Gentry County, Missouri Population 2021

Gentry County, Missouri's estimated population is 6,517 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gentry County, Missouri is the 104th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 6,750 and has seen a growth of -3.45% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,517-27-0.41%
20206,544-27-0.41%
20196,571-27-0.41%
20186,598-36-0.54%
20176,634100.15%
20166,624-30-0.45%
20156,654-103-1.52%
20146,757210.31%
20136,736-33-0.49%
20126,769-54-0.79%
20116,823731.08%
20106,750-98-1.43%
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%
18504,2480.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.41% (-27)
County Website
Founded
February 14, 1841
County Seat
2010 Population
6,750
Growth Since 2010
-3.45% (-233)
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Gentry County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,44297.37%
Two or More Races630.95%
Black or African American390.59%
Asian360.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.29%
Some Other Race130.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.06%
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Gentry County, Missouri Population by Race

Gentry County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Gentry County, Missouri Median Age

40.4


Total

40.7


Male

39.9


Female

Gentry County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,977 adults, (1,297 of whom are seniors) in Gentry County, Missouri.

Gentry County, Missouri Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gentry County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

3,417

51.65%

Male

3,199

48.35%

Gentry County, Missouri Population by Age

Gentry County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gentry County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49.8%50.2%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
All73.6%26.4%
Married87.5%12.5%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gentry County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5552.573.6
Married1,4063.1987.5
Non Family8481.1358.5
Female2293.1649.8
Male723.1355.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Gentry County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2164.81%
9th to 12th Grade2696.00%
High School Graduate1,90642.48%
Some College92820.68%
Associates Degree3136.98%
Bachelors Degree64114.29%
Graduate Degree2144.77%
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Gentry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gentry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3433,886820
Hispanic44446
Black3313
2+ Races2521
Asian191910
Native American191919
Other Race666
Islander4

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gentry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,223$35,288$26,635
Less Than 9th Grade$19,250$22,708$14,000
High School Graduate$27,900$31,146$22,702
Some College$29,742$40,000$25,565
Bachelors Degree$37,241$46,250$33,456
Graduate Degree$43,036$41,875$43,393

$30,223

Average Earnings

$35,288

Average Male

$26,635

Average Female

Gentry County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gentry County, Missouri Language by Age

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Gentry County, Missouri Language

96.13% of Gentry County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Gentry County, Missouri Language

Gentry County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,20292214.87%
Black382565.79%
Hispanic10687.55%
Asian3538.57%

14.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.92%

Male Poverty Rate

15.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gentry County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gentry County, Missouri is Black, with 65.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gentry County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.22%.

Gentry County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.68%
High School15.52%
Some College9.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.78%

Gentry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed9.72%
Male Employed9.21%
Female Unemployed8.16%
Female Employed7.54%

Gentry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gentry County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,790$61,423
Families$59,890$73,271
Married Families$66,420-
Non Families$25,119$34,025
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Income by Household Type

Gentry County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gentry County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Gentry County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Gentry County, Missouri Marital Status

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442

Number of Veterans

394

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam157
Second Gulf War81
First Gulf War77
Korea57
World War II23

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+128
65 to 74111
35 to 54104
55 to 6480
18 to 3419

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4389.01%
2+ Races416.00%

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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5.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gentry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gentry County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Gentry County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Gentry 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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77.36%

Born in Gentry County, Missouri

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Gentry County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 77.36% having been born in Missouri. 0.79% 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

  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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