Lawrence County, Missouri Population 2018

Lawrence County, Missouri's estimated population is 38,434 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Missouri is the 31st largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201738,131-303-0.79%
201738,4342100.55%
201638,2242310.61%
201537,993850.22%
201437,908-188-0.49%
201338,096-273-0.71%
201238,369-119-0.31%
201138,488-94-0.24%
201038,5828,34627.60%
199030,2361,2634.36%
198028,9734,38817.85%
197024,5851,3255.70%
196023,260-160-0.68%
195023,420-1,217-4.94%
194024,6378633.63%
193023,774-437-1.80%
192024,211-2,372-8.92%
191026,583-5,079-16.04%
190031,6625,43420.72%
189026,2288,64549.17%
188017,5834,51634.56%
187013,0674,22147.72%
18608,8463,98782.05%
18504,8590.00%

Lawrence County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,194
Two or More Races664
Some Other Race623
Black or African American242
American Indian and Alaska Native205
Asian203

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

Lawrence County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lawrence County, Missouri Median Age

39.7


Total

38.9


Male

40.8


Female

Lawrence County, Missouri Adults

There are 28,403 adults, (6,653 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Missouri.

Lawrence County, Missouri Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

19,059

49.98%

Male

19,072

50.02%

Lawrence County, Missouri Households and Families

Lawrence County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lawrence County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All70.7%29.3%
Male69.7%30.3%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female43.8%56.2%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6362.5670.7
Married8,1283.1682.4
Non Family4,4101.1758.5
Female1,5003.1543.8
Male5983.2969.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Missouri Households

Lawrence County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2054.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,12212.24%
High School Graduate9,29236.44%
Some College6,19624.30%
Associates Degree1,6286.38%
Bachelors Degree2,84511.16%
Graduate Degree1,2144.76%

Lawrence County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,59019,9853,825
Hispanic1,308654117
Multiple Races32828633
Other Race30812618
Native American1381211
Black786932
Asian767651

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 67.11%.

Lawrence County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,762$34,759$22,312
Less Than High School$24,026$29,842$17,920
High School Grad$25,347$31,929$17,288
Some College$29,793$38,147$22,601
Bachelors Degree$42,021$51,739$34,705
Graduate Degree$51,500$57,422$47,178

$29,762

Average Earnings

$34,759

Average Male

$22,312

Average Female

Lawrence County, Missouri Language

Lawrence County, Missouri Language by Age

Lawrence County, Missouri Language

92.60% of Lawrence County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,5675,46916.29%
Hispanic2,69667124.89%
Other62322435.96%
Multiple65217626.99%
Native2004020.00%
Asian1952613.33%
Black213146.57%

17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.19%

Male Poverty Rate

18.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri is Other, with 35.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri is Black, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.50%.

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.84%
High School17.15%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.86%
Male Unemployed24.38%
Female Employed7.90%
Male Employed6.91%

Lawrence County, Missouri Income

Lawrence County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,673$53,838
Families$49,763$62,421
Married Families$56,572$
Non Families$25,687$30,162

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence 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.

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


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

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,051

Number of Veterans

2,842

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,127
Second Gulf War453
Korea427
First Gulf War405
World War II278

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+960
35 to 54651
55 to 64644
65 to 74574
18 to 34222

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,97810.92%
Hispanic1137.36%
2 or More307.73%
Indian2514.45%
Other185.10%

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Education

8.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment Status

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment by Age

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monett 887090271571.77%
Aurora75087507-1-0.01%
Mount Vernon45704553-17-0.37%
Marionville22302197-33-1.48%
Pierce City 1293129740.31%
Miller699688-11-1.57%
Verona619604-15-2.42%
Stotts City22022000.00%
Halltown17317300.00%
Freistatt16316300.00%
Hoberg565600.00%
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