Greene County, Missouri Population 2021

Greene County, Missouri's estimated population is 297,150 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greene County, Missouri is the 6th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 275,309 and has seen a growth of 7.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021297,1502,0320.69%
2020295,1182,0320.69%
2019293,0862,0320.70%
2018291,0541,5420.53%
2017289,5121,6940.59%
2016287,8185060.18%
2015287,3122,0710.73%
2014285,2411,6360.58%
2013283,6053,1581.13%
2012280,4473,0011.08%
2011277,4462,1370.78%
2010275,30967,36032.39%
1990207,94922,64712.22%
1980185,30232,37321.17%
1970152,92926,65321.11%
1960126,27621,45320.47%
1950104,82314,28215.77%
194090,5417,6129.18%
193082,92914,23120.72%
192068,6984,8677.62%
191063,83111,11821.09%
190052,7134,0978.43%
189048,61619,81568.80%
188028,8017,25233.65%
187021,5498,36363.42%
186013,1864013.14%
185012,7857,413137.99%
18405,3720.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.69% (2,032)
County Website
Founded
January 2, 1833
County Seat
2010 Population
275,309
Growth Since 2010
7.93% (21,841)
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Greene County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White260,41189.87%
Black or African American9,5583.30%
Two or More Races8,9433.09%
Asian5,9302.05%
Some Other Race3,1761.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5820.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1560.05%
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Greene County, Missouri Population by Race

Greene County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Greene County, Missouri Median Age

36


Total

34.7


Male

37.5


Female

Greene County, Missouri Adults

There are 229,251 adults, (46,663 of whom are seniors) in Greene County, Missouri.

Greene County, Missouri Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Greene County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

148,812

51.36%

Male

140,944

48.64%

Greene County, Missouri Population by Age

Greene County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greene County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female41.4%58.6%
Male43.5%56.5%
All56%44%
Married76.7%23.3%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greene County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All125,2012.2256
Married54,9562.976.7
Non Family52,4581.2839.1
Female12,0972.9241.4
Male5,6902.9643.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Greene County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8962.59%
9th to 12th Grade10,7225.66%
High School Graduate52,99127.99%
Some College48,16425.44%
Associates Degree14,8227.83%
Bachelors Degree36,67319.37%
Graduate Degree21,05711.12%
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Greene County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greene County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White171,087158,08852,648
Black5,2694,509771
Hispanic5,2554,1561,489
2+ Races3,4973,1201,086
Asian3,3813,1381,552
Other Race1,524990439
Native American1,094920264
Islander1039420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.90%.

Greene County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,587$40,556$30,860
Less Than 9th Grade$23,816$26,736$18,195
High School Graduate$30,204$35,073$23,702
Some College$31,500$38,696$26,960
Bachelors Degree$42,048$51,056$37,453
Graduate Degree$53,163$62,334$48,552

$35,587

Average Earnings

$40,556

Average Male

$30,860

Average Female

Greene County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greene County, Missouri Language by Age

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Greene County, Missouri Language

94.88% of Greene County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Greene County, Missouri Language

Greene County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White243,91337,31415.30%
Black8,4442,37828.16%
Hispanic10,2972,37123.03%
Multiple8,6842,02723.34%
Asian5,8771,47625.11%
Other3,07578125.40%
Native1,43923116.05%
Islander1203428.33%

16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greene County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Missouri is Islander, with 28.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Missouri is White, with 15.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.39%.

Greene County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.73%
High School15.71%
Some College11.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%

Greene County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.51%
Male Unemployed38.10%
Female Employed10.95%
Male Employed8.59%

Greene County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greene County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,086$63,877
Families$61,487$80,201
Married Families$72,495$91,890
Non Families$27,978$38,980
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Income by Household Type

Greene County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Greene County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Greene 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.

Greene County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Greene County, Missouri Marital Status

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17,503

Number of Veterans

15,918

Male Veterans

1,585

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,361
Second Gulf War3,149
First Gulf War3,146
Korea1,443
World War II508

Greene County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,413
35 to 544,287
75+3,969
55 to 643,195
18 to 341,639

Greene County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,4487.87%
Black4476.23%
Hispanic3855.52%
2+ Races2896.15%
Asian1453.03%
Native American1169.27%
Other Race582.90%

Greene County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Greene County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greene County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Greene County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Greene County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Greene 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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63.13%

Born in Greene County, Missouri

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Greene County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 63.13% having been born in Missouri. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Greene 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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