Higginsville, Missouri Population 2020

4,617

Higginsville is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,617, it is the 143rd largest city in Missouri and the 4984th largest city in the United States. Higginsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -3.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,797 in 2010. Higginsville reached it's highest population of 4,784 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Higginsville has a population density of 1,225 people per square mile.

The average household income in Higginsville is $53,185 with a poverty rate of 21.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $726 per month, and the median house value is $99,100. The median age in Higginsville is 34.3 years, 30.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.3 males.

Higginsville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.10%
  • Black or African American: 4.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Higginsville, Missouri is 4,617, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,609.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,797.

Higginsville, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,21691.10%
Black or African American2164.67%
Two or More Races1002.16%
Some Other Race962.07%

Higginsville Population Pyramid 2020

Higginsville Median Age

34.3


Total

30.5


Male

39.3


Female

Higginsville Adults

There are 3,418 adults, (838 of whom are seniors) in Higginsville.

Higginsville Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Higginsville Sex Ratio

Female

2,232

48.23%

Male

2,396

51.77%

Higginsville Households and Families

Higginsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Higginsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All57.8%42.2%
Non Family36%64%
Male32.1%67.9%
Female30%70%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8042.5157.8
Married8633.0283.1
Non Family6841.2836
Male1372.6132.1
Female1205.7230

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

11.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Higginsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1936.56%
9th to 12th Grade1113.77%
High School Graduate1,12138.09%
Some College64021.75%
Associates Degree1625.50%
Bachelors Degree51517.50%
Graduate Degree2016.83%

Higginsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6022,333631
Black21220385
Hispanic12296
Other Race9696
Multiple Races77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,387$38,138$25,192
Less Than High School$37,639$64,886$35,341
High School Grad$26,959$32,266$23,125
Some College$$45,806$9,158
Bachelors Degree$37,847$41,016$32,057
Graduate Degree$28,750$$

$31,387

Average Earnings

$38,138

Average Male

$25,192

Average Female

Higginsville Language

Higginsville Language by Age

Higginsville Language

98.54% of Higginsville residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Higginsville Poverty

Higginsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,06367716.66%
Hispanic24620784.15%
Black2167534.72%
Multiple1007474.00%
Other965759.38%

21.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.71%

Male Poverty Rate

21.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Higginsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Higginsville is Hispanic, with 84.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Higginsville is White, with 16.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.73%
High School19.14%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed83.58%
Male Unemployed54.17%
Male Employed10.94%
Female Employed5.23%

Higginsville Income

Higginsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,851$53,185
Families$57,304$60,590
Married Families$67,472-
Non Families$31,450$37,108

Higginsville Marital Status

Higginsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Higginsville Married by Age and Sex

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

Higginsville Veterans

357

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
First Gulf War82
Korea81
Second Gulf War77
World War II46
Age Group Veterans
75+177
65 to 7471
35 to 5470
55 to 6426
18 to 3413

$Higginsville Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Higginsville Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Higginsville 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

74.29%

Born in Missouri

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.88% of Higginsville residents were born in the United States, with 74.29% having been born in Missouri. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,61740.09%
20194,61340.09%
20184,609-13-0.28%
20174,62240.09%
20164,618-22-0.47%
20154,640-12-0.26%
20144,652-40-0.85%
20134,692-35-0.74%
20124,727-28-0.59%
20114,755-29-0.61%
20104,7841020.22%
20004,682-11-0.02%
19904,693980.21%
19804,5952770.62%
19704,3183150.76%
19604,0035751.56%
19503,428-105-0.30%
19403,5331940.57%
19303,3396152.06%
19202,724960.36%
19102,628-163-0.60%
19002,7910.00%