Sikeston is a city located in Scott County Missouri. Sikeston has a 2020 population of 15,726. Sikeston is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -3.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,354 in 2010.
The average household income in Sikeston is $56,270 with a poverty rate of 24.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $121,400. The median age in Sikeston is 39.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sikestonwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 54.55%.
96.30% of Sikeston residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sikeston is Black, with 49.84% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sikeston is Multiple, with 8.18% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.69%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sikeston
98.48% of Sikeston residents were born in the United States, with 72.63% having been born in Missouri. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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