Latest Data (2018)
Population 17,043
Nationwide Rank 2079

Quick Facts

Poplar Bluff, Missouri is the 2,079th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Poplar Bluff, Missouri is a city.

Poplar Bluff, Missouri is currently 2.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Poplar Bluff, Missouri's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Poplar Bluff, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2069 Taylor, Texas 17,167 30.4%
2070 La Vista, Nebraska 17,163 45.3%
2071 Lemont, Illinois 17,155 26.8%
2072 South Ogden, Utah 17,146 19.6%
2073 East Cleveland, Ohio 17,109 -36.9%
2074 Boerne, Texas 17,106 164.6%
2075 Clemson, South Carolina 17,102 44.1%
2076 Lebanon, Oregon 17,102 29.5%
2077 Clive, Iowa 17,097 31.5%
2078 Massapequa Park, New York 17,091 -2.3%
2079 Poplar Bluff, Missouri 17,043 0.4%
2080 Winder, Georgia 17,029 62.2%
2081 Huntington, Indiana 17,019 -3.8%
2082 Siloam Springs, Arkansas 16,991 54.1%
2083 Calhoun, Georgia 16,966 57.1%
2084 Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 16,957 14.5%
2085 Springfield, Tennessee 16,957 17.4%
2086 Southbridge Town, Massachusetts 16,931
2087 Norwalk, Ohio 16,923 1.8%
2088 Wayne, Michigan 16,896 -11.3%
2089 Seagoville, Texas 16,878 55.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
3376 Des Peres 8,662 0.7%
3385 Pleasant Hill 8,639 53.3%
3386 Ladue 8,635 2.6%
3411 Richmond Heights 8,552 -10.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 17,043 2,079
2017 17,070 2,063
2016 17,233 2,039
2015 17,266 2,022
2014 17,242 2,012
2013 17,287 1,999
2012 17,169 2,000
2011 17,144 1,992
2010 17,023 1,985
2009 17,045 1,956
2008 16,938 1,953
2007 16,877 1,931
2006 16,953 1,906
2005 16,889 1,892
2004 16,719 1,888
2003 16,698 1,874
2002 16,796 1,854
2001 16,827 1,831
2000 16,959 1,816
1990 17,455 1,555