Gladstone, Missouri Population 2021

27,821
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Gladstone is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 27,821, it is the 24th largest city in Missouri and the 1385th largest city in the United States . Gladstone is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 9.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,410 in 2010. Gladstone reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Gladstone has a population density of 3,443 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gladstone is $71,838 with a poverty rate of 11.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $893 per month, and the median house value is $144,400. The median age in Gladstone is 40.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Gladstone Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gladstonewas:

  • White: 83.56%
  • Black or African American: 6.10%
  • Two or more races: 5.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.79%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.48%
The current population of Gladstone, Missouri is 27,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,410.

Gladstone, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,66783.56%
Black or African American1,6546.10%
Two or More Races1,4995.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4861.79%
Some Other Race4591.69%
Asian2310.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.48%
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Gladstone Population by Race

Gladstone Population Pyramid $2021

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Gladstone Median Age

40.2


Total

37.9


Male

43.5


Female

Gladstone Adults

There are 21,876 adults, (4,886 of whom are seniors) in Gladstone.

Gladstone Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gladstone Sex Ratio

Female

13,342

49.19%

Male

13,784

50.81%

Gladstone Population by Age

Gladstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gladstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male29.9%70.1%
Female51.1%48.9%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
All63%37%
Married80.2%19.8%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gladstone Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2582.4163
Married4,7953.0180.2
Non Family4,3571.2353.2
Female1,4083.551.1
Male6983.3929.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Gladstone Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3081.58%
9th to 12th Grade9194.71%
High School Graduate6,09931.26%
Some College4,82324.72%
Associates Degree1,4647.50%
Bachelors Degree3,98420.42%
Graduate Degree1,9119.80%
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Gladstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gladstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,38215,5055,199
Hispanic1,145894188
Black1,1071,065293
2+ Races544518133
Other Race32920213
Islander171171
Asian16111870
Native American11410626

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.48%.

Gladstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,829$40,414$31,664
Less Than 9th Grade$26,708$31,917$14,792
High School Graduate$29,521$34,672$24,355
Some College$35,493$38,587$30,107
Bachelors Degree$45,488$47,180$43,333
Graduate Degree$58,173$61,944$53,158

$36,829

Average Earnings

$40,414

Average Male

$31,664

Average Female

Gladstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gladstone Language by Age

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Gladstone Language

92.59% of Gladstone residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Gladstone Language

Gladstone Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1951,9459.18%
Hispanic2,26052923.41%
Black1,65428817.41%
Multiple1,49926117.41%
Islander48623548.35%
Other459429.15%
Native1301612.31%

11.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.58%

Male Poverty Rate

12.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gladstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gladstone is Islander, with 48.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gladstone is Other, with 9.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.16%.

Gladstone Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.57%
High School8.83%
Some College8.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Gladstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.20%
Male Unemployed16.11%
Female Employed9.05%
Male Employed5.13%

Gladstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gladstone Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,018$71,838
Families$69,460$81,757
Married Families$82,977-
Non Families$41,256$52,626
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Income by Household Type

Gladstone Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gladstone Married by Age and Sex

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Gladstone Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gladstone Marital Status by Race

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Gladstone Marital Status

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2,189

Number of Veterans

2,093

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam720
Second Gulf War426
First Gulf War330
Korea148
World War II106

Gladstone Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74548
35 to 54524
55 to 64502
75+500
18 to 34115

Gladstone Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,02310.78%
Black13710.39%
Hispanic816.04%
2+ Races162.06%
Other Race133.95%

Gladstone Veterans by Race

Gladstone Veterans by Education

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8.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gladstone Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gladstone Employment by Age

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Gladstone Employment by Race

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Gladstone 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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53.60%

Born in Gladstone

95.29%

Native Born

4.71%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

3.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.29% of Gladstone residents were born in the United States, with 53.60% having been born in Missouri. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Gladstone Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,8211660.60%
202027,6551660.60%
201927,4891660.61%
201827,3232140.79%
201727,1091110.41%
201626,9982580.96%
201526,740260.10%
201426,7145752.20%
201326,1391870.72%
201225,9522030.79%
201125,7492450.96%
201025,504-861-0.33%
200026,3651220.05%
199026,2431,2530.49%
198024,9901,5680.65%
197023,4228,9204.91%
196014,5020.00%

Gladstone Population by Year