Mexico, Missouri Population 2022

11,455
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Mexico is a city located in Audrain County Missouri. Mexico has a 2020 population of 11,455. It is also the county seat of Audrain County. Mexico is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,469 in 2010.

The average household income in Mexico is $54,081 with a poverty rate of 15.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $86,900. The median age in Mexico is 36.7 years, 32 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Mexico Demographics

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

  • White: 87.18%
  • Black or African American: 6.08%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.03%
The current population of Mexico, Missouri is 11,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,469.

Mexico, Missouri Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201025,4530.00%
201125,527740.29%
201225,524-3-0.01%
201325,545210.08%
201425,8162711.05%
201525,9501340.52%
201625,870-80-0.31%
201725,590-280-1.09%
201825,423-167-0.66%
201925,388-35-0.14%
202025,353-35-0.14%
202125,318-35-0.14%

Mexico Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,05687.18%
Black or African American7016.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.19%
Asian30.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.10%
Some Other Race930.81%
Two or More Races6485.62%
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Mexico Population by Race

Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Mexico Median Age

37.5


Total

33


Male

40.9


Female

Mexico Adults

There are 8,816 adults, (2,012 of whom are seniors) in Mexico.

Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

5,730

49.67%

Male

5,805

50.33%

Mexico Population by Age

Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All60.8%39.2%
Male57.1%42.9%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Female38.2%61.8%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5382.4860.8
Married1,8083.2776.3
Male2613.8757.1
Female8113.0538.2
Non Family1,6581.1355.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4876.19%
9th to 12th Grade7329.30%
High School Graduate3,13839.88%
Some College1,76722.46%
Associates Degree7008.90%
Bachelors Degree7089.00%
Graduate Degree3364.27%
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Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race505029
Hispanic27822439
White6,8935,943959
2+ Races85826
Black61040240
Native American1111
Asian33
Islander128

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 other race people with a rate of 58.00%.

Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,160$38,666$27,938
Less Than 9th Grade$26,646$26,756$26,389
High School Graduate$24,957$31,343$22,077
Some College$35,974$47,794$33,447
Bachelors Degree$34,946$53,289$32,381
Graduate Degree$45,513$47,357$42,984

$31,160

Average Earnings

$38,666

Average Male

$27,938

Average Female

Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mexico Language by Age

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Mexico Language

96.68% of Mexico residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Mexico Language

Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic47014330.43%
Multiple64012419.38%
Native22418.18%
White9,5281,46115.33%
Black6817511.01%
Other24NaN%

15.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mexico is Hispanic, with 30.43% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.37%.

Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.43%
High School13.09%
Some College10.43%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.07%
Male Unemployed6.14%
Female Employed9.00%
Female Unemployed44.53%

Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,741$57,312
Families$48,720$63,921
Married Families$59,361-
Non Families$30,934$42,660
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Income by Household Type

Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Mexico 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 55-64.

Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Mexico Marital Status

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827

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War138
Vietnam360
Korea60
World War II45

Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3442
35 to 54120
55 to 64192
65 to 74302
75+171

Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7279.27%
Black7611.52%
2+ Races2411.48%
Hispanic92.98%

Mexico Veterans by Race

Mexico Veterans by Education

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7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mexico Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mexico Employment by Age

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Mexico Employment by Race

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Mexico 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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77.58%

Born in Mexico

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 77.58% having been born in Missouri. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mexico Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,6020.00%
18803,8351,2333.96%
18904,7899542.25%
19005,0993100.63%
19105,9398401.54%
19206,013740.12%
19308,2902,2773.26%
19409,0537630.88%
195011,6232,5702.53%
196012,8891,2661.04%
197011,807-1,082-0.87%
198012,2764690.39%
199011,290-986-0.83%
200011,320300.03%
201011,5432230.20%
201111,536-7-0.06%
201211,529-7-0.06%
201311,522-7-0.06%
201411,515-7-0.06%
201511,508-7-0.06%
201611,501-7-0.06%
201711,494-7-0.06%
201811,487-7-0.06%
201911,480-7-0.06%
202011,469-11-0.10%
202111,462-7-0.06%
202211,455-7-0.06%

Mexico Population by Year