Steele, Missouri Population 2020

1,883

Steele is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,883, it is the 250th largest city in Missouri and the 7837th largest city in the United States. Steele is currently declining at a rate of -1.67% annually and its population has decreased by -13.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,172 in 2010. Steele reached it's highest population of 2,181 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Steele has a population density of 1,021 people per square mile.

The average household income in Steele is $58,431 with a poverty rate of 32.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $589 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Steele is 34.3 years, 31 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.3 males.

Steele Demographics

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

  • White: 73.03%
  • Black or African American: 20.52%
  • Two or more races: 6.31%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Steele, Missouri is 1,883, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,947.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,172.

Steele, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59873.03%
Black or African American44920.52%
Two or More Races1386.31%
Some Other Race30.14%

Steele Population Pyramid 2020

Steele Median Age

34.3


Total

31


Male

34.4


Female

Steele Adults

There are 1,573 adults, (327 of whom are seniors) in Steele.

Steele Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele Sex Ratio

Female

1,207

55.16%

Male

981

44.84%

Steele Households and Families

Steele Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Steele Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married70.2%29.8%
All49.4%50.6%
Non Family36.4%63.6%
Female23.4%76.6%

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7043.0549.4
Married2953.7870.2
Non Family1951.0736.4
Female1883.8723.4
Male263.65100

3.58

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Steele Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1249.70%
9th to 12th Grade13110.24%
High School Graduate52641.13%
Some College26320.56%
Associates Degree493.83%
Bachelors Degree1269.85%
Graduate Degree604.69%

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,059859183
Black197153
Multiple Races165
Hispanic773
Other Race333

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,335$39,609$21,162
Less Than High School$17,250$$20,074
High School Grad$26,477$36,300$18,194
Some College$25,694$43,375$19,932
Bachelors Degree$40,673$46,250$39,063
Graduate Degree$38,839$$38,839

$27,335

Average Earnings

$39,609

Average Male

$21,162

Average Female

Steele Language

Steele Language by Age

Steele Language

96.97% of Steele residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Steele Poverty

Steele Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,49432821.95%
Black44921848.55%
Multiple13812590.58%
Hispanic642945.31%

32.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.03%

Male Poverty Rate

38.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steele

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steele is Multiple, with 90.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steele is White, with 21.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.10%
Some College23.75%
High School21.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.00%
Male Unemployed51.06%
Female Employed13.35%
Male Employed0.00%

Steele Income

Steele Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,941$58,431
Families$49,583$68,060
Married Families$72,574-
Non Families$18,789$21,912

Steele Marital Status

Steele Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Steele Married by Age and Sex

Steele 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 Over 65.

Steele Marital Status by Race

Steele Veterans

70

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War22
Vietnam18
Korea13
World War II5
Second Gulf War

$Steele Veterans by Education

9.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Steele 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

53.75%

Born in Missouri

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.86% of Steele residents were born in the United States, with 53.75% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,883-32-1.67%
20191,915-32-1.64%
20181,947-64-3.18%
20172,011-32-1.57%
20162,043-44-2.11%
20152,087-23-1.09%
20142,110-17-0.80%
20132,127-39-1.80%
20122,166-15-0.69%
20112,181120.55%
20102,1690.00%