Gladstone, Missouri Population 2020

27,539

Gladstone is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 27,539, it is the 24th largest city in Missouri and the 1384th largest city in the United States. Gladstone is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 8.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,410 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Gladstone has a population density of 3,408 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gladstone is $71,790 with a poverty rate of 12.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $856 per month, and the median house value is $139,600. The median age in Gladstone is 40.1 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Gladstone Demographics

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

  • White: 85.20%
  • Black or African American: 6.42%
  • Two or more races: 4.00%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.44%
The current population of Gladstone, Missouri is 27,539, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,410.

Gladstone, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,99985.20%
Black or African American1,7336.42%
Two or More Races1,0814.00%
Some Other Race4551.69%
Asian3061.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3021.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1190.44%

Gladstone Population Pyramid 2020

Gladstone Median Age

40.1


Total

38.5


Male

43.1


Female

Gladstone Adults

There are 21,741 adults, (4,813 of whom are seniors) in Gladstone.

Gladstone Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Gladstone Sex Ratio

Female

13,536

50.14%

Male

13,459

49.86%

Gladstone Households and Families

Gladstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gladstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family54%46%
Female45%55%
Male26.8%73.2%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1302.4263.6
Married5,0183.0381.3
Non Family4,1281.2654
Female1,3163.445
Male6683.1426.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gladstone Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3281.70%
9th to 12th Grade9424.87%
High School Graduate6,00431.03%
Some College4,68524.21%
Associates Degree1,5798.16%
Bachelors Degree3,87620.03%
Graduate Degree1,93610.01%

Gladstone Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,46315,5195,185
Black1,1581,102247
Hispanic1,118921149
Multiple Races378347109
Other Race28020212
Asian20716889
Native American1007735
Islander1515

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 43.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,336$40,470$31,949
Less Than High School$23,807$29,035$16,146
High School Grad$30,625$34,282$25,429
Some College$33,417$38,138$30,114
Bachelors Degree$46,419$56,635$40,744
Graduate Degree$58,882$66,420$55,231

$36,336

Average Earnings

$40,470

Average Male

$31,949

Average Female

Gladstone Language

Gladstone Language by Age

Gladstone Language

93.48% of Gladstone residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Gladstone Poverty

Gladstone Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4582,14810.01%
Hispanic2,31948220.78%
Black1,73133319.24%
Islander30227892.05%
Multiple1,08121820.17%
Other4554710.33%
Native1194033.61%
Asian3063411.11%

12.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.13%

Male Poverty Rate

13.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gladstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gladstone is Islander, with 92.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gladstone is White, with 10.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.27%
Some College9.85%
High School9.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.15%
Male Unemployed18.84%
Female Employed10.23%
Male Employed5.53%

Gladstone Income

Gladstone Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,663$71,790
Families$68,650$81,540
Married Families$78,836-
Non Families$38,794$52,101

Gladstone Marital Status

Gladstone Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gladstone Married by Age and Sex

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

Gladstone Veterans

2,457

Number of Veterans

2,296

Male Veterans

161

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam823
Second Gulf War421
First Gulf War295
Korea177
World War II140
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,27312.01%
Black14210.23%
Hispanic785.86%
2 or More163.18%
Indian1411.76%
Other123.75%

$Gladstone Veterans by Education

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gladstone Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Gladstone 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

54.21%

Born in Missouri

95.85%

Native Born

4.15%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.85% of Gladstone residents were born in the United States, with 54.21% having been born in Missouri. 1.37% 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
202027,5391110.40%
201927,4281110.41%
201827,3172060.76%
201727,1111110.41%
201627,0002580.96%
201526,742260.10%
201426,7165792.22%
201326,1371850.71%
201225,9522040.79%
201125,7482420.95%
201025,506-859-0.33%
200026,3651220.05%
199026,2431,2530.49%
198024,9901,5680.65%
197023,4228,9204.91%
196014,5020.00%