Kearney, Missouri Population 2022

12,094
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Kearney is a city located in Clay County Missouri. Kearney has a 2020 population of 12,094. Kearney is currently growing at a rate of 3.53% annually and its population has increased by 42.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,459 in 2010.

The average household income in Kearney is $89,752 with a poverty rate of 2.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $188,700. The median age in Kearney is 35.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Kearney Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kearneywas:

  • White: 92.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.73%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kearney, Missouri is 12,094 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,094.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,459.

Kearney, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,36592.77%
Two or More Races4774.73%
Some Other Race1711.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.35%
Black or African American290.29%
Asian180.18%
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Kearney Population by Race

Kearney Population Pyramid $2022

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Kearney Median Age

35.2


Total

35.9


Male

34.7


Female

Kearney Adults

There are 7,241 adults, (1,372 of whom are seniors) in Kearney.

Kearney Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kearney Sex Ratio

Female

5,116

50.68%

Male

4,979

49.32%

Kearney Population by Age

Kearney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kearney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female47.7%52.3%
Male51.8%48.2%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
All75.5%24.5%
Married90%10%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kearney Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3353.0375.5
Married1,9863.5690
Non Family7411.1558.4
Female4153.2847.7
Male1934.1351.8

3.45

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Kearney Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade540.86%
9th to 12th Grade2634.18%
High School Graduate1,92730.63%
Some College1,71627.27%
Associates Degree5819.23%
Bachelors Degree1,31620.92%
Graduate Degree4356.91%
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Kearney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kearney Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8625,6331,623
Hispanic28821845
Other Race12769
2+ Races828229
Native American353525
Black292929
Asian18

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kearney Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,000$55,577$38,250
Less Than 9th Grade$25,402$$25,313
High School Graduate$41,830$46,394$27,279
Some College$43,989$62,321$29,671
Bachelors Degree$62,071$80,000$48,929
Graduate Degree$68,167$112,708$62,348

$46,000

Average Earnings

$55,577

Average Male

$38,250

Average Female

Kearney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kearney Language by Age

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Kearney Language

97.58% of Kearney residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Kearney Language

Kearney Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1682142.33%
Hispanic697385.45%
Multiple477122.52%
OtherNaN%

2.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.16%

Male Poverty Rate

2.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kearney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kearney is White, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kearney is Multiple, with 2.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.90%.

Kearney Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.34%
High School6.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Kearney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed1.91%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kearney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kearney Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,561$89,752
Families$92,838$100,318
Married Families$104,116-
Non Families$42,750$44,645
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Income by Household Type

Kearney Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kearney Married by Age and Sex

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Kearney 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 35-44.

Kearney Marital Status by Race

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Kearney Marital Status

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498

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War149
Vietnam144
Second Gulf War82
Korea47
World War II11

Kearney Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74161
35 to 54140
55 to 64115
75+58
18 to 3424

Kearney Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4827.20%
Black16100.00%

Kearney Veterans by Race

Kearney Veterans by Education

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4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kearney Veterans by Education

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

73.3%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kearney Employment by Age

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Kearney Employment by Race

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Kearney Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.84%

Born in Kearney

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Kearney residents were born in the United States, with 66.84% having been born in Missouri. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kearney Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202212,0944123.53%
202111,6824123.66%
202011,2704123.79%
201910,8584123.94%
201810,4464084.06%
201710,0382953.03%
20169,7433623.86%
20159,3811561.69%
20149,2252112.34%
20139,0141862.11%
20128,8281501.73%
20118,6782192.59%
20108,4592,9874.45%
20005,4720.00%

Kearney Population by Year