Gentry County, Missouri Population 2024

6,421

Gentry County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 6,421 with a growth rate of 1.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gentry County, Missouri is the 103rd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 6,749 and has seen a growth of -4.86% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,841841.24%
20286,757841.26%
20276,673841.27%
20266,589841.29%
20256,505841.31%
20246,421841.33%
20236,337841.34%
20226,253841.36%
20216,169350.57%
20206,134-430-6.55%
20196,564-15-0.23%
20186,579-51-0.77%
20176,63070.11%
20166,623-27-0.41%
20156,650-103-1.53%
20146,753200.3%
20136,733-34-0.5%
20126,767-54-0.79%
20116,821721.07%
20106,749
19906,848-1,039-13.17%
19807,887-173-2.15%
19708,060-733-8.34%
19608,793-2,243-20.32%
195011,036-2,323-17.39%
194013,359-989-6.89%
193014,348-1,286-8.23%
192015,634-1,186-7.05%
191016,820-3,734-18.17%
190020,5541,5368.08%
189019,0181,84210.72%
188017,1765,56947.98%
187011,607-373-3.11%
186011,9807,732182.02%
18504,248-2,593-37.9%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.33% (84)
County Website
Gentry County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,749
Area
491 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.86% (-328)
Founded
February 14, 1841

Gentry County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,97496.06%
Asian981.58%
Two or more races510.82%
Other race470.76%
Black or African American310.5%
Native American180.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gentry County, Missouri Population by Race

Gentry County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Gentry County, Missouri Median Age

40.2

Total

38.8

Male

41.4

Female

Gentry County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,667 adults, (1,161 of whom are seniors) in Gentry County, Missouri.

Gentry County, Missouri Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gentry County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female3,18551.21%
Male3,03448.79%

Gentry County, Missouri Population by Age

Gentry County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3472.5675.624.4
Married1,2113.3493.46.6
Non Family8761.2358.441.6
Female1773.2245.254.8
Male833.9362.737.3
showing: 5 rows

3.28

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gentry 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

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

Gentry 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Gentry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,831

Average Earnings

$41,973

Average Male

$30,147

Average Female

Gentry County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gentry County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gentry County, Missouri Language

95.24% of Gentry County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Gentry County, Missouri Language

Gentry County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,75886415.01%
Hispanic1253931.2%
Asian981515.31%
Other47714.89%
Black18527.78%
Multiple5111.96%
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15.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.89%

Male Poverty Rate

17.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gentry County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gentry County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 31.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gentry County, Missouri is Multiple, with 1.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.23%.

Gentry County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.81%
High School18.5%
Some College8.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%
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Gentry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed10.91%
Male Employed5.92%
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Gentry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gentry County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gentry County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gentry County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gentry County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gentry County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gentry County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

409

Number of Veterans

375

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gentry County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gentry County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gentry 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

75.49%

Born in Gentry County, Missouri

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Gentry County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 75.49% having been born in Missouri. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gentry County, Missouri Place of Birth

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