List of Largest Cities in Missouri

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  • Post last modified:December 1, 2021

Missouri is a state in the United States that is located in the Midwestern region of the country. It is the 21st largest and the 18th most populated state in the US, with a population density of 33 people per square kilometer. Kansas is the most populous city in Missouri, with a population of over 467,000 and an area of 815 km2 with a density of 563 people per km2. Jefferson is Missouri’s capital and the state’s 15th most populated city, with 43,330 residents.

Kansas City, Image by John Bergman from Pixabay
RankNamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
County
1Kansas467,007815563
2St. Louis318,4161601,990
3Springfield164,122212751
4Independence117,240200581
5Columbia115,276165658
6Lee's Summit93,184165552
7O'Fallon82,809761,037
8St. Joseph77,147113673
9St. Charles67,569611,070
10St. Peters54,84257908
11Blue Springs53,29457911
12Florissant52,363321,597
13Joplin50,78995533
14Chesterfield47,74982576
15Jefferson City43,33093461
16Cape Girardeau38,81673515
17Wildwood35,787172206
18University City35,148152,314
19Wentzville32,50951574
20Ballwin30,498231,302
21Liberty30,09674389
22Raytown29,510251,148
23Kirkwood27,596231,161
24Maryland Heights27,43656484
25Gladstone26,157201,218

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