Vandalia, Missouri Population 2020

3,888

Vandalia is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 3,888, it is the 166th largest city in Missouri and the 5480th largest city in the United States. Vandalia is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,899 in 2010. Vandalia reached it's highest population of 4,320 in 2015. Spanning over 2 miles, Vandalia has a population density of 1,733 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vandalia is $42,178 with a poverty rate of 17.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $64,900. The median age in Vandalia is 36.5 years, 36.1 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 40.8 males.

Vandalia Demographics

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

  • White: 81.74%
  • Black or African American: 12.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Vandalia, Missouri is 3,888, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,050.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,899.

Vandalia, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,41581.74%
Black or African American51012.21%
Two or More Races1764.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.93%
Asian300.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.19%

Vandalia Population Pyramid 2020

Vandalia Median Age

36.5


Total

36.1


Male

36.6


Female

Vandalia Adults

There are 3,582 adults, (487 of whom are seniors) in Vandalia.

Vandalia Age Dependency

35

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Vandalia Sex Ratio

Female

2,967

71.01%

Male

1,211

28.99%

Vandalia Households and Families

Vandalia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vandalia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All60.2%39.8%
Female54.2%45.8%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male13.7%86.3%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1092.3160.2
Non Family4741.1651.3
Married4642.9976.1
Female1203.6454.2
Male513.8413.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

10.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vandalia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1745.46%
9th to 12th Grade55717.48%
High School Graduate1,48446.58%
Some College55517.42%
Associates Degree1253.92%
Bachelors Degree2146.72%
Graduate Degree772.42%

Vandalia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6792,165253
Black42022631
Multiple Races43432
Asian30215
Hispanic14
Native American14

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,823$32,143$12,759
Less Than High School$6,250$$5,476
High School Grad$18,072$32,371$13,910
Some College$11,552$28,333$6,769
Bachelors Degree$32,143$45,556$31,058
Graduate Degree$27,292$33,472$26,923

$17,823

Average Earnings

$32,143

Average Male

$12,759

Average Female

Vandalia Language

Vandalia Language by Age

Vandalia Language

98.75% of Vandalia residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Vandalia Poverty

Vandalia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,05927913.55%
Black26810840.30%
Multiple1413222.70%
Hispanic2525100.00%
Native2525100.00%

17.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

21.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vandalia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vandalia is White, with 13.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.78%
High School13.21%
Some College10.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.95%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.49%
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed8.05%
Female Employed2.87%

Vandalia Income

Vandalia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,406$42,178
Families$44,275$48,314
Married Families$49,583-
Non Families$26,890$31,554

Vandalia Marital Status

Vandalia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Vandalia Married by Age and Sex

Vandalia 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 Over 65.

Vandalia Marital Status by Race

Vandalia Veterans

272

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
Korea44
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War24
World War II11

$Vandalia Veterans by Education

4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vandalia Employment Status

35.6%

Labor Force Participation

30.6%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Vandalia 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

77.36%

Born in Missouri

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.92% of Vandalia residents were born in the United States, with 77.36% having been born in Missouri. 0.34% 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
20203,888-81-2.04%
20193,969-81-2.00%
20184,050-117-2.81%
20174,167-81-1.91%
20164,248-72-1.67%
20154,3201924.65%
20144,128-20-0.48%
20134,1481353.36%
20124,013902.29%
20113,923340.87%
20103,8891,3604.40%
20002,529-154-0.59%
19902,683-487-1.65%
19803,170100.03%
19703,1601050.34%
19603,0554311.53%
19502,624-48-0.18%
19402,6720.00%