Demographics for the City of Caruthersville

General Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

     Total population

6,168

 

 

          Male

2,873

46.6

49.1%

          Female

3,295

53.4

50.9%

     Median age (years)

34.2

(X)

35.3

     Under 5 years

532

8.6

6.8%

     18 years and over

4,351

70.5

74.3%

     65 years and over

869

14.1

12.4%

 

     One race

6,065

98.3

97.6%

          White

3,941

63.9

75.1%

          Black or African American

2,041

33.1

12.3%

          American Indian and Alaska Native

17

0.3

0.9%

          Asian

12

0.2

3.6%

          Native Hawaiian and
Other Pacific Islander

7

0.1

0.1%

          Some other race

47

0.8

5.5%

     Two or more races

9

.1

2.4%

 

     Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

145

2.4

12.5%

 

     Household population

6,071

98.4

97.2%

     Group quarters population

97

1.6

2.8%

 

     Average household size

2.47

(X)

2.59

     Average family size

3.1

(X)

3.14

     Total housing units

 

 

 

          Occupied housing units

2,454

88.2

91.0%

               Owner-occupied housing units

1,215

49.5

66.2%

               Renter-occupied housing units

1,239

50.5

33.8%

          Vacant housing units

273

10

9.0%

 

 

 

 

Social Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

     Population 25 years and over

4,477

 

 

          High school graduate or higher

2,698

60.3

80.4%

          Bachelor's degree or higher

371

8.3

24.4%

     Civilian veterans
(civilian population 18 years and over)

635

12.2

12.7%

     Disability status
(population 5 years and over)

1,856

27.1

19.3%

     Foreign born

36

0.5

11.1%

     Male, Now married, except separated
(population 15 years and over)

1,386

55.7

56.7%

     Female, Now married, except separated
(population 15 years and over)

1,388

44.9

52.1%

     Speak a language other than English at home
(population 5 years and over)

134

1.9

17.9%

 

 

 

 

Economic Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

     In labor force
(population 16 years and over)

2,924

53.9

63.9%

     Mean travel time to work in minutes
(workers 16 years and older)

16.7

(X)

25.5

     Median household income in 1999 (dollars)

20,969

(X)

41,994

     Median family income in 1999 (dollars)

25,024

(X)

50,046

     Per capita income in 1999 (dollars)

12,475

(X)

21,587

     Families below poverty level

519

26.0

9.2%

     Individuals below poverty level

2,554

33.9

12.4%

 

 

 

 

Housing Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

     Single-family owner-occupied homes

1,438

 

 

          Median value (dollars)

47,200

(X)

119,600

     Median of selected monthly owner costs

(X)

(X)

 

          With a mortgage (dollars)

627

(X)

1,088

          Not mortgaged (dollars)

240

(X)

295

 
 
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce
200 West Third Street
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Phone: 573-333-1222
Email: caruthersvillechamber@gmail.com
 
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Caruthersville City  
200 West Third Street
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Phone: 573-333-2142
Fax: 573-333-4247