Raytown, Missouri Population 2020

28,851

Raytown is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 28,851, it is the 22nd largest city in Missouri and the 1331st largest city in the United States. Raytown is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -2.29% 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 2,906 people per square mile.

The average household income in Raytown is $63,040 with a poverty rate of 12.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $932 per month, and the median house value is $102,700. The median age in Raytown is 39.4 years, 37.4 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males.

Raytown Demographics

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

  • White: 61.49%
  • Black or African American: 31.12%
  • Two or more races: 3.86%
  • Other race: 2.49%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.04%
The current population of Raytown, Missouri is 28,851, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,993.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,526.

Raytown, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,96661.49%
Black or African American9,09231.12%
Two or More Races1,1273.86%
Some Other Race7272.49%
Asian2610.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.04%

Raytown Population Pyramid 2020

Raytown Median Age

39.4


Total

37.4


Male

40.5


Female

Raytown Adults

There are 22,723 adults, (4,782 of whom are seniors) in Raytown.

Raytown Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Raytown Sex Ratio

Female

15,387

52.67%

Male

13,829

47.33%

Raytown Households and Families

Raytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Raytown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
Male64.2%35.8%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female46.3%53.7%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0762.3863.8
Non Family5,0241.255.6
Married4,5053.1280.4
Female1,9213.6346.3
Male6262.6764.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Raytown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4552.25%
9th to 12th Grade8674.30%
High School Graduate6,97334.55%
Some College5,63627.93%
Associates Degree1,6908.37%
Bachelors Degree2,97014.72%
Graduate Degree1,5917.88%

Raytown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,96712,1853,258
Black5,6365,336922
Hispanic1,106878199
Multiple Races303291126
Other Race29629666
Asian18317343
Islander3030
Native American131313

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,237$41,138$33,419
Less Than High School$22,143$30,875$16,230
High School Grad$35,144$38,378$26,943
Some College$36,421$41,032$32,107
Bachelors Degree$41,516$42,391$40,066
Graduate Degree$52,799$51,389$54,722

$37,237

Average Earnings

$41,138

Average Male

$33,419

Average Female

Raytown Language

Raytown Language by Age

Raytown Language

93.71% of Raytown residents speak only English, while 6.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Raytown Poverty

Raytown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9471,77319.82%
White16,3921,1426.97%
Hispanic2,08536517.51%
Multiple1,12131628.19%
Other72725034.39%
Asian2615922.61%

12.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raytown is Other, with 34.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raytown is White, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.69%
High School11.52%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.23%
Female Employed5.02%
Male Unemployed4.17%
Male Employed2.62%

Raytown Income

Raytown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,650$63,040
Families$66,585$75,896
Married Families$80,837-
Non Families$36,750$42,545

Raytown Marital Status

Raytown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Raytown Married by Age and Sex

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

Raytown Veterans

2,143

Number of Veterans

1,929

Male Veterans

214

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam737
Korea252
First Gulf War221
Second Gulf War190
World War II91
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,66610.96%
Black4607.27%
Hispanic735.22%
2 or More173.66%

$Raytown Veterans by Education

3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raytown Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Raytown 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

64.05%

Born in Missouri

95.69%

Native Born

4.31%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.69% of Raytown residents were born in the United States, with 64.05% having been born in Missouri. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,851-71-0.25%
201928,922-71-0.24%
201828,993-179-0.61%
201729,172-71-0.24%
201629,243-60-0.20%
201529,303-91-0.31%
201429,394-30-0.10%
201329,424-43-0.15%
201229,46710.00%
201129,466-22-0.07%
201029,488-900-0.30%
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%