Lemay, Missouri Population 2020

16,814

Lemay is a city located in Missouri. Lemay has a 2020 population of 16,814. Lemay is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,645 in 2010. Lemay reached it's highest population of 16,909 in 2017.

The average household income in Lemay is $57,551 with a poverty rate of 14.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $820 per month, and the median house value is $104,700. The median age in Lemay is 39.3 years, 39.8 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Lemay Demographics

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

  • White: 91.95%
  • Black or African American: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lemay, Missouri is 16,814, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,814.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,645.

Lemay, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,46091.95%
Black or African American4932.93%
Two or More Races4602.74%
Some Other Race2091.24%
Asian1530.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.23%

Lemay Population Pyramid 2020

Lemay Median Age

39.3


Total

39.8


Male

39.1


Female

Lemay Adults

There are 13,080 adults, (2,740 of whom are seniors) in Lemay.

Lemay Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemay Sex Ratio

Female

8,689

51.68%

Male

8,125

48.32%

Lemay Households and Families

Lemay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lemay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Male60.7%39.3%
Female59.7%40.3%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9322.3973.9
Non Family2,8091.1873.1
Married2,4333.2684.3
Female9113.0659.7
Male7793.2660.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lemay Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5154.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,1359.90%
High School Graduate4,24837.05%
Some College2,64723.08%
Associates Degree7806.80%
Bachelors Degree1,52013.26%
Graduate Degree6225.42%

Lemay Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,6489,1642,014
Black33530247
Hispanic26717520
Asian1137261
Multiple Races104104
Other Race10067
Native American39

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,214$38,249$30,073
Less Than High School$26,889$31,555$25,435
High School Grad$31,975$41,115$25,648
Some College$32,120$36,317$30,295
Bachelors Degree$39,390$47,353$38,446
Graduate Degree$47,660$49,335$41,281

$33,214

Average Earnings

$38,249

Average Male

$30,073

Average Female

Lemay Language

Lemay Language by Age

Lemay Language

85.66% of Lemay residents speak only English, while 14.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.63% of the population.

Lemay Poverty

Lemay Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0992,03713.49%
Other20915775.12%
Hispanic39514737.22%
Multiple4609520.65%
Black4666914.81%
Native3939100.00%
Asian153117.19%

14.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.42%

Male Poverty Rate

17.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemay is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemay is Asian, with 7.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.49%
High School14.58%
Some College11.23%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.21%
Male Unemployed20.92%
Female Employed10.14%
Male Employed3.61%

Lemay Income

Lemay Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,684$57,551
Families$56,187$66,322
Married Families$74,093-
Non Families$31,313$37,941

Lemay Marital Status

Lemay Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemay Married by Age and Sex

Lemay Marriage

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

Lemay Marital Status by Race

Lemay Veterans

1,282

Number of Veterans

1,245

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam403
Second Gulf War151
World War II150
First Gulf War137
Korea59
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1679.60%
Black9319.83%
2 or More1110.58%
Asian118.87%

$Lemay Veterans by Education

5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemay Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lemay Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.18%

Born in Missouri

88.66%

Native Born

11.34%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.66% of Lemay residents were born in the United States, with 74.18% having been born in Missouri. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,8140.00%
201916,8140.00%
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%