Pettis County, Missouri Population 2018

Pettis County, Missouri's estimated population is 42,558 with a growth rate of 0.66% 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
201742,309-249-0.59%
201742,5582780.66%
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
White38,382
Two or More Races1,266
Black or African American1,203
Some Other Race1,117
Asian236
American Indian and Alaska Native71
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander34

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

Pettis 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

Pettis County, Missouri Median Age

37.9


Total

36.3


Male

39.6


Female

Pettis County, Missouri Adults

There are 31,727 adults, (6,617 of whom are seniors) in Pettis County, Missouri.

Pettis County, Missouri Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pettis County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,532

50.89%

Male

20,777

49.11%

Pettis County, Missouri Households and Families

Pettis County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Pettis County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Male54.1%45.9%
Female51.1%48.9%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pettis County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0312.5867.2
Married8,0853.2280.7
Non Family5,3251.2454.4
Female1,8433.2551.1
Male7783.5454.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,8866.72%
9th to 12th Grade2,6699.51%
High School Graduate9,27333.03%
Some College6,52323.24%
Associates Degree2,7579.82%
Bachelors Degree3,19411.38%
Graduate Degree1,7716.31%

Pettis County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,90221,7414,514
Hispanic1,717640131
Black81359876
Other Race54025529
Multiple Races451306144
Asian16715196
Native American717116
Islander3434

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 57.49%.

Pettis County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,703$33,259$23,731
Less Than High School$20,776$25,072$17,854
High School Grad$25,206$31,965$19,692
Some College$30,452$36,124$23,179
Bachelors Degree$36,290$40,299$34,235
Graduate Degree$48,365$65,476$44,704

$28,703

Average Earnings

$33,259

Average Male

$23,731

Average Female

Pettis County, Missouri Language

Pettis County, Missouri Language by Age

Pettis County, Missouri Language

89.63% of Pettis County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 10.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.30% of the population.

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,2465,51315.64%
Hispanic3,60589124.72%
Black1,10244740.56%
Multiple1,22731926.00%
Other1,11416314.63%
Asian2336427.47%
Islander34617.65%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.76%

Male Poverty Rate

18.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pettis County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pettis County, Missouri is Black, with 40.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pettis County, Missouri is Other, with 14.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.17%.

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.09%
High School14.99%
Some College9.29%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.13%
Male Unemployed45.12%
Female Employed9.85%
Male Employed6.69%

Pettis County, Missouri Income

Pettis County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,097$56,537
Families$51,903$65,809
Married Families$61,877$77,160
Non Families$25,479$35,110

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

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 55To64.

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


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

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,108

Number of Veterans

2,918

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,119
First Gulf War688
Second Gulf War364
Korea313
World War II158

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54807
75+786
65 to 74780
55 to 64600
18 to 34135

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,93010.08%
Hispanic994.75%
Black868.86%
Other7110.03%
2 or More213.87%

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Education

9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Employment Status

Pettis County, Missouri Employment by Age

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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