Kelso, Missouri Population 2023

545

Kelso is a city located in Scott County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 545, it is the 469th largest city in Missouri and the 18583rd largest city in the United States.Kelso is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 575 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Kelso has a population density of 1,719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kelso is $64,460 with a poverty rate of 13.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kelso is 33.7 years, 34.5 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.

Kelso Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Kelso, Missouri is 545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 575.

Kelso, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Kelso Population by Race

Kelso Population Pyramid 2023

Kelso Median Age

33.7

Total

34.5

Male

31.8

Female

Kelso Adults

There are 461 adults, (119 of whom are seniors) in Kelso.

Kelso Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kelso Sex Ratio

Female29551.30%
Male28048.70%

Kelso Population by Age

Kelso Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.87

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kelso Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kelso Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kelso 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 68.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.98%.

Kelso Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$40,083

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$31,125

Average Female

Kelso Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kelso Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kelso Language

96.71% of Kelso residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Kelso Language

Kelso Poverty by Race

rate

13.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kelso

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kelso is White, with 13.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kelso is White, with 13.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.12%.

Kelso Poverty

Kelso Poverty Rate by Education

Kelso Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kelso Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kelso Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kelso Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kelso Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kelso Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kelso Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kelso Veterans by War

Kelso Veterans by Age

count

Kelso Veterans by Race

Kelso Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

38.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kelso Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Kelso Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kelso Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kelso 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

94.58%

Born in Kelso

103.79%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

103.79% of Kelso residents were born in the United States, with 94.58% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kelso Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Kelso Population by Year