Census Shows More Females Than Males in Mo.

8 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, July 28 2011 Jul 28, 2011 Thursday, July 28, 2011 4:14:00 AM CDT July 28, 2011 in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri has more boys than girls, but there are more women than men.

New Census Bureau figures from last year's count show 51 percent of the state's nearly 6 million residents were female. But the proportions varied among age groups. Males outnumbered females from ages 1 to 22, but the reverse was true for those 25 through 29. Men in the 30 to 34 age group outnumbered women, but there were more women than men from the mid-30s onward.


The disparity was most clear among older Missourians. Of those aged 70 to 74, there were 100 women for every 85 men; and of those at least 100 years old, there were 995 women and 171
men.

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