Macon County, Missouri Population 2021

Macon County, Missouri's estimated population is 15,017 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Missouri is the 71st largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 15,593 and has seen a growth of -3.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,017-50-0.33%
202015,067-50-0.33%
201915,117-50-0.33%
201815,167-95-0.62%
201715,262980.65%
201615,164-120-0.79%
201515,284-165-1.07%
201415,449-26-0.17%
201315,475-88-0.57%
201215,563770.50%
201115,486-107-0.69%
201015,5932481.62%
199015,345-968-5.93%
198016,3138815.71%
197015,432-1,041-6.32%
196016,473-1,859-10.14%
195018,332-3,064-14.32%
194021,396-1,674-7.26%
193023,070-4,448-16.16%
192027,518-3,350-10.85%
191030,868-2,150-6.51%
190033,0182,4437.99%
189030,5754,35316.60%
188026,2222,99212.88%
187023,2308,88461.93%
186014,3467,781118.52%
18506,5655318.80%
18406,0340.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.33% (-50)
County Website
Founded
January 6, 1837
County Seat
2010 Population
15,593
Growth Since 2010
-3.69% (-576)
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Macon County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,34694.39%
Two or More Races3252.14%
Black or African American2971.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native1010.66%
Asian940.62%
Some Other Race330.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.02%
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Macon County, Missouri Population by Race

Macon County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Macon County, Missouri Median Age

43.3


Total

41.2


Male

46


Female

Macon County, Missouri Adults

There are 11,592 adults, (3,343 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Missouri.

Macon County, Missouri Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

7,566

49.78%

Male

7,633

50.22%

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
Female40.1%59.9%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
All74.6%25.4%
Married88.6%11.4%
Male92.9%7.1%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8452.5574.6
Married2,8713.2388.6
Non Family2,2291.1762.9
Female5193.8240.1
Male2264.692.9

3.31

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4434.22%
9th to 12th Grade7947.57%
High School Graduate4,73045.09%
Some College2,01519.21%
Associates Degree7967.59%
Bachelors Degree1,20211.46%
Graduate Degree5104.86%
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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
White10,0468,9271,638
Black21314339
Hispanic13112010
2+ Races94779
Native American383012
Asian351810
Other Race2219
Islander3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 91.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 31.58%.

Macon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,709$35,158$26,890
Less Than 9th Grade$17,458$26,726$14,514
High School Graduate$27,294$33,527$21,326
Some College$31,648$40,385$26,901
Bachelors Degree$32,121$38,393$31,667
Graduate Degree$40,865$55,469$40,577

$30,709

Average Earnings

$35,158

Average Male

$26,890

Average Female

Macon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Missouri Language by Age

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Macon County, Missouri Language

96.76% of Macon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Macon County, Missouri Language

Macon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9361,59611.45%
Multiple32512438.15%
Native1017170.30%
Asian946973.40%
Black2893712.80%
Hispanic2282410.53%
Islander33100.00%

12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.05%

Male Poverty Rate

13.56%

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 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.75%.

Macon County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.02%
High School10.98%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Macon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.38%
Female Unemployed14.84%
Female Employed7.85%
Male Employed6.10%

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$42,746$53,813
Families$56,453$64,340
Married Families$61,012-
Non Families$26,762$35,214
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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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 55-64.

Macon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,214

Number of Veterans

1,105

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam491
Second Gulf War220
First Gulf War185
Korea154
World War II35

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74378
75+327
35 to 54260
55 to 64150
18 to 3499

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,17010.56%
Black4116.40%
Hispanic74.90%
Native American25.26%
2+ Races10.63%

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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75.75%

Born in Macon County, Missouri

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Macon County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 75.75% having been born in Missouri. 0.67% 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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