Velda City, Missouri Population 2022

1,348
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Velda City is a city located in Missouri. Velda City has a 2020 population of 1,348. Velda City is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,410 in 2010.

The average household income in Velda City is $40,592 with a poverty rate of 24.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $902 per month, and the median house value is $56,900. The median age in Velda City is 35.7 years, 32.5 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Velda City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 94.16%
  • White: 5.06%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Velda City, Missouri is 1,348 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,348.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,410.

Velda City, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,32294.16%
White715.06%
Some Other Race70.50%
Two or More Races40.28%
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Velda City Population by Race

Velda City Population Pyramid $2022

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Velda City Median Age

35.7


Total

32.5


Male

35.9


Female

Velda City Adults

There are 1,015 adults, (243 of whom are seniors) in Velda City.

Velda City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Velda City Sex Ratio

Female

791

56.34%

Male

613

43.66%

Velda City Population by Age

Velda City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Velda City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female27.6%72.4%
Male33.3%66.7%
All52.2%47.8%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Married83.3%16.7%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Velda City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5782.4352.2
Non Family2311.2258.9
Female1703.4427.6
Married1203.0483.3
Male573.0433.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Velda City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.22%
9th to 12th Grade12114.15%
High School Graduate26130.53%
Some College32037.43%
Associates Degree546.32%
Bachelors Degree728.42%
Graduate Degree80.94%
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Velda City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Velda City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black79666574
White40356
Hispanic1511
Other Race77
2+ Races44

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 white people with a rate of 15.00%.

Velda City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,408$30,893$24,327
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,031$30,000$19,063
Some College$31,063$31,250$31,029
Bachelors Degree$37,917$$31,667
Graduate Degree$51,250$$

$29,408

Average Earnings

$30,893

Average Male

$24,327

Average Female

Velda City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Velda City Language by Age

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Velda City Language

98.85% of Velda City residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Velda City Language

Velda City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,31633025.08%
White541731.48%
OtherNaN%

24.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Velda City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Velda City is White, with 31.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.96%.

Velda City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.43%
High School22.61%
Some College14.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Velda City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed9.18%
Male Employed7.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Velda City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Velda City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,986$40,592
Families$40,563$44,519
Married Families$51,719-
Non Families$29,934$33,331
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Income by Household Type

Velda City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.5%

Male Marriage Rate

18.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Velda City Married by Age and Sex

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Velda City 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.

Velda City Marital Status by Race

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Velda City Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
World War II7
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Velda City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7426
55 to 6423
75+20
35 to 543
18 to 34

Velda City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black656.94%
White710.45%

Velda City Veterans by Race

Velda City Veterans by Education

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22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Velda City Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Velda City Employment by Age

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Velda City Employment by Race

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Velda City 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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81.77%

Born in Velda City

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Velda City residents were born in the United States, with 81.77% having been born in Missouri. 0.50% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,348-4-0.30%
20211,352-4-0.29%
20201,356-4-0.29%
20191,360-4-0.29%
20181,364-8-0.58%
20171,372-9-0.65%
20161,381-12-0.86%
20151,393-4-0.29%
20141,397-3-0.21%
20131,400-5-0.36%
20121,405-2-0.14%
20111,407-3-0.21%
20101,4100.00%

Velda City Population by Year