Kirkwood, Missouri Population 2023

30,037

Kirkwood is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 30,037, it is the 24th largest city in Missouri and the 1527th largest city in the United States.Kirkwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,461 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Kirkwood has a population density of 3,274 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kirkwood is $123,735 with a poverty rate of 6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kirkwood is 42 years, 38.8 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Kirkwood Demographics

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

  • White: 87.24%
  • Two or more races: 5.71%
  • Black or African American: 5.12%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Kirkwood, Missouri is 30,037 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,461.

Kirkwood, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kirkwood Population by Race

Kirkwood Population Pyramid 2023

Kirkwood Median Age

42

Total

38.8

Male

44.3

Female

Kirkwood Adults

There are 20,647 adults, (5,749 of whom are seniors) in Kirkwood.

Kirkwood Age Dependency

86.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kirkwood Sex Ratio

Female14,85753.5%
Male12,91546.5%

Kirkwood Population by Age

Kirkwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.1

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kirkwood Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kirkwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kirkwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 59.71%.

Kirkwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$60,482

Average Earnings

$80,926

Average Male

$47,304

Average Female

Kirkwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kirkwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kirkwood Language

94.85% of Kirkwood residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Kirkwood Language

Kirkwood Poverty by Race

rate

6%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.54%

Male Poverty Rate

4.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kirkwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kirkwood is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kirkwood is White, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.93%.

Kirkwood Poverty

Kirkwood Poverty Rate by Education

Kirkwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kirkwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kirkwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kirkwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kirkwood 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.

Kirkwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kirkwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,352

Number of Veterans

1,269

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

Kirkwood Veterans by War

Kirkwood Veterans by Age

count

Kirkwood Veterans by Race

Kirkwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kirkwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kirkwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kirkwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kirkwood 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

64.01%

Born in Kirkwood

90.78%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

0.9%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.78% of Kirkwood residents were born in the United States, with 64.01% having been born in Missouri. 0.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kirkwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Kirkwood Population by Year