Caruthersville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,1528691
Median age39.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English98%94%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Caruthersville, MO has a population of 5,941 and is the 5,789th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,152 per sq mi which is 1233% higher than the Missouri average and 1171% higher than the national average. The median age in Caruthersville is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the Missouri average of 38. In Caruthersville, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 63% of Caruthersville residents were born in Missouri, 37% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Caruthersville is 1233% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Caruthersville is 2% higher than Missouri.
  • In Caruthersville 65.61% of the population is White.
  • In Caruthersville 32.84% of the population is African American.
  • In Caruthersville 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Caruthersville population breakdown by race

African American32.84%11.58%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race1.41%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.13%1.13%4.75%
In Caruthersville, 1.4% 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 Caruthersville, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).