Joplin demographics profile

StatisticJoplinMissouriNational
Population49,9245,982,413309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)1,3588890
Median age35.037.937.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%58%56%
Speak English95%94%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

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  • The population density in Joplin is 1445% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Joplin is 8% lower than Missouri.
  • In Joplin 88.33% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Joplin 3.11% of the population is African American.
  • In Joplin 1.60% of the population is Asian.
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Joplin population breakdown by race

RaceJoplinMissouriNational
Caucasian88.33%83.12%74.17%
African American3.11%11.53%12.56%
Asian1.60%1.61%4.81%
American Indian1.91%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.17%0.10%0.17%
Mixed race4.09%2.24%2.68%
Other race0.77%1.03%4.79%
In Joplin, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Joplin age breakdown

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Source: The Joplin, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.