Joplin, MO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Joplin, Missouri Info Snack

Population
50,580
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$125,400
Median Income
$45,091
Median Rent
$774

Joplin SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

Joplin, MO Cost Of Living

82
Joplin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Joplin Missouri National Average
Overall 82 89 100
Services 86 95 100
Groceries 91 96 100
Health 91 96 100
Housing 67 77 100
Transportation 89 91 100
Utilities 104 97 100

Joplin, MO Photos

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Rankings for Joplin in Missouri

Map Of Joplin, MO

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Population over time in Joplin

Year Population % Change
2020 50,580 1.0%
2019 50,073 -2.8%
2018 51,540 0.6%
2017 51,231 0.4%
2016 51,042 0.3%
2015 50,900 0.3%
2014 50,766 1.7%
2013 49,924 0.1%
2012 49,858 0.8%
2011 49,453 -

Race / Ethnicity in Joplin

White
81.4% (41,167)
African American
3.5% (1,790)
American Indian
1.2% (599)
Asian
2.2% (1,124)
Hawaiian
0.6% (286)
Other
0.2% (121)
Two Or More
4.4% (2,241)
Hispanic
6.4% (3,252)
Race Joplin MO USA
White 81.4% 78.8% 60.1%
African American 3.5% 11.3% 12.2%
American Indian 1.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 2.0% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.4% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.4% 4.3% 18.2%

Gender in Joplin

Female
50.9% (25,726)
Male
49.1% (24,854)
Gender Joplin MO USA
Female 50.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Joplin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,011)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,046)
High School / GED
32.0% (16,185)
Some College
25.0% (12,645)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,046)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (8,598)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,529)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,011)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (505)
Education Joplin MO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Joplin, Missouri

Less than $10,000
8.0% (402,964)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.7% (489,623)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (545,470)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (548,359)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (740,694)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (1,032,687)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (586,633)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (413,074)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (162,967)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (135,525)
Income Joplin MO USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.7% 4.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 9.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.7% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 18.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 13.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 14.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 5.2% 8.3%

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