Living in Joplin, MO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Joplin SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Joplin, MO Cost Of Living

85
Joplin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Joplin, Missouri Info Snack

Joplin (/dpln/) or (/pln/) is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri. Joplin is the largest city in Jasper County, though it is not the county seat (the county seat is Carthage). As of the 2010 census, the city population was 50,150. Joplin is the main hub of the three-county Joplin-Miami, Oklahoma metropolitan area.
Population
50,073
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$123,700
Median Income
$42,782
Median Rent
$784

Joplin, MO Photos

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Rankings for Joplin in Missouri

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Map Of Joplin, MO

Population over time in Joplin

Year Population % Change
2017 50,073 -2.8%
2016 51,540 0.6%
2015 51,231 0.4%
2014 51,042 0.3%
2013 50,900 0.3%
2012 50,766 1.7%
2011 49,924 0.1%
2010 49,858 0.8%
2009 49,453 -

Race / Ethnicity in Joplin

White
84.2% (42,178)
African American
3.2% (1,612)
American Indian
1.6% (826)
Asian
1.9% (949)
Hawaiian
0.1% (38)
Other
0.2% (102)
Two Or More
3.9% (1,954)
Hispanic
4.8% (2,414)
Race Joplin MO USA
White 84.2% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 3.2% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.6% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.9% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.8% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Joplin, Missouri

Less than $10,000
8.2% (410,207)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (356,551)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.9% (545,212)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.0% (703,460)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (797,666)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (909,676)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (605,049)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.5% (424,054)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (111,762)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (143,659)
Income Joplin MO USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 6.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.9% 10.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.0% 10.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.5% 13.0% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Joplin

Female
51.5% (25,808)
Male
48.5% (24,265)
Gender Joplin MO USA
Female 51.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Joplin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,001)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,005)
High School / GED
32.0% (16,023)
Some College
25.0% (12,518)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,005)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (8,512)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,004)
Professional Degree
1.0% (500)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (500)
Education Joplin MO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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