Neosho, Missouri Population 2023

12,818

Neosho is a city located in Newton County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Newton County. With a 2023 population of 12,818, it is the 71st largest city in Missouri and the 3398th largest city in the United States.Neosho is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,590 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Neosho has a population density of 814 people per square mile.

The average household income in Neosho is $53,551 with a poverty rate of 26.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Neosho is 33.2 years, 31.7 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Neosho Demographics

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

  • 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 12,818 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Neosho Population by Race

Neosho Population Pyramid 2023

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

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Neosho Sex Ratio

Female6,21151.60%
Male5,82548.40%

Neosho Population by Age

Neosho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Neosho Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Neosho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Neosho Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 48.27%.

Neosho Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,977

Average Earnings

$32,913

Average Male

$27,103

Average Female

Neosho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Neosho Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

26.79%

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 118.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Neosho is White, with 20.03% 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

Neosho Poverty Rate by Education

Neosho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Neosho Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Neosho Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Neosho Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Neosho Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

640

Number of Veterans

592

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

Neosho Veterans by War

Neosho Veterans by Age

count

Neosho Veterans by Race

Neosho Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Neosho Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Neosho Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Neosho Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Neosho 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

57.20%

Born in Neosho

90.66%

Native Born

4.94%

Foreign Born

4.11%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.66% of Neosho residents were born in the United States, with 57.20% having been born in Missouri. 4.11% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Neosho Population by Year