Trenton, Missouri Population 2023

5,492

Trenton is a city located in Grundy County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Grundy County. With a 2023 population of 5,492, it is the 134th largest city in Missouri and the 6235th largest city in the United States.Trenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,679 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Trenton has a population density of 852 people per square mile.

The average household income in Trenton is $52,113 with a poverty rate of 16.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Trenton is 37 years, 32 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Trenton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.40%
  • Two or more races: 3.65%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Trenton, Missouri is 5,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,679.

Trenton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Trenton Population by Race

Trenton Population Pyramid 2023

Trenton Median Age

37

Total

32

Male

42.8

Female

Trenton Adults

There are 4,280 adults, (1,268 of whom are seniors) in Trenton.

Trenton Age Dependency

88.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Trenton Sex Ratio

Female2,85850.33%
Male2,82149.67%

Trenton Population by Age

Trenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.23

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Trenton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Trenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Trenton 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 50.00%.

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,250

Average Earnings

$32,072

Average Male

$31,020

Average Female

Trenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Trenton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Trenton Language

95.82% of Trenton residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Trenton Language

Trenton Poverty by Race

rate

16.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.69%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trenton is White, with 16.06% 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 15.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.86%.

Trenton Poverty

Trenton Poverty Rate by Education

Trenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Trenton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Trenton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Trenton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Trenton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Trenton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Trenton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

284

Number of Veterans

265

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Trenton Veterans by War

Trenton Veterans by Age

count

Trenton Veterans by Race

Trenton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trenton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Trenton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Trenton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Trenton 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

78.14%

Born in Trenton

97.86%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Trenton residents were born in the United States, with 78.14% having been born in Missouri. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Trenton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Trenton Population by Year