Sweet Springs, Missouri Population 2023

1,265

Sweet Springs is a city located in Saline County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,265, it is the 321st largest city in Missouri and the 13550th largest city in the United States.Sweet Springs is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually and its population has decreased by -11.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,432 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Sweet Springs has a population density of 761 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sweet Springs is $48,245 with a poverty rate of 13.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sweet Springs is 37.5 years, 30.8 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Sweet Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 91.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.01%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sweet Springs, Missouri is 1,265 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,432.

Sweet Springs, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sweet Springs Population by Race

Sweet Springs Population Pyramid 2023

Sweet Springs Median Age

37.5

Total

30.8

Male

46.8

Female

Sweet Springs Adults

There are 1,046 adults, (286 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Springs.

Sweet Springs Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Springs Sex Ratio

Female72350.49%
Male70949.51%

Sweet Springs Population by Age

Sweet Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.65

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sweet Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sweet Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweet Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sweet Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$26,964

Average Earnings

$31,818

Average Male

$21,513

Average Female

Sweet Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweet Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sweet Springs Language

99.12% of Sweet Springs residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Sweet Springs Language

Sweet Springs Poverty by Race

rate

13.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.45%

Male Poverty Rate

13.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Springs is Black, with 45.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Springs is Multiple, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.67%.

Sweet Springs Poverty

Sweet Springs Poverty Rate by Education

Sweet Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweet Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sweet Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sweet Springs 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 55-64.

Sweet Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sweet Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

84

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Sweet Springs Veterans by War

Sweet Springs Veterans by Age

count

Sweet Springs Veterans by Race

Sweet Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Springs 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

87.84%

Born in Sweet Springs

108.59%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

108.59% of Sweet Springs residents were born in the United States, with 87.84% having been born in Missouri. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sweet Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Sweet Springs Population by Year