Raytown, Missouri Population 2023

30,159

Raytown is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 30,159, it is the 23rd largest city in Missouri and the 1523rd largest city in the United States.Raytown is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,012 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Raytown has a population density of 3,037 people per square mile.

The average household income in Raytown is $63,306 with a poverty rate of 11.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Raytown is 41.1 years, 38.9 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Raytown Demographics

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

  • White: 54.53%
  • Black or African American: 36.07%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Other race: 3.19%
  • Asian: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Raytown, Missouri is 30,159 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,012.

Raytown, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Raytown Population by Race

Raytown Population Pyramid 2023

Raytown Median Age

41.1

Total

38.9

Male

42.1

Female

Raytown Adults

There are 23,219 adults, (5,017 of whom are seniors) in Raytown.

Raytown Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Raytown Sex Ratio

Female15,40452.8%
Male13,77247.2%

Raytown Population by Age

Raytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.03

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Raytown Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Raytown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Raytown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 32.14%.

Raytown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,357

Average Earnings

$41,950

Average Male

$34,600

Average Female

Raytown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Raytown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Raytown Language

92.32% of Raytown residents speak only English, while 7.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Raytown Language

Raytown Poverty by Race

rate

11.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.29%

Male Poverty Rate

12.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raytown is Asian, with 38.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raytown is White, with 8.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

Raytown Poverty

Raytown Poverty Rate by Education

Raytown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Raytown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Raytown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Raytown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Raytown Marriage

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 45-54.

Raytown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Raytown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,176

Number of Veterans

2,050

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

Raytown Veterans by War

Raytown Veterans by Age

count

Raytown Veterans by Race

Raytown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raytown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Raytown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Raytown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Raytown 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

61.2%

Born in Raytown

91.58%

Native Born

5.63%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.58% of Raytown residents were born in the United States, with 61.2% having been born in Missouri. 3.45% 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

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Raytown Population by Year