Ozark, Missouri Population 2021

21,060
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Ozark is a city located in Christian County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Christian County. With a 2020 population of 21,060, it is the 33rd largest city in Missouri and the 1780th largest city in the United States . Ozark is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 18.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,820 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Ozark has a population density of 1,881 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ozark is $65,075 with a poverty rate of 11.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $836 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Ozark is 32.3 years, 31.4 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Ozark Demographics

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

  • White: 94.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Ozark, Missouri is 21,060 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,060.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,820.

Ozark, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,68394.52%
Two or More Races5762.91%
Black or African American3021.53%
Asian760.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.30%
Some Other Race490.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.11%
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Ozark Population by Race

Ozark Population Pyramid $2021

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Ozark Median Age

32.3


Total

31.4


Male

33


Female

Ozark Adults

There are 13,899 adults, (2,248 of whom are seniors) in Ozark.

Ozark Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ozark Sex Ratio

Female

10,363

52.43%

Male

9,404

47.57%

Ozark Population by Age

Ozark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ozark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male26.7%73.3%
Female35.4%64.6%
Non Family50%50%
All63.3%36.7%
Married81%19%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ozark Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4332.6163.3
Married3,7193.2781
Non Family2,7151.2950
Female7593.4235.4
Male2404.8326.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Ozark Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2311.93%
9th to 12th Grade4834.04%
High School Graduate3,11026.04%
Some College2,95424.73%
Associates Degree1,1169.34%
Bachelors Degree2,75523.06%
Graduate Degree1,29610.85%
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Ozark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ozark Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,35710,6983,896
Hispanic22116677
2+ Races19917644
Black1191199
Native American606016
Asian505036
Other Race494929
Islander212121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ozark Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,810$44,229$29,551
Less Than 9th Grade$28,700$53,846$
High School Graduate$30,385$38,214$24,730
Some College$30,469$37,346$26,452
Bachelors Degree$43,254$50,529$35,865
Graduate Degree$49,417$59,457$40,270

$35,810

Average Earnings

$44,229

Average Male

$29,551

Average Female

Ozark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ozark Language by Age

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Ozark Language

96.27% of Ozark residents speak only English, while 3.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Ozark Language

Ozark Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8842,01511.27%
Multiple5765910.24%
Hispanic4144911.84%
Black26072.69%
Asian7622.63%

11.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.88%

Male Poverty Rate

11.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ozark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ozark is Hispanic, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ozark is Asian, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.95%.

Ozark Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.97%
High School15.90%
Some College7.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.05%

Ozark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.23%
Female Unemployed9.44%
Female Employed6.75%
Male Employed2.95%

Ozark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ozark Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,774$65,075
Families$65,541$74,930
Married Families$73,903-
Non Families$36,123$45,438
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Income by Household Type

Ozark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ozark Married by Age and Sex

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Ozark 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 45-54.

Ozark Marital Status by Race

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Ozark Marital Status

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1,465

Number of Veterans

1,392

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War465
Vietnam429
Second Gulf War370
Korea56
World War II28

Ozark Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54602
65 to 74445
75+175
55 to 64143
18 to 34100

Ozark Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,44811.03%
Hispanic176.72%
Other Race1734.69%

Ozark Veterans by Race

Ozark Veterans by Education

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13.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ozark Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Ozark Employment by Age

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Ozark Employment by Race

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Ozark 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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61.62%

Born in Ozark

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Ozark residents were born in the United States, with 61.62% having been born in Missouri. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ozark Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,0602891.39%
202020,7712891.41%
201920,4822891.43%
201820,1933191.61%
201719,8745813.01%
201619,2932821.48%
201519,0112551.36%
201418,7562771.50%
201318,4791971.08%
201218,2821881.04%
201118,0941720.96%
201017,9228,2576.37%
20009,6655,4228.58%
19904,2431,2633.60%
19802,9800.00%

Ozark Population by Year