Leadwood, Missouri Population 2023

1,148

Leadwood is a city located in St. Francois County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,148, it is the 332nd largest city in Missouri and the 14119th largest city in the United States.Leadwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -27.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,579 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Leadwood has a population density of 992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leadwood is $46,222 with a poverty rate of 24.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leadwood is 35.4 years, 31.1 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Leadwood Demographics

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

  • White: 99.11%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Leadwood, Missouri is 1,148 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,579.

Leadwood, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Leadwood Population by Race

Leadwood Population Pyramid 2023

Leadwood Median Age

35.4

Total

31.1

Male

36.6

Female

Leadwood Adults

There are 1,212 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Leadwood.

Leadwood Age Dependency

45.4

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Leadwood Sex Ratio

Female93759.34%
Male64240.66%

Leadwood Population by Age

Leadwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.01

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leadwood Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leadwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leadwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.47%.

Leadwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,417

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$29,306

Average Female

Leadwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leadwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leadwood Language

97.82% of Leadwood residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Leadwood Language

Leadwood Poverty by Race

rate

24.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.49%

Male Poverty Rate

24.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leadwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leadwood is Multiple, with 155.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leadwood is White, with 24.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.22%.

Leadwood Poverty

Leadwood Poverty Rate by Education

Leadwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leadwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leadwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Leadwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leadwood 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 55-64.

Leadwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leadwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Leadwood Veterans by War

Leadwood Veterans by Age

count

Leadwood Veterans by Race

Leadwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leadwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leadwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leadwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leadwood 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

113.58%

Born in Leadwood

134.04%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

134.04% of Leadwood residents were born in the United States, with 113.58% 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.

Leadwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Leadwood Population by Year