Vernon County, Missouri Population 2018

Vernon County, Missouri's estimated population is 20,437 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon County, Missouri is the 54th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,6652281.12%
201720,437-117-0.57%
201620,554-77-0.37%
201520,631-229-1.10%
201420,860190.09%
201320,841400.19%
201220,801-182-0.87%
201120,983-163-0.77%
201021,1462,10511.06%
199019,041-765-3.86%
198019,8067413.89%
197019,065-1,475-7.18%
196020,540-2,145-9.46%
195022,685-2,901-11.34%
194025,5865552.22%
193025,031-1,038-3.98%
192026,069-2,758-9.57%
191028,827-2,792-8.83%
190031,6191140.36%
189031,50512,13662.66%
188019,3698,12272.21%
187011,2476,397131.90%
18604,8500.00%

Vernon County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,752
Two or More Races413
Black or African American219
Asian131
American Indian and Alaska Native117
Some Other Race33

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

Vernon County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Vernon County, Missouri Median Age

40.7


Total

38.9


Male

42.4


Female

Vernon County, Missouri Adults

There are 15,706 adults, (3,677 of whom are seniors) in Vernon County, Missouri.

Vernon County, Missouri Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

10,605

51.32%

Male

10,060

48.68%

Vernon County, Missouri Households and Families

Vernon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Vernon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family53%47%
Male42.2%57.8%
Female39.1%60.9%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1702.4468.3
Married4,4693.0284.2
Non Family2,6181.2253
Female8063.0439.1
Male2772.7742.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vernon County, Missouri Households

Vernon County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5213.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,0097.30%
High School Graduate5,79541.93%
Some College2,96821.48%
Associates Degree1,1328.19%
Bachelors Degree1,42810.33%
Graduate Degree9677.00%

Vernon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,24011,7642,238
Hispanic14314355
Multiple Races14212611
Black12211937
Asian946516
Native American908449
Other Race313123

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 74.19%.

Vernon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,335$32,537$25,190
Less Than High School$22,024$30,750$15,962
High School Grad$27,198$31,365$21,591
Some College$24,718$32,893$21,276
Bachelors Degree$34,300$40,556$33,068
Graduate Degree$44,879$60,000$42,411

$28,335

Average Earnings

$32,537

Average Male

$25,190

Average Female

Vernon County, Missouri Language

Vernon County, Missouri Language by Age

Vernon County, Missouri Language

96.28% of Vernon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,8162,91515.49%
Black1535133.33%
Multiple394297.36%
Native1171512.82%
Hispanic393102.54%
Asian11986.72%

15.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.91%

Male Poverty Rate

16.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Missouri is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.97%.

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.12%
Some College13.35%
High School11.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.49%
Female Unemployed34.44%
Male Employed7.87%
Female Employed7.82%

Vernon County, Missouri Income

Vernon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,479$55,298
Families$49,678$61,676
Married Families$57,119$
Non Families$24,237$39,340

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Vernon 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 55To64.

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


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

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,411

Number of Veterans

1,261

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam514
Second Gulf War320
First Gulf War231
Korea151
World War II99

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74428
75+316
35 to 54245
55 to 64235
18 to 34187

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3949.26%
Hispanic187.11%
2 or More177.62%

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

11.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Employment Status

Vernon County, Missouri Employment by Age

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Employment by Race

Vernon County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Vernon County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Nevada83968224-172-2.05%
Sheldon543532-11-2.03%
Walker270267-3-1.11%
Schell City249246-3-1.20%
Bronaugh249246-3-1.20%
Moundville123121-2-1.63%
Richards9796-1-1.03%
Milo9089-1-1.11%
Deerfield8180-1-1.23%
Metz4948-1-2.04%
Harwood4746-1-2.13%
Stotesbury181800.00%
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