Ray County, Missouri Population 2018

Ray County, Missouri's estimated population is 22,855 with a growth rate of -0.29% 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
201722,855-66-0.29%
201622,9212000.88%
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
White21,920
Two or More Races391
Black or African American346
American Indian and Alaska Native110
Some Other Race104
Asian47
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Ray 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

Ray County, Missouri Median Age

41.6


Total

40.8


Male

43


Female

Ray County, Missouri Adults

There are 17,512 adults, (3,874 of which are seniors) in Ray County, Missouri.

Ray County, Missouri Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ray County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

11,581

50.53%

Male

11,340

49.47%

Ray County, Missouri Households and Families

Ray County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ray County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All77.6%22.4%
Female71.3%28.7%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male61.4%38.6%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ray County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6702.6177.6
Married4,7463.1589.1
Non Family2,6561.2361.5
Female9003.3671.3
Male3683.7861.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

7.9%

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 Grade4763.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,4048.93%
High School Graduate7,26946.25%
Some College3,42621.80%
Associates Degree9626.12%
Bachelors Degree1,5119.61%
Graduate Degree6694.26%

Ray County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,04813,2512,094
Hispanic21520411
Black20314629
Multiple Races17216719
Native American826819
Other Race72685
Asian12118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Ray County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,310$43,474$26,458
Less Than High School$30,389$39,800$18,672
High School Grad$32,226$41,921$25,278
Some College$36,605$50,068$27,304
Bachelors Degree$37,177$42,409$30,508
Graduate Degree$50,444$54,028$45,060

$35,310

Average Earnings

$43,474

Average Male

$26,458

Average Female

Ray County, Missouri Language

Ray County, Missouri Language by Age

Ray County, Missouri Language

98.16% of Ray County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Ray County, Missouri Poverty

Ray County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,2873,18914.98%
Black33623068.45%
Multiple38810126.03%
Hispanic4429421.27%
Other1046966.35%
Asian471225.53%
Native10532.86%

16.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

16.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ray County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ray County, Missouri is Black, with 68.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ray County, Missouri is Native, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.23%.

Ray County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.49%
High School13.15%
Some College11.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Ray County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.12%
Male Unemployed19.50%
Female Employed7.40%
Male Employed6.92%

Ray County, Missouri Income

Ray County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,459$62,783
Families$64,291$71,630
Married Families$71,978$
Non Families$27,659$38,414

Ray County, Missouri Marital Status

Ray County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Ray County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Ray County, Missouri Veterans

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,647

Number of Veterans

1,517

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam684
First Gulf War238
Second Gulf War216
Korea211
World War II74

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74490
75+401
55 to 64337
35 to 54323
18 to 3496

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5459.13%
2 or More5426.87%
Indian2528.09%
Black188.53%
Hispanic72.19%
Other56.94%

Ray County, Missouri Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ray County, Missouri Employment Status

Ray County, Missouri Employment by Age

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

8%

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