|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sweet Springs is 1,326. Sweet Springs, Missouri is the 9,181st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sweet Springs was in 1990, when its population was 1,642. In 1990, Sweet Springs was the 7,701st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,181st largest city in the US. Sweet Springs is currently 19.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sweet Springs has shrunk 18.6% since the year 2000. Sweet Springs, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9175||Salem, South Dakota||1,328||-4.5%|
|9177||Ness City, Kansas||1,327||-13.0%|
|9178||New Pekin, Indiana||1,327||-0.8%|
|9179||Young Harris, Georgia||1,327||117.8%|
|9180||Brocton, New York||1,326||-14.1%|
|9181||Sweet Springs, Missouri||1,326||-18.6%|
|9183||Oriskany, New York||1,325||-8.9%|
|9184||Foxfire, North Carolina||1,324||184.7%|
The total voting age population of Sweet Springs, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,055. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Sweet Springs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sweet Springs are 94.9% White, 3.9% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian, 0.4% Black and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 1.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sweet Springs, 12.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.6%. On a per-household basis, 5.3% of families are below the poverty line in Sweet Springs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of Sweet Springs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.5% of Sweet Springs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.1% have a bachelor's degree and 1.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sweet Springs residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sweet Springs is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sweet Springs, 10.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sweet Springs is $41,458.
In Sweet Springs, 68.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.0% of housing units in Sweet Springs.
Of all the housing units in Sweet Springs, 26.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Sweet Springs, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sweet Springs is $644.
In Sweet Springs, 75.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.