Hickory County, Missouri Population 2024

8,702

Hickory County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 8,702 with a growth rate of 0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hickory County, Missouri is the 93rd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 9,646 and has seen a growth of -9.79% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,882360.41%
20288,846360.41%
20278,810360.41%
20268,774360.41%
20258,738360.41%
20248,702360.42%
20238,666360.42%
20228,630360.42%
20218,5942933.53%
20208,301-1,195-12.58%
20199,496800.85%
20189,416200.21%
20179,396290.31%
20169,367981.06%
20159,269-23-0.25%
20149,292-57-0.61%
20139,349-95-1.01%
20129,444-170-1.77%
20119,614-32-0.33%
20109,646
19907,33596815.2%
19806,3671,88642.09%
19704,481-35-0.78%
19604,516-871-16.17%
19505,387-1,119-17.2%
19406,506761.18%
19306,430-603-8.57%
19207,033-1,708-19.54%
19108,741-1,244-12.46%
19009,9855325.63%
18909,4532,06627.97%
18807,38793514.49%
18706,4521,74737.13%
18604,7052,376102.02%
18502,329-6,553-73.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.42% (36)
County Website
Hickory County
County Seat
2010 Population
9,646
Area
399 mi²
Density
22 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.79% (-944)
Founded
February 14, 1845

Hickory County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,07195.49%
Two or more races2893.42%
Asian410.49%
Other race350.41%
Black or African American150.18%
Native American10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hickory County, Missouri Population by Race

Hickory County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Hickory County, Missouri Median Age

55.7

Total

54.3

Male

56.9

Female

Hickory County, Missouri Adults

There are 7,025 adults, (2,839 of whom are seniors) in Hickory County, Missouri.

Hickory County, Missouri Age Dependency

101.9

Age Dependency Ratio

67.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hickory County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female4,14549.04%
Male4,30750.96%

Hickory County, Missouri Population by Age

Hickory County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5042.3882.417.6
Non Family1,6401.1279.420.6
Married1,6193.2486.313.7
Female1334.3568.431.6
Male1126.0987.512.5
showing: 5 rows

3.44

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hickory 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

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

Hickory 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.5%.

Hickory County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,645

Average Earnings

$29,185

Average Male

$22,482

Average Female

Hickory County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hickory County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hickory County, Missouri Language

94.26% of Hickory County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.31% of the population.

Hickory County, Missouri Language

Hickory County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,8221,30716.71%
Multiple28613848.25%
Asian411536.59%
Hispanic18042.22%
Other3525.71%
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17.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

20.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hickory County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hickory County, Missouri is Multiple, with 48.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hickory County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.1%.

Hickory County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.41%
Some College21.28%
High School17.14%
Bachelors or Greater12.69%
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Hickory County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.86%
Male Unemployed45.93%
Female Employed12.31%
Male Employed5.49%
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Hickory County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hickory County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hickory County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hickory County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hickory County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

757

Number of Veterans

732

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hickory County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hickory County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hickory County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hickory 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

70.54%

Born in Hickory County, Missouri

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Hickory County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 70.54% having been born in Missouri. 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

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