Macon County, Missouri Population 2022

Macon County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,137 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Missouri is the 67th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 15,566 and has seen a growth of -2.76% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,0340.00%
18506,5655318.80%
186014,3467,781118.52%
187023,2308,88461.93%
188026,2222,99212.88%
189030,5754,35316.60%
190033,0182,4437.99%
191030,868-2,150-6.51%
192027,518-3,350-10.85%
193023,070-4,448-16.16%
194021,396-1,674-7.26%
195018,332-3,064-14.32%
196016,473-1,859-10.14%
197015,432-1,041-6.32%
198016,3138815.71%
199015,345-968-5.93%
201015,5662211.44%
201115,530-36-0.23%
201215,494-36-0.23%
201315,458-36-0.23%
201415,422-36-0.23%
201515,386-36-0.23%
201615,350-36-0.23%
201715,314-36-0.23%
201815,278-36-0.24%
201915,242-36-0.24%
202015,209-33-0.22%
202115,173-36-0.24%
202215,137-36-0.24%
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Macon County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,21793.82%
Black or African American3322.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native940.62%
Asian1120.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%
Some Other Race270.18%
Two or More Races3682.43%
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Macon County, Missouri Population by Race

Macon County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon County, Missouri Median Age

43.1


Total

41


Male

45.7


Female

Macon County, Missouri Adults

There are 11,603 adults, (3,388 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Missouri.

Macon County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,640

50.42%

Male

7,514

49.58%

Macon County, Missouri Population by Age

Macon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
Male88.1%11.9%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female44.9%55.1%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9082.5274.3
Married2,9333.2588.8
Male1934.4288.1
Female5733.4144.9
Non Family2,2091.1561.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3903.74%
9th to 12th Grade7146.84%
High School Graduate4,87046.67%
Some College1,88618.08%
Associates Degree7517.20%
Bachelors Degree1,23011.79%
Graduate Degree5935.68%
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Macon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races958835
Black20118347
Asian512410
White9,9938,9541,721
Native American52467
Hispanic81768
Other Race1411
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.84%.

Macon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,989$36,070$26,336
Less Than 9th Grade$17,143$29,821$14,118
High School Graduate$27,405$34,271$22,628
Some College$31,849$41,406$26,140
Bachelors Degree$33,817$36,211$31,582
Graduate Degree$42,500$43,229$41,528

$30,989

Average Earnings

$36,070

Average Male

$26,336

Average Female

Macon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Missouri Language by Age

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Macon County, Missouri Language

97.15% of Macon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Macon County, Missouri Language

Macon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander44100.00%
Asian1128878.57%
Native945154.26%
Multiple36815842.93%
Black3325115.36%
White13,8361,49810.83%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic233219.01%

12.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.22%

Male Poverty Rate

12.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Missouri

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.19%.

Macon County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.23%
High School13.21%
Some College7.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.35%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed7.40%
Female Unemployed9.01%

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,696$55,231
Families$59,653$66,709
Married Families$63,712-
Non Families$26,844$34,495
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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Macon 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.

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,070

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War209
First Gulf War189
Vietnam402
Korea138
World War II17

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3492
35 to 54240
55 to 6496
65 to 74325
75+317

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0449.50%
Black186.21%
Native American59.62%
2+ Races31.52%
Hispanic31.96%

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Macon County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Macon 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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75.74%

Born in Macon County, Missouri

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Macon County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 75.74% having been born in Missouri. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Macon 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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