Mexico, Missouri Population 2023

11,448

Mexico is a city located in Audrain County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Audrain County. With a 2023 population of 11,448, it is the 78th largest city in Missouri and the 3722nd largest city in the United States.Mexico is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,535 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Mexico has a population density of 944 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mexico is $54,081 with a poverty rate of 19.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mexico is 37.5 years, 33 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Mexico Demographics

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

  • 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 11,448 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,535.

Mexico, Missouri Population 2023

Mexico Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Mexico Population by Race

Mexico Population Pyramid 2023

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

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Mexico Sex Ratio

Female5,73049.67%
Male5,80550.33%

Mexico Population by Age

Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.17

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mexico Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian 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

All

Male

Female

$31,160

Average Earnings

$38,666

Average Male

$27,938

Average Female

Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mexico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

19.23%

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 44.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mexico is Black, with 11.21% 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

Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mexico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mexico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mexico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mexico Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

827

Number of Veterans

768

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

Mexico Veterans by War

Mexico Veterans by Age

count

Mexico Veterans by Race

Mexico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mexico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mexico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mexico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.03%

Born in Mexico

97.59%

Native Born

2.98%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.59% of Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 78.03% having been born in Missouri. 1.43% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Mexico Population by Year