Ray County, Missouri Population 2018

Ray County, Missouri's estimated population is 22,855 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ray County, Missouri is the 48th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,85940.02%
201722,8551340.59%
201622,721-49-0.22%
201522,770-141-0.62%
201422,911-129-0.56%
201323,040-16-0.07%
201223,056-265-1.14%
201123,321-173-0.74%
201023,4941,5236.93%
199021,9715932.77%
198021,3783,77921.47%
197017,5991,5249.48%
196016,0751430.90%
195015,932-2,652-14.27%
194018,584-1,262-6.36%
193019,846-662-3.23%
192020,508-943-4.40%
191021,451-3,354-13.52%
190024,8055902.44%
189024,2154,02519.94%
188020,1901,4907.97%
187018,7004,60832.70%
186014,0923,71935.85%
185010,3733,82058.29%
18406,5533,896146.63%
18302,6570.00%

Ray County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,882
Two or More Races426
Black or African American352
American Indian and Alaska Native114
Some Other Race47
Asian37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Ray County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Ray County, Missouri Median Age

41.8


Total

41.1


Male

43.6


Female

Ray County, Missouri Adults

There are 17,569 adults, (3,933 of whom are seniors) in Ray County, Missouri.

Ray County, Missouri Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ray County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

11,508

50.34%

Male

11,351

49.66%

Ray County, Missouri Households and Families

Ray County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Ray County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
Male77.7%22.3%
All77.5%22.5%
Female68.2%31.8%
Non Family59.2%40.8%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ray County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6842.677.5
Married4,8473.1189
Non Family2,5961.2359.2
Female8863.3468.2
Male3553.8277.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ray County, Missouri Households

Ray County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5003.17%
9th to 12th Grade1,3608.63%
High School Graduate7,36246.73%
Some College3,28620.86%
Associates Degree9786.21%
Bachelors Degree1,62710.33%
Graduate Degree6434.08%

Ray County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,05713,3312,190
Black22212224
Hispanic2071928
Multiple Races18918425
Native American806516
Asian231910
Other Race102

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 43.48%.

Ray County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,756$45,214$27,292
Less Than High School$31,042$40,679$20,096
High School Grad$31,433$41,354$24,404
Some College$37,445$53,958$30,228
Bachelors Degree$39,386$42,589$33,986
Graduate Degree$51,055$53,839$47,596

$35,756

Average Earnings

$45,214

Average Male

$27,292

Average Female

Ray County, Missouri Language

Ray County, Missouri Language by Age

Ray County, Missouri Language

98.10% of Ray County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Ray County, Missouri Poverty

Ray County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,2123,13414.77%
Black34825573.28%
Multiple42410925.71%
Hispanic532387.14%
Other47919.15%
Native11043.64%

15.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ray County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ray County, Missouri is Black, with 73.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ray County, Missouri is Native, with 3.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.54%.

Ray County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.95%
High School11.69%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

Ray County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.32%
Male Unemployed20.16%
Female Employed9.02%
Male Employed7.60%

Ray County, Missouri Income

Ray County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,270$68,069
Families$70,519$79,114
Married Families$78,698$87,281
Non Families$26,389$37,481

Ray County, Missouri Marital Status

Ray County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ray County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Ray 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.

Ray County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


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

Ray County, Missouri Veterans

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,679

Number of Veterans

1,574

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam728
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War221
Korea176
World War II70

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74505
55 to 64376
35 to 54352
75+347
18 to 3499

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5829.32%
2 or More5825.66%
Indian2325.27%
Black166.96%
Hispanic20.61%

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by Education

8.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ray County, Missouri Employment Status

Ray County, Missouri Employment by Age

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ray County, Missouri Employment by Race

Ray County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ray County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Excelsior Springs 11084115224383.95%
Richmond57975575-222-3.83%
Lawson 24732406-67-2.71%
Orrick837807-30-3.58%
Wood Heights716697-19-2.65%
Hardin569539-30-5.27%
Henrietta369360-9-2.44%
Crystal Lakes358347-11-3.07%
Camden191185-6-3.14%
Homestead185184-1-0.54%
Excelsior Estates 147138-9-6.12%
Fleming128124-4-3.13%
Elmira5049-1-2.00%
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