Dent County, Missouri Population 2018

Dent County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,480 with a growth rate of -0.63% 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
201715,480-98-0.63%
201615,5781530.99%
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
White15,006
Two or More Races279
American Indian and Alaska Native117
Black or African American87
Asian64
Some Other Race25

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

Dent 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

Dent County, Missouri Median Age

43.1


Total

41.6


Male

45.2


Female

Dent County, Missouri Adults

There are 11,979 adults, (3,131 of which are seniors) in Dent County, Missouri.

Dent County, Missouri Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dent County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,814

50.16%

Male

7,764

49.84%

Dent County, Missouri Households and Families

Dent County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dent County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Male53.1%46.9%
Female50.9%49.1%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dent County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8892.6171.4
Married3,0833.1982.4
Non Family1,9921.2262.4
Female5073.9350.9
Male3073.6353.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,0909.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,20811.07%
High School Graduate4,30939.48%
Some College2,15319.73%
Associates Degree7827.17%
Bachelors Degree8727.99%
Graduate Degree5004.58%

Dent County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4518,2231,306
Multiple Races15512133
Hispanic11911115
Native American117945
Black474513
Asian2926
Other Race151515

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 100.00%.

Dent County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,175$31,890$22,026
Less Than High School$16,474$27,929$11,026
High School Grad$26,228$31,492$19,754
Some College$31,641$37,241$26,515
Bachelors Degree$32,566$38,125$32,227
Graduate Degree$41,953$29,808$45,580

$28,175

Average Earnings

$31,890

Average Male

$22,026

Average Female

Dent County, Missouri Language

Dent County, Missouri Language by Age

Dent County, Missouri Language

97.91% of Dent County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Dent County, Missouri Poverty

Dent County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5533,08621.21%
Hispanic23214160.78%
Multiple25710340.08%
Asian645078.13%
Native1173529.91%
Black811113.58%

22.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.17%

Male Poverty Rate

24.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dent County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dent County, Missouri is Asian, with 78.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dent County, Missouri is Black, with 13.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.01%.

Dent County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.12%
Some College22.75%
High School14.56%
Bachelors or Greater9.44%

Dent County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.86%
Female Unemployed47.46%
Female Employed12.41%
Male Employed7.72%

Dent County, Missouri Income

Dent County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,020$50,482
Families$47,047$58,684
Married Families$53,528$
Non Families$18,836$30,769

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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

Dent County, Missouri Veterans

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,317

Number of Veterans

1,259

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam606
First Gulf War213
Korea172
World War II153
Second Gulf War149

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+416
65 to 74334
55 to 64250
35 to 54241
18 to 3476

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,24410.72%
2 or More3420.12%
Indian3429.06%
Hispanic1812.59%
Other533.33%

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Education

17.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dent County, Missouri Employment Status

Dent County, Missouri Employment by Age

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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