Mountain Grove, Missouri Population 2020

4,742

Mountain Grove is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,742, it is the 137th largest city in Missouri and the 4913th largest city in the United States. Mountain Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually but its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,789 in 2010. Mountain Grove reached it's highest population of 4,800 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Mountain Grove has a population density of 1,181 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mountain Grove is $39,395 with a poverty rate of 33.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $71,900. The median age in Mountain Grove is 43.6 years, 41.4 years for males, and 48.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.5 males.

Mountain Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 97.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mountain Grove, Missouri is 4,742, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,694.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,789.

Mountain Grove, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,47597.11%
Black or African American581.26%
Two or More Races400.87%
Some Other Race340.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.02%

Mountain Grove Population Pyramid 2020

Mountain Grove Median Age

43.6


Total

41.4


Male

48.5


Female

Mountain Grove Adults

There are 3,496 adults, (1,028 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Grove.

Mountain Grove Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Grove Sex Ratio

Female

2,232

48.44%

Male

2,376

51.56%

Mountain Grove Households and Families

Mountain Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mountain Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
Male62.3%37.7%
All54%46%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Female21.3%78.7%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0612.1954
Non Family9381.1842.5
Married6023.1885.9
Female3142.8521.3
Male2072.9262.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mountain Grove Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade33110.35%
9th to 12th Grade33610.51%
High School Graduate1,48046.28%
Some College67621.14%
Associates Degree1173.66%
Bachelors Degree1765.50%
Graduate Degree822.56%

Mountain Grove Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1022,455258
Black4848
Multiple Races4020
Hispanic98

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,947$28,188$16,568
Less Than High School$22,335$24,250$
High School Grad$22,132$24,133$16,882
Some College$17,006$$15,683
Bachelors Degree$30,903$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,947

Average Earnings

$28,188

Average Male

$16,568

Average Female

Mountain Grove Language

Mountain Grove Language by Age

Mountain Grove Language

96.71% of Mountain Grove residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Mountain Grove Poverty

Mountain Grove Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3301,46033.72%
Multiple402152.50%
Hispanic4312.33%

33.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.06%

Male Poverty Rate

33.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Grove is Multiple, with 52.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Grove is Hispanic, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.21%.

Name Poverty
Some College27.52%
High School23.25%
Less Than High School21.05%
Bachelors or Greater14.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed27.95%
Male Employed21.93%

Mountain Grove Income

Mountain Grove Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,012$39,395
Families$33,713$41,136
Married Families$39,853-
Non Families$23,163$36,258

Mountain Grove Marital Status

Mountain Grove Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Grove Married by Age and Sex

Mountain Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mountain Grove Marital Status by Race

Mountain Grove Veterans

484

Number of Veterans

484

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam229
Korea58
First Gulf War27
World War II15
Second Gulf War14
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74173
75+145
55 to 64133
35 to 5433
18 to 34

$Mountain Grove Veterans by Education

12.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Grove Employment Status

44.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Grove 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

65.08%

Born in Missouri

99.96%

Native Born

0.04%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.96% of Mountain Grove residents were born in the United States, with 65.08% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,742240.51%
20194,718240.51%
20184,694170.36%
20174,677240.52%
20164,653140.30%
20154,639-12-0.26%
20144,651-35-0.75%
20134,686-57-1.20%
20124,743-9-0.19%
20114,752-48-1.00%
20104,8002260.48%
20004,5743920.90%
19904,1822080.51%
19803,9745971.64%
19703,3772010.62%
19603,176700.22%
19503,1060.00%