Licking, Missouri Population 2020

3,063

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.

Licking Demographics

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

  • White: 77.36%
  • Black or African American: 17.30%
  • Native American: 3.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Licking, Missouri is 3,063, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,091.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,124.

Licking, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,20077.36%
Black or African American49217.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native943.31%
Two or More Races361.27%
Some Other Race220.77%

Licking Population Pyramid 2020

Licking Median Age

43.3


Total

39.1


Male

49.6


Female

Licking Adults

There are 2,512 adults, (548 of whom are seniors) in Licking.

Licking Age Dependency

44.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Licking Sex Ratio

Female

999

35.13%

Male

1,845

64.87%

Licking Households and Families

Licking Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Licking Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81.8%18.2%
Married69.3%30.7%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female20.5%79.5%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7042.4552.8
Non Family3261.2544.2
Married2673.1369.3
Female784.4620.5
Male334.0381.8

3.29

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Licking Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade813.60%
9th to 12th Grade37816.80%
High School Graduate1,07847.91%
Some College52723.42%
Associates Degree602.67%
Bachelors Degree612.71%
Graduate Degree652.89%

Licking Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6831,327104
Black42834517
Hispanic6555
Native American55555
Multiple Races2414
Other Race2217

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 9.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,393$20,978$17,406
Less Than High School$23,654$24,038$
High School Grad$16,250$$16,618
Some College$17,542$18,250$17,391
Bachelors Degree$77,750$$
Graduate Degree$41,500$50,521$

$19,393

Average Earnings

$20,978

Average Male

$17,406

Average Female

Licking Language

Licking Language by Age

Licking Language

96.89% of Licking residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Licking Poverty

Licking Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,60246128.78%
Black14214.29%

26.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.73%

Male Poverty Rate

30.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Licking

The race most likely to be in poverty in Licking is White, with 28.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Licking is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.93%.

Name Poverty
Some College34.76%
Less Than High School23.26%
High School19.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed74.55%
Female Unemployed26.32%
Female Employed25.37%
Male Employed12.39%

Licking Income

Licking Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,929$36,873
Families$37,045$44,468
Married Families$39,199-
Non Families$20,109$27,127

Licking Marital Status

Licking Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Licking Married by Age and Sex

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

Licking Veterans

229

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
Korea25
First Gulf War25
World War II20
Second Gulf War3

$Licking Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Licking Employment Status

22.2%

Labor Force Participation

19.3%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Licking 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

67.37%

Born in Missouri

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.61% of Licking residents were born in the United States, with 67.37% having been born in Missouri. 0.21% 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
20203,063-14-0.45%
20193,077-14-0.45%
20183,091-2-0.06%
20173,093-14-0.45%
20163,107-3-0.10%
20153,11070.23%
20143,1030.00%
20133,103341.11%
20123,069-34-1.10%
20113,103-22-0.70%
20103,1250.00%