Macon County, Missouri Population 2018

Macon County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,251 with a growth rate of -0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Missouri is the 69th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,251-148-0.96%
201615,3992561.69%
201615,143-137-0.90%
201515,280-168-1.09%
201415,448-27-0.17%
201315,475-89-0.57%
201215,564800.52%
201115,484-109-0.70%
201015,5932481.62%
199015,345-968-5.93%
198016,3138815.71%
197015,432-1,041-6.32%
196016,473-1,859-10.14%
195018,332-3,064-14.32%
194021,396-1,674-7.26%
193023,070-4,448-16.16%
192027,518-3,350-10.85%
191030,868-2,150-6.51%
190033,0182,4437.99%
189030,5754,35316.60%
188026,2222,99212.88%
187023,2308,88461.93%
186014,3467,781118.52%
18506,5655318.80%
18406,0340.00%

Macon County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,569
Black or African American355
Two or More Races322
Asian64
Some Other Race45
American Indian and Alaska Native44

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

Macon 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

Macon County, Missouri Median Age

42.9


Total

41.6


Male

44.8


Female

Macon County, Missouri Adults

There are 11,719 adults, (3,265 of which are seniors) in Macon County, Missouri.

Macon County, Missouri Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,804

50.68%

Male

7,595

49.32%

Macon County, Missouri Households and Families

Macon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Macon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.3%8.8%
Married86.7%13.3%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female48.2%51.8%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0972.4873.8
Married2,9763.1586.7
Non Family2,3931.1662.7
Female5684.0548.2
Male1604.1591.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Macon County, Missouri Households

Macon County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4664.39%
9th to 12th Grade8688.17%
High School Graduate4,71944.41%
Some College2,12319.98%
Associates Degree7697.24%
Bachelors Degree1,20311.32%
Graduate Degree4784.50%

Macon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1648,9851,646
Black21514015
Hispanic113852
Multiple Races82621
Other Race4543
Asian42156
Native American332711

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.33%.

Macon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,619$30,521$22,357
Less Than High School$16,159$21,818$13,563
High School Grad$24,224$28,273$18,806
Some College$28,980$35,086$24,569
Bachelors Degree$31,282$39,602$30,225
Graduate Degree$38,000$57,800$35,929

$26,619

Average Earnings

$30,521

Average Male

$22,357

Average Female

Macon County, Missouri Language

Macon County, Missouri Language by Age

Macon County, Missouri Language

97.69% of Macon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Macon County, Missouri Poverty

Macon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2282,50817.63%
Multiple32217253.42%
Black34115043.99%
Hispanic1834222.95%
Native441329.55%

18.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.14%

Male Poverty Rate

20.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Missouri is Multiple, with 53.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Missouri is White, with 17.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.85%
High School15.66%
Some College10.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.26%
Female Unemployed38.51%
Female Employed10.68%
Male Employed8.48%

Macon County, Missouri Income

Macon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,099$47,782
Families$49,659$58,286
Married Families$56,171$
Non Families$23,585$30,119

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Macon 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.

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Macon County, Missouri Veterans

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,357

Number of Veterans

1,293

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam539
Korea192
First Gulf War135
Second Gulf War101
World War II86

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74419
75+344
55 to 64282
35 to 54255
18 to 3457

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,30311.60%
Black3313.64%
2 or More2017.09%
Hispanic1614.16%
Indian13.03%

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Missouri Employment Status

Macon County, Missouri Employment by Age

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Missouri Employment by Race

Macon County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Macon County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Macon54715377-94-1.72%
La Plata13661319-47-3.44%
Bevier718696-22-3.06%
Atlanta385371-14-3.64%
Callao293276-17-5.80%
New Cambria195192-3-1.54%
Elmer8079-1-1.25%
Ethel6261-1-1.61%
South Gifford5049-1-2.00%
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