Latest Data (2017)
Population 17,070
Nationwide Rank 2063

Quick Facts

Poplar Bluff, Missouri is the 2,063rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Poplar Bluff, Missouri is a city.

Poplar Bluff, Missouri is currently 2.2% 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
2000-2017
2053 Shorewood, Illinois 17,249 112.8%
2054 Centralia, Washington 17,216 15.9%
2055 East Cleveland, Ohio 17,187 -36.7%
2056 Clive, Iowa 17,172 32.1%
2057 Hurricane, Utah 17,135 105.0%
2058 La Vista, Nebraska 17,116 44.9%
2059 South Ogden, Utah 17,101 19.3%
2060 Huntington, Indiana 17,084 -3.4%
2061 Kingsland, Georgia 17,077 57.1%
2062 Lemont, Illinois 17,075 26.2%
2063 Poplar Bluff, Missouri 17,070 0.6%
2064 Sunland Park, New Mexico 17,061 27.4%
2065 Taylor, Texas 16,982 29.0%
2066 Anacortes, Washington 16,953 16.1%
2067 Brenham, Texas 16,951 16.6%
2068 Wayne, Michigan 16,947 -11.1%
2069 Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 16,943 14.4%
2070 Vero Beach, Florida 16,919 -4.2%
2071 Southbridge Town, Massachusetts 16,911
2072 Artesia, California 16,904 3.0%
2073 Lebanon, Oregon 16,878 27.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1206 Liberty 31,507 19.5%
1260 Ballwin 30,181 -3.5%
1296 Raytown 29,211 -3.4%
1357 Kirkwood 27,653 1.0%
1382 Gladstone 27,140 2.8%
1389 Maryland Heights 26,996 -0.5%
1480 Hazelwood 25,290 -3.3%
1491 Grandview 25,159 1.5%
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%
1722 Nixa 21,321 71.6%
1729 Raymore 21,167 87.8%
1735 Arnold 21,113 5.7%
1766 Ferguson 20,728 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,293 23.1%
1811 Warrensburg 20,168 22.9%
1826 Ozark 19,905 93.9%
1923 Creve Coeur 18,702 11.5%
1951 Farmington 18,425 31.7%
1975 Manchester 18,112 -5.4%
2020 Hannibal 17,590 -0.9%
2030 Kirksville 17,536 1.3%
2063 Poplar Bluff 17,070 0.6%
2084 Clayton 16,805 5.4%
2142 Republic 16,294 81.1%
2157 Sikeston 16,155 -4.7%
2185 Lake St. Louis 15,936 55.6%
2201 Overland 15,708 -6.5%
2279 Jackson 14,932 24.4%
2302 Jennings 14,674 -5.0%
2309 Lebanon 14,611 18.1%
2339 Carthage 14,350 12.7%
2378 Grain Valley 13,996 161.7%
2384 Washington 13,966 4.8%
2414 Moberly 13,783 0.3%
2475 Dardenne Prairie 13,310 194.5%
2548 Fulton 12,844 5.3%
2570 St. Ann 12,737 -5.4%
2574 Marshall 12,708 0.0%
2647 West Plains 12,248 12.0%
2681 Festus 12,034 22.4%
2683 Neosho 12,031 13.4%
2685 Troy 12,015 75.0%
2707 Crestwood 11,870 0.0%
2728 Maryville 11,757 10.1%
2749 Bridgeton 11,648 -25.0%
2765 Excelsior Springs 11,560 6.2%
2770 Union 11,524 49.3%
2772 Mexico 11,506 1.9%
2777 Branson 11,467 65.0%
2802 Webb City 11,334 14.8%
2846 Town and Country 11,115 2.1%
2878 Bolivar 10,885 18.0%
2928 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,628 -4.0%
2939 Eureka 10,574 35.9%
2976 Kennett 10,399 -7.4%
3044 Harrisonville 10,103 11.7%
3054 Kearney 10,049 78.1%
3111 Smithville 9,798 75.3%
3118 Ellisville 9,770 7.3%
3119 Cameron 9,761 -0.3%
3131 Chillicothe 9,668 7.8%
3273 Monett 8,969 15.7%
3285 Berkeley 8,920 -11.2%
3289 Clinton 8,911 -4.5%
3380 Ladue 8,612 2.4%
3385 Des Peres 8,573 -0.2%
3390 Park Hills 8,557 8.5%
3395 Pleasant Hill 8,545 51.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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