Buchanan County, Missouri Population 2018

Buchanan County, Missouri's estimated population is 89,065 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buchanan County, Missouri is the 13th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201789,065-350-0.39%
201689,415610.07%
201689,3541310.15%
201589,223-416-0.46%
201489,639-203-0.23%
201389,842-64-0.07%
201289,9062370.26%
201189,6695970.67%
201089,0725,9897.21%
199083,083-4,805-5.47%
198087,8889731.12%
197086,915-3,666-4.05%
196090,581-6,245-6.45%
195096,8262,7592.93%
194094,067-4,566-4.63%
193098,6334,9495.28%
192093,6846640.71%
191093,020-28,818-23.65%
1900121,83851,73873.81%
189070,10020,30840.79%
188049,79214,68341.82%
187035,10911,24847.14%
186023,86110,88683.90%
185012,9756,738108.03%
18406,2370.00%

Buchanan County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White79,397
Black or African American4,596
Two or More Races3,369
Asian896
Some Other Race782
American Indian and Alaska Native246
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander129

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Buchanan County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Buchanan County, Missouri Median Age

36.9


Total

35.6


Male

38.7


Female

Buchanan County, Missouri Adults

There are 68,850 adults, (13,055 of which are seniors) in Buchanan County, Missouri.

Buchanan County, Missouri Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

44,431

49.69%

Male

44,984

50.31%

Buchanan County, Missouri Households and Families

Buchanan County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buchanan County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All63%37%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male43.7%56.3%
Female39%61%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,3302.5663
Married14,6473.2181.8
Non Family12,6221.2952.1
Female4,6933.7339
Male1,3683.3543.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buchanan County, Missouri Households

Buchanan County, Missouri Education

Buchanan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5874.32%
9th to 12th Grade5,0888.50%
High School Graduate21,79436.43%
Some College14,75824.67%
Associates Degree3,3455.59%
Bachelors Degree8,25713.80%
Graduate Degree3,9966.68%

Buchanan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,44246,48311,257
Black2,8632,436307
Hispanic2,8462,148461
Multiple Races1,113892155
Asian598255129
Other Race48423245
Native American14910515
Islander5227

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.57%.

Buchanan County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,996$36,607$25,729
Less Than High School$17,977$21,543$16,301
High School Grad$28,692$33,485$21,743
Some College$29,937$36,073$23,269
Bachelors Degree$41,119$48,724$35,757
Graduate Degree$52,882$56,050$48,906

$30,996

Average Earnings

$36,607

Average Male

$25,729

Average Female

Buchanan County, Missouri Language

Buchanan County, Missouri Language by Age

Buchanan County, Missouri Language

94.14% of Buchanan County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White72,41511,53815.93%
Multiple3,1741,36442.97%
Hispanic5,3251,35125.37%
Black3,8181,34035.10%
Other77616521.26%
Asian88211713.27%
Islander1299875.97%
Native218177.80%

18.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.03%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri is Islander, with 75.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri is Native, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.81%
High School13.88%
Some College13.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.84%
Male Unemployed28.87%
Female Employed10.90%
Male Employed8.53%

Buchanan County, Missouri Income

Buchanan County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,680$58,061
Families$59,436$69,247
Married Families$69,728$82,288
Non Families$27,592$37,613

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Buchanan County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by War

6,611

Number of Veterans

6,113

Male Veterans

498

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,454
First Gulf War1,345
Second Gulf War852
Korea628
World War II516

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,759
65 to 741,453
75+1,447
55 to 641,400
18 to 34552

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1669.97%
Black2757.64%
Hispanic1644.64%
2 or More442.77%
Asian405.30%
Other395.56%
Hawaiian3159.62%
Indian166.50%

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Education

8.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment Status

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment by Age

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment by Race

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Buchanan County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Joseph7680776472-335-0.44%
Gower 15261498-28-1.83%
Agency683666-17-2.49%
Dearborn 496508122.42%
Rushville277275-2-0.72%
Easton23623710.42%
De Kalb220219-1-0.45%
Lewis and Clark Village132131-1-0.76%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990