Dent County, Missouri Population 2018

Dent County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,480 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dent County, Missouri is the 68th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,566860.56%
201715,480550.36%
201615,425-196-1.25%
201515,621210.13%
201415,600-105-0.67%
201315,705850.54%
201215,620390.25%
201115,581-121-0.77%
201015,7022,00014.60%
199013,702-815-5.61%
198014,5173,06026.71%
197011,4571,0129.69%
196010,445-491-4.49%
195010,936-827-7.03%
194011,7637897.19%
193010,974-1,344-10.91%
192012,318-927-7.00%
191013,2452591.99%
190012,9868376.89%
189012,1491,50314.12%
188010,6464,28967.47%
18706,35770312.43%
18605,6540.00%

Dent County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,941
Two or More Races308
American Indian and Alaska Native138
Black or African American77
Asian60
Some Other Race42

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

Dent County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Dent County, Missouri Median Age

44.1


Total

41.9


Male

45.5


Female

Dent County, Missouri Adults

There are 11,982 adults, (3,243 of whom are seniors) in Dent County, Missouri.

Dent County, Missouri Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Dent County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,792

50.06%

Male

7,774

49.94%

Dent County, Missouri Households and Families

Dent County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Dent County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female52.3%47.7%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dent County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0872.5270.3
Married3,1673.0979.9
Non Family1,9781.1862.6
Female5513.6452.3
Male3913.1856.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dent County, Missouri Households

Dent County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0349.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,19710.93%
High School Graduate4,49741.06%
Some College2,07318.93%
Associates Degree7386.74%
Bachelors Degree9158.35%
Graduate Degree4994.56%

Dent County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4738,3411,370
Multiple Races14411019
Native American1381085
Hispanic1351059
Black393411
Asian2929
Other Race25259

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.00%.

Dent County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,799$32,098$22,038
Less Than High School$20,718$30,114$13,269
High School Grad$26,477$31,250$18,174
Some College$31,347$36,907$28,229
Bachelors Degree$37,286$39,405$36,143
Graduate Degree$45,750$53,333$45,000

$28,799

Average Earnings

$32,098

Average Male

$22,038

Average Female

Dent County, Missouri Language

Dent County, Missouri Language by Age

Dent County, Missouri Language

97.79% of Dent County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Dent County, Missouri Poverty

Dent County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5212,82819.48%
Multiple29613946.96%
Hispanic23312352.79%
Asian604473.33%
Native1383726.81%
Black53713.21%

20.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.50%

Male Poverty Rate

23.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dent County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dent County, Missouri is Asian, with 73.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dent County, Missouri is Black, with 13.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.69%.

Dent County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.75%
Some College18.95%
High School13.53%
Bachelors or Greater8.23%

Dent County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.73%
Female Unemployed42.14%
Female Employed11.97%
Male Employed6.67%

Dent County, Missouri Income

Dent County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,829$52,219
Families$48,530$59,933
Married Families$55,993$
Non Families$18,819$32,992

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dent County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Dent 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 45To54.

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


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

Dent County, Missouri Veterans

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,371

Number of Veterans

1,322

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam620
First Gulf War234
Second Gulf War171
Korea170
World War II130

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+428
65 to 74374
55 to 64268
35 to 54230
18 to 3471

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,29511.17%
Indian4431.88%
2 or More3221.62%
Hispanic1811.84%

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Education

11.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dent County, Missouri Employment Status

Dent County, Missouri Employment by Age

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dent County, Missouri Employment by Race

Dent County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dent County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Salem49454924-21-0.42%
Bunker 406398-8-1.97%
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