Bolivar demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2788691
Median age28.738.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English98%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Bolivar, MO has a population of 10,592 and is the 3,776th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,278 per sq mi which is 1379% higher than the Missouri average and 1310% higher than the national average. The median age in Bolivar is 29 which is approximately 25% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In Bolivar, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 66% of Bolivar residents were born in Missouri, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Bolivar is 1379% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Bolivar is 25% lower than Missouri.
  • In Bolivar 94.56% of the population is White.
  • In Bolivar 1.77% of the population is African American.
  • In Bolivar 0.69% of the population is Asian.

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Bolivar population breakdown by race

African American1.77%11.58%12.63%
American Indian1.01%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race1.97%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.13%4.75%
In Bolivar, 3.5% 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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Source: The Bolivar, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).