Raytown, Missouri Population 2021

28,665
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Raytown is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 28,665, it is the 22nd largest city in Missouri and the 1348th largest city in the United States. Raytown is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,526 in 2010. Raytown reached it's highest population of 33,306 in 1970. Spanning over 10 miles, Raytown has a population density of 2,887 people per square mile.

The average household income in Raytown is $63,306 with a poverty rate of 11.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $916 per month, and the median house value is $105,700. The median age in Raytown is 40.5 years, 38.1 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males.

Raytown Demographics

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

  • White: 59.66%
  • Black or African American: 32.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Other race: 3.21%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Raytown, Missouri is 28,665, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,154.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,526.

Raytown, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,46059.66%
Black or African American9,49232.44%
Two or More Races1,0273.51%
Some Other Race9403.21%
Asian2981.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.08%
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Raytown Population by Race

Raytown Population Pyramid 2021

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Raytown Median Age

40.5


Total

38.1


Male

42.2


Female

Raytown Adults

There are 23,033 adults, (5,367 of whom are seniors) in Raytown.

Raytown Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Raytown Sex Ratio

Female

15,617

53.37%

Male

13,647

46.63%

Raytown Population by Age

Raytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Raytown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male51%49%
Female50.1%49.9%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Raytown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3902.3261.9
Non Family5,3111.1853.6
Married4,7883.1376.8
Female1,8913.4250.1
Male4002.6651

3.1

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Raytown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4041.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,0154.93%
High School Graduate7,17834.88%
Some College5,70627.72%
Associates Degree1,5527.54%
Bachelors Degree3,04814.81%
Graduate Degree1,6788.15%
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Raytown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Raytown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,88912,1183,274
Black6,0465,6591,075
Hispanic1,048824167
Other Race33833876
Multiple Races319301126
Asian23020074
Islander2424
Native American232310

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.48%.

Raytown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,310$41,777$33,464
Less Than High School$28,889$41,691$15,636
High School Grad$30,427$34,940$26,098
Some College$36,839$43,964$31,668
Bachelors Degree$48,159$50,273$48,000
Graduate Degree$50,174$50,885$47,027

$37,310

Average Earnings

$41,777

Average Male

$33,464

Average Female

Raytown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Raytown Language by Age

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Raytown Language

93.40% of Raytown residents speak only English, while 6.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Raytown Language

Raytown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,2511,57917.07%
White15,9971,2657.91%
Hispanic1,90333717.71%
Multiple1,02329028.35%
Other94022624.04%
Asian2985016.78%
Native18316.67%

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.45%

Male Poverty Rate

14.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raytown is Multiple, with 28.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raytown is White, with 7.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.89%.

Raytown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.20%
High School12.54%
Some College7.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

Raytown Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.98%
Male Unemployed27.16%
Female Employed3.80%
Male Employed3.01%

Raytown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Raytown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,662$63,306
Families$67,927$78,144
Married Families$80,000-
Non Families$35,135$41,821
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Income by Household Type

Raytown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Raytown Married by Age and Sex

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Raytown 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 45-54.

Raytown Marital Status by Race

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Raytown Marital Status

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2,309

Number of Veterans

2,141

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam835
First Gulf War376
Second Gulf War222
Korea205
World War II64

Raytown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74714
35 to 54554
75+524
55 to 64398
18 to 34119

Raytown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,64811.13%
Black6489.34%
Hispanic1128.42%
2 or More132.79%

Raytown Veterans by Race

Raytown Veterans by Education

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2.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raytown Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Raytown Employment by Age

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Raytown Employment by Race

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Raytown 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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65.18%

Born in Missouri

94.74%

Native Born

5.26%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

2.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.74% of Raytown residents were born in the United States, with 65.18% having been born in Missouri. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Raytown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,665-163-0.57%
202028,828-163-0.56%
201928,991-163-0.56%
201829,154-173-0.59%
201729,327-62-0.21%
201629,389-55-0.19%
201529,444-85-0.29%
201429,529-32-0.11%
201329,561-43-0.15%
201229,604-1-0.00%
201129,605-18-0.06%
201029,623-765-0.25%
200030,388-213-0.07%
199030,601-1,230-0.39%
198031,831-1,475-0.45%
197033,30616,2236.90%
196017,08315,78313.74%
19401,3000.00%

Raytown Population by Year