Atchison County, Missouri Population 2024

5,092

Atchison County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 5,092 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atchison County, Missouri is the 108th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 5,656 and has seen a growth of -9.97% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,867-45-0.92%
20284,912-45-0.91%
20274,957-45-0.9%
20265,002-45-0.89%
20255,047-45-0.88%
20245,092-45-0.88%
20235,137-45-0.87%
20225,182-45-0.86%
20215,227-81-1.53%
20205,3081993.9%
20195,109-52-1.01%
20185,161-81-1.55%
20175,242-50-0.94%
20165,292
20155,292-62-1.16%
20145,354-64-1.18%
20135,418-94-1.71%
20125,512-60-1.08%
20115,572-84-1.49%
20105,656
19907,457-1,148-13.34%
19808,605-635-6.87%
19709,240270.29%
19609,213-1,914-17.2%
195011,127-1,770-13.72%
194012,897-524-3.9%
193013,4214133.17%
192013,008-596-4.38%
191013,604-2,897-17.56%
190016,5019686.23%
189015,5339776.71%
188014,5566,11672.46%
18708,4403,79181.54%
18604,6492,971177.06%
18501,678-3,189-65.52%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.88% (-45)
County Website
Atchison County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,656
Area
547 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.97% (-564)
Founded
February 14, 1845

Atchison County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,00394.93%
Two or more races1813.43%
Other race370.7%
Black or African American160.3%
Native American160.3%
Asian110.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.11%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atchison County, Missouri Population by Race

Atchison County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Atchison County, Missouri Median Age

48.1

Total

45.4

Male

49.4

Female

Atchison County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,178 adults, (1,335 of whom are seniors) in Atchison County, Missouri.

Atchison County, Missouri Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Atchison County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female2,60449.41%
Male2,66650.59%

Atchison County, Missouri Population by Age

Atchison County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3512.27228
Married1,1382.8582.117.9
Non Family8681.1362.137.9
Female2282.7153.946.1
Male1172.8482.917.1
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2.75

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atchison County, Missouri Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Atchison County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.5%.

Atchison County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,219

Average Earnings

$51,141

Average Male

$27,741

Average Female

Atchison County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atchison County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atchison County, Missouri Language

97.71% of Atchison County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.

Atchison County, Missouri Language

Atchison County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,88053911.05%
Multiple1813418.78%
Hispanic852428.24%
Other371335.14%
Asian11654.55%
Black13215.38%
showing: 6 rows

11.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.28%

Male Poverty Rate

15.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atchison County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Missouri is Asian, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Missouri is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.07%.

Atchison County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.09%
High School9.1%
Some College7.16%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
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Atchison County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.64%
Male Unemployed12.5%
Female Employed9.52%
Male Employed2.09%
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Atchison County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atchison County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atchison County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Atchison County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atchison County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Atchison County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atchison County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

376

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Atchison County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Atchison County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Atchison County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Atchison County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atchison County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atchison County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atchison County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atchison County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.38%

Born in Atchison County, Missouri

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Atchison County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in Missouri. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Atchison County, Missouri Place of Birth

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