Warrensburg, Missouri Population 2021

20,758
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Warrensburg is a city located in Johnson County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Johnson County. With a 2020 population of 20,758, it is the 35th largest city in Missouri and the 1796th largest city in the United States . Warrensburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 10.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,838 in 2010. Warrensburg reached it's highest population of 20,758 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Warrensburg has a population density of 2,207 people per square mile.

The average household income in Warrensburg is $62,186 with a poverty rate of 23.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $160,400. The median age in Warrensburg is 25.1 years, 25 years for males, and 25.3 years for females.

Warrensburg Demographics

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

  • White: 85.31%
  • Black or African American: 6.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.56%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Warrensburg, Missouri is 20,758 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,248.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,838.

Warrensburg, Missouri Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202154,9444410.80%
202054,5034410.81%
201954,0624410.82%
201853,621-114-0.21%
201753,7352380.44%
201653,49710.00%
201553,496-514-0.96%
201454,010-129-0.24%
201354,139150.03%
201254,1248271.53%
201153,2976111.15%
201052,6860.00%

Warrensburg Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,18185.31%
Black or African American1,3876.89%
Two or More Races9184.56%
Asian3931.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native1310.65%
Some Other Race1210.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%
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Warrensburg Population by Race

Warrensburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Warrensburg Median Age

25.1


Total

25


Male

25.3


Female

Warrensburg Adults

There are 16,655 adults, (2,059 of whom are seniors) in Warrensburg.

Warrensburg Age Dependency

38

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Warrensburg Sex Ratio

Female

9,981

49.56%

Male

10,158

50.44%

Warrensburg Population by Age

Warrensburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Warrensburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All42.6%57.4%
Male29%71%
Female27.7%72.3%
Non Family25.5%74.5%

42.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Warrensburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2732.3642.6
Non Family3,6101.6725.5
Married2,7453.2269.9
Female7082.527.7
Male2102.729

2.98

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Warrensburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2292.27%
9th to 12th Grade3193.16%
High School Graduate2,39223.66%
Some College2,33923.14%
Associates Degree7207.12%
Bachelors Degree2,19721.73%
Graduate Degree1,91318.92%
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Warrensburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Warrensburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,4087,9913,396
Hispanic470433201
Black442389163
2+ Races345334150
Asian345315178
Other Race727214
Native American6868
Islander888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Warrensburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,005$39,915$29,173
Less Than 9th Grade$24,531$$28,512
High School Graduate$24,761$35,332$16,978
Some College$27,101$36,356$24,128
Bachelors Degree$35,070$38,116$32,051
Graduate Degree$49,958$71,815$39,661

$35,005

Average Earnings

$39,915

Average Male

$29,173

Average Female

Warrensburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Warrensburg Language by Age

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Warrensburg Language

95.62% of Warrensburg residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Warrensburg Language

Warrensburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8143,28323.77%
Black1,11036432.79%
Hispanic95319820.78%
Multiple82012715.49%
Asian39311629.52%
Other1213125.62%

23.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.49%

Male Poverty Rate

24.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Warrensburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Warrensburg is Black, with 32.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Warrensburg is Multiple, with 15.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.30%.

Warrensburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.21%
High School22.07%
Some College13.50%
Bachelors or Greater8.15%

Warrensburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.61%
Male Unemployed46.36%
Female Employed24.02%
Male Employed20.77%

Warrensburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Warrensburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,315$62,186
Families$72,627$82,627
Married Families$85,482-
Non Families$28,810$40,258
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Income by Household Type

Warrensburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Warrensburg Married by Age and Sex

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Warrensburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Warrensburg Marital Status by Race

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Warrensburg Marital Status

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2,039

Number of Veterans

1,643

Male Veterans

396

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War817
First Gulf War498
Vietnam489
Korea114
World War II76

Warrensburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54509
18 to 34499
65 to 74393
75+372
55 to 64266

Warrensburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,72212.45%
Black23219.76%
2+ Races6812.10%
Hispanic274.21%
Native American1014.71%
Other Race79.72%

Warrensburg Veterans by Race

Warrensburg Veterans by Education

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6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Warrensburg Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Warrensburg Employment by Age

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Warrensburg Employment by Race

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Warrensburg 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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56.17%

Born in Warrensburg

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Warrensburg residents were born in the United States, with 56.17% having been born in Missouri. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Warrensburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,7581700.83%
202020,5881700.83%
201920,4181700.84%
201820,248540.27%
201720,1941340.67%
201620,0603231.64%
201519,737-91-0.46%
201419,828660.33%
201319,7621270.65%
201219,6353781.96%
201119,2573291.74%
201018,9282,5881.48%
200016,3401,0960.70%
199015,2441,4371.00%
198013,8076820.51%
197013,1253,4363.08%
19609,6892,8323.52%
19506,8579891.57%
19405,8687221.32%
19305,1463350.68%
19204,8111220.26%
19104,689-35-0.07%
19004,724180.04%
18904,7066571.52%
18804,0491,1043.23%
18702,9450.00%

Warrensburg Population by Year