Buchanan County, Missouri Population 2018

Buchanan County, Missouri's estimated population is 89,065 with a growth rate of -0.32% 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
201789,4253600.40%
201789,065-289-0.32%
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
White78,839
Black or African American4,964
Two or More Races3,203
Some Other Race1,052
Asian886
American Indian and Alaska Native279
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander202

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Buchanan County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Buchanan County, Missouri Median Age

37.1


Total

35.7


Male

38.8


Female

Buchanan County, Missouri Adults

There are 68,921 adults, (13,345 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan County, Missouri.

Buchanan County, Missouri Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

44,578

49.85%

Male

44,847

50.15%

Buchanan County, Missouri Households and Families

Buchanan County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Buchanan County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family51%49%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female38.7%61.3%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,3042.5663.2
Married15,0093.2381.6
Non Family12,5991.2751
Female4,3693.6738.7
Male1,3273.5650.9

3.23

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

6.8%

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 Grade2,3703.93%
9th to 12th Grade4,6727.74%
High School Graduate22,76037.72%
Some College14,64424.27%
Associates Degree3,8726.42%
Bachelors Degree7,88513.07%
Graduate Degree4,1306.85%

Buchanan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,40146,97410,939
Black3,2462,773295
Hispanic3,0202,336495
Multiple Races1,050841172
Other Race62135511
Asian614383177
Native American18213625
Islander747110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 28.83%.

Buchanan County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,740$37,279$26,015
Less Than High School$18,017$21,081$15,995
High School Grad$30,528$36,396$22,200
Some College$30,418$35,423$24,164
Bachelors Degree$41,705$49,407$35,574
Graduate Degree$52,569$57,284$49,388

$31,740

Average Earnings

$37,279

Average Male

$26,015

Average Female

Buchanan County, Missouri Language

Buchanan County, Missouri Language by Age

Buchanan County, Missouri Language

94.16% of Buchanan County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71,78211,10215.47%
Black4,1511,31931.78%
Hispanic5,5401,05919.12%
Multiple3,05197331.89%
Other1,05219718.73%
Islander20217988.61%
Asian86412114.00%
Native2392811.72%

17.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.80%

Male Poverty Rate

18.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri is Islander, with 88.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri is Native, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.00%.

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.70%
Some College13.16%
High School12.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.17%
Male Unemployed33.13%
Female Employed10.02%
Male Employed7.46%

Buchanan County, Missouri Income

Buchanan County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,652$61,360
Families$60,344$73,837
Married Families$71,617$86,578
Non Families$28,714$37,981

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by War

6,207

Number of Veterans

5,898

Male Veterans

309

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,263
First Gulf War1,317
Second Gulf War917
Korea626
World War II382

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,554
65 to 741,388
55 to 641,376
75+1,356
18 to 34533

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8529.51%
Hispanic2276.11%
Black2175.62%
Asian527.10%
Indian3914.39%
Other273.33%
2 or More120.79%
Hawaiian810.81%

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Education

9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment Status

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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