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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Raytown is 29,580. Raytown, Missouri is the 1,323rd largest city in the US.
Raytown is located entirely in Jackson County.
The peak population of Raytown was in 1990, when its population was 30,684. In 1990, Raytown was the 912th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,323rd largest city in the US. Raytown is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Raytown has shrunk 2.2% since the year 2000. Raytown, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Raytown has a population density of 2,973.7 people per square mile.
|1321||Matthews, North Carolina||29,623||28.3%|
|1328||Parkersburg, West Virginia||29,403||-11.7%|
The total voting age population of Raytown, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,302. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.3% of the residents of Raytown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Raytown are 59.7% White, 32.4% Black, 3.5% Two or more races, 3.2% Other, 1.0% Asian, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Raytown, 12.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.6%. On a per-household basis, 8.3% of families are below the poverty line in Raytown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.1% of Raytown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.1% of Raytown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.0% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Raytown residents aged 5 and older, 6.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Raytown is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Raytown, 9.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Raytown is $52,662.
In Raytown, 61.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.1% of housing units in Raytown.
Of all the housing units in Raytown, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Raytown, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 360 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Raytown is $916.
In Raytown, 80.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.