Neosho, Missouri Population 2021

12,130
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Neosho is a city located in Newton County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Newton County. With a 2020 population of 12,130, it is the 64th largest city in Missouri and the 2703rd largest city in the United States . Neosho is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,835 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Neosho has a population density of 770 people per square mile.

The average household income in Neosho is $53,551 with a poverty rate of 23.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $93,300. 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: 88.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Native American: 2.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.91%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.92%
The current population of Neosho, Missouri is 12,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,130.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,835.

Neosho, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,58688.29%
Two or More Races3733.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native3202.67%
Black or African American2592.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2291.91%
Asian1130.94%
Some Other Race1100.92%
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Neosho Population by Race

Neosho Population Pyramid $2021

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Neosho Median Age

32


Total

30.9


Male

33.3


Female

Neosho Adults

There are 8,661 adults, (1,789 of whom are seniors) in Neosho.

Neosho Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Neosho Sex Ratio

Female

6,309

52.62%

Male

5,681

47.38%

Neosho Population by Age

Neosho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Neosho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female30.8%69.2%
Male42.9%57.1%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
All54.8%45.2%
Married69.9%30.1%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Neosho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3722.6354.8
Married2,0423.3869.9
Non Family1,4811.1646.3
Female6813.3530.8
Male1683.4242.9

3.24

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 Grade5587.96%
9th to 12th Grade6389.10%
High School Graduate2,13930.51%
Some College1,75925.09%
Associates Degree5427.73%
Bachelors Degree96213.72%
Graduate Degree4135.89%
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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
White5,8325,0871,273
Hispanic70228737
Black171135
2+ Races1209335
Native American10710717
Islander8686
Asian696941
Other Race6534

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 asian people with a rate of 59.42%.

Neosho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,905$32,320$27,548
Less Than 9th Grade$26,074$30,984$17,670
High School Graduate$29,429$31,050$27,344
Some College$27,936$34,044$19,444
Bachelors Degree$39,813$32,209$40,148
Graduate Degree$44,598$55,764$39,833

$30,905

Average Earnings

$32,320

Average Male

$27,548

Average Female

Neosho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Neosho Language by Age

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Neosho Language

87.32% of Neosho residents speak only English, while 12.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.34% of the population.

Neosho Language

Neosho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,7561,61818.48%
Hispanic1,70078646.24%
Islander22913558.95%
Native32012037.50%
Black2177233.18%
Multiple365328.77%
Other1103229.09%

23.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.31%

Male Poverty Rate

26.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Neosho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Neosho is Islander, with 58.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Neosho is Multiple, with 8.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.81%.

Neosho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.26%
Some College21.88%
High School14.10%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Neosho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.98%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Male Employed13.69%
Female Employed10.63%

Neosho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Neosho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,214$53,551
Families$49,957$60,796
Married Families$61,420-
Non Families$25,967$32,756
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Income by Household Type

Neosho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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 45-54.

Neosho Marital Status by Race

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Neosho Marital Status

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555

Number of Veterans

523

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam195
Korea112
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War39
World War II16

Neosho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+167
65 to 74152
35 to 54126
55 to 6496
18 to 3414

Neosho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5386.90%
Hispanic101.04%
Other Race1010.64%
2+ Races74.29%

Neosho Veterans by Race

Neosho Veterans by Education

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4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Neosho Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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59.65%

Born in Neosho

93.70%

Native Born

6.30%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.70% of Neosho residents were born in the United States, with 59.65% having been born in Missouri. 4.90% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,130380.31%
202012,092380.32%
201912,054380.32%
201812,016110.09%
201712,005260.22%
201611,979210.18%
201511,958-2-0.02%
201411,960-5-0.04%
201311,965-34-0.28%
201211,999360.30%
201111,9631140.96%
201011,8491,3441.21%
200010,5051,2511.28%
19909,254-239-0.25%
19809,4931,9762.36%
19707,517650.09%
19607,4521,6622.56%
19505,7904720.85%
19405,3188331.72%
19304,4855171.23%
19203,9683070.81%
19103,6619363.00%
19002,7250.00%

Neosho Population by Year