Barry County, Missouri Population 2024

35,586

Barry County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 35,586 with a growth rate of 0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barry County, Missouri is the 34th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 35,555 and has seen a growth of 0.09% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202937,1913210.87%
202836,8703210.88%
202736,5493210.89%
202636,2283210.89%
202535,9073210.9%
202435,5863210.91%
202335,2653210.92%
202234,9441820.52%
202134,7622180.63%
202034,544-1,245-3.48%
201935,7891020.29%
201835,6871110.31%
201735,5763721.06%
201635,204-96-0.27%
201535,300-27-0.08%
201435,327-8-0.02%
201335,33510%
201235,334-14-0.04%
201135,348-207-0.58%
201035,55500%
199027,5473,13912.86%
198024,4084,81124.55%
197019,5976763.57%
196018,921-2,834-13.03%
195021,755-1,791-7.61%
194023,5467433.26%
193022,803-670-2.85%
192023,473-396-1.66%
191023,869-1,663-6.51%
190025,5322,58911.28%
189022,9438,53859.27%
188014,4054,03238.87%
187010,3732,37829.74%
18607,9954,528130.6%
18503,467-1,328-27.7%
18404,795-32,396-87.11%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.91% (321)
County Seat
2020 Population
34,544
Area
778 mi²
Density
46 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
3.02% (1,042)
Founded
January 5, 1835

Barry County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,04483.7%
Two or more races3,65410.53%
Other race9312.68%
Asian5561.6%
Native American3951.14%
Black or African American1070.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.04%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Barry County, Missouri Population by Race

Barry County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Barry County, Missouri Median Age

43.2

Total

41.9

Male

44.5

Female

Barry County, Missouri Adults

There are 26,918 adults, (7,613 of whom are seniors) in Barry County, Missouri.

Barry County, Missouri Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Barry County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female17,16149.45%
Male17,54050.55%

Barry County, Missouri Population by Age

Barry County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,4152.5773.226.8
Married7,6073.048416
Non Family4,0281.1862.237.8
Female1,1173.8555.544.5
Male6633.3946.653.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barry County, Missouri Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0564.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,47810.15%
High School Graduate10,16541.63%
Some College4,97620.38%
Associates Degree2,1028.61%
Bachelors Degree2,3309.54%
Graduate Degree1,3085.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Barry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20,51717,7233,192
2+ Races2,3422,044229
Hispanic1,6901,149153
Other Race39623122
Asian393326121
Native American23318750
Black104960

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.79%.

Barry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,320$42,148$31,980
Less Than 9th Grade$30,688$32,000$29,643
High School Graduate$34,676$37,421$30,446
Some College$36,619$47,080$31,526
Bachelors Degree$59,795$84,961$54,750
Graduate Degree$55,125$69,777$42,798

$36,320

Average Earnings

$42,148

Average Male

$31,980

Average Female

Barry County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barry County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barry County, Missouri Language

91.44% of Barry County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 8.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.25% of the population.

Barry County, Missouri Language

Barry County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27,7305,01118.07%
Multiple3,64385823.55%
Hispanic3,41969520.33%
Other93119020.41%
Native3958621.77%
Asian5565910.61%
Black73810.96%

18.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.78%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barry County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barry County, Missouri is Multiple, with 23.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barry County, Missouri is Asian, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.64%.

Barry County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.11%
High School14.74%
Some College12.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%

Barry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.17%
Male Unemployed46.15%
Male Employed7.13%
Female Employed6.54%

Barry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barry County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,592$78,014
Families$67,373$91,299
Married Families$74,323$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,584$41,574

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barry County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Barry County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barry 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 45-54.

Barry County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barry County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,663

Number of Veterans

2,429

Male Veterans

234

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,139
Second Gulf War544
First Gulf War474
Korea146
World War II56

Barry County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74860
75+704
35 to 54495
55 to 64437
18 to 34167

Barry County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,50910.93%
2+ Races823.23%
Asian5412.98%
Hispanic381.83%
Native American92.86%
Black87.69%
Other Race10.18%

Barry County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Barry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Barry County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barry County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barry 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

51.65%

Born in Barry County, Missouri

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.84% of Barry County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 51.65% having been born in Missouri. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Barry County, Missouri Place of Birth

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