Licking is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 3,063, it is the 184th largest city in Missouri and the 6179th largest city in the United States. Licking is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,124 in 2010. Licking reached it's highest population of 3,125 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Licking has a population density of 1,437 people per square mile.
The average household income in Licking is $36,873 with a poverty rate of 26.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $87,200. The median age in Licking is 43.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 49.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 184.7 males.