Macon County, Missouri Population 2019

Macon County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,251 with a growth rate of 0.71% 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
201715,2511080.71%
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
White14,482
Black or African American362
Two or More Races317
Asian61
Some Other Race56
American Indian and Alaska Native41

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

Macon County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Macon County, Missouri Median Age

43


Total

41.3


Male

45.1


Female

Macon County, Missouri Adults

There are 11,643 adults, (3,266 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Missouri.

Macon County, Missouri Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,718

50.38%

Male

7,601

49.62%

Macon County, Missouri Households and Families

Macon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Macon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.6%10.4%
Married87.6%12.4%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female42.6%57.4%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0232.574.1
Married2,9903.1487.6
Non Family2,2591.1863.4
Female5923.7442.6
Male1824.0989.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.5

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 Grade4654.40%
9th to 12th Grade8207.77%
High School Graduate4,75445.03%
Some College2,15220.38%
Associates Degree7547.14%
Bachelors Degree1,08110.24%
Graduate Degree5315.03%

Macon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1098,9471,580
Black22915217
Hispanic120112
Multiple Races75541
Other Race4644
Asian28107
Native American24217

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 29.17%.

Macon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,620$33,074$22,708
Less Than High School$19,821$25,300$12,773
High School Grad$25,290$31,510$19,030
Some College$30,618$37,537$24,457
Bachelors Degree$31,343$37,857$30,645
Graduate Degree$39,038$52,969$38,194

$28,620

Average Earnings

$33,074

Average Male

$22,708

Average Female

Macon County, Missouri Language

Macon County, Missouri Language by Age

Macon County, Missouri Language

97.93% of Macon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Macon County, Missouri Poverty

Macon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1302,22415.74%
Black34614742.49%
Multiple31714445.43%
Hispanic1964221.43%
Asian612744.26%
Native411639.02%

17.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.36%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Missouri is Multiple, with 45.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Missouri is White, with 15.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.76%.

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.62%
High School13.28%
Some College11.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Unemployed34.18%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed7.58%

Macon County, Missouri Income

Macon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,903$50,402
Families$51,529$59,629
Married Families$57,808$
Non Families$24,760$33,078

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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


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

Macon County, Missouri Veterans

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,412

Number of Veterans

1,345

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam571
Second Gulf War190
Korea169
First Gulf War143
World War II63

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74438
75+335
35 to 54303
55 to 64250
18 to 3486

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,36912.26%
Black3111.83%
Hispanic1915.32%
2 or More1110.89%
Indian14.17%

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Missouri Employment Status

Macon County, Missouri Employment by Age

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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