Mexico, Missouri Population 2020

11,397

Mexico is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 11,397, it is the 71st largest city in Missouri and the 2828th largest city in the United States. Mexico is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.26% 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 940 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mexico is $50,473 with a poverty rate of 18.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $94,800. The median age in Mexico is 37.2 years, 32.4 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Mexico Demographics

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

  • White: 88.21%
  • Black or African American: 6.06%
  • Two or more races: 4.38%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Mexico, Missouri is 11,397, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,527.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,543.

Mexico, Missouri Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202025,219-127-0.50%
201925,346-127-0.50%
201825,473-127-0.50%
201725,600-248-0.97%
201625,848-89-0.34%
201525,9371220.47%
201425,8152711.05%
201325,544140.05%
201225,53010.00%
201125,529780.31%
201025,4510.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,18388.21%
Black or African American7006.06%
Two or More Races5064.38%
Some Other Race960.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.31%
Asian160.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.06%

Mexico Population Pyramid 2020

Mexico Median Age

37.2


Total

32.4


Male

40.1


Female

Mexico Adults

There are 8,526 adults, (1,962 of whom are seniors) in Mexico.

Mexico Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

5,960

51.63%

Male

5,584

48.37%

Mexico Households and Families

Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
Male57.4%42.6%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female26.8%73.2%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5332.4954.2
Non Family1,8291.339.1
Married1,7993.2679
Female6563.126.8
Male2494.0457.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3724.98%
9th to 12th Grade77610.38%
High School Graduate3,43845.98%
Some College1,18215.81%
Associates Degree5998.01%
Bachelors Degree75910.15%
Graduate Degree3514.69%

Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,5235,5501,036
Black57949045
Hispanic27719119
Multiple Races71716
Other Race393319
Native American19194
Asian1616
Islander77

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 48.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,155$31,824$27,717
Less Than High School$21,250$25,781$14,750
High School Grad$26,756$30,530$22,886
Some College$31,063$30,781$31,125
Bachelors Degree$36,853$51,731$33,977
Graduate Degree$42,500$50,000$41,000

$30,155

Average Earnings

$31,824

Average Male

$27,717

Average Female

Mexico Language

Mexico Language by Age

Mexico Language

95.56% of Mexico residents speak only English, while 4.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.02% of the population.

Mexico Poverty

Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3691,47715.76%
Hispanic61027845.57%
Black68223234.02%
Multiple50015631.20%
Other961414.58%
Native36411.11%

18.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.80%

Male Poverty Rate

20.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mexico is Hispanic, with 45.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mexico is Native, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.82%
High School14.75%
Some College13.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.05%
Female Employed9.44%
Male Unemployed6.33%
Male Employed5.30%

Mexico Income

Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,329$50,473
Families$49,132$59,617
Married Families$61,648-
Non Families$25,876$32,781

Mexico Marital Status

Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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

Mexico Veterans

727

Number of Veterans

686

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam290
First Gulf War98
Korea81
Second Gulf War45
World War II26
Name Veterans % of Total
White6678.66%
Black375.78%
2 or More2327.71%
Hispanic123.47%

$Mexico Veterans by Education

9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mexico Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Mexico 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

76.87%

Born in Missouri

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in Missouri. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,397-65-0.57%
201911,462-65-0.56%
201811,527370.32%
201711,490-65-0.56%
201611,555130.11%
201511,542-49-0.42%
201411,5911601.40%
201311,431-54-0.47%
201211,485-45-0.39%
201111,530210.18%
201011,5091890.17%
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%