Licking, Missouri Population 2022

3,054
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Licking is a city located in Texas County Missouri. Licking has a 2020 population of 3,054. Licking is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -2.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,125 in 2010.

The average household income in Licking is $39,745 with a poverty rate of 31.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $578 per month, and the median house value is $88,900. The median age in Licking is 42.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

Licking Demographics

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

  • White: 77.15%
  • Black or African American: 17.30%
  • Native American: 3.77%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Licking, Missouri is 3,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,125.

Licking, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08777.15%
Black or African American46817.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1023.77%
Some Other Race230.85%
Two or More Races180.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.26%
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Licking Population by Race

Licking Population Pyramid $2022

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Licking Median Age

42.3


Total

40.4


Male

48.5


Female

Licking Adults

There are 2,361 adults, (508 of whom are seniors) in Licking.

Licking Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Licking Sex Ratio

Female

923

34.12%

Male

1,782

65.88%

Licking Population by Age

Licking Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Licking Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15%85%
Non Family47.5%52.5%
All52.4%47.6%
Married65.9%34.1%
Male72.4%27.6%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Licking Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6952.352.4
Non Family3541.1647.5
Married2523.0765.9
Female604.8515
Male294.3472.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Licking Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade954.46%
9th to 12th Grade26812.59%
High School Graduate1,12052.63%
Some College48522.79%
Associates Degree763.57%
Bachelors Degree291.36%
Graduate Degree552.58%
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Licking Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Licking Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5641,31373
Black4153276
Hispanic8768
Native American57575
Other Race2317
2+ Races105
Islander7

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 8.77%.

Licking Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,857$20,066$18,426
Less Than 9th Grade$29,063$$29,688
High School Graduate$17,014$$18,750
Some College$17,243$$17,228
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$42,917$44,792$

$18,857

Average Earnings

$20,066

Average Male

$18,426

Average Female

Licking Earnings by Educational Attainment

Licking Language by Age

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Licking Language

96.35% of Licking residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Licking Language

Licking Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,47049533.67%
Black44100.00%
OtherNaN%

31.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.63%

Male Poverty Rate

34.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Licking

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.70%.

Licking Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College33.33%
Less Than 9th Grade27.32%
High School24.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.85%

Licking Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed72.09%
Female Employed20.00%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed13.83%

Licking Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Licking Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,086$39,745
Families$37,361$52,270
Married Families$40,556-
Non Families$20,781$26,572
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Income by Household Type

Licking Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Licking Married by Age and Sex

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Licking Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Licking Marital Status by Race

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Licking Marital Status

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226

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
Korea34
First Gulf War29
World War II21
Second Gulf War4

Licking Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6488
75+76
35 to 5430
65 to 7428
18 to 344

Licking Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20911.69%
Native American1119.30%
Black61.28%

Licking Veterans by Race

Licking Veterans by Education

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10.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Licking Veterans by Education

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24.8%

Labor Force Participation

21.9%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Licking Employment by Age

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Licking Employment by Race

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Licking 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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71.09%

Born in Licking

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Licking residents were born in the United States, with 71.09% having been born in Missouri. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Licking Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,054-7-0.23%
20213,061-7-0.23%
20203,068-7-0.23%
20193,075-7-0.23%
20183,082-3-0.10%
20173,085-20-0.64%
20163,105-4-0.13%
20153,10980.26%
20143,101-2-0.06%
20133,103351.14%
20123,068-33-1.06%
20113,101-24-0.77%
20103,1250.00%

Licking Population by Year