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Fort Leonard Wood Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Fort Leonard Wood Area is 53,343. The Fort Leonard Wood Area population density is 96.73 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 86.48 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Fort Leonard Wood Area is white, which represent 75.64% of the total population. The average Fort Leonard Wood Area education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 53,343. #544

Population Density, #388

Fort Leonard Wood Area
96.73 per square mile
86.48 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:40,350 (75.64%, #661)
Black:6,125 (11.48%, #221)
Hispanic:5,316 (9.97%, #266)
Asian:1,520 (2.85%, #117)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):933 (1.75%, #130)
One Race, Other:1,365 (2.56%, see rank)
Two or More Races:3,050 (5.72%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,657 (49.98%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,416 (26.64%, see rank)
Cuban:32 (0.60%, see rank)
Central American:383 (7.20%, see rank)
South American:163 (3.07%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:49 (3.22%, see rank)
Chinese:61 (4.01%, see rank)
Filipino:167 (10.99%, see rank)
Japanese:53 (3.49%, see rank)
Korean:824 (54.21%, see rank)
Vietnamese:49 (3.22%, see rank)
Asian, Other:317 (20.86%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

41,945 (78.63%) out of the total population of 53,343 reported first ancestry.

 Fort Leonard Wood Area% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Arab2610.49%, see rank0.31%0.56%
Czech840.16%, see rank0.47%0.47%
Danish1010.19%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch6751.27%, see rank1.60%1.40%
English4,0967.68%, see rank9.24%8.02%
French1,2462.34%, see rank3.39%3.34%
German9,41017.64%, see rank24.92%15.03%
Greek1020.19%, see rank0.27%0.41%
Hungarian1120.21%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish5,66510.62%, see rank13.47%10.80%
Italian1,8773.52%, see rank3.50%5.52%
Norwegian5110.96%, see rank0.72%1.42%
Polish7691.44%, see rank1.75%3.01%
Portuguese1430.27%, see rank0.10%0.44%
Russian2130.40%, see rank0.51%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5681.06%, see rank1.16%0.99%
Scottish8671.63%, see rank1.70%1.72%
Subsaharan African3310.62%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish4230.79%, see rank0.99%1.27%
Swiss320.06%, see rank0.40%0.30%
Ukrainian710.13%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American5,60110.50%, see rank10.34%7.12%
Welsh2600.49%, see rank0.61%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 30,097 (56.42%, see rank)
Females: 23,246 (43.58%, see rank)

Fort Leonard Wood Area
Male: 56.42%
Female: 43.58%
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Fort Leonard Wood Area
26.90 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Fort Leonard Wood Area
24.90 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Fort Leonard Wood Area
29.60 years old
39.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Fort Leonard Wood Area% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Under 5 years4,0517.59%, see rank6.29%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,6066.76%, see rank6.50%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,9145.46%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,03613.19%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years7,25913.61%, see rank7.04%7.13%
25 to 34 years9,46417.74%, see rank13.15%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,08011.40%, see rank12.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,2519.84%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,8827.28%, see rank12.67%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,2214.16%, see rank8.07%7.64%
75 to 84 1,0571.98%, see rank4.59%4.25%
85 years and over5220.98%, see rank1.98%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Fort Leonard Wood AreaMissouriU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population28,477, 100%4,028,930209,056,129
Less Than High School3,028, 10.63%, see rank11.98%13.67%
High School Graduate9,186, 32.26%, see rank31.41%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree10,124, 35.55%, see rank29.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,814, 13.39%, see rank16.69%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,325, 8.16%, see rank9.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.39, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Fort Leonard Wood Area MissouriU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,91681.16%18.84%70.63%29.37%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,94990.50%, see rank9.50%, see rank86.91%13.09%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,96493.12%, see rank6.88%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College5,42983.72%, see rank16.28%, see rank75.17%24.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School98762.51%, see rank37.49%, see rank54.45%45.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Fort Leonard Wood AreaMissouriU.S.
Total Households15,528, 100%2,361,232116,211,092
Average Household Size2.82, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households4,272, 27.51%, see rank29.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,256, 72.49%, see rank70.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)10,122, 65.19%, see rank64.92%66.22%
Average Family Size3.59, see rank3.153.32
Married-Couple Family8,058, 51.89%, see rank48.54%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,406, 34.81%, see rank35.08%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Fort Leonard Wood Area%MissouriU.S.
15 Years and Over Total42,772see rank4,862,037252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over24,731100%, see rank2,356,977123,281,364
Never Married11,62647.01%, see rank32.57%35.77%
Married10,50842.49%, see rank53.52%52.04%
Widowed4231.71%, see rank2.77%2.57%
Divorced2,1748.79%, see rank11.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over18,041100%, see rank2,505,060129,692,771
Never Married5,00127.72%, see rank26.93%29.48%
Married9,89954.87%, see rank50.29%49.19%
Widowed1,2957.18%, see rank9.82%9.16%
Divorced1,84610.23%, see rank12.95%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Fort Leonard Wood Area%MissouriU.S.
Native50,32794.35%, see rank96.09%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence16,34730.65%, see rank66.16%58.73%
Born in Different State31,39558.85%, see rank29.26%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2,5854.85%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born3,0165.65%, see rank3.91%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,6213.04%, see rank1.71%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,3952.62%, see rank2.21%7.09%
Born In Europe8841.66%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia1,1412.14%, see rank1.44%3.82%
Born In Africa850.16%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania1350.25%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America7171.34%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America540.10%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Fort Leonard Wood Area%MissouriU.S.
English13,25985.39%, see rank93.03%79.39%
Spanish8095.21%, see rank2.92%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8715.61%, see rank2.25%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4673.01%, see rank1.27%3.36%
Other1220.79%, see rank0.52%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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