Jennings, Missouri Population 2023

12,349

Jennings is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 12,349, it is the 74th largest city in Missouri and the 3497th largest city in the United States.Jennings is currently declining at a rate of -1.45% annually and its population has decreased by -15.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,672 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Jennings has a population density of 3,307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jennings is $42,841 with a poverty rate of 30.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jennings is 40.3 years, 34.5 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Jennings Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.03%
  • White: 8.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Jennings, Missouri is 12,349 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,672.

Jennings, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Jennings Population by Race

Jennings Population Pyramid 2023

Jennings Median Age

40.3

Total

34.5

Male

43.3

Female

Jennings Adults

There are 11,360 adults, (2,274 of whom are seniors) in Jennings.

Jennings Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jennings Sex Ratio

Female8,35456.94%
Male6,31843.06%

Jennings Population by Age

Jennings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.11

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

45.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jennings Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jennings Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jennings Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.09%.

Jennings Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$29,800

Average Earnings

$26,081

Average Male

$31,661

Average Female

Jennings Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jennings Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jennings Language

97.15% of Jennings residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Jennings Language

Jennings Poverty by Race

rate

30.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.15%

Male Poverty Rate

25.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jennings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jennings is Hispanic, with 166.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jennings is Multiple, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.30%.

Jennings Poverty

Jennings Poverty Rate by Education

Jennings Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jennings Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jennings Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

18.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jennings Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jennings 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 55-64.

Jennings Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jennings Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

664

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

Jennings Veterans by War

Jennings Veterans by Age

count

Jennings Veterans by Race

Jennings Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jennings Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jennings Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jennings Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jennings 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

85.81%

Born in Jennings

112.21%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

112.21% of Jennings residents were born in the United States, with 85.81% having been born in Missouri. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Jennings Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Jennings Population by Year