Gower, Missouri Population 2023

1,536

Gower is a city located in Clinton County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,536, it is the 297th largest city in Missouri and the 12405th largest city in the United States.Gower is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually but its population has decreased by -7.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,661 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Gower has a population density of 1,551 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gower is $58,540 with a poverty rate of 11.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gower is 41 years, 43.4 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Gower Demographics

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

  • White: 96.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gower, Missouri is 1,536 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,661.

Gower, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gower Population by Race

Gower Population Pyramid 2023

Gower Median Age

41

Total

43.4

Male

36.8

Female

Gower Adults

There are 1,263 adults, (364 of whom are seniors) in Gower.

Gower Age Dependency

84.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gower Sex Ratio

Female83550.27%
Male82649.73%

Gower Population by Age

Gower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.01

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gower Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gower Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gower Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 white people with a rate of 18.53%.

Gower Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$40,172

Average Earnings

$50,575

Average Male

$29,773

Average Female

Gower Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gower Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gower Language

99.03% of Gower residents speak only English, while 0.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Gower Language

Gower Poverty by Race

rate

11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.56%

Male Poverty Rate

12.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gower is White, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gower is White, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.17%.

Gower Poverty

Gower Poverty Rate by Education

Gower Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gower Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gower Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gower Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gower 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.

Gower Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gower Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

150

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

Gower Veterans by War

Gower Veterans by Age

count

Gower Veterans by Race

Gower Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gower Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gower Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gower Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gower 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

84.28%

Born in Gower

107.96%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

107.96% of Gower residents were born in the United States, with 84.28% having been born in Missouri. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gower Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Gower Population by Year