Missouri City, TX

74,875 Population
28.8 square miles 2,598.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 49th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,598.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.6%
was 40.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.2%
was 25.9%
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 23.9%
Ranked 49th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
13.8%
was 9.8%
Ranked 14th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.9
was 4.5
Ranked 23rd Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
4.7%
was 4.2%
Ranked 7th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$88,591
was $92,696
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.8
39.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
203.1
was 103.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,739.9
was 1,656.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
25,650
was 24,641
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,375
was $1,657
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
486
was 205
 
Occupied Housing Units
25,169
was 23,582
 
Homeownership Rate
80.7%
was 79.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
301
was 205
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
889.7
was 855.0
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.0%
was 17.9%
Ranked 52nd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
185
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.0
Ranked 19th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
21.0
was 8.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.0
was 3.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.9%
was 95.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.8%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 97.7%
Ranked 19th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.2%
was 93.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
42.2%
was 47.4%
Ranked 13th Highest in TX

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