Peculiar, Missouri Population 2024

6,253

Peculiar is a city located in Cass County Missouri. Peculiar has a 2024 population of 6,253. Peculiar is currently growing at a rate of 2.42% annually and its population has increased by 10.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,663 in 2020.

The average household income in Peculiar is $89,096 with a poverty rate of 7.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Peculiar is 36.2 years, 32.5 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Peculiar Demographics

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

  • White: 89.53%
  • Two or more races: 7.08%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
689.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.42% (590)
The current population of Peculiar, Missouri is 6,253 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,663.

Peculiar, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,08189.53%
Two or more races4027.08%
Black or African American1873.3%
Other race50.09%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Peculiar Population by Race

Peculiar Population Pyramid 2024

Peculiar Median Age

36.2

Total

32.5

Male

38.8

Female

Peculiar Adults

There are 4,179 adults, (641 of whom are seniors) in Peculiar.

Peculiar Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Peculiar Sex Ratio

Female2,66847.01%
Male3,00752.99%

Peculiar Population by Age

Peculiar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0752.7376.323.7
Married9523.4787.112.9
Non Family6031.2255.244.8
Female3273.3375.524.5
Male1932.8390.79.3

3.15

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Peculiar Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1764.69%
9th to 12th Grade1343.57%
High School Graduate1,19531.82%
Some College1,05628.12%
Associates Degree40810.86%
Bachelors Degree59115.73%
Graduate Degree1965.22%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Peculiar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peculiar Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,4083,259732
Hispanic2198722
2+ Races216690
Black666633
Other Race220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50%.

Peculiar Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,210$56,933$39,705
Less Than 9th Grade$20,702$0$16,207
High School Graduate$45,675$46,654$34,107
Some College$53,580$64,539$38,784
Bachelors Degree$61,458$69,856$0
Graduate Degree$86,833$0$95,833

$47,210

Average Earnings

$56,933

Average Male

$39,705

Average Female

Peculiar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peculiar Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Peculiar Language

97.44% of Peculiar residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Peculiar Language

Peculiar Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,9092234.54%
Multiple40218546.02%
Hispanic41111828.71%

7.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.92%

Male Poverty Rate

9.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peculiar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peculiar is Multiple, with 46.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peculiar is White, with 4.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.87%.

Peculiar Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.06%
High School5.77%
Some College1.84%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%

Peculiar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.82%
Female Employed4.58%
Male Employed1.56%
Female Unemployed0%

Peculiar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peculiar Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$91,783$89,096
Families$96,781$99,809
Married Families$108,846$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,335$49,084

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Peculiar Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Peculiar Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Peculiar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Peculiar Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Peculiar Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

391

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War228
Vietnam74
First Gulf War23
Korea14
World War II0

Peculiar Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54198
75+88
18 to 3445
65 to 7442
55 to 6418

Peculiar Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3789.7%
Black1319.7%

Peculiar Veterans by Race

Peculiar Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peculiar Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Peculiar Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Peculiar Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Peculiar 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

55.14%

Born in Peculiar

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Peculiar residents were born in the United States, with 55.14% having been born in Missouri. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Peculiar Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,9901472.15%
20286,8431482.21%
20276,6951472.24%
20266,5481482.31%
20256,4001472.35%
20246,2531482.42%
20236,1051472.47%
20225,9581061.81%
20215,8521893.34%
20205,6631783.25%
20195,4851643.08%
20185,3212094.09%
20175,1121503.02%
20164,962971.99%
20154,865701.46%
20144,795-8-0.17%
20134,80300%
20124,803851.8%
20114,718801.72%
20104,6382,03478.11%
20002,60400%

Peculiar Population by Year