Latest Data (2016)
Population 52,195
Nationwide Rank 731

Quick Facts

Joplin, Missouri is the 731st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Joplin, Missouri is a city.

Joplin, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Joplin had its largest population ever.

Joplin, Missouri's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Joplin, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
721 Leesburg, Virginia 52,607 83.1%
722 DeSoto, Texas 52,599 39.0%
723 Milford, Connecticut 52,536 3.6%
724 Perth Amboy, New Jersey 52,499 10.8%
725 Peabody, Massachusetts 52,491 8.5%
726 Brookhaven, Georgia 52,444
727 Minnetonka, Minnesota 52,369 2.4%
728 Palm Desert, California 52,231 17.1%
729 Placentia, California 52,228 11.9%
730 Elkhart, Indiana 52,221 -0.7%
731 Joplin, Missouri 52,195 14.3%
732 Pinellas Park, Florida 52,137 10.5%
733 La Crosse, Wisconsin 52,109 0.3%
734 Grapevine, Texas 51,971 21.8%
735 Apple Valley, Minnesota 51,957 13.0%
736 Tigard, Oregon 51,902 21.2%
737 Glendora, California 51,851 4.7%
738 Florissant, Missouri 51,776 -3.9%
739 Oak Park, Illinois 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,738 4.1%
741 Kentwood, Michigan 51,689 13.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
320 Lee's Summit 96,076 35.3%
383 O'Fallon 86,274 69.4%
449 St. Joseph 76,472 3.2%
507 St. Charles 69,293 14.2%
654 St. Peters 57,289 11.2%
696 Blue Springs 54,431 12.2%
731 Joplin 52,195 14.3%
738 Florissant 51,776 -3.9%
804 Chesterfield 47,659 1.7%
874 Jefferson City 43,013 6.0%
958 Cape Girardeau 39,628 11.7%
1024 Wentzville 37,395 400.8%
1068 Wildwood 35,756 8.1%
1098 University City 34,706 -7.9%
1236 Liberty 30,614 16.1%
1246 Ballwin 30,313 -3.1%
1281 Raytown 29,261 -3.2%
1351 Kirkwood 27,609 0.9%
1373 Maryland Heights 27,137 0.0%
1374 Gladstone 27,114 2.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 52,195 731
2015 51,818 731
2014 51,316 731
2013 50,789 726
2012 49,526 739
2011 50,475 713
2010 50,150 704
2009 50,208 705
2008 49,551 710
2007 48,878 709
2006 48,015 717
2005 47,234 717
2004 46,791 719
2003 46,497 715
2002 46,268 715
2001 45,858 710
2000 45,642 704
1990 41,508 652