Phelps County, Missouri Population 2018

Phelps County, Missouri's estimated population is 44,744 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Phelps County, Missouri is the 25th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201744,744-89-0.20%
201644,83350.01%
201644,828290.06%
201544,799-171-0.38%
201444,970-54-0.12%
201345,024-196-0.43%
201245,22090.02%
201145,211-100-0.22%
201045,31110,06328.55%
199035,2481,6154.80%
198033,6334,15214.08%
197029,4814,08516.09%
196025,3963,89218.10%
195021,5044,06723.32%
194017,4372,12913.91%
193015,3083672.46%
192014,941-855-5.41%
191015,7961,60211.29%
190014,1941,55812.33%
189012,636680.54%
188012,5682,06219.63%
187010,5064,79283.86%
18605,7140.00%

Phelps County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,714
Asian1,552
Black or African American1,222
Two or More Races868
American Indian and Alaska Native418
Some Other Race59

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

Phelps County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Phelps County, Missouri Median Age

34.5


Total

31.3


Male

38.3


Female

Phelps County, Missouri Adults

There are 35,328 adults, (6,680 of which are seniors) in Phelps County, Missouri.

Phelps County, Missouri Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelps County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,429

47.80%

Male

23,404

52.20%

Phelps County, Missouri Households and Families

Phelps County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Phelps County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All60.4%39.6%
Male57.2%42.8%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female36.2%63.8%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelps County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,8382.4860.4
Married8,0663.177.7
Non Family6,4971.4644.7
Female1,4953.2936.2
Male7803.1157.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Phelps County, Missouri Households

Phelps County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4905.36%
9th to 12th Grade2,1357.69%
High School Graduate9,21033.15%
Some College5,26818.96%
Associates Degree1,9406.98%
Bachelors Degree4,21015.15%
Graduate Degree3,52712.70%

Phelps County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,29022,1536,845
Asian816739593
Black58036370
Hispanic48140483
Multiple Races439372128
Native American34927328
Other Race3925

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.67%.

Phelps County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,260$35,671$27,020
Less Than High School$24,034$26,722$16,131
High School Grad$27,469$31,521$22,266
Some College$29,851$34,474$25,531
Bachelors Degree$36,791$47,604$32,036
Graduate Degree$52,016$60,259$46,886

$31,260

Average Earnings

$35,671

Average Male

$27,020

Average Female

Phelps County, Missouri Language

Phelps County, Missouri Language by Age

Phelps County, Missouri Language

93.58% of Phelps County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,2786,92018.56%
Black1,02163061.70%
Asian1,49848832.58%
Hispanic1,02137536.73%
Multiple82332739.73%
Native41192.19%

20.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.53%

Male Poverty Rate

19.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelps County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Missouri is Black, with 61.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Missouri is Native, with 2.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.97%.

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.92%
High School17.05%
Some College11.96%
Bachelors or Greater8.38%

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.14%
Male Unemployed36.82%
Male Employed11.91%
Female Employed9.53%

Phelps County, Missouri Income

Phelps County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,603$57,097
Families$56,625$71,083
Married Families$64,424$
Non Families$22,313$33,205

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Phelps County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,992

Number of Veterans

3,643

Male Veterans

349

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,288
First Gulf War966
Second Gulf War748
Korea344
World War II232

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,154
55 to 64853
65 to 74821
75+798
18 to 34366

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,71711.58%
Black10311.43%
Indian10028.09%
2 or More5710.14%
Hispanic334.65%
Asian151.19%

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Employment Status

Phelps County, Missouri Employment by Age

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Employment by Race

Phelps County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Phelps County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rolla19561200755142.63%
St. James42174119-98-2.32%
Doolittle630599-31-4.92%
Newburg470448-22-4.68%
Edgar Springs208201-7-3.37%
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