Steele, Missouri Population 2023

1,757

Steele is a city located in Pemiscot County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,757, it is the 274th largest city in Missouri and the 11650th largest city in the United States.Steele is currently declining at a rate of -1.79% annually and its population has decreased by -11.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,975 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Steele has a population density of 953 people per square mile.

The average household income in Steele is $55,318 with a poverty rate of 43.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Steele is 33.2 years, 34.1 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Steele Demographics

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

  • White: 74.43%
  • Black or African American: 19.65%
  • Two or more races: 5.87%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Steele, Missouri is 1,757 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,975.

Steele, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Steele Population by Race

Steele Population Pyramid 2023

Steele Median Age

33.2

Total

34.1

Male

32.9

Female

Steele Adults

There are 1,460 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Steele.

Steele Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele Sex Ratio

Female1,09455.39%
Male88144.61%

Steele Population by Age

Steele Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.88

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Steele Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Steele Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$32,375

Average Earnings

$52,250

Average Male

$22,054

Average Female

Steele Earnings by Educational Attainment

Steele Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Steele Language

98.80% of Steele residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Steele Language

Steele Poverty by Race

rate

43.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.95%

Male Poverty Rate

43.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steele

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steele is Multiple, with 273.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steele is White, with 27.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.31%.

Steele Poverty

Steele Poverty Rate by Education

Steele Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Steele Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Steele Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Steele Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Steele Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Steele Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Steele Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Steele Veterans by War

Steele Veterans by Age

count

Steele Veterans by Race

Steele Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

23.5%

Unemployment Rate

Steele Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Steele Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Steele 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

57.58%

Born in Steele

106.53%

Native Born

0.05%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

106.53% of Steele residents were born in the United States, with 57.58% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Steele Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Steele Population by Year