Herculaneum, Missouri Population 2023

5,032

Herculaneum is a city located in Jefferson County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 5,032, it is the 143rd largest city in Missouri and the 6583rd largest city in the United States.Herculaneum is currently growing at a rate of 2.44% annually and its population has increased by 7.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,672 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Herculaneum has a population density of 1,211 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herculaneum is $72,605 with a poverty rate of 14.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Herculaneum is 40.7 years, 37.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Herculaneum Demographics

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

  • White: 92.28%
  • Two or more races: 7.45%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Herculaneum, Missouri is 5,032 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,672.

Herculaneum, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Herculaneum Population by Race

Herculaneum Population Pyramid 2023

Herculaneum Median Age

40.7

Total

37.8

Male

43.5

Female

Herculaneum Adults

There are 3,003 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in Herculaneum.

Herculaneum Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Herculaneum Sex Ratio

Female2,12151.97%
Male1,96048.03%

Herculaneum Population by Age

Herculaneum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.97

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Herculaneum Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Herculaneum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herculaneum Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.92%.

Herculaneum Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$40,759

Average Earnings

$52,188

Average Male

$34,973

Average Female

Herculaneum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herculaneum Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Herculaneum Language

98.96% of Herculaneum residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Herculaneum Language

Herculaneum Poverty by Race

rate

14.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.73%

Male Poverty Rate

10.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herculaneum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herculaneum is Multiple, with 45.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herculaneum is White, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.09%.

Herculaneum Poverty

Herculaneum Poverty Rate by Education

Herculaneum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herculaneum Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Herculaneum Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Herculaneum Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Herculaneum 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.

Herculaneum Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Herculaneum Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

250

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

Herculaneum Veterans by War

Herculaneum Veterans by Age

count

Herculaneum Veterans by Race

Herculaneum Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herculaneum Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Herculaneum Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Herculaneum Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Herculaneum 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

75.04%

Born in Herculaneum

87.11%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.11% of Herculaneum residents were born in the United States, with 75.04% having been born in Missouri. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Herculaneum Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Herculaneum Population by Year