Licking demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,3888691
Median age40.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%57%55%
Speak English97%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Licking, MO has a population of 2,957 and is the 8,884th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,388 per sq mi which is 1506% higher than the Missouri average and 1432% higher than the national average. The median age in Licking is 41 which is approximately 6% higher than the Missouri average of 38. In Licking, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 67% of Licking residents were born in Missouri, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Licking is 1506% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Licking is 6% higher than Missouri.
  • In Licking 79.40% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Licking 13.05% of the population is African American.
  • In Licking 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Licking population breakdown by race

African American13.05%11.58%12.63%
American Indian3.75%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race3.42%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.37%1.13%4.75%
In Licking, 1.3% 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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Licking age breakdown

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Source: The Licking, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).