Velda City, Missouri Population 2023

1,119

Velda City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,119, it is the 338th largest city in Missouri and the 14249th largest city in the United States.Velda City is currently declining at a rate of -2.01% annually and its population has decreased by -5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,188 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Velda City has a population density of 6,865 people per square mile.

The average household income in Velda City is $40,592 with a poverty rate of 25.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Velda City is 33 years, 29.9 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Velda City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 94.65%
  • White: 4.57%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Velda City, Missouri is 1,119 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,188.

Velda City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Velda City Population by Race

Velda City Population Pyramid 2023

Velda City Median Age

33

Total

29.9

Male

35.4

Female

Velda City Adults

There are 1,017 adults, (202 of whom are seniors) in Velda City.

Velda City Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Velda City Sex Ratio

Female77654.61%
Male64545.39%

Velda City Population by Age

Velda City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.21

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Velda City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Velda City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Velda City 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%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 9.85%.

Velda City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$28,929

Average Earnings

$33,281

Average Male

$24,306

Average Female

Velda City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Velda City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Velda City Language

98.93% of Velda City residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Velda City Language

Velda City Poverty by Race

rate

25.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Velda City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Velda City is White, with 45.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Velda City is Black, with 25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.42%.

Velda City Poverty

Velda City Poverty Rate by Education

Velda City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Velda City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Velda City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.5%

Male Marriage Rate

21.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Velda City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Velda City 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 Over 65.

Velda City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Velda City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

115

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Velda City Veterans by War

Velda City Veterans by Age

count

Velda City Veterans by Race

Velda City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Velda City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Velda City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Velda City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Velda City 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

100.51%

Born in Velda City

118.77%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

118.77% of Velda City residents were born in the United States, with 100.51% having been born in Missouri. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Velda City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Velda City Population by Year