Latest Data (2018)
Population 17,566
Nationwide Rank 2034

Quick Facts

Kirksville, Missouri is the 2,034th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Kirksville, Missouri is a city.

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

Kirksville, Missouri's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kirksville, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2024 Hermiston, Oregon 17,671 33.3%
2025 Hinsdale, Illinois 17,652 1.0%
2026 Greenfield, California 17,648 36.9%
2027 Albert Lea, Minnesota 17,647 -4.2%
2028 Sunland Park, New Mexico 17,639 31.7%
2029 Marion, Illinois 17,620 8.6%
2030 Alton, Texas 17,588 109.8%
2031 South Houston, Texas 17,583 10.8%
2032 Tallmadge, Ohio 17,582 6.9%
2033 Amesbury Town, Massachusetts 17,569
2034 Kirksville, Missouri 17,566 1.5%
2035 Tinton Falls, New Jersey 17,563 4.9%
2036 Godfrey, Illinois 17,559 4.5%
2037 Macomb, Illinois 17,559 -4.8%
2038 Elizabeth City, North Carolina 17,558 1.8%
2039 Tiffin, Ohio 17,546 -3.2%
2040 Anoka, Minnesota 17,543 -3.0%
2041 Bay City, Texas 17,534 -5.8%
2042 Hannibal, Missouri 17,533 -1.2%
2043 Kingsland, Georgia 17,497 60.9%
2044 Centralia, Washington 17,495 17.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
1497 Hazelwood 25,204 -3.7%
1515 Grandview 24,962 0.7%
1607 Belton 23,598 7.6%
1645 Webster Groves 22,889 -1.5%
1700 Nixa 21,868 76.0%
1705 Raymore 21,784 93.2%
1711 Sedalia 21,718 6.8%
1756 Arnold 21,073 5.5%
1780 Ferguson 20,730 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,390 23.6%
1811 Warrensburg 20,262 23.4%
1817 Ozark 20,188 96.7%
1921 Farmington 18,843 34.7%
1932 Creve Coeur 18,717 11.6%
1977 Manchester 18,172 -5.1%
2034 Kirksville 17,566 1.5%
2042 Hannibal 17,533 -1.2%
2079 Poplar Bluff 17,043 0.4%
2092 Clayton 16,826 5.5%
2128 Republic 16,510 83.5%
2161 Lake St. Louis 16,230 58.5%
2174 Sikeston 16,108 -5.0%
2226 Overland 15,637 -6.9%
2285 Jackson 14,994 24.9%
2305 Lebanon 14,807 19.7%
2309 Carthage 14,763 15.9%
2314 Jennings 14,707 -4.8%
2361 Grain Valley 14,277 166.9%
2386 Washington 14,055 5.5%
2449 Moberly 13,610 -0.9%
2485 Dardenne Prairie 13,360 195.7%
2553 Marshall 12,934 1.8%
2585 St. Ann 12,709 -5.7%
2593 Fulton 12,635 3.6%
2620 Troy 12,456 81.5%
2655 West Plains 12,257 12.0%
2693 Neosho 12,051 13.5%
2695 Festus 12,046 22.5%
2719 Webb City 11,887 20.4%
2726 Crestwood 11,850 -0.1%
2751 Union 11,715 51.7%
2756 Maryville 11,687 9.5%
2766 Excelsior Springs 11,646 7.0%
2771 Bridgeton 11,600 -25.3%
2776 Branson 11,567 66.4%
2784 Mexico 11,527 2.0%
2853 Town and Country 11,140 2.4%
2867 Bolivar 11,038 19.6%
2914 Eureka 10,759 38.3%
2978 Kearney 10,457 85.3%
2979 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,456 -5.6%
3032 Smithville 10,249 83.4%
3049 Kennett 10,182 -9.4%
3066 Harrisonville 10,088 11.5%
3106 Ellisville 9,872 8.5%
3147 Cameron 9,703 -0.9%
3153 Chillicothe 9,673 7.8%
3253 Monett 9,118 17.6%
3296 Clinton 8,947 -4.1%
3309 Berkeley 8,897 -11.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 17,566 2,034
2017 17,536 2,030
2016 17,519 2,016
2015 17,520 2,004
2014 17,633 1,987
2013 17,577 1,980
2012 17,522 1,969
2011 17,486 1,965
2010 17,505 1,939
2009 17,504 1,895
2008 17,381 1,894
2007 17,112 1,910
2006 17,116 1,887
2005 17,014 1,879
2004 17,111 1,855
2003 17,153 1,833
2002 17,306 1,805
2001 17,290 1,793
2000 17,296 1,785
1990 17,418 1,561