|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Licking is 2,718. Licking, Missouri is the 6,568th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Licking was in 2010, when its population was 3,124. In 2010, Licking was the 6,000th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,568th largest city in the US. Licking is currently 13.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Licking has grown 84.2% since the 2000. Licking, Missouri is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|6562||Balcones Heights, Texas||2,725||-9.5%|
|6563||Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois||2,725||19.8%|
|6571||Sands Point, New York||2,714||-0.6%|
|6572||Granite Falls, Minnesota||2,713||-13.3%|
|6574||La Villa, Texas||2,712||104.9%|
The total voting age population of Licking, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,356. The voting age population is 68.3% male and 31.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.8% of the residents of Licking are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Licking are 77.2% White, 17.3% Black, 3.8% American Indian, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Two or more races and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Licking, 31.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.0%. On a per-household basis, 19.1% of families are below the poverty line in Licking.
Among those aged 16 and older, 24.8% of Licking residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.9% of Licking residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 3.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Licking residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Licking is 11.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Licking, 25.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Licking is $28,086.
In Licking, 52.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.6% of housing units in Licking.
Of all the housing units in Licking, 6.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Licking, 18.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Licking is $578.
In Licking, 61.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.