Lewis County, Missouri Population 2024

9,701

Lewis County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 9,701 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, Missouri is the 88th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 10,206 and has seen a growth of -4.95% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,226-95-1.02%
20289,321-95-1.01%
20279,416-95-1%
20269,511-95-0.99%
20259,606-95-0.98%
20249,701-95-0.97%
20239,796-95-0.96%
20229,891-95-0.95%
20219,986-53-0.53%
202010,0392522.57%
20199,787-57-0.58%
20189,844-113-1.13%
20179,957-134-1.33%
201610,091-50-0.49%
201510,141430.43%
201410,098-12-0.12%
201310,110-6-0.06%
201210,116-101-0.99%
201110,217110.11%
201010,206
199010,233-668-6.13%
198010,901-92-0.84%
197010,99390.08%
196010,9842512.34%
195010,733-757-6.59%
194011,490-603-4.99%
193012,093-1,372-10.19%
192013,465-2,049-13.21%
191015,514-1,210-7.24%
190016,7247894.95%
189015,935100.06%
188015,9258115.37%
187015,1142,82823.02%
186012,2865,70886.77%
18506,5785388.91%
18406,040-3,186-34.53%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.97% (-95)
County Website
Lewis County
County Seat
2010 Population
10,206
Area
505 mi²
Density
19 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.95% (-505)
Founded
January 2, 1833

Lewis County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,22092.32%
Black or African American3863.87%
Two or more races2982.98%
Asian470.47%
Native American150.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.11%
Other race100.1%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lewis County, Missouri Population by Race

Lewis County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Lewis County, Missouri Median Age

39.1

Total

38.7

Male

39.4

Female

Lewis County, Missouri Adults

There are 7,837 adults, (1,869 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, Missouri.

Lewis County, Missouri Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female4,94949.55%
Male5,03850.45%

Lewis County, Missouri Population by Age

Lewis County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3292.7476.623.4
Married1,6753.5486.913.1
Non Family1,3171.1664.535.5
Female1824.8158.841.2
Male1555.1989.710.3
showing: 5 rows

3.64

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lewis 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

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

Lewis 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 other race people with a rate of 70%.

Lewis County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,325

Average Earnings

$42,992

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Lewis County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewis County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lewis County, Missouri Language

98.8% of Lewis County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Lewis County, Missouri Language

Lewis County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,6131,38416.07%
Black31210533.65%
Multiple2032110.34%
Native9333.33%
showing: 4 rows

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Missouri is Black, with 33.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Missouri is Multiple, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.13%.

Lewis County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.84%
High School18.51%
Some College10.13%
Bachelors or Greater7.3%
showing: 4 rows

Lewis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Male Unemployed12.56%
Female Employed10.93%
Male Employed4.7%
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Lewis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewis County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lewis County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lewis 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 35-44.

Lewis County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lewis County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

732

Number of Veterans

663

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

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Lewis County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Lewis County, Missouri Veterans by Age

count

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Lewis County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Lewis County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lewis County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lewis 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

34.71%

Born in Lewis County, Missouri

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.04% of Lewis County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 34.71% having been born in Missouri. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lewis County, Missouri Place of Birth

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