Lawrence County, Missouri Population 2018

Lawrence County, Missouri's estimated population is 38,434 with a growth rate of 0.60% 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
201738,4342300.60%
201638,204-20-0.05%
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
White36,230
Some Other Race746
Two or More Races624
Asian208
Black or African American205
American Indian and Alaska Native191

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

Lawrence 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

Lawrence County, Missouri Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

40.9


Female

Lawrence County, Missouri Adults

There are 28,462 adults, (6,609 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Missouri.

Lawrence County, Missouri Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

19,125

50.06%

Male

19,079

49.94%

Lawrence County, Missouri Households and Families

Lawrence County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All72.1%27.9%
Male62.3%37.7%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female47.9%52.1%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5742.5872.1
Married8,1273.1683.7
Non Family4,4361.1959.7
Female1,3563.1947.9
Male6553.4962.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.4%

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 Grade1,0264.02%
9th to 12th Grade3,03611.90%
High School Graduate9,87538.71%
Some College5,88123.05%
Associates Degree1,5596.11%
Bachelors Degree2,87111.25%
Graduate Degree1,2644.95%

Lawrence County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,68820,2073,953
Hispanic1,24974664
Other Race3231847
Multiple Races30425731
Native American123109
Asian857459
Black706228

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 88.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 69.41%.

Lawrence County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,326$34,399$21,113
Less Than High School$20,974$28,262$16,218
High School Grad$25,010$31,216$17,548
Some College$28,356$37,841$20,732
Bachelors Degree$40,864$50,350$32,435
Graduate Degree$49,123$61,250$45,921

$28,326

Average Earnings

$34,399

Average Male

$21,113

Average Female

Lawrence County, Missouri Language

Lawrence County, Missouri Language by Age

Lawrence County, Missouri Language

92.77% of Lawrence County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 7.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,7375,65216.75%
Hispanic2,64186132.60%
Other74643658.45%
Multiple61522736.91%
Native1863920.97%
Asian199157.54%
Black190136.84%

18.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.80%

Male Poverty Rate

19.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri is Other, with 58.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri is Black, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.80%.

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.95%
High School18.87%
Some College9.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.25%
Female Unemployed25.28%
Female Employed9.27%
Male Employed7.89%

Lawrence County, Missouri Income

Lawrence County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,505$51,531
Families$47,490$60,026
Married Families$53,626$
Non Families$25,421$29,279

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

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

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,083

Number of Veterans

2,841

Male Veterans

242

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,114
Korea557
First Gulf War365
Second Gulf War323
World War II255

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+992
55 to 64710
35 to 54655
65 to 74553
18 to 34173

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,01911.04%
Hispanic805.34%
2 or More308.15%
Indian2716.07%
Other71.93%

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Education

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment Status

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment by Age

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7%

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