Carter County, Missouri Population 2018

Carter County, Missouri's estimated population is 6,169 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Missouri is the 106th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,169-80-1.28%
20166,249420.68%
20166,207-69-1.10%
20156,276-6-0.10%
20146,282-57-0.90%
20136,339691.10%
20126,270-59-0.93%
20116,329370.59%
20106,29277714.09%
19905,515871.60%
19805,4281,55039.97%
19703,878-95-2.39%
19603,973-804-16.83%
19504,777-1,449-23.27%
19406,22672313.14%
19305,503-1,979-26.45%
19207,4821,97835.94%
19105,504-1,202-17.92%
19006,7062,04743.94%
18904,6592,491114.90%
18802,16871349.00%
18701,45522017.81%
18601,2350.00%

Carter County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,966
Two or More Races157
American Indian and Alaska Native107
Some Other Race14
Black or African American5

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

Carter 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

Carter County, Missouri Median Age

40.6


Total

41.6


Male

40.2


Female

Carter County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,737 adults, (1,131 of which are seniors) in Carter County, Missouri.

Carter County, Missouri Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

3,251

52.02%

Male

2,998

47.98%

Carter County, Missouri Households and Families

Carter County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carter County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female52.8%47.2%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carter County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4802.570.1
Married1,1393.3183.2
Non Family9561.2460.9
Female3013.1952.8
Male843.4258.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carter County, Missouri Households

Carter County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2936.90%
9th to 12th Grade56213.23%
High School Graduate1,40633.11%
Some College1,16327.38%
Associates Degree3077.23%
Bachelors Degree3548.34%
Graduate Degree1623.81%

Carter County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0873,292514
Multiple Races86442
Native American5136
Hispanic2121
Other Race1414
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 12.58%.

Carter County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,035$32,104$21,343
Less Than High School$30,553$37,917$18,571
High School Grad$21,563$30,111$12,284
Some College$29,548$34,154$21,719
Bachelors Degree$52,381$51,905$55,417
Graduate Degree$$$53,036

$30,035

Average Earnings

$32,104

Average Male

$21,343

Average Female

Carter County, Missouri Language

Carter County, Missouri Language by Age

Carter County, Missouri Language

98.19% of Carter County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Carter County, Missouri Poverty

Carter County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8721,18920.25%
Native1075753.27%
Multiple157148.92%
Hispanic1061312.26%
Black22100.00%

20.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.83%

Male Poverty Rate

21.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Missouri is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Missouri is Multiple, with 8.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.33%.

Carter County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.89%
High School20.88%
Some College14.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Carter County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.89%
Female Employed12.87%
Female Unemployed6.02%
Male Employed5.79%

Carter County, Missouri Income

Carter County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,162$51,876
Families$49,199$61,881
Married Families$56,696$
Non Families$17,399$31,776

Carter County, Missouri Marital Status

Carter County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Carter 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.

Carter County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Carter County, Missouri Veterans

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by War

487

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam222
Korea90
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War16
World War II

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74138
55 to 64129
75+115
35 to 5489
18 to 3416

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White47710.47%
Indian810.96%
2 or More22.33%

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Education

13.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Missouri Employment Status

Carter County, Missouri Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carter County, Missouri Employment by Race

Carter County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Carter County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Van Buren82082880.98%
Ellsinore453450-3-0.66%
Grandin243241-2-0.82%
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