Joplin is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 51,257, it is the 12th largest city in Missouri and the 772nd largest city in the United States. Joplin is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,150 in 2010. Spanning over 38 miles, Joplin has a population density of 1,345 people per square mile.
The average household income in Joplin is $62,166 with a poverty rate of 18.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $123,700. The median age in Joplin is 36.7 years, 34.8 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.