Cole County, Missouri Population 2022

Cole County, Missouri's estimated population is 77,537 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cole County, Missouri is the 16th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 75,990 and has seen a growth of 2.04% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18303,0230.00%
18409,2866,263207.18%
18506,696-2,590-27.89%
18609,6973,00144.82%
187010,2925956.14%
188015,5155,22350.75%
189017,2811,76611.38%
190020,5783,29719.08%
191021,9571,3796.70%
192024,6802,72312.40%
193030,8486,16824.99%
194034,9124,06413.17%
195035,4645521.58%
196040,7615,29714.94%
197046,2285,46713.41%
198056,66310,43522.57%
199063,5796,91612.21%
201075,99012,41119.52%
201176,1191290.17%
201276,2481290.17%
201376,3771290.17%
201476,5061290.17%
201576,6351290.17%
201676,7641290.17%
201776,8931290.17%
201877,0221290.17%
201977,1511290.17%
202077,2791280.17%
202177,4081290.17%
202277,5371290.17%
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Cole County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,11383.67%
Black or African American9,06711.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native2970.39%
Asian1,1941.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.02%
Some Other Race2010.26%
Two or More Races1,7402.27%
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Cole County, Missouri Population by Race

Cole County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Cole County, Missouri Median Age

39


Total

37.8


Male

40.5


Female

Cole County, Missouri Adults

There are 59,475 adults, (12,715 of whom are seniors) in Cole County, Missouri.

Cole County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cole County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

37,904

49.46%

Male

38,726

50.54%

Cole County, Missouri Population by Age

Cole County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cole County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
Male44.1%55.9%
Female42.2%57.8%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cole County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,2912.3767.1
Married14,6043.0884.9
Male1,2963.0544.1
Female2,7623.242.2
Non Family11,6291.253.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Cole County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1142.11%
9th to 12th Grade3,0225.72%
High School Graduate15,35129.03%
Some College10,78820.40%
Associates Degree3,8057.20%
Bachelors Degree12,05322.79%
Graduate Degree6,74312.75%
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Cole County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cole County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian792595479
Islander994
White45,06242,22917,017
2+ Races550515178
Black5,2934,630962
Native American20018927
Hispanic1,066656122
Other Race121937

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 asian people with a rate of 60.48%.

Cole County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,622$43,171$36,173
Less Than 9th Grade$24,303$27,778$22,634
High School Graduate$33,141$37,195$30,724
Some College$34,340$37,980$32,161
Bachelors Degree$48,815$55,745$43,267
Graduate Degree$55,417$59,092$53,470

$39,622

Average Earnings

$43,171

Average Male

$36,173

Average Female

Cole County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cole County, Missouri Language by Age

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Cole County, Missouri Language

96.22% of Cole County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Cole County, Missouri Language

Cole County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,56842226.91%
Black7,1751,80725.18%
Hispanic2,04928914.10%
Native2362912.29%
White59,8044,3637.30%
Asian1,154181.56%
Other18NaN%

9.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

11.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cole County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cole County, Missouri is Multiple, with 26.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cole 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 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.06%.

Cole County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.48%
High School10.68%
Some College7.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

Cole County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.31%
Male Unemployed33.38%
Female Employed6.23%
Female Unemployed31.19%

Cole County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cole County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,184$78,184
Families$80,632$94,863
Married Families$92,006-
Non Families$36,532$48,473
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Income by Household Type

Cole County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cole County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Cole 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.

Cole County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Cole County, Missouri Marital Status

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4,913

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,022
First Gulf War1,119
Vietnam1,971
Korea236
World War II36

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34427
35 to 541,216
55 to 64895
65 to 741,448
75+927

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3608.61%
Black4105.96%
Native American4823.41%
Asian273.23%
Other Race42.74%
2+ Races648.86%
Hispanic554.14%

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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3.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cole County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cole County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Cole County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Cole 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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73.31%

Born in Cole County, Missouri

97.00%

Native Born

3.00%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.00% of Cole County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 73.31% having been born in Missouri. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cole 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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