Gladstone, MO

26,562 Population
8 square miles 3,303.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
3,303.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.5%
was 54.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.8%
was 4.7%
 
Percent Under 18
19.6%
was 20.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.0%
was 18.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 4.8
Ranked 11th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
14.2%
was 12.1%
 
Median Household Income
$52,093
was $52,426
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.3
40.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 3.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
143.7
was 184.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,903.4
was 1,966.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,759
was 11,737
 
Median Rent
$801
was $771
 
Total Building Permits
225
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,943
was 10,931
 
Homeownership Rate
65.9%
was 68.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,452.3
was 1,449.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.0%
was 18.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
222
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
19.3
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.7
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.0%
was 93.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.1%
was 90.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.9%
was 26.9%
 

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