Trenton, Missouri Population 2021

5,621
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Trenton is a city located in Grundy County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Grundy County. With a 2020 population of 5,621, it is the 122nd largest city in Missouri and the 4446th largest city in the United States . Trenton is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -6.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,001 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Trenton has a population density of 872 people per square mile.

The average household income in Trenton is $52,113 with a poverty rate of 18.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $537 per month, and the median house value is $91,200. The median age in Trenton is 38.1 years, 33.6 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Trenton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Trentonwas:

  • White: 95.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Trenton, Missouri is 5,621 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,621.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,001.

Trenton, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,49795.27%
Two or More Races1372.37%
Asian540.94%
Some Other Race280.49%
Black or African American280.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.09%
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Trenton Population by Race

Trenton Population Pyramid $2021

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Trenton Median Age

38.1


Total

33.6


Male

45.1


Female

Trenton Adults

There are 4,545 adults, (1,315 of whom are seniors) in Trenton.

Trenton Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Trenton Sex Ratio

Female

2,943

51.01%

Male

2,827

48.99%

Trenton Population by Age

Trenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Trenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female27.6%72.4%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
All57%43%
Male75.8%24.2%
Married80.4%19.6%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Trenton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3152.3557
Non Family9841.3441.4
Married9753.1180.4
Female2943.1327.6
Male622.8575.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Trenton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1884.74%
9th to 12th Grade2927.36%
High School Graduate1,54839.01%
Some College84321.24%
Associates Degree41410.43%
Bachelors Degree45011.34%
Graduate Degree2335.87%
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Trenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7453,265662
Hispanic12712711
Asian37377
2+ Races29293
Other Race252511
Native American2121
Black99

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 other race people with a rate of 44.00%.

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,016$31,638$26,660
Less Than 9th Grade$25,134$26,875$15,063
High School Graduate$24,145$22,793$30,247
Some College$24,766$27,455$18,235
Bachelors Degree$42,333$49,583$35,694
Graduate Degree$54,853$$53,603

$30,016

Average Earnings

$31,638

Average Male

$26,660

Average Female

Trenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Trenton Language by Age

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Trenton Language

94.58% of Trenton residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Trenton Language

Trenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,09388717.42%
Multiple1318363.36%
Hispanic20183.98%
Black77100.00%
Islander55100.00%

18.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.30%

Male Poverty Rate

19.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trenton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Hispanic, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.90%.

Trenton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.39%
Some College16.63%
High School14.46%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

Trenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.00%
Female Employed10.27%
Female Unemployed6.25%
Male Employed4.17%

Trenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Trenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,881$52,113
Families$59,034$65,323
Married Families$63,427-
Non Families$21,786$31,045
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Income by Household Type

Trenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Trenton Married by Age and Sex

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Trenton 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 35-44.

Trenton Marital Status by Race

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Trenton Marital Status

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306

Number of Veterans

285

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
Korea72
World War II46
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War28

Trenton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+123
65 to 74109
35 to 5430
55 to 6427
18 to 3417

Trenton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3016.93%
Black517.86%

Trenton Veterans by Race

Trenton Veterans by Education

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14.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trenton Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Trenton Employment by Age

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Trenton Employment by Race

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Trenton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.45%

Born in Trenton

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

3.76%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.19% of Trenton residents were born in the United States, with 73.45% having been born in Missouri. 3.76% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,621-71-1.25%
20205,692-71-1.23%
20195,763-71-1.22%
20185,834-11-0.19%
20175,845-67-1.13%
20165,912470.80%
20155,865-90-1.51%
20145,955-95-1.57%
20136,050120.20%
20126,038450.75%
20115,993-4-0.07%
20105,997-219-0.36%
20006,216870.14%
19906,129-682-1.05%
19806,8117481.17%
19706,063-199-0.32%
19606,2621050.17%
19506,157-889-1.34%
19407,046540.08%
19306,992410.06%
19206,9511,2952.08%
19105,6562600.47%
19005,3963570.69%
18905,0391,7274.29%
18803,3120.00%

Trenton Population by Year