Buchanan County, Missouri Population 2022

Buchanan County, Missouri's estimated population is 83,911 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buchanan County, Missouri is the 14th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 89,201 and has seen a growth of -5.93% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,2370.00%
185012,9756,738108.03%
186023,86110,88683.90%
187035,10911,24847.14%
188049,79214,68341.82%
189070,10020,30840.79%
1900121,83851,73873.81%
191093,020-28,818-23.65%
192093,6846640.71%
193098,6334,9495.28%
194094,067-4,566-4.63%
195096,8262,7592.93%
196090,581-6,245-6.45%
197086,915-3,666-4.05%
198087,8889731.12%
199083,083-4,805-5.47%
201089,2016,1187.36%
201188,760-441-0.49%
201288,319-441-0.50%
201387,878-441-0.50%
201487,437-441-0.50%
201586,996-441-0.50%
201686,555-441-0.51%
201786,114-441-0.51%
201885,673-441-0.51%
201985,232-441-0.51%
202084,793-439-0.52%
202184,352-441-0.52%
202283,911-441-0.52%
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Buchanan County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75,59185.99%
Black or African American4,2524.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native3570.41%
Asian1,1701.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5130.58%
Some Other Race1,8202.07%
Two or More Races4,2014.78%
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Buchanan County, Missouri Population by Race

Buchanan County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Buchanan County, Missouri Median Age

38.3


Total

36.9


Male

40


Female

Buchanan County, Missouri Adults

There are 68,106 adults, (14,245 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan County, Missouri.

Buchanan County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

43,519

49.51%

Male

44,385

50.49%

Buchanan County, Missouri Population by Age

Buchanan County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
Male72%28%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Female41.4%58.6%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,6422.4962.1
Married14,4873.2178.4
Male1,7653.4872
Female4,0403.5541.4
Non Family13,3501.2649.2

3.17

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Buchanan County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2143.70%
9th to 12th Grade4,4727.48%
High School Graduate22,27837.27%
Some College14,00223.43%
Associates Degree3,7246.23%
Bachelors Degree9,02315.10%
Graduate Degree4,0546.78%
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Buchanan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buchanan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian635391152
White51,64046,84511,979
2+ Races1,4021,252298
Hispanic3,1062,237579
Native American30427729
Islander38124725
Black2,9192,292155
Other Race1,0355948

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.94%.

Buchanan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,947$40,898$30,798
Less Than 9th Grade$21,655$23,410$20,793
High School Graduate$32,696$40,259$24,063
Some College$34,749$40,373$30,187
Bachelors Degree$44,234$55,440$40,337
Graduate Degree$58,750$68,929$54,802

$35,947

Average Earnings

$40,898

Average Male

$30,798

Average Female

Buchanan County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan County, Missouri Language by Age

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Buchanan County, Missouri Language

93.85% of Buchanan County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Buchanan County, Missouri Language

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander51342683.04%
Black3,5831,35737.87%
Native3349026.95%
Multiple3,96192423.33%
Hispanic5,5681,00318.01%
White69,7359,41113.50%
Asian1,1501059.13%
Other215NaN%

15.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Missouri is Islander, with 83.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan 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 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.20%.

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.57%
High School14.13%
Some College13.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.01%
Male Unemployed24.76%
Female Employed9.51%
Female Unemployed19.85%

Buchanan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,933$66,784
Families$63,176$80,972
Married Families$76,598$94,253
Non Families$28,988$41,162
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Income by Household Type

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Buchanan 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.

Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Buchanan County, Missouri Marital Status

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6,008

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,126
First Gulf War1,277
Vietnam2,317
Korea683
World War II131

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34592
35 to 541,195
55 to 641,249
65 to 741,657
75+1,315

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,6919.58%
Black1804.97%
Native American5917.99%
Asian60.68%
Other Race80.63%
2+ Races643.19%
Hispanic1794.78%

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Buchanan County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Buchanan 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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72.13%

Born in Buchanan County, Missouri

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Buchanan County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 72.13% having been born in Missouri. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buchanan 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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