Vernon County, Missouri Population 2018

Vernon County, Missouri's estimated population is 20,437 with a growth rate of -1.91% 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
201720,437-399-1.91%
201620,8362821.37%
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
White19,959
Two or More Races436
Black or African American200
Asian142
American Indian and Alaska Native97
Some Other Race2

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

Vernon 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

Vernon County, Missouri Median Age

40.7


Total

38.9


Male

42.6


Female

Vernon County, Missouri Adults

There are 15,731 adults, (3,646 of which are seniors) in Vernon County, Missouri.

Vernon County, Missouri Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

10,627

51.00%

Male

10,209

49.00%

Vernon County, Missouri Households and Families

Vernon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vernon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Male40.4%59.6%
Female37%63%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2042.4465.8
Married4,3453.0282
Non Family2,6721.1951.7
Female8533.1637
Male3343.1140.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade6174.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,1408.19%
High School Graduate5,71341.04%
Some College3,03021.77%
Associates Degree1,1618.34%
Bachelors Degree1,3879.96%
Graduate Degree8736.27%

Vernon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,35811,7032,165
Multiple Races1619712
Hispanic15214612
Black1029721
Native American908546
Asian704816

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 96.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 51.11%.

Vernon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,113$30,436$23,034
Less Than High School$19,232$21,932$13,750
High School Grad$25,721$30,104$20,710
Some College$22,998$31,055$19,888
Bachelors Degree$36,274$31,563$36,769
Graduate Degree$45,222$48,833$41,289

$26,113

Average Earnings

$30,436

Average Male

$23,034

Average Female

Vernon County, Missouri Language

Vernon County, Missouri Language by Age

Vernon County, Missouri Language

95.90% of Vernon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0153,19116.78%
Hispanic40323758.81%
Black1124237.50%
Multiple408184.41%
Native971717.53%
Asian12953.88%

17.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 58.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Missouri is Asian, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.51%.

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.42%
Some College13.99%
High School12.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.00%
Male Unemployed31.98%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed8.20%

Vernon County, Missouri Income

Vernon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,655$52,695
Families$47,838$60,033
Married Families$55,887$
Non Families$23,088$35,634

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,460

Number of Veterans

1,313

Male Veterans

147

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam464
Second Gulf War284
Korea221
First Gulf War211
World War II74

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74415
75+388
35 to 54254
55 to 64239
18 to 34164

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4609.61%
Hispanic199.69%

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Employment Status

Vernon County, Missouri Employment by Age

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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