Neosho, Missouri Population 2022

12,742
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Neosho is a city located in Newton County Missouri. Neosho has a 2020 population of 12,742. It is also the county seat of Newton County. Neosho is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,590 in 2010.

The average household income in Neosho is $53,551 with a poverty rate of 21.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $100,200. The median age in Neosho is 32 years, 30.9 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Neosho Demographics

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

  • White: 85.11%
  • Two or more races: 8.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.10%
  • Black or African American: 2.08%
  • Native American: 1.35%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.21%
The current population of Neosho, Missouri is 12,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,590.

Neosho, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,24485.11%
Black or African American2502.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1631.35%
Asian1211.01%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2532.10%
Some Other Race250.21%
Two or More Races9808.14%
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Neosho Population by Race

Neosho Population Pyramid 2022

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Neosho Median Age

33.2


Total

31.7


Male

34.5


Female

Neosho Adults

There are 8,632 adults, (1,847 of whom are seniors) in Neosho.

Neosho Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Neosho Sex Ratio

Female

6,211

51.60%

Male

5,825

48.40%

Neosho Population by Age

Neosho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Neosho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
Male57.5%42.5%
All57%43%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Female29.7%70.3%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Neosho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3822.6357
Married2,1543.3471.6
Male1274.0457.5
Female4883.3229.7
Non Family1,6131.3645.7

3.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Neosho Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6318.51%
9th to 12th Grade5297.14%
High School Graduate2,21029.81%
Some College1,82324.59%
Associates Degree4756.41%
Bachelors Degree1,23316.63%
Graduate Degree5136.92%
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Neosho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Neosho Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races642631348
Asian868640
White5,7364,9981,335
Native American10610615
Hispanic63123241
Islander105105
Black170150
Other Race1811

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 2+ races people with a rate of 54.21%.

Neosho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,977$32,913$27,103
Less Than 9th Grade$23,681$30,023$18,403
High School Graduate$26,478$29,444$21,914
Some College$28,770$34,574$17,257
Bachelors Degree$40,508$41,429$40,327
Graduate Degree$42,713$55,729$36,486

$30,977

Average Earnings

$32,913

Average Male

$27,103

Average Female

Neosho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Neosho Language by Age

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Neosho Language

88.74% of Neosho residents speak only English, while 11.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.88% of the population.

Neosho Language

Neosho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander25314256.13%
Hispanic1,41158841.67%
Native1634426.99%
Multiple90822524.78%
Black2124018.87%
White8,6101,45516.90%
Other11NaN%

21.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.68%

Male Poverty Rate

23.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Neosho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Neosho is Islander, with 56.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.23%.

Neosho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.19%
High School15.38%
Some College20.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

Neosho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.43%
Male Unemployed46.77%
Female Employed7.87%
Female Unemployed76.97%

Neosho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Neosho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,925$58,166
Families$53,570$69,197
Married Families$61,007-
Non Families$28,801$34,998
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Income by Household Type

Neosho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Neosho Married by Age and Sex

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Neosho 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.

Neosho Marital Status by Race

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Neosho Marital Status

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640

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War81
Vietnam250
Korea98
World War II15

Neosho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3477
35 to 54103
55 to 6489
65 to 74176
75+195

Neosho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5817.85%
2+ Races598.44%

Neosho Veterans by Race

Neosho Veterans by Education

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3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Neosho Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Neosho Employment by Age

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Neosho Employment by Race

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Neosho 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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59.84%

Born in Neosho

94.83%

Native Born

5.17%

Foreign Born

4.30%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.83% of Neosho residents were born in the United States, with 59.84% having been born in Missouri. 4.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Neosho Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,7250.00%
19103,6619363.00%
19203,9683070.81%
19304,4855171.23%
19405,3188331.72%
19505,7904720.85%
19607,4521,6622.56%
19707,517650.09%
19809,4931,9762.36%
19909,254-239-0.25%
200010,5051,2511.28%
201011,8351,3301.20%
201111,911760.64%
201211,987760.64%
201312,063760.63%
201412,139760.63%
201512,215760.63%
201612,291760.62%
201712,367760.62%
201812,443760.61%
201912,519760.61%
202012,590710.57%
202112,666760.60%
202212,742760.60%

Neosho Population by Year