Carter County, Missouri Population 2022

Carter County, Missouri's estimated population is 4,990 with a growth rate of -2.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Missouri is the 108th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 6,265 and has seen a growth of -20.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,2350.00%
18701,45522017.81%
18802,16871349.00%
18904,6592,491114.90%
19006,7062,04743.94%
19105,504-1,202-17.92%
19207,4821,97835.94%
19305,503-1,979-26.45%
19406,22672313.14%
19504,777-1,449-23.27%
19603,973-804-16.83%
19703,878-95-2.39%
19805,4281,55039.97%
19905,515871.60%
20106,26575013.60%
20116,159-106-1.69%
20126,053-106-1.72%
20135,947-106-1.75%
20145,841-106-1.78%
20155,735-106-1.81%
20165,629-106-1.85%
20175,523-106-1.88%
20185,417-106-1.92%
20195,311-106-1.96%
20205,202-109-2.05%
20215,096-106-2.04%
20224,990-106-2.08%
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Carter County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,80195.33%
Black or African American50.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native2363.88%
Two or More Races430.71%
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Carter County, Missouri Population by Race

Carter County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Carter County, Missouri Median Age

41.5


Total

41.3


Male

42


Female

Carter County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,604 adults, (1,193 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Missouri.

Carter County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

3,071

50.47%

Male

3,014

49.53%

Carter County, Missouri Population by Age

Carter County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carter County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All71.8%28.2%
Female69.3%30.7%
Male52.7%47.3%
Non Family48.6%51.4%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carter County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3342.5971.8
Married1,2303.0388.9
Male1314.4452.7
Female1894.0169.3
Non Family7841.2548.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Carter County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1172.88%
9th to 12th Grade44410.91%
High School Graduate2,00049.15%
Some College60714.92%
Associates Degree2846.98%
Bachelors Degree3949.68%
Graduate Degree2235.48%
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Carter County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carter County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races14146
White3,9333,373611
Native American5252
Hispanic119119
Black32

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.86%.

Carter County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,882$42,315$25,080
Less Than 9th Grade$22,857$36,575$20,377
High School Graduate$26,886$40,682$25,475
Some College$37,411$52,997$17,222
Bachelors Degree$58,269$56,655$
Graduate Degree$44,265$$44,265

$35,882

Average Earnings

$42,315

Average Male

$25,080

Average Female

Carter County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carter County, Missouri Language by Age

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Carter County, Missouri Language

99.84% of Carter County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 0.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.16% of the population.

Carter County, Missouri Language

Carter County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33100.00%
Multiple432967.44%
White5,5961,01618.16%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic3055417.70%

18.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.40%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Missouri is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 17.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

Carter County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.12%
High School20.31%
Some College6.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Carter County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.65%
Male Unemployed31.67%
Female Employed12.68%
Female Unemployed19.51%

Carter County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carter County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,403$58,796
Families$61,512$72,636
Married Families$66,786-
Non Families$19,349$25,291
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Income by Household Type

Carter County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Carter 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.

Carter County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Carter County, Missouri Marital Status

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503

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War103
Vietnam287
Korea9
World War II

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 54103
55 to 64191
65 to 74113
75+88

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White48710.86%
Black240.00%
2+ Races1432.56%
Hispanic5445.38%

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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21.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carter County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Carter County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Carter 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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74.41%

Born in Carter County, Missouri

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Carter County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 74.41% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carter 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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