Dent County, Missouri Population 2022

Dent County, Missouri's estimated population is 14,173 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dent County, Missouri is the 72nd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 15,657 and has seen a growth of -9.48% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,6540.00%
18706,35770312.43%
188010,6464,28967.47%
189012,1491,50314.12%
190012,9868376.89%
191013,2452591.99%
192012,318-927-7.00%
193010,974-1,344-10.91%
194011,7637897.19%
195010,936-827-7.03%
196010,445-491-4.49%
197011,4571,0129.69%
198014,5173,06026.71%
199013,702-815-5.61%
201015,6571,95514.27%
201115,533-124-0.79%
201215,409-124-0.80%
201315,285-124-0.80%
201415,161-124-0.81%
201515,037-124-0.82%
201614,913-124-0.82%
201714,789-124-0.83%
201814,665-124-0.84%
201914,541-124-0.85%
202014,421-120-0.83%
202114,297-124-0.86%
202214,173-124-0.87%
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Dent County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,58693.99%
Black or African American1000.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.80%
Asian910.59%
Some Other Race940.61%
Two or More Races5233.37%
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Dent County, Missouri Population by Race

Dent County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Dent County, Missouri Median Age

45.6


Total

43.4


Male

47.1


Female

Dent County, Missouri Adults

There are 12,052 adults, (3,396 of whom are seniors) in Dent County, Missouri.

Dent County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Dent County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,822

50.41%

Male

7,696

49.59%

Dent County, Missouri Population by Age

Dent County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dent County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male72.2%27.8%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female36.6%63.4%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dent County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3552.4171.5
Married3,1423.0384.5
Male4103.2972.2
Female6173.3236.6
Non Family2,1861.162.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Dent County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6415.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,13210.26%
High School Graduate4,31839.15%
Some College2,47922.48%
Associates Degree8147.38%
Bachelors Degree9738.82%
Graduate Degree6726.09%
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Dent County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dent County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian555
White10,3538,6991,593
Native American1188512
Hispanic16011314
2+ Races38034630
Other Race65655
Black2823

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dent County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,497$36,523$26,545
Less Than 9th Grade$32,156$34,643$19,453
High School Graduate$30,152$37,011$21,083
Some College$32,293$32,964$31,060
Bachelors Degree$31,875$36,905$30,901
Graduate Degree$47,414$48,578$42,904

$32,497

Average Earnings

$36,523

Average Male

$26,545

Average Female

Dent County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dent County, Missouri Language by Age

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Dent County, Missouri Language

98.26% of Dent County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Dent County, Missouri Language

Dent County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black816985.19%
Multiple51721140.81%
Native1244536.29%
Hispanic2647729.17%
Asian912426.37%
White14,3132,39416.73%
OtherNaN%

18.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.31%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dent County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dent County, Missouri is Black, with 85.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dent 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 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.96%.

Dent County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.35%
High School13.77%
Some College16.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.91%

Dent County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.52%
Male Unemployed52.61%
Female Employed10.11%
Female Unemployed81.43%

Dent County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dent County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,714$55,495
Families$52,474$66,466
Married Families$61,875-
Non Families$19,339$31,917
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Income by Household Type

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dent County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Dent 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 20-34.

Dent County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Dent County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,365

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War130
First Gulf War324
Vietnam515
Korea162
World War II22

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3454
35 to 54290
55 to 64292
65 to 74429
75+300

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,31011.50%
Black24.55%
Native American1714.41%
2+ Races369.47%
Hispanic42.50%

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dent County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dent County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Dent County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Dent 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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71.55%

Born in Dent County, Missouri

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Dent County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 71.55% having been born in Missouri. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dent 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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