Mexico, Missouri Population 2021

11,505
Loading...

Mexico is a city located in Audrain County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Audrain County. With a 2020 population of 11,505, it is the 71st largest city in Missouri and the 2809th largest city in the United States . Mexico is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,543 in 2010. Mexico reached it's highest population of 12,889 in 1960. Spanning over 13 miles, Mexico has a population density of 949 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mexico is $54,081 with a poverty rate of 17.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $92,500. 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 Mexico was:

  • White: 88.16%
  • Black or African American: 5.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.85%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.03%
The current population of Mexico, Missouri is 11,505 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,523.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,543.

Mexico, Missouri Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Mexico Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,17688.16%
Black or African American6595.71%
Two or More Races5604.85%
Some Other Race1080.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.06%
Asian30.03%
Loading...

Mexico Population by Race

Mexico Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Mexico Median Age

36.7


Total

32


Male

41.6


Female

Mexico Adults

There are 8,640 adults, (2,054 of whom are seniors) in Mexico.

Mexico Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

5,840

50.59%

Male

5,703

49.41%

Mexico Population by Age

Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All58.2%41.8%
Male57.4%42.6%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female36.9%63.1%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5662.4758.2
Married1,8153.1580.2
Non Family1,7011.2644.4
Female7663.0336.9
Male2843.857.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

Loading...

Mexico Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3724.88%
9th to 12th Grade7029.21%
High School Graduate3,45045.26%
Some College1,43218.79%
Associates Degree5767.56%
Bachelors Degree7409.71%
Graduate Degree3514.60%
Loading...

Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6895,7561,036
Black54548317
Hispanic28720834
2+ Races92924
Other Race534725
Native American1414
Islander77
Asian33

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 47.17%.

Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,285$31,989$27,315
Less Than 9th Grade$22,026$26,987$15,709
High School Graduate$26,250$31,286$22,377
Some College$30,708$28,266$31,553
Bachelors Degree$38,108$53,258$33,981
Graduate Degree$45,962$54,028$43,333

$30,285

Average Earnings

$31,989

Average Male

$27,315

Average Female

Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mexico Language by Age

Loading...

Mexico Language

96.18% of Mexico residents speak only English, while 3.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.

Mexico Language

Mexico Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4041,45315.45%
Hispanic59221235.81%
Black63419530.76%
Multiple55611921.40%
Other1081614.81%
Native30413.33%

17.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mexico is Hispanic, with 35.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mexico is Native, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.56%.

Mexico Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.76%
High School14.70%
Some College9.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%

Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.83%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Unemployed7.97%
Male Employed4.34%

Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mexico Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$40,538$54,081
Families$49,220$60,512
Married Families$62,367-
Non Families$29,375$39,348
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Mexico Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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

Loading...

Mexico Marital Status

Loading...

751

Number of Veterans

680

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam312
First Gulf War112
Korea80
Second Gulf War66
World War II5

Mexico Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74257
55 to 64195
75+147
35 to 5499
18 to 3453

Mexico Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White6458.30%
Black6811.45%
2+ Races3821.71%
Hispanic113.21%

Mexico Veterans by Race

Mexico Veterans by Education

Loading...

9.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mexico Veterans by Education

Loading...

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mexico Employment by Age

Loading...

Mexico Employment by Race

Loading...

Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

77.76%

Born in Mexico

97.33%

Native Born

2.67%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.33% of Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 77.76% having been born in Missouri. 2.13% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,505-6-0.05%
202011,511-6-0.05%
201911,517-6-0.05%
201811,523200.17%
201711,503-77-0.66%
201611,580200.17%
201511,560-41-0.35%
201411,6011581.38%
201311,443-50-0.44%
201211,493-46-0.40%
201111,539240.21%
201011,5151950.17%
200011,320300.03%
199011,290-986-0.83%
198012,2764690.39%
197011,807-1,082-0.87%
196012,8891,2661.04%
195011,6232,5702.53%
19409,0537630.88%
19308,2902,2773.26%
19206,013740.12%
19105,9398401.54%
19005,0993100.63%
18904,7899542.25%
18803,8351,2333.96%
18702,6020.00%

Mexico Population by Year