Chariton County, Missouri Population 2024

7,436

Chariton County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 7,436 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chariton County, Missouri is the 100th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 7,836 and has seen a growth of -5.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,561250.33%
20287,536250.33%
20277,511250.33%
20267,486250.34%
20257,461250.34%
20247,436250.34%
20237,411250.34%
20227,386250.34%
20217,361-23-0.31%
20207,384-79-1.06%
20197,463140.19%
20187,449-13-0.17%
20177,462-50-0.67%
20167,512-70-0.92%
20157,582-94-1.22%
20147,676360.47%
20137,640-40-0.52%
20127,680-64-0.83%
20117,744-92-1.17%
20107,836
19909,202-1,287-12.27%
198010,489-595-5.37%
197011,084-1,636-12.86%
196012,720-2,224-14.88%
195014,944-3,140-17.36%
194018,084-1,504-7.68%
193019,588-2,181-10.02%
192021,769-1,734-7.38%
191023,503-3,323-12.39%
190026,8265722.18%
189026,2541,0304.08%
188025,2246,08831.81%
187019,1366,57452.33%
186012,5625,04867.18%
18507,5142,76858.32%
18404,7462,966166.63%
18301,780-5,781-76.46%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.34% (25)
County Seat
2010 Population
7,836
Area
751 mi²
Density
10 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.1% (-400)
Founded
November 16, 1820

Chariton County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,98194.12%
Black or African American2002.7%
Two or more races1522.05%
Other race720.97%
Native American120.16%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chariton County, Missouri Population by Race

Chariton County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Chariton County, Missouri Median Age

45.7

Total

44.5

Male

47

Female

Chariton County, Missouri Adults

There are 5,750 adults, (1,852 of whom are seniors) in Chariton County, Missouri.

Chariton County, Missouri Age Dependency

90.3

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chariton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female3,71150.03%
Male3,70649.97%

Chariton County, Missouri Population by Age

Chariton County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5912.7781.718.3
Married1,5253.36919
Non Family8161.116931
Female1535.1971.928.1
Male973.6856.743.3
showing: 5 rows

3.49

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chariton 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

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

Chariton 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22%.

Chariton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,189

Average Earnings

$43,625

Average Male

$30,229

Average Female

Chariton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chariton County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chariton County, Missouri Language

97.18% of Chariton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Chariton County, Missouri Language

Chariton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,72472810.83%
Black19113771.73%
Multiple1524730.92%
Other724156.94%
Hispanic741317.57%
showing: 5 rows

13.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.08%

Male Poverty Rate

13.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chariton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chariton County, Missouri is Black, with 71.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chariton County, Missouri is White, with 10.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.21%.

Chariton County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.58%
Some College12.33%
High School8.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.99%
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Chariton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.57%
Female Unemployed16.22%
Male Employed6.9%
Female Employed2.19%
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Chariton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chariton County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chariton County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chariton County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chariton 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 45-54.

Chariton County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chariton County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

609

Number of Veterans

547

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

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Chariton County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Chariton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Chariton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Chariton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chariton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chariton County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chariton County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chariton 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

83.79%

Born in Chariton County, Missouri

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Chariton County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 83.79% having been born in Missouri. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chariton County, Missouri Place of Birth

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