Wardsville, Missouri Population 2020

1,561

Wardsville is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,561, it is the 274th largest city in Missouri and the 8566th largest city in the United States. Wardsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 3.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,506 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Wardsville has a population density of 450 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wardsville is $97,027 with a poverty rate of 3.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $219,800. The median age in Wardsville is 36.6 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

Wardsville Demographics

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

  • White: 97.69%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wardsville, Missouri is 1,561, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,559.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,506.

Wardsville, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,69197.69%
Some Other Race170.98%
Asian120.69%
Two or More Races110.64%

Wardsville Population Pyramid 2020

Wardsville Median Age

36.6


Total

36.8


Male

36.2


Female

Wardsville Adults

There are 1,206 adults, (170 of whom are seniors) in Wardsville.

Wardsville Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wardsville Sex Ratio

Female

925

53.44%

Male

806

46.56%

Wardsville Households and Families

Wardsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wardsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All75.6%24.4%
Female58.6%41.4%
Non Family38.9%61.1%
Male31.3%68.8%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6312.7475.6
Married4263.2290.8
Non Family1311.1738.9
Female582.958.6
Male162.531.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wardsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.86%
9th to 12th Grade161.49%
High School Graduate31228.97%
Some College16615.41%
Associates Degree12811.88%
Bachelors Degree31529.25%
Graduate Degree12011.14%

Wardsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,0631,027423
Hispanic10108
Multiple Races444

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,104$58,882$41,648
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$44,375$51,786$37,031
Some College$48,304$60,104$45,625
Bachelors Degree$58,611$64,792$44,063
Graduate Degree$47,969$87,500$40,694

$50,104

Average Earnings

$58,882

Average Male

$41,648

Average Female

Wardsville Language

Wardsville Language by Age

Wardsville Language

99.75% of Wardsville residents speak only English, while 0.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Wardsville Poverty

Wardsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,674513.05%
Other1717100.00%

3.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.72%

Male Poverty Rate

4.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wardsville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wardsville is White, with 3.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Name Poverty
High School4.49%
Some College4.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed3.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Wardsville Income

Wardsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,141$97,027
Families$102,880$111,952
Married Families$104,620-
Non Families$31,250$40,058

Wardsville Marital Status

Wardsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wardsville Married by Age and Sex

Wardsville 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 45-54.

Wardsville Marital Status by Race

Wardsville Veterans

111

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War64
Second Gulf War18
Vietnam16
World War II
Korea

$Wardsville Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wardsville Employment Status

75.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wardsville 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

86.08%

Born in Missouri

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.31% of Wardsville residents were born in the United States, with 86.08% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% 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
20201,56110.06%
20191,56010.06%
20181,55990.58%
20171,55010.06%
20161,54960.39%
20151,54380.52%
20141,53510.07%
20131,534120.79%
20121,52230.20%
20111,51980.53%
20101,5110.00%