Polo, Missouri Population 2023

488

Polo is a city located in Caldwell County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 488, it is the 490th largest city in Missouri and the 19252nd largest city in the United States.Polo is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -4.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 509 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Polo has a population density of 793 people per square mile.

The average household income in Polo is $48,851 with a poverty rate of 15.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Polo is 38.5 years, 47 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Polo Demographics

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

  • White: 93.02%
  • Two or more races: 6.98%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Polo, Missouri is 488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 509.

Polo, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Polo Population by Race

Polo Population Pyramid 2023

Polo Median Age

38.5

Total

47

Male

36.4

Female

Polo Adults

There are 375 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Polo.

Polo Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Polo Sex Ratio

Female25151.54%
Male23648.46%

Polo Population by Age

Polo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.5

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Polo Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Polo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Polo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.79%.

Polo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,393

Average Earnings

$43,646

Average Male

$32,813

Average Female

Polo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Polo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Polo Language

96.8% of Polo residents speak only English, while 3.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.2% of the population.

Polo Language

Polo Poverty by Race

rate

15.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polo is Multiple, with 142.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polo is White, with 11.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.41%.

Polo Poverty

Polo Poverty Rate by Education

Polo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Polo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Polo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Polo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Polo 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 Over 65.

Polo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Polo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

Polo Veterans by War

Polo Veterans by Age

count

Polo Veterans by Race

Polo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Polo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Polo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Polo 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

76.03%

Born in Polo

95.28%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of Polo residents were born in the United States, with 76.03% having been born in Missouri. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Polo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Polo Population by Year