Cole County, Missouri Population 2018

Cole County, Missouri's estimated population is 76,708 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cole County, Missouri is the 16th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201776,7081050.14%
201676,603-172-0.22%
201676,775-82-0.11%
201576,8571820.24%
201476,675-56-0.07%
201376,7312560.33%
201276,47520.00%
201176,4733180.42%
201076,15512,57619.78%
199063,5796,91612.21%
198056,66310,43522.57%
197046,2285,46713.41%
196040,7615,29714.94%
195035,4645521.58%
194034,9124,06413.17%
193030,8486,16824.99%
192024,6802,72312.40%
191021,9571,3796.70%
190020,5783,29719.08%
189017,2811,76611.38%
188015,5155,22350.75%
187010,2925956.14%
18609,6973,00144.82%
18506,696-2,590-27.89%
18409,2866,263207.18%
18303,0230.00%

Cole County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White63,844
Black or African American8,795
Two or More Races1,453
Some Other Race1,143
Asian962
American Indian and Alaska Native347
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander59

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

Cole 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

Cole County, Missouri Median Age

37.9


Total

37.1


Male

39


Female

Cole County, Missouri Adults

There are 59,061 adults, (10,801 of which are seniors) in Cole County, Missouri.

Cole County, Missouri Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cole County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

37,872

49.44%

Male

38,731

50.56%

Cole County, Missouri Households and Families

Cole County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cole County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All67.9%32.1%
Male52.3%47.7%
Non Family52%48%
Female49.2%50.8%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cole County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,6582.4267.9
Married14,4883.0385.1
Non Family10,5761.2452
Female3,5943.3149.2
Male1,0002.8152.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cole County, Missouri Households

Cole County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3232.54%
9th to 12th Grade3,1956.14%
High School Graduate16,33831.42%
Some College10,37919.96%
Associates Degree4,2578.19%
Bachelors Degree10,75220.68%
Graduate Degree5,75111.06%

Cole County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,78041,53814,716
Black4,7903,903933
Hispanic940714188
Asian691639548
Multiple Races519465101
Other Race38526254
Native American26118627
Islander33334

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 79.31%.

Cole County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,991$40,202$32,837
Less Than High School$21,406$23,963$18,826
High School Grad$28,702$31,017$25,625
Some College$32,971$38,032$30,238
Bachelors Degree$42,432$50,369$39,481
Graduate Degree$53,192$61,736$48,491

$35,991

Average Earnings

$40,202

Average Male

$32,837

Average Female

Cole County, Missouri Language

Cole County, Missouri Language by Age

Cole County, Missouri Language

95.87% of Cole County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Cole County, Missouri Poverty

Cole County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,0315,5499.24%
Black6,7752,40235.45%
Hispanic1,92546324.05%
Multiple1,31041531.68%
Other1,04033932.60%
Asian931373.97%
Native2923411.64%

12.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.40%

Male Poverty Rate

12.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cole County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cole County, Missouri is Black, with 35.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cole County, Missouri is Asian, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Cole County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.47%
High School12.84%
Some College9.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Cole County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.81%
Male Unemployed33.92%
Female Employed6.52%
Male Employed5.36%

Cole County, Missouri Income

Cole County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,130$67,570
Families$67,228$80,450
Married Families$79,963$
Non Families$32,890$42,729

Cole County, Missouri Marital Status

Cole County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cole County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Cole 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 55To64.

Cole County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Cole County, Missouri Veterans

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by War

5,790

Number of Veterans

5,298

Male Veterans

492

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,109
First Gulf War961
Second Gulf War814
Korea630
World War II248

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,525
65 to 741,385
75+1,258
55 to 641,205
18 to 34417

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,31210.60%
Black3375.11%
Hispanic14611.51%
2 or More10214.27%
Indian2810.04%
Asian111.52%

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cole County, Missouri Employment Status

Cole County, Missouri Employment by Age

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Cole County, Missouri Employment by Race

Cole County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cole County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jefferson City 4308843013-75-0.17%
Wardsville15061550442.92%
St. Martins11461177312.71%
Taos11141139252.24%
Russellville80781470.87%
Centertown27828462.16%
St. Thomas27027662.22%
Lohman16316521.23%
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