Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri Population 2020

15,882

Fort Leonard Wood is a city located in Missouri. Fort Leonard Wood has a 2020 population of 15,882. Fort Leonard Wood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,061 in 2010. Fort Leonard Wood reached it's highest population of 17,576 in 2015.

The average household income in Fort Leonard Wood is $62,677 with a poverty rate of 6.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,287 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Leonard Wood is 20.8 years, 20.9 years for males, and 20.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 225.3 males.

Fort Leonard Wood Demographics

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

  • White: 62.58%
  • Black or African American: 19.25%
  • Other race: 6.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Asian: 3.90%
  • Native American: 1.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.91%
The current population of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is 15,882, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,882.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,061.

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202052,3501680.32%
201952,1821680.32%
201852,0141680.32%
201751,846-547-1.06%
201652,393-776-1.48%
201553,169-363-0.68%
201453,532-530-0.99%
201354,0626101.13%
201253,4521880.35%
201153,2644140.78%
201052,8500.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,93962.58%
Black or African American3,05719.25%
Some Other Race1,0386.54%
Two or More Races8075.08%
Asian6193.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native2781.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1440.91%

Fort Leonard Wood Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Leonard Wood Median Age

20.8


Total

20.9


Male

20.8


Female

Fort Leonard Wood Adults

There are 12,970 adults, (7 of whom are seniors) in Fort Leonard Wood.

Fort Leonard Wood Age Dependency

22.5

Age Dependency Ratio

0.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Leonard Wood Sex Ratio

Female

4,883

30.75%

Male

10,999

69.25%

Fort Leonard Wood Households and Families

Fort Leonard Wood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Leonard Wood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married1.1%98.9%
All0.9%99.1%
Non Family0.8%99.2%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

0.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1013.280.9
Married1,2004.071.1
Non Family7461.990.8
Female1023.070
Male534.020

3.95

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Leonard Wood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade400.80%
9th to 12th Grade1212.42%
High School Graduate85717.12%
Some College1,75435.04%
Associates Degree50310.05%
Bachelors Degree1,18323.64%
Graduate Degree54710.93%

Fort Leonard Wood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4642,360821
Hispanic1,005948313
Black976976309
Other Race400396114
Asian361361220
Multiple Races18517894
Native American8377

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 60.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,771$35,901$21,964
Less Than High School$2,500$2,500$2,500
High School Grad$35,114$37,216$
Some College$28,102$31,894$21,702
Bachelors Degree$34,107$42,848$
Graduate Degree$47,188$62,775$

$31,771

Average Earnings

$35,901

Average Male

$21,964

Average Female

Fort Leonard Wood Language

Fort Leonard Wood Language by Age

Fort Leonard Wood Language

78.76% of Fort Leonard Wood residents speak only English, while 21.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.25% of the population.

Fort Leonard Wood Poverty

Fort Leonard Wood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3462776.37%
Black89412313.76%
Multiple4184711.24%
Hispanic1,216241.97%
Asian1742011.49%
Other27041.48%

6.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.43%

Male Poverty Rate

7.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Leonard Wood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Leonard Wood is Black, with 13.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Leonard Wood is Other, with 1.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.17%
High School8.22%
Some College3.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.83%
Female Unemployed14.43%
Male Employed12.60%
Female Employed5.19%

Fort Leonard Wood Income

Fort Leonard Wood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,750$62,677
Families$62,987$73,580
Married Families$64,153-
Non Families$36,816$41,941

Fort Leonard Wood Marital Status

Fort Leonard Wood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Leonard Wood Married by Age and Sex

Fort Leonard Wood 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 35-44.

Fort Leonard Wood Marital Status by Race

Fort Leonard Wood Veterans

1,095

Number of Veterans

956

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,068
First Gulf War162
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Name Veterans % of Total
White82035.04%
Hispanic24935.37%
Black10622.13%
Other8429.07%
2 or More6847.55%
Indian1736.17%

$Fort Leonard Wood Veterans by Education

13.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Leonard Wood Employment Status

90.9%

Labor Force Participation

16.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Leonard Wood 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

9.05%

Born in Missouri

91.54%

Native Born

8.46%

Foreign Born

5.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.54% of Fort Leonard Wood residents were born in the United States, with 9.05% having been born in Missouri. 5.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,8820.00%
201915,8820.00%
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%