|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Eldon is 4,432. Eldon, Missouri is the 5,141st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Eldon was in 2000, when its population was 4,894. In 2000, Eldon was the 4,463rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,141st largest city in the US. Eldon is currently 9.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Eldon has shrunk 9.4% since the year 2000. Eldon, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5074||North Kansas City||4,548||-3.3%|
|5136||Hokes Bluff, Alabama||4,435||7.0%|
|5139||New Lexington, Ohio||4,434||-4.4%|
|5142||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||4,431||12.6%|
|5145||Plain City, Ohio||4,425||54.6%|
|5147||La Grange, Texas||4,423||-1.6%|
The total voting age population of Eldon, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,489. The voting age population is 42.6% male and 57.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.6% of the residents of Eldon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Eldon are 95.0% White, 4.5% American Indian, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Two or more races and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Eldon, 25.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.7%. On a per-household basis, 21.0% of families are below the poverty line in Eldon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.4% of Eldon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.4% of Eldon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.6% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Eldon residents aged 5 and older, 1.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Eldon is 1.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Eldon, 14.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Eldon is $37,885.
In Eldon, 58.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.9% of housing units in Eldon.
Of all the housing units in Eldon, 17.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Eldon, 5.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 120 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Eldon is $687.
In Eldon, 66.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.