Tarkio, Missouri Population 2023

1,482

Tarkio is a city located in Atchison County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,482, it is the 302nd largest city in Missouri and the 12621st largest city in the United States.Tarkio is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,506 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Tarkio has a population density of 1,069 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tarkio is $53,852 with a poverty rate of 16.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tarkio is 43.8 years, 41.6 years for males, and 50.4 years for females.

Tarkio Demographics

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

  • White: 97.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tarkio, Missouri is 1,482 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,506.

Tarkio, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Tarkio Population by Race

Tarkio Population Pyramid 2023

Tarkio Median Age

43.8

Total

41.6

Male

50.4

Female

Tarkio Adults

There are 1,218 adults, (389 of whom are seniors) in Tarkio.

Tarkio Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tarkio Sex Ratio

Female74650.37%
Male73549.63%

Tarkio Population by Age

Tarkio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.65

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tarkio Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tarkio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tarkio 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 black people with a rate of 28.57%.

Tarkio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,629

Average Earnings

$40,750

Average Male

$26,827

Average Female

Tarkio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tarkio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tarkio Language

94.93% of Tarkio residents speak only English, while 5.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Tarkio Language

Tarkio Poverty by Race

rate

16.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.48%

Male Poverty Rate

19.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tarkio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tarkio is Black, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tarkio is Multiple, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.95%.

Tarkio Poverty

Tarkio Poverty Rate by Education

Tarkio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tarkio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tarkio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tarkio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tarkio 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 55-64.

Tarkio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tarkio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Tarkio Veterans by War

Tarkio Veterans by Age

count

Tarkio Veterans by Race

Tarkio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tarkio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tarkio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tarkio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tarkio 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

65.01%

Born in Tarkio

97.94%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Tarkio residents were born in the United States, with 65.01% having been born in Missouri. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tarkio Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Tarkio Population by Year