Herculaneum, Missouri Population 2020

4,231

Herculaneum is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,231, it is the 155th largest city in Missouri and the 5242nd largest city in the United States. Herculaneum is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 22.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,468 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Herculaneum has a population density of 1,018 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herculaneum is $71,840 with a poverty rate of 11.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,110 per month, and the median house value is $157,300. The median age in Herculaneum is 39.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Herculaneum Demographics

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

  • White: 97.10%
  • Black or African American: 2.49%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Herculaneum, Missouri is 4,231, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,067.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,468.

Herculaneum, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,82197.10%
Black or African American982.49%
Asian100.25%
Two or More Races60.15%

Herculaneum Population Pyramid 2020

Herculaneum Median Age

39.1


Total

37.5


Male

42.1


Female

Herculaneum Adults

There are 2,945 adults, (671 of whom are seniors) in Herculaneum.

Herculaneum Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Herculaneum Sex Ratio

Female

2,023

51.41%

Male

1,912

48.59%

Herculaneum Households and Families

Herculaneum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Herculaneum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.9%7.1%
All82.5%17.5%
Female65.4%34.6%
Non Family57.1%42.9%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4362.6482.5
Married8033.2692.9
Non Family3681.1857.1
Male1613.03100
Female1042.4365.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Herculaneum Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade441.67%
9th to 12th Grade1796.81%
High School Graduate79230.13%
Some College65124.76%
Associates Degree39114.87%
Bachelors Degree41715.86%
Graduate Degree1555.90%

Herculaneum Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5572,334572
Black6666
Multiple Races66

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 22.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,402$49,549$36,549
Less Than High School$24,263$$23,350
High School Grad$36,842$60,300$19,239
Some College$32,405$32,039$35,417
Bachelors Degree$57,051$67,330$44,135
Graduate Degree$65,855$$65,395

$41,402

Average Earnings

$49,549

Average Male

$36,549

Average Female

Herculaneum Language

Herculaneum Language by Age

Herculaneum Language

98.84% of Herculaneum residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Herculaneum Poverty

Herculaneum Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6383479.54%
Black987576.53%

11.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herculaneum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herculaneum is Black, with 76.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herculaneum is White, with 9.54% 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 32.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.73%
Some College9.49%
High School8.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.64%
Female Employed5.01%
Male Employed1.36%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Herculaneum Income

Herculaneum Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,824$71,840
Families$70,813$81,629
Married Families$88,125-
Non Families$30,972$37,789

Herculaneum Marital Status

Herculaneum Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Herculaneum Married by Age and Sex

Herculaneum 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 35-44.

Herculaneum Marital Status by Race

Herculaneum Veterans

415

Number of Veterans

380

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam159
First Gulf War112
Second Gulf War87
Korea11
World War II

$Herculaneum Veterans by Education

10.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herculaneum Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Herculaneum 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

80.69%

Born in Missouri

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.75% of Herculaneum residents were born in the United States, with 80.69% having been born in Missouri. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,231821.98%
20194,149822.02%
20184,067802.01%
20173,987822.10%
20163,905300.77%
20153,875822.16%
20143,793601.61%
20133,733782.13%
20123,6551133.19%
20113,542732.10%
20103,4696642.15%
20002,8050.00%