Pettis County, Missouri Population 2018

Pettis County, Missouri's estimated population is 42,558 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pettis County, Missouri is the 27th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201742,5583650.87%
201642,193-87-0.21%
201642,280-25-0.06%
201542,305990.23%
201442,20690.02%
201342,197-96-0.23%
201242,2931620.38%
201142,131-128-0.30%
201042,2596,82219.25%
199035,437-941-2.59%
198036,3782,2416.56%
197034,137-983-2.80%
196035,1203,54311.22%
195031,577-1,759-5.28%
194033,336-1,328-3.83%
193034,664-1,149-3.21%
192035,8131,9005.60%
191033,9131,4754.55%
190032,4381,2874.13%
189031,1513,88014.23%
188027,2718,56545.79%
187018,7069,31499.17%
18609,3924,24282.37%
18505,1502,22075.77%
18402,9300.00%

Pettis County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,333
Two or More Races1,307
Black or African American1,248
Some Other Race1,024
Asian184
American Indian and Alaska Native60
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander37

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

Pettis 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

Pettis County, Missouri Median Age

37.5


Total

36.3


Male

39.1


Female

Pettis County, Missouri Adults

There are 31,645 adults, (6,456 of which are seniors) in Pettis County, Missouri.

Pettis County, Missouri Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pettis County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,489

50.93%

Male

20,704

49.07%

Pettis County, Missouri Households and Families

Pettis County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pettis County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All66.9%33.1%
Female52.4%47.6%
Male51.7%48.3%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pettis County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0042.5866.9
Married8,1193.2881.6
Non Family5,2861.2251.6
Female1,8163.1552.4
Male7833.2951.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pettis County, Missouri Households

Pettis County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0127.22%
9th to 12th Grade2,6999.68%
High School Graduate9,03632.42%
Some College6,48823.28%
Associates Degree2,83710.18%
Bachelors Degree3,16511.35%
Graduate Degree1,6385.88%

Pettis County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,79321,4074,413
Hispanic1,635609118
Black83863489
Multiple Races511384146
Other Race51019025
Asian1128738
Native American606020
Islander3737

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.93%.

Pettis County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,834$31,711$21,645
Less Than High School$18,067$21,931$15,570
High School Grad$23,462$30,351$16,636
Some College$28,095$35,200$21,708
Bachelors Degree$35,311$39,600$33,410
Graduate Degree$46,415$63,882$41,466

$26,834

Average Earnings

$31,711

Average Male

$21,645

Average Female

Pettis County, Missouri Language

Pettis County, Missouri Language by Age

Pettis County, Missouri Language

89.57% of Pettis County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 10.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.38% of the population.

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,4215,11414.44%
Hispanic3,4631,18534.22%
Black1,14540335.20%
Multiple1,27534226.82%
Other1,02230629.94%
Asian1807240.00%
Islander37616.22%

16.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.01%

Male Poverty Rate

18.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pettis County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pettis County, Missouri is Asian, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pettis County, Missouri is White, with 14.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.94%.

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.19%
High School14.78%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.95%
Male Unemployed34.03%
Female Employed10.33%
Male Employed6.65%

Pettis County, Missouri Income

Pettis County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,467$52,549
Families$49,693$62,174
Married Families$58,427$71,944
Non Families$23,625$30,570

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Pettis 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.

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,180

Number of Veterans

2,984

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,060
First Gulf War660
Korea345
Second Gulf War331
World War II280

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+879
35 to 54812
65 to 74730
55 to 64585
18 to 34174

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,01710.43%
Black919.05%
Hispanic623.13%
2 or More487.89%
Other243.45%

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Employment Status

Pettis County, Missouri Employment by Age

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Employment by Race

Pettis County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pettis County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sedalia21385214891040.49%
Windsor 29012785-116-4.00%
La Monte11401131-9-0.79%
Smithton570560-10-1.75%
Green Ridge476498224.62%
Houstonia22022110.45%
Hughesville18318410.55%
Ionia 888800.00%
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