Northwoods, Missouri Population 2023

3,525

Northwoods is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 3,525, it is the 185th largest city in Missouri and the 8110th largest city in the United States.Northwoods is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -4.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,687 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Northwoods has a population density of 5,045 people per square mile.

The average household income in Northwoods is $41,074 with a poverty rate of 14.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Northwoods is 56.7 years, 51.4 years for males, and 60.4 years for females.

Northwoods Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 94.22%
  • White: 5.78%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
The current population of Northwoods, Missouri is 3,525 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,687.

Northwoods, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Northwoods Population by Race

Northwoods Population Pyramid 2023

Northwoods Median Age

56.7

Total

51.4

Male

60.4

Female

Northwoods Adults

There are 3,522 adults, (1,475 of whom are seniors) in Northwoods.

Northwoods Age Dependency

100.2

Age Dependency Ratio

72.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Northwoods Sex Ratio

Female2,07950.72%
Male2,02049.28%

Northwoods Population by Age

Northwoods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.85

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Northwoods Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Northwoods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northwoods Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.27%.

Northwoods Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$32,290

Average Earnings

$31,799

Average Male

$35,342

Average Female

Northwoods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northwoods Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Northwoods Language

99.24% of Northwoods residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Northwoods Language

Northwoods Poverty by Race

rate

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.95%

Male Poverty Rate

5.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northwoods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northwoods is Black, with 14.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northwoods is White, with 6.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.91%.

Northwoods Poverty

Northwoods Poverty Rate by Education

Northwoods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northwoods Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Northwoods Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.7%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Northwoods Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Northwoods 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 Over 65.

Northwoods Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Northwoods Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

306

Number of Veterans

298

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Northwoods Veterans by War

Northwoods Veterans by Age

count

Northwoods Veterans by Race

Northwoods Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northwoods Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.7%

Labor Force Participation

33.5%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Northwoods Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Northwoods Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Northwoods 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

86.49%

Born in Northwoods

111.17%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

111.17% of Northwoods residents were born in the United States, with 86.49% having been born in Missouri. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Northwoods Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Northwoods Population by Year