Potosi, Missouri Population 2020

2,642

Potosi is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,642, it is the 200th largest city in Missouri and the 6641st largest city in the United States. Potosi is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually but its population has decreased by -0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,660 in 2010. Potosi reached it's highest population of 2,805 in 1960. Spanning over 2 miles, Potosi has a population density of 1,135 people per square mile.

The average household income in Potosi is $46,502 with a poverty rate of 23.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $473 per month, and the median house value is $94,700. The median age in Potosi is 42 years, 41.4 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.8 males.

Potosi Demographics

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

  • White: 96.71%
  • Black or African American: 1.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Potosi, Missouri is 2,642, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,614.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,660.

Potosi, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,53196.71%
Black or African American481.83%
Two or More Races240.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.34%
Asian50.19%

Potosi Population Pyramid 2020

Potosi Median Age

42


Total

41.4


Male

42.7


Female

Potosi Adults

There are 2,068 adults, (515 of whom are seniors) in Potosi.

Potosi Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Potosi Sex Ratio

Female

1,541

58.88%

Male

1,076

41.12%

Potosi Households and Families

Potosi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potosi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.6%35.4%
All48.3%51.7%
Female40.7%59.3%
Non Family38.7%61.3%
Male34.9%65.1%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0762.2848.3
Non Family4881.2338.7
Married3953.3964.6
Female1502.6240.7
Male432.7734.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potosi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26414.63%
9th to 12th Grade31517.45%
High School Graduate46325.65%
Some College40122.22%
Associates Degree1166.43%
Bachelors Degree1618.92%
Graduate Degree854.71%

Potosi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7111,162235
Black3921
Multiple Races24226
Hispanic21175
Native American93
Asian11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,042$31,179$27,443
Less Than High School$19,333$27,500$12,813
High School Grad$31,071$37,308$19,844
Some College$24,882$28,214$24,241
Bachelors Degree$35,700$40,486$35,350
Graduate Degree$43,125$18,125$43,920

$30,042

Average Earnings

$31,179

Average Male

$27,443

Average Female

Potosi Language

Potosi Language by Age

Potosi Language

99.59% of Potosi residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Potosi Poverty

Potosi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,34753822.92%
Black2525100.00%
Native66100.00%
Multiple24416.67%

23.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.17%

Male Poverty Rate

27.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potosi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potosi is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potosi is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.84%
High School24.63%
Some College13.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed93.55%
Male Unemployed29.63%
Female Employed10.11%
Male Employed2.87%

Potosi Income

Potosi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,214$46,502
Families$51,111$56,132
Married Families$61,422-
Non Families$15,417$33,820

Potosi Marital Status

Potosi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Potosi Married by Age and Sex

Potosi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Potosi Marital Status by Race

Potosi Veterans

196

Number of Veterans

196

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War34
World War II33
Second Gulf War27
Korea10
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5465
75+57
65 to 7438
55 to 6424
18 to 3412

$Potosi Veterans by Education

8.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potosi Employment Status

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Potosi 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

86.40%

Born in Missouri

99.96%

Native Born

0.04%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.96% of Potosi residents were born in the United States, with 86.40% having been born in Missouri. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,642140.53%
20192,628140.54%
20182,614-12-0.46%
20172,626140.54%
20162,61250.19%
20152,607-36-1.36%
20142,643-11-0.41%
20132,65450.19%
20122,64910.04%
20112,648-9-0.34%
20102,657-5-0.02%
20002,662-21-0.08%
19902,6831550.60%
19802,528-233-0.88%
19702,761-44-0.16%
19602,8050.00%