Hickory County, Missouri Population 2022

Hickory County, Missouri's estimated population is 8,009 with a growth rate of -1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hickory County, Missouri is the 97th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 9,627 and has seen a growth of -16.81% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Hickory County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

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Hickory County, Missouri Population by Race

Hickory County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Hickory County, Missouri Median Age

55


Total

55.2


Male

54.7


Female

Hickory County, Missouri Adults

There are 7,877 adults, (3,155 of whom are seniors) in Hickory County, Missouri.

Hickory County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

66.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hickory County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

4,857

51.39%

Male

4,595

48.61%

Hickory County, Missouri Population by Age

Hickory County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hickory County, Missouri Household Types

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hickory County, Missouri Households and Families

3.19

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Hickory County, Missouri Households by Type

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

Hickory County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.77%.

Hickory County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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$23,229

Average Earnings

$26,538

Average Male

$17,528

Average Female

Hickory County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hickory County, Missouri Language by Age

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Hickory County, Missouri Language

95.87% of Hickory County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Hickory County, Missouri Language

Hickory County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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13.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.91%

Male Poverty Rate

15.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hickory County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hickory County, Missouri is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hickory County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.43%.

Hickory County, Missouri Poverty

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Hickory County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Hickory County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hickory County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Hickory County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hickory County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Hickory 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 45-54.

Hickory County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Hickory County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,032

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Hickory County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Hickory County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Hickory County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Hickory County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hickory County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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40.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hickory County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Hickory County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Hickory 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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68.74%

Born in Hickory County, Missouri

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Hickory County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 68.74% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hickory 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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