Gower, Missouri Population 2020

1,458

Gower is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,458, it is the 285th largest city in Missouri and the 8804th largest city in the United States. Gower is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,526 in 2010. Gower reached it's highest population of 1,525 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Gower has a population density of 1,472 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gower is $57,275 with a poverty rate of 10.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $115,100. The median age in Gower is 39.1 years, 43.8 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.

Gower Demographics

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

  • White: 99.10%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gower, Missouri is 1,458, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,468.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,526.

Gower, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,54099.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.45%
Two or More Races40.26%
Black or African American30.19%

Gower Population Pyramid 2020

Gower Median Age

39.1


Total

43.8


Male

35.3


Female

Gower Adults

There are 1,182 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in Gower.

Gower Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gower Sex Ratio

Female

832

53.54%

Male

722

46.46%

Gower Households and Families

Gower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.2%13.8%
Non Family73%27%
All72.9%27.1%
Female23%77%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6352.3472.9
Married3123.0986.2
Non Family2301.1873
Female872.723
Male62.5100

2.98

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gower Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade272.57%
9th to 12th Grade605.71%
High School Graduate36634.86%
Some College25724.48%
Associates Degree12511.90%
Bachelors Degree15414.67%
Graduate Degree615.81%

Gower Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,023943215
Hispanic1717
Native American7
Black33

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 21.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,883$42,969$26,339
Less Than High School$21,250$20,875$
High School Grad$26,492$43,750$20,536
Some College$30,938$36,875$27,891
Bachelors Degree$41,875$50,536$36,806
Graduate Degree$49,375$51,875$45,000

$32,883

Average Earnings

$42,969

Average Male

$26,339

Average Female

Gower Language

Gower Language by Age

Gower Language

99.04% of Gower residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Gower Poverty

Gower Poverty by Race

10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

10.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gower is White, with 11.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gower is White, with 11.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.45%.

Name Poverty
Some College17.50%
Less Than High School15.87%
High School6.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Employed8.50%
Female Employed5.19%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gower Income

Gower Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,458$57,275
Families$62,583$70,230
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$31,000$33,623

Gower Marital Status

Gower Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gower Married by Age and Sex

Gower Marriage

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

Gower Marital Status by Race

Gower Veterans

167

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
Korea33
Second Gulf War23
World War II20
First Gulf War18

$Gower Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gower Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gower 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

74.71%

Born in Missouri

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.55% of Gower residents were born in the United States, with 74.71% having been born in Missouri. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,458-5-0.34%
20191,463-5-0.34%
20181,468-15-1.01%
20171,483-5-0.34%
20161,488-6-0.40%
20151,494171.15%
20141,477-26-1.73%
20131,503-4-0.27%
20121,507-10-0.66%
20111,517-8-0.52%
20101,5250.00%