Higginsville, Missouri Population 2023

4,823

Higginsville is a city located in Lafayette County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 4,823, it is the 145th largest city in Missouri and the 6771st largest city in the United States.Higginsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,817 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Higginsville has a population density of 1,280 people per square mile.

The average household income in Higginsville is $55,502 with a poverty rate of 24.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Higginsville is 38 years, 35.9 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Higginsville Demographics

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

  • White: 88.93%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Other race: 3.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Higginsville, Missouri is 4,823 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,817.

Higginsville, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Higginsville Population by Race

Higginsville Population Pyramid 2023

Higginsville Median Age

38

Total

35.9

Male

42.2

Female

Higginsville Adults

There are 3,521 adults, (954 of whom are seniors) in Higginsville.

Higginsville Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Higginsville Sex Ratio

Female2,13746.19%
Male2,49053.81%

Higginsville Population by Age

Higginsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.09

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Higginsville Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Higginsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Higginsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.78%.

Higginsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,327

Average Earnings

$30,049

Average Male

$30,517

Average Female

Higginsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Higginsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Higginsville Language

96.03% of Higginsville residents speak only English, while 3.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.97% of the population.

Higginsville Language

Higginsville Poverty by Race

rate

24.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Higginsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Higginsville is Hispanic, with 130.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Higginsville is White, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.75%.

Higginsville Poverty

Higginsville Poverty Rate by Education

Higginsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Higginsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Higginsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Higginsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Higginsville 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 55-64.

Higginsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Higginsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

414

Number of Veterans

414

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Higginsville Veterans by War

Higginsville Veterans by Age

count

Higginsville Veterans by Race

Higginsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Higginsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Higginsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Higginsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Higginsville 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

69.01%

Born in Higginsville

92.59%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.59% of Higginsville residents were born in the United States, with 69.01% having been born in Missouri. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Higginsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Higginsville Population by Year