Phelps County, Missouri Population 2022

Phelps County, Missouri's estimated population is 44,534 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Phelps County, Missouri is the 23rd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 45,156 and has seen a growth of -1.38% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,7140.00%
187010,5064,79283.86%
188012,5682,06219.63%
189012,636680.54%
190014,1941,55812.33%
191015,7961,60211.29%
192014,941-855-5.41%
193015,3083672.46%
194017,4372,12913.91%
195021,5044,06723.32%
196025,3963,89218.10%
197029,4814,08516.09%
198033,6334,15214.08%
199035,2481,6154.80%
201045,1569,90828.11%
201145,104-52-0.12%
201245,052-52-0.12%
201345,000-52-0.12%
201444,948-52-0.12%
201544,896-52-0.12%
201644,844-52-0.12%
201744,792-52-0.12%
201844,740-52-0.12%
201944,688-52-0.12%
202044,638-50-0.11%
202144,586-52-0.12%
202244,534-52-0.12%
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Phelps County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,75689.17%
Black or African American9172.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native3240.73%
Asian1,6403.68%
Some Other Race1140.26%
Two or More Races1,8364.12%
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Phelps County, Missouri Population by Race

Phelps County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Phelps County, Missouri Median Age

35.8


Total

31.7


Male

39.2


Female

Phelps County, Missouri Adults

There are 35,206 adults, (7,209 of whom are seniors) in Phelps County, Missouri.

Phelps County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelps County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,147

47.43%

Male

23,440

52.57%

Phelps County, Missouri Population by Age

Phelps County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Phelps County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All59.8%40.2%
Male48.4%51.6%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Female40.4%59.6%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelps County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2132.2759.8
Married8,4792.9581
Male1,0022.3648.4
Female1,8742.6540.4
Non Family6,8581.3140.6

2.76

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Phelps County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9003.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,9547.02%
High School Graduate8,41430.22%
Some College5,75420.67%
Associates Degree2,4918.95%
Bachelors Degree4,59016.49%
Graduate Degree3,73913.43%
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Phelps County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Phelps County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race797971
Asian901864623
2+ Races853797363
Black580550184
White24,95222,3137,004
Hispanic627589152
Native American254197

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 89.87%.

Phelps County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,005$42,724$27,755
Less Than 9th Grade$25,845$29,052$17,424
High School Graduate$27,531$35,875$22,651
Some College$34,101$41,802$28,673
Bachelors Degree$37,173$45,984$32,125
Graduate Degree$63,686$71,905$52,155

$35,005

Average Earnings

$42,724

Average Male

$27,755

Average Female

Phelps County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Phelps County, Missouri Language by Age

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Phelps County, Missouri Language

93.77% of Phelps County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Phelps County, Missouri Language

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black68242462.17%
Hispanic1,09458853.75%
Multiple1,79666236.86%
Asian1,56852733.61%
Native3156019.05%
White36,3766,16016.93%
Other55NaN%

19.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.82%

Male Poverty Rate

18.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelps County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelps County, Missouri is Black, with 62.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelps 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 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.22%.

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.10%
High School20.69%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater8.68%

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.14%
Male Unemployed59.24%
Female Employed9.38%
Female Unemployed31.64%

Phelps County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phelps County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,987$62,126
Families$60,228$78,329
Married Families$75,451-
Non Families$22,951$32,293
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Income by Household Type

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Phelps 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.

Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Phelps County, Missouri Marital Status

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3,483

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War704
First Gulf War1,004
Vietnam1,079
Korea200
World War II132

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34250
35 to 54762
55 to 64834
65 to 74747
75+890

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,24210.31%
Black101.22%
Native American7627.24%
2+ Races15512.93%
Hispanic243.08%

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Phelps County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Phelps County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Phelps 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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63.11%

Born in Phelps County, Missouri

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.10% of Phelps County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 63.11% having been born in Missouri. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Phelps 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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