Putnam County, Missouri Population 2024

4,614

Putnam County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 4,614 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Missouri is the 110th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 4,974 and has seen a growth of -7.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,494-24-0.53%
20284,518-24-0.53%
20274,542-24-0.53%
20264,566-24-0.52%
20254,590-24-0.52%
20244,614-24-0.52%
20234,638-24-0.51%
20224,662-33-0.7%
20214,69560.13%
20204,68910.02%
20194,688-60-1.26%
20184,748-34-0.71%
20174,782-43-0.89%
20164,825-39-0.8%
20154,864190.39%
20144,845-42-0.86%
20134,887-61-1.23%
20124,948-29-0.58%
20114,97730.06%
20104,97400%
19905,079-1,013-16.63%
19806,0921762.97%
19705,916-1,083-15.47%
19606,999-2,167-23.64%
19509,166-2,161-19.08%
194011,327-176-1.53%
193011,503-1,612-12.29%
192013,115-1,193-8.34%
191014,308-2,380-14.26%
190016,6881,3238.61%
189015,3651,81013.35%
188013,5552,33820.84%
187011,2172,01021.83%
18609,2077,571462.78%
18501,636-2,858-63.6%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.52% (-24)
County Website
Putnam County
County Seat
2020 Population
4,689
Area
517 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.6% (-75)
Founded
February 28, 1845

Putnam County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,53996.62%
Two or more races1282.72%
Native American200.43%
Black or African American110.23%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Putnam County, Missouri Population by Race

Putnam County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Putnam County, Missouri Median Age

46.1

Total

45.8

Male

46.2

Female

Putnam County, Missouri Adults

There are 3,634 adults, (1,187 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Missouri.

Putnam County, Missouri Age Dependency

92

Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female2,28448.62%
Male2,41451.38%

Putnam County, Missouri Population by Age

Putnam County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7682.681.318.7
Non Family8021.1569.730.3
Married7903.7396.63.4
Female1243.847525
Male524.8742.357.7

3.74

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Putnam County, Missouri Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1133.38%
9th to 12th Grade1063.17%
High School Graduate1,43643.01%
Some College77723.27%
Associates Degree2928.75%
Bachelors Degree43112.91%
Graduate Degree1845.51%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Putnam County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,1923,011610
Hispanic97605
2+ Races63620
Black11110
Native American884

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50%.

Putnam County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,042$40,375$38,750
Less Than 9th Grade$35,556$48,864$2,499
High School Graduate$26,934$32,773$17,882
Some College$40,152$36,121$40,758
Bachelors Degree$71,548$73,025$69,145
Graduate Degree$75,378$0$75,610

$40,042

Average Earnings

$40,375

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Putnam County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Putnam County, Missouri Language

95.61% of Putnam County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Putnam County, Missouri Language

Putnam County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,37148711.14%
Multiple1284535.16%
Hispanic1233629.27%
Native201680%

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.48%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Missouri is Native, with 80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Missouri is White, with 11.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.39%.

Putnam County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.48%
High School9.91%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater0.65%

Putnam County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed49.09%
Female Employed4.09%
Male Employed1.46%
Female Unemployed0%

Putnam County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$50,950$71,230
Families$68,908$94,588
Married Families$73,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,326$42,364

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Putnam County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Putnam County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Putnam County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Putnam County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

311

Number of Veterans

251

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam145
Second Gulf War32
First Gulf War25
Korea16
World War II0

Putnam County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74120
75+89
55 to 6465
18 to 3419
35 to 5418

Putnam County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3048.56%
Black763.64%

Putnam County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Putnam County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Putnam County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Putnam 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

58.85%

Born in Putnam County, Missouri

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.64% of Putnam County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 58.85% having been born in Missouri. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Putnam County, Missouri Place of Birth

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