061980.58%
201316,9635803.54%
201216,3833502.18%
201116,0339726.45%
201015,0610.00%

Fort Leonard Wood Population by Year