|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sikeston is 16,135. Sikeston, Missouri is the 2,230th largest city in the US.
Parts of Sikeston are located within New Madrid County and Scott County.
The peak population of Sikeston was in 1990, when its population was 17,722. In 1990, Sikeston was the 1,538th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,230th largest city in the US. Sikeston is currently 9.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sikeston has shrunk 4.8% since the year 2000. Sikeston, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sikeston has a population density of 942.1 people per square mile.
|2110||Lake St. Louis||17,311||69.0%|
|2224||Lady Lake, Florida||16,195||34.3%|
|2227||Poplar Bluff, Missouri||16,145||-4.7%|
|2229||Center Point, Alabama||16,137||1.4%|
|2236||Floral Park, New York||16,083||0.7%|
The total voting age population of Sikeston, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,097. The voting age population is 44.0% male and 56.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.8% of the residents of Sikeston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sikeston are 71.5% White, 25.0% Black, 2.2% Two or more races, 0.9% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sikeston, 24.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.5%. On a per-household basis, 20.7% of families are below the poverty line in Sikeston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.3% of Sikeston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.1% of Sikeston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.8% have a bachelor's degree and 10.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sikeston residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sikeston is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sikeston, 15.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sikeston is $39,803.
In Sikeston, 57.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.1% of housing units in Sikeston.
Of all the housing units in Sikeston, 3.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Sikeston, 14.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sikeston is $712.
In Sikeston, 76.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.