Velda City, Missouri Population 2020

1,360

Velda City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,360, it is the 296th largest city in Missouri and the 9078th largest city in the United States. Velda City is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,420 in 2010. Velda City reached it's highest population of 1,421 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Velda City has a population density of 8,343 people per square mile.

The average household income in Velda City is $42,525 with a poverty rate of 26.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $59,900. The median age in Velda City is 38 years, 30.9 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Velda City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 92.76%
  • White: 6.44%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Velda City, Missouri is 1,360, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,420.

Velda City, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,26892.76%
White886.44%
Some Other Race70.51%
Two or More Races40.29%

Velda City Population Pyramid 2020

Velda City Median Age

38


Total

30.9


Male

44.4


Female

Velda City Adults

There are 997 adults, (246 of whom are seniors) in Velda City.

Velda City Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Velda City Sex Ratio

Female

702

51.35%

Male

665

48.65%

Velda City Households and Families

Velda City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Velda City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.5%34.5%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
All51.3%48.7%
Male43.1%56.9%
Female33.1%66.9%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5672.4151.3
Non Family2411.2457.3
Female1423.4133.1
Married1193.1865.5
Male653.1843.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Velda City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade374.27%
9th to 12th Grade14917.21%
High School Graduate27431.64%
Some College30034.64%
Associates Degree465.31%
Bachelors Degree485.54%
Graduate Degree121.39%

Velda City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black79062255
White56425
Hispanic1612
Other Race77
Multiple 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 8.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,194$32,188$22,054
Less Than High School$19,821$$17,679
High School Grad$30,977$31,367$
Some College$28,654$39,250$23,182
Bachelors Degree$32,125$$38,333
Graduate Degree$50,833$$41,250

$30,194

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$22,054

Average Female

Velda City Language

Velda City Language by Age

Velda City Language

98.74% of Velda City residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Velda City Poverty

Velda City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,26434927.61%
White691724.64%

26.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.31%

Male Poverty Rate

25.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Velda City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Velda City is Black, with 27.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Velda City is White, with 24.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.58%
High School20.44%
Some College18.50%
Bachelors or Greater10.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed13.88%
Male Unemployed11.54%
Male Employed8.12%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Velda City Income

Velda City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,994$42,525
Families$36,806$47,567
Married Families$46,806-
Non Families$32,171$34,123

Velda City Marital Status

Velda City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.2%

Male Marriage Rate

21.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Velda City Married by Age and Sex

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

Velda City Veterans

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

$Velda City Veterans by Education

21.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Velda City Employment Status

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Velda City 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

79.74%

Born in Missouri

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.12% of Velda City residents were born in the United States, with 79.74% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,360-9-0.66%
20191,369-9-0.65%
20181,378-6-0.43%
20171,384-9-0.65%
20161,393-11-0.78%
20151,404-5-0.35%
20141,409-2-0.14%
20131,411-5-0.35%
20121,416-2-0.14%
20111,418-3-0.21%
20101,4210.00%