Bates County, Missouri Population 2022

Bates County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,776 with a growth rate of -0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bates County, Missouri is the 66th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 17,028 and has seen a growth of -7.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,6690.00%
18607,2153,54696.65%
187015,9608,745121.21%
188025,3819,42159.03%
189032,2236,84226.96%
190030,141-2,082-6.46%
191025,869-4,272-14.17%
192023,933-1,936-7.48%
193022,068-1,865-7.79%
194019,531-2,537-11.50%
195017,534-1,997-10.22%
196015,905-1,629-9.29%
197015,468-437-2.75%
198015,8734052.62%
199015,025-848-5.34%
201017,0282,00313.33%
201116,965-63-0.37%
201216,616-349-2.06%
201316,428-188-1.13%
201416,515870.53%
201516,362-153-0.93%
201616,351-11-0.07%
201716,293-58-0.35%
201816,304110.07%
201916,172-132-0.81%
202016,040-132-0.82%
202115,908-132-0.82%
202215,776-132-0.83%
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Bates County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,39794.56%
Black or African American2981.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.74%
Asian460.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.06%
Some Other Race1500.92%
Two or More Races2621.61%
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Bates County, Missouri Population by Race

Bates County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Bates County, Missouri Median Age

41.3


Total

40.6


Male

42


Female

Bates County, Missouri Adults

There are 12,454 adults, (3,181 of whom are seniors) in Bates County, Missouri.

Bates County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bates County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

8,247

50.65%

Male

8,035

49.35%

Bates County, Missouri Population by Age

Bates County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bates County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
Male70.5%29.5%
All70.1%29.9%
Female59.5%40.5%
Non Family53%47%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bates County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5652.4370.1
Married3,3543.0482.7
Male501370.5
Female5753.1859.5
Non Family2,1351.1253

2.96

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Bates County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3853.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,0749.54%
High School Graduate5,19746.16%
Some College2,11918.82%
Associates Degree8197.27%
Bachelors Degree1,14110.13%
Graduate Degree5244.65%
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Bates County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bates County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander774
Asian26106
White10,6509,3601,627
Black19515013
Hispanic20215910
2+ Races1431205
Other Race7248
Native American8337

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.14%.

Bates County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,835$43,925$26,414
Less Than 9th Grade$16,236$16,959$15,711
High School Graduate$32,608$41,541$26,208
Some College$33,598$59,954$24,898
Bachelors Degree$38,189$52,083$31,550
Graduate Degree$41,342$42,500$41,342

$32,835

Average Earnings

$43,925

Average Male

$26,414

Average Female

Bates County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bates County, Missouri Language by Age

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Bates County, Missouri Language

98.31% of Bates County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Bates County, Missouri Language

Bates County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1203529.17%
Hispanic38410627.60%
Black2776322.74%
Multiple2515019.92%
White14,8692,08114.00%
Other100NaN%

14.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.28%

Male Poverty Rate

17.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bates County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bates County, Missouri is Native, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bates County, Missouri is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.94%.

Bates County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.02%
High School14.21%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%

Bates County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.48%
Male Unemployed11.40%
Female Employed10.19%
Female Unemployed50.00%

Bates County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bates County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,733$65,301
Families$63,250$81,151
Married Families$69,125-
Non Families$22,159$28,400
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Income by Household Type

Bates County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bates County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Bates County, Missouri Marriage

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

Bates County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Bates County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,025

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War200
First Gulf War211
Vietnam360
Korea68
World War II25

Bates County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3479
35 to 54219
55 to 64210
65 to 74279
75+238

Bates County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0048.45%
Native American1110.28%
2+ Races106.99%
Hispanic41.78%

Bates County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Bates County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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4.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bates County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Bates County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Bates County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Bates County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.43%

Born in Bates County, Missouri

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Bates County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 66.43% having been born in Missouri. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bates County, Missouri Place of Birth

  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

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