Pettis County, Missouri Population 2022

Pettis County, Missouri's estimated population is 43,136 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pettis County, Missouri is the 25th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 42,201 and has seen a growth of 2.22% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,9300.00%
18505,1502,22075.77%
18609,3924,24282.37%
187018,7069,31499.17%
188027,2718,56545.79%
189031,1513,88014.23%
190032,4381,2874.13%
191033,9131,4754.55%
192035,8131,9005.60%
193034,664-1,149-3.21%
194033,336-1,328-3.83%
195031,577-1,759-5.28%
196035,1203,54311.22%
197034,137-983-2.80%
198036,3782,2416.56%
199035,437-941-2.59%
201042,2016,76419.09%
201142,279780.18%
201242,357780.18%
201342,435780.18%
201442,513780.18%
201542,591780.18%
201642,669780.18%
201742,747780.18%
201842,825780.18%
201942,903780.18%
202042,980770.18%
202143,058780.18%
202243,136780.18%
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Pettis County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,33190.36%
Black or African American1,2702.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1500.35%
Asian2970.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.06%
Some Other Race1,0612.50%
Two or More Races1,2853.03%
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Pettis County, Missouri Population by Race

Pettis County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Pettis County, Missouri Median Age

37.8


Total

36.7


Male

39.3


Female

Pettis County, Missouri Adults

There are 31,903 adults, (7,124 of whom are seniors) in Pettis County, Missouri.

Pettis County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pettis County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,397

50.44%

Male

21,024

49.56%

Pettis County, Missouri Population by Age

Pettis County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pettis County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All69.1%30.9%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female56.1%43.9%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pettis County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1932.5669.1
Married8,4253.1580.1
Male6593.3266.8
Female1,8053.5256.1
Non Family5,3041.2156.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Pettis County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3074.65%
9th to 12th Grade2,1877.77%
High School Graduate9,91935.26%
Some College6,54723.27%
Associates Degree2,97410.57%
Bachelors Degree3,18611.33%
Graduate Degree2,0107.15%
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Pettis County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pettis County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19015572
Native American575717
Other Race560357128
White25,03322,6414,865
Hispanic1,7371,034187
2+ Races45527228
Black70746817
Islander275

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.89%.

Pettis County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,192$38,787$26,942
Less Than 9th Grade$25,244$26,147$23,750
High School Graduate$27,925$32,170$21,287
Some College$34,754$43,814$26,694
Bachelors Degree$39,018$45,951$35,000
Graduate Degree$46,906$58,523$44,637

$32,192

Average Earnings

$38,787

Average Male

$26,942

Average Female

Pettis County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pettis County, Missouri Language by Age

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Pettis County, Missouri Language

87.94% of Pettis County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 12.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.04% of the population.

Pettis County, Missouri Language

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander272281.48%
Black1,21244036.30%
Hispanic3,72993525.07%
Multiple1,26922517.73%
White35,1534,72613.44%
Asian297248.08%
Other209NaN%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.70%

Male Poverty Rate

15.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pettis County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pettis County, Missouri is Islander, with 81.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pettis County, Missouri is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.69%.

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.04%
High School15.94%
Some College8.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.14%
Male Unemployed48.85%
Female Employed8.26%
Female Unemployed58.26%

Pettis County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pettis County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,315$65,246
Families$58,460$72,643
Married Families$68,493$79,734
Non Families$31,135$46,379
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Income by Household Type

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Pettis 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 45-54.

Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Pettis County, Missouri Marital Status

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2,904

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War587
First Gulf War549
Vietnam1,223
Korea197
World War II70

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34186
35 to 54661
55 to 64494
65 to 74916
75+647

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7939.61%
Black505.47%
Native American32.86%
Asian72.82%
Islander518.52%
Other Race263.85%
2+ Races202.90%
Hispanic371.68%

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pettis County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Pettis County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Pettis 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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69.03%

Born in Pettis County, Missouri

92.50%

Native Born

7.50%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

3.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.50% of Pettis County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 69.03% having been born in Missouri. 4.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pettis 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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