Sweet Springs, Missouri Population 2020

1,396

Sweet Springs is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,396, it is the 291st largest city in Missouri and the 8987th largest city in the United States. Sweet Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,484 in 2010. Sweet Springs reached it's highest population of 1,489 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Sweet Springs has a population density of 839 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sweet Springs is $46,853 with a poverty rate of 14.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $71,100. The median age in Sweet Springs is 43.5 years, 41.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Sweet Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 96.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sweet Springs, Missouri is 1,396, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,422.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,484.

Sweet Springs, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,51596.37%
Two or More Races241.53%
Black or African American221.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.38%
Asian50.32%

Sweet Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Sweet Springs Median Age

43.5


Total

41.6


Male

44.5


Female

Sweet Springs Adults

There are 1,263 adults, (280 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Springs.

Sweet Springs Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Springs Sex Ratio

Female

795

50.57%

Male

777

49.43%

Sweet Springs Households and Families

Sweet Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sweet Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All68.7%31.3%
Female66.7%33.3%
Male57.7%42.3%
Non Family55.1%44.9%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5782.6268.7
Married3053.2879.3
Non Family2141.3355.1
Female333.4866.7
Male264.3857.7

3.32

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sweet Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade544.85%
9th to 12th Grade14012.58%
High School Graduate49844.74%
Some College24622.10%
Associates Degree756.74%
Bachelors Degree706.29%
Graduate Degree302.70%

Sweet Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,06587189
Multiple Races21216
Black1111
Native American66
Hispanic55
Asian555

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$31,970$22,159
Less Than High School$29,318$29,659$
High School Grad$27,292$33,750$19,259
Some College$27,454$32,813$26,500
Bachelors Degree$37,500$50,208$30,250
Graduate Degree$$2,500$

$28,750

Average Earnings

$31,970

Average Male

$22,159

Average Female

Sweet Springs Language

Sweet Springs Language by Age

Sweet Springs Language

98.45% of Sweet Springs residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Sweet Springs Poverty

Sweet Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,44418913.09%
Black1717100.00%
Multiple24833.33%
Hispanic18316.67%

14.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

15.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Springs is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Springs is White, with 13.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.52%
Bachelors or Greater13.54%
High School11.63%
Some College7.46%
Name Poverty
Male Employed5.49%
Female Employed4.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sweet Springs Income

Sweet Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,318$46,853
Families$52,065$57,080
Married Families$56,685-
Non Families$24,773$28,003

Sweet Springs Marital Status

Sweet Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Springs Married by Age and Sex

Sweet Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sweet Springs Marital Status by Race

Sweet Springs Veterans

126

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War27
Korea7
World War II4

$Sweet Springs Veterans by Education

17.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Springs Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Springs 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

77.29%

Born in Missouri

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Sweet Springs residents were born in the United States, with 77.29% having been born in Missouri. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,396-13-0.92%
20191,409-13-0.91%
20181,422-6-0.42%
20171,428-13-0.90%
20161,441-14-0.96%
20151,455-19-1.29%
20141,47420.14%
20131,472-17-1.14%
20121,48970.47%
20111,482-5-0.34%
20101,4870.00%