Mexico, MO

11,622 Population
12.1 square miles 960.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
960.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
60.4%
was 61.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.8%
was 1.7%
 
Percent Under 18
24.6%
was 25.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.3%
was 16.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
19.4%
was 20.0%
 
Median Household Income
$36,756
was $36,604
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.4
42
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
247.8
was 389.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,930.9
was 3,459.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,484
was 5,396
 
Median Rent
$654
was $628
 
Total Building Permits
15
was 14
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,700
was 4,553
 
Homeownership Rate
58.1%
was 60.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
5
was 6
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
452.7
was 445.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.5%
was 31.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
10
was 8
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.8
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.1%
was 91.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.1%
was 87.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.7%
was 13.8%
 

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