Kirksville, MO Population

Population: 16,988. Estimated population in July 2020: 16,986 (-0.0% change)
Males: 7,679 (45.2%), Females: 9,309 (54.8%)

Adair County

Zip code: 63501

Median resident age: 23.4 years
Median household income: $22,836
Median house value: $73,700

Races in Kirksville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.2%), Irish (14.7%), English (12.2%), United States (9.8%), Scottish (3.4%), Italian (3.4%).

Elevation: 982 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kirksville

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirksville city

  • Never married: 49.9%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

2.5% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -424 (-2.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Kirksville:

  • NORTHEAST REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS (JEFFERSON AND OSTEOPATHY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kirksville:

  • MACON CO SAMARITAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; MACON, MO)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; UNIONVILLE, MO)
  • SCOTLAND COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; MEMPHIS, MO)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kirksville:

  • KIRKSVILLE REGIONAL (about 9 miles; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Abbreviation: IRK)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 64 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Abbreviation: OTM)
  • COLUMBIA REGIONAL (about 98 miles; COLUMBIA, MO; Abbreviation: COU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kirksville:

  • MEMPHIS MEMORIAL (about 31 miles; MEMPHIS, MO; Abbreviation: 03D)
  • MACON-FOWER MEML (about 34 miles; MACON, MO; Abbreviation: K89)
  • BLOOMFIELD MUNI (about 38 miles; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Abbreviation: 4K6)
Amtrak station near Kirksville:

  • 13 miles: LA PLATA (HWY. 63 AT BNSF RAILROAD). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Kirksville:

  • TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,922; Location: 100 E NORMAL; Public; Website: www.truman.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • KIRKSVILLE COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 982; Location: 800 W JEFFERSON; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.KCOM.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • KIRKSVILLE AREA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 1103 S COTTAGE GROVE; Public)
  • NORTHEAST MISSOURI BIBLE COLLEGE (Location: 112 W POTTER AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kirksville:

  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,744)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA (about 95 miles; COLUMBIA, MO; Full-time enrollment: 21,444)
  • COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 95 miles; COLUMBIA, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,892)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 100 miles; LAMONI, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • LINCOLN UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,580)
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; DES MOINES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,227)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 124 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)

Schools

Public high schools in Kirksville:

  • KIRKSVILLE SR. HIGH (Students: 776; Location: 1300 S COTTAGE GROVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KIRKSVILLE AREA TECH. CTR. (Location: 1103 S COTTAGE GROVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Kirksville:

  • COVENANT LIFE FELLOWSHIP SCHOO (Students: 129; Location: 314 EAST MCPHERSON STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kirksville:

  • KIRKSVILLE PRIMARY (Students: 587; Location: 1815 E HAMILTON; Grades: PK – 02)
  • KIRKSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 565; Location: 1515 S COTTAGE GROVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RAY MILLER ELEM. (Students: 543; Location: 2010 E NORMAL; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Kirksville:

  • MARY IMMACULATE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 712 EAST WASHINGTON; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FAITH LUTH PRE-SCHOOL & KDG (Students: 95; Location: 1820 S BALTIMORE; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Kirksville:

  • ADAIR COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $335,220; Location: ONE LIBRARY LANE; 63,473 books; 4,141 audio materials; 3,005 video materials; 160 serial subscriptions)