|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Festus is 12,874. Festus, Missouri is the 2,628th largest city in the US.
Festus is located entirely in Jefferson County.
The current population of Festus (12,874) is it's peak population.
Festus has grown 30.9% since the 2000. Festus, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Festus has a population density of 2,032.9 people per square mile.
|2622||Lake Elmo, Minnesota||12,899||85.8%|
|2627||North Adams, Massachusetts||12,880||-12.0%|
|2631||Solana Beach, California||12,867||-1.0%|
|2632||West Monroe, Louisiana||12,856||-2.7%|
The total voting age population of Festus, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,199. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Festus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Festus are 96.4% White, 2.0% Black, 0.7% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Festus, 7.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.0%. On a per-household basis, 5.2% of families are below the poverty line in Festus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.5% of Festus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.7% of Festus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.0% have a bachelor's degree and 8.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Festus residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Festus is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Festus, 12.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Festus is $55,236.
In Festus, 66.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.3% of housing units in Festus.
Of all the housing units in Festus, 12.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Festus, 24.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Festus is $833.
In Festus, 80.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.