Jennings, Missouri Population 2020

14,553

Jennings is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 14,553, it is the 53rd largest city in Missouri and the 2347th largest city in the United States. Jennings is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,712 in 2010. Jennings reached it's highest population of 19,965 in 1960. Spanning over 4 miles, Jennings has a population density of 3,897 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jennings is $41,737 with a poverty rate of 20.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $65,600. The median age in Jennings is 34.9 years, 32.3 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.1 males.

Jennings Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.67%
  • White: 7.81%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Jennings, Missouri is 14,553, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,707.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,712.

Jennings, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American12,97087.67%
White1,1567.81%
Two or More Races3712.51%
Some Other Race2771.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%

Jennings Population Pyramid 2020

Jennings Median Age

34.9


Total

32.3


Male

39.9


Female

Jennings Adults

There are 11,221 adults, (2,013 of whom are seniors) in Jennings.

Jennings Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jennings Sex Ratio

Female

8,449

57.11%

Male

6,345

42.89%

Jennings Households and Families

Jennings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jennings Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.4%35.6%
All45.4%54.6%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Male41.1%58.9%
Female36.2%63.8%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3882.3145.4
Non Family2,8981.1842.1
Female1,7593.1936.2
Married1,4173.4764.4
Male3142.6441.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jennings Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4044.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,49315.29%
High School Graduate3,57836.65%
Some College2,75928.26%
Associates Degree7177.34%
Bachelors Degree6286.43%
Graduate Degree1841.88%

Jennings Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,4216,869678
White98684392
Multiple Races19812342
Hispanic14013
Other Race127
Native American1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 21.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,016$26,225$29,231
Less Than High School$22,864$25,039$21,115
High School Grad$25,910$22,238$27,861
Some College$30,747$31,780$30,570
Bachelors Degree$38,304$46,161$34,697
Graduate Degree$54,833$$54,917

$28,016

Average Earnings

$26,225

Average Male

$29,231

Average Female

Jennings Language

Jennings Language by Age

Jennings Language

96.06% of Jennings residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Jennings Poverty

Jennings Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,7842,65420.76%
Hispanic32526481.23%
Other27722982.67%
White1,14314913.04%
Native1818100.00%
Multiple371164.31%

20.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.88%

Male Poverty Rate

21.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jennings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jennings is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jennings is Multiple, with 4.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.70%
High School17.19%
Some College11.19%
Bachelors or Greater9.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.29%
Male Unemployed33.62%
Female Employed11.76%
Male Employed5.34%

Jennings Income

Jennings Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,383$41,737
Families$42,595$49,928
Married Families$68,147-
Non Families$24,315$29,461

Jennings Marital Status

Jennings Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jennings Married by Age and Sex

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

Jennings Veterans

708

Number of Veterans

592

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam274
First Gulf War207
Second Gulf War15
Korea14
World War II13

$Jennings Veterans by Education

2.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jennings Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jennings 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

74.67%

Born in Missouri

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.01% of Jennings residents were born in the United States, with 74.67% having been born in Missouri. 2.64% 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
202014,553-77-0.53%
201914,630-77-0.52%
201814,707-51-0.35%
201714,758-77-0.52%
201614,835-34-0.23%
201514,869660.45%
201414,803-31-0.21%
201314,834-33-0.22%
201214,867680.46%
201114,799-12-0.08%
201014,811-658-0.43%
200015,469-436-0.28%
199015,905-1,029-0.62%
198016,934-2,445-1.34%
197019,379-586-0.30%
196019,9654,6832.71%
195015,2820.00%