Southwest City, Missouri Population 2023

907

Southwest City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 907, it is the 369th largest city in Missouri and the 15480th largest city in the United States.Southwest City is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -14.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,064 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Southwest City has a population density of 620 people per square mile.

The average household income in Southwest City is $50,892 with a poverty rate of 33.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Southwest City is 32.2 years, 25.7 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Southwest City Demographics

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

  • White: 79.23%
  • Other race: 9.59%
  • Two or more races: 6.11%
  • Native American: 5.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Southwest City, Missouri is 907 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,064.

Southwest City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Southwest City Population by Race

Southwest City Population Pyramid 2023

Southwest City Median Age

32.2

Total

25.7

Male

38.3

Female

Southwest City Adults

There are 707 adults, (100 of whom are seniors) in Southwest City.

Southwest City Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Southwest City Sex Ratio

Female55151.79%
Male51348.21%

Southwest City Population by Age

Southwest City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.47

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Southwest City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Southwest City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southwest City 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 73.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.38%.

Southwest City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$28,021

Average Earnings

$27,171

Average Male

$28,816

Average Female

Southwest City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southwest City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Southwest City Language

55.99% of Southwest City residents speak only English, while 44.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.80% of the population.

Southwest City Language

Southwest City Poverty by Race

rate

33.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.90%

Male Poverty Rate

23.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southwest City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southwest City is Native, with 80.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southwest City is Other, with 13.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.85%.

Southwest City Poverty

Southwest City Poverty Rate by Education

Southwest City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southwest City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Southwest City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Southwest City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Southwest City 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.

Southwest City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Southwest City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

Southwest City Veterans by War

Southwest City Veterans by Age

count

Southwest City Veterans by Race

Southwest City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southwest City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Southwest City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Southwest City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Southwest City 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

33.51%

Born in Southwest City

82.21%

Native Born

33.19%

Foreign Born

27.44%

Non Citizen

5.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.21% of Southwest City residents were born in the United States, with 33.51% having been born in Missouri. 27.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Southwest City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Southwest City Population by Year