Willard, Missouri Population 2023

6,662

Willard is a city located in Greene County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 6,662, it is the 120th largest city in Missouri and the 5532nd largest city in the United States.Willard is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,344 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Willard has a population density of 1,102 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willard is $77,412 with a poverty rate of 12.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Willard is 33.3 years, 28.9 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Willard Demographics

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

  • White: 94.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willard, Missouri is 6,662 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,344.

Willard, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Willard Population by Race

Willard Population Pyramid 2023

Willard Median Age

33.3

Total

28.9

Male

36

Female

Willard Adults

There are 3,640 adults, (497 of whom are seniors) in Willard.

Willard Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Willard Sex Ratio

Female2,77949.92%
Male2,78850.08%

Willard Population by Age

Willard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.3

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Willard Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Willard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willard Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 native american people with a rate of 93.55%.

Willard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$42,801

Average Earnings

$52,875

Average Male

$36,628

Average Female

Willard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Willard Language

97.96% of Willard residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Willard Language

Willard Poverty by Race

rate

12.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.42%

Male Poverty Rate

9.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willard is Multiple, with 47.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willard is Hispanic, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.71%.

Willard Poverty

Willard Poverty Rate by Education

Willard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Willard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.8%

Male Marriage Rate

65.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Willard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Willard 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 45-54.

Willard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Willard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

223

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Willard Veterans by War

Willard Veterans by Age

count

Willard Veterans by Race

Willard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76%

Labor Force Participation

74.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Willard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Willard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Willard 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

54.49%

Born in Willard

86.35%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.35% of Willard residents were born in the United States, with 54.49% having been born in Missouri. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Willard Population by Year