Lemay, Missouri Population 2022

16,918
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Lemay is a city located in Missouri. Lemay has a 2020 population of 16,918. Lemay is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,645 in 2010.

The average household income in Lemay is $59,921 with a poverty rate of 14.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $105,500. The median age in Lemay is 38.8 years, 39.5 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Lemay Demographics

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

  • White: 90.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Black or African American: 2.77%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lemay, Missouri is 16,918 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,918.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,645.

Lemay, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,34390.69%
Two or More Races5373.17%
Black or African American4692.77%
Asian2711.60%
Some Other Race2391.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.35%
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Lemay Population by Race

Lemay Population Pyramid $2022

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Lemay Median Age

38.8


Total

39.5


Male

37.6


Female

Lemay Adults

There are 13,332 adults, (2,515 of whom are seniors) in Lemay.

Lemay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemay Sex Ratio

Female

8,492

50.20%

Male

8,426

49.80%

Lemay Population by Age

Lemay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lemay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.7%42.3%
Male59.5%40.5%
All74%26%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Married83.3%16.7%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lemay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8992.4274
Non Family2,7041.1874.9
Married2,5173.383.3
Female9172.9957.7
Male7613.2359.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Lemay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4804.20%
9th to 12th Grade1,1429.99%
High School Graduate4,28037.45%
Some College2,57722.55%
Associates Degree6795.94%
Bachelors Degree1,47512.91%
Graduate Degree7966.96%
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Lemay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lemay Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,5179,1222,092
Black33527656
Hispanic32320135
2+ Races13413424
Asian1207464
Other Race7236
Native American5924

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.33%.

Lemay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,773$40,358$29,939
Less Than 9th Grade$27,276$33,138$25,224
High School Graduate$31,882$39,522$26,367
Some College$36,250$42,181$30,313
Bachelors Degree$38,444$41,406$32,639
Graduate Degree$51,005$51,583$44,180

$34,773

Average Earnings

$40,358

Average Male

$29,939

Average Female

Lemay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lemay Language by Age

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Lemay Language

84.16% of Lemay residents speak only English, while 15.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.25% of the population.

Lemay Language

Lemay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9792,00613.39%
Other196NaN%
Hispanic44513530.34%
Multiple53711421.23%
Black4337717.78%
Native593559.32%
Asian271103.69%

14.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.58%

Male Poverty Rate

18.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemay is Native, with 59.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemay is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.04%.

Lemay Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.20%
High School15.18%
Bachelors or Greater11.26%
Some College10.06%

Lemay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.71%
Male Unemployed20.14%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed5.30%

Lemay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lemay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,938$59,921
Families$59,541$67,398
Married Families$76,868-
Non Families$32,820$40,645
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Income by Household Type

Lemay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemay Married by Age and Sex

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Lemay 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 45-54.

Lemay Marital Status by Race

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Lemay Marital Status

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1,185

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam544
Second Gulf War176
First Gulf War164
Korea41
World War II34

Lemay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74492
55 to 64237
35 to 54189
75+187
18 to 3480

Lemay Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0728.73%
Black9521.25%
Asian104.93%
2+ Races84.60%

Lemay Veterans by Race

Lemay Veterans by Education

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6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemay Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lemay Employment by Age

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Lemay Employment by Race

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Lemay 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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72.91%

Born in Lemay

87.40%

Native Born

12.60%

Foreign Born

3.60%

Non Citizen

9.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.40% of Lemay residents were born in the United States, with 72.91% having been born in Missouri. 3.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lemay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202216,9180.00%
202116,9180.00%
202016,9180.00%
201916,9181040.62%
201816,814-95-0.56%
201716,9091470.88%
201616,7621590.96%
201516,6033642.24%
201416,239-282-1.71%
201316,521-95-0.57%
201216,6161951.19%
201116,421-224-1.35%
201016,6450.00%

Lemay Population by Year