Phelps County, Missouri Population 2019

Phelps County, Missouri's estimated population is 44,744 with a growth rate of -0.19% 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
201744,744-84-0.19%
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
White40,823
Asian1,642
Black or African American1,223
Two or More Races766
American Indian and Alaska Native388
Some Other Race31

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

Phelps County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Phelps County, Missouri Median Age

34.8


Total

31.4


Male

37.9


Female

Phelps County, Missouri Adults

There are 35,401 adults, (6,870 of whom are seniors) in Phelps County, Missouri.

Phelps County, Missouri Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelps County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,268

47.40%

Male

23,605

52.60%

Phelps County, Missouri Households and Families

Phelps County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Phelps County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All60.9%39.1%
Male60.5%39.5%
Non Family45%55%
Female32.8%67.2%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelps County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,3302.4160.9
Married8,3123.0178.9
Non Family6,5831.4245
Female1,6243.1532.8
Male8112.8760.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade1,4405.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,3428.41%
High School Graduate8,71031.27%
Some College5,18318.61%
Associates Degree2,1997.89%
Bachelors Degree4,56916.40%
Graduate Degree3,41212.25%

Phelps County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,40022,0667,020
Asian865807669
Black53734056
Hispanic466391103
Multiple Races431375115
Native American31622732
Other Race2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 77.34%.

Phelps County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,611$36,863$27,385
Less Than High School$22,668$25,440$14,558
High School Grad$27,624$31,185$21,649
Some College$30,893$39,624$26,003
Bachelors Degree$37,480$43,681$35,552
Graduate Degree$56,913$63,481$51,214

$31,611

Average Earnings

$36,863

Average Male

$27,385

Average Female

Phelps County, Missouri Language

Phelps County, Missouri Language by Age

Phelps County, Missouri Language

93.32% of Phelps County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,2756,72518.04%
Black99770670.81%
Asian1,57655134.96%
Hispanic1,05043741.62%
Multiple72324433.75%
Native382143.66%

20.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.10%

Male Poverty Rate

19.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelps County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Missouri is Black, with 70.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Missouri is Native, with 3.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.68%.

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.82%
High School17.01%
Some College11.83%
Bachelors or Greater9.99%

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.37%
Female Unemployed35.43%
Male Employed11.26%
Female Employed10.07%

Phelps County, Missouri Income

Phelps County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,681$59,889
Families$58,257$74,578
Married Families$68,016$
Non Families$22,550$33,840

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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


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

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,839

Number of Veterans

3,530

Male Veterans

309

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,232
First Gulf War978
Second Gulf War838
Korea312
World War II216

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54932
55 to 64866
75+805
65 to 74791
18 to 34445

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,59211.16%
Indian11134.47%
Black9610.40%
Hispanic476.48%
2 or More346.27%
Asian60.45%

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Employment Status

Phelps County, Missouri Employment by Age

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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