Ozark is a city located in Christian County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Christian County. With a 2020 population of 21,976, it is the 34th largest city in Missouri and the 2103rd largest city in the United States. Ozark is currently growing at a rate of 1.60% annually and its population has increased by 3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,284 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Ozark has a population density of 1,963 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ozark is $65,075 with a poverty rate of 13.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ozark is 32.3 years, 31.4 years for males, and 33 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ozarkwas:
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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%.
95.39% of Ozark residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ozark is White, with 14.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ozark is Hispanic, with 4.52% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.62%.
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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 35-44.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ozark
96.79% of Ozark residents were born in the United States, with 58.64% having been born in Missouri. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.