Northwoods, Missouri Population 2020

4,064

Northwoods is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,064, it is the 159th largest city in Missouri and the 5349th largest city in the United States. Northwoods is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -3.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,227 in 2010. Northwoods reached it's highest population of 5,831 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, Northwoods has a population density of 5,817 people per square mile.

The average household income in Northwoods is $41,370 with a poverty rate of 23.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $64,800. The median age in Northwoods is 52.8 years, 51.3 years for males, and 53.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.3 males.

Northwoods Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 96.46%
  • White: 3.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Northwoods, Missouri is 4,064, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,110.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,227.

Northwoods, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,00196.46%
White1473.54%

Northwoods Population Pyramid 2020

Northwoods Median Age

52.8


Total

51.3


Male

53.2


Female

Northwoods Adults

There are 3,528 adults, (1,317 of whom are seniors) in Northwoods.

Northwoods Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

59.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Northwoods Sex Ratio

Female

2,275

54.85%

Male

1,873

45.15%

Northwoods Households and Families

Northwoods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northwoods Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Male85%15%
Non Family80.7%19.3%
All71.5%28.5%
Female44.9%55.1%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8172.2171.5
Non Family7811.0680.7
Female5323.3644.9
Married3972.8285.6
Male1072.685

2.99

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northwoods Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade912.83%
9th to 12th Grade2668.26%
High School Graduate1,44144.75%
Some College55617.27%
Associates Degree2939.10%
Bachelors Degree2146.65%
Graduate Degree35911.15%

Northwoods Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,0802,737526
White14012647

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,431$26,489$26,284
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,218$22,009$19,067
Some College$31,829$31,277$38,081
Bachelors Degree$45,465$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,431

Average Earnings

$26,489

Average Male

$26,284

Average Female

Northwoods Language

Northwoods Language by Age

Northwoods Language

97.28% of Northwoods residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Northwoods Poverty

Northwoods Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,98294323.68%
White31722.58%

23.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.91%

Male Poverty Rate

24.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northwoods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northwoods is Black, with 23.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northwoods is White, with 22.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.52%
High School25.70%
Some College13.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.64%
Male Unemployed40.71%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed3.70%

Northwoods Income

Northwoods Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,823$41,370
Families$39,955$48,705
Married Families$72,703-
Non Families$21,963$29,373

Northwoods Marital Status

Northwoods Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

20.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Northwoods Married by Age and Sex

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

Northwoods Veterans

321

Number of Veterans

313

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
Korea16
World War II7
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Northwoods Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northwoods Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Northwoods 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

75.60%

Born in Missouri

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Northwoods residents were born in the United States, with 75.60% 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 Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,064-23-0.56%
20194,087-23-0.56%
20184,110-14-0.34%
20174,124-23-0.55%
20164,147-35-0.84%
20154,182-10-0.24%
20144,192-10-0.24%
20134,202-10-0.24%
20124,212-7-0.17%
20114,219-3-0.07%
20104,222-421-0.95%
20004,643-463-0.95%
19905,106-725-1.32%
19805,8311,2202.38%
19704,611-90-0.19%
19604,7010.00%