Latest Data (2018)
Population 50,657
Nationwide Rank 766

Quick Facts

Joplin, Missouri is the 766th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Joplin, Missouri is a city.

Joplin, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Joplin had its largest population ever.

Joplin, Missouri's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Joplin, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
756 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 51,303 46.8%
757 Florissant, Missouri 51,272 -4.9%
758 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,247 -3.9%
759 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,197 3.0%
760 Bentonville, Arkansas 51,111 151.6%
761 Coral Gables, Florida 50,999 19.3%
762 Smyrna, Tennessee 50,775 82.6%
763 Lacey, Washington 50,718 60.0%
764 Methuen, Massachusetts 50,698 15.3%
765 Plainfield, New Jersey 50,693 5.9%
766 Joplin, Missouri 50,657 10.9%
767 Collierville, Tennessee 50,616 53.4%
768 Cerritos, California 50,462 -2.1%
769 Galveston, Texas 50,457 -12.2%
770 Madison, Alabama 50,440 69.2%
771 Stillwater, Oklahoma 50,391 28.3%
772 Little Elm, Texas 50,314 1014.6%
773 Lakewood, Ohio 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark, Ohio 50,029 7.9%
775 Maricopa, Arizona 50,024 2761.7%
776 Azusa, California 49,958 11.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
316 Lee's Summit 98,461 38.6%
376 O'Fallon 88,472 73.8%
462 St. Joseph 75,959 2.5%
511 St. Charles 70,764 16.6%
670 St. Peters 57,127 10.9%
694 Blue Springs 55,104 13.6%
757 Florissant 51,272 -4.9%
766 Joplin 50,657 10.9%
819 Chesterfield 47,644 1.6%
897 Jefferson City 42,838 5.5%
939 Wentzville 41,164 451.2%
975 Cape Girardeau 39,853 12.3%
1096 Wildwood 35,517 7.4%
1123 University City 34,322 -8.9%
1210 Liberty 31,779 20.5%
1267 Ballwin 30,188 -3.5%
1311 Raytown 28,993 -4.1%
1356 Kirkwood 27,758 1.4%
1379 Gladstone 27,317 3.5%
1402 Maryland Heights 27,016 -0.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 50,657 766
2017 52,288 738
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