Saline County, Missouri Population 2024

22,539

Saline County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 22,539 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saline County, Missouri is the 50th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 23,422 and has seen a growth of -3.77% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,369-234-1.08%
202821,603-234-1.07%
202721,837-234-1.06%
202622,071-234-1.05%
202522,305-234-1.04%
202422,539-234-1.03%
202322,773-234-1.02%
202223,007-234-1.01%
202123,241-82-0.35%
202023,3234962.17%
201922,827-80-0.35%
201822,907-33-0.14%
201722,940-186-0.8%
201623,126-115-0.49%
201523,241-167-0.71%
201423,408460.2%
201323,362-185-0.79%
201223,5471380.59%
201123,409-13-0.06%
201023,422
199023,523-1,396-5.6%
198024,9192861.16%
197024,633-515-2.05%
196025,148-1,546-5.79%
195026,694-2,722-9.25%
194029,416-1,182-3.86%
193030,5981,7726.15%
192028,826-622-2.11%
191029,448-4,255-12.62%
190033,703-59-0.17%
189033,7623,85112.87%
188029,9118,23938.02%
187021,6726,97347.44%
186014,6995,85666.22%
18508,8433,58568.18%
18405,2582,38583.01%
18302,873-18,496-86.56%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.03% (-234)
County Website
Saline County
County Seat
2010 Population
23,422
Area
755 mi²
Density
30 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.77% (-883)
Founded
November 25, 1820

Saline County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,85281.19%
Two or more races1,5016.46%
Black or African American1,2905.56%
Other race1,1484.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2190.94%
Asian1780.77%
Native American310.13%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Saline County, Missouri Population by Race

Saline County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Saline County, Missouri Median Age

35.5

Total

34.1

Male

36.6

Female

Saline County, Missouri Adults

There are 18,097 adults, (4,064 of whom are seniors) in Saline County, Missouri.

Saline County, Missouri Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Saline County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female11,57749.86%
Male11,64250.14%

Saline County, Missouri Population by Age

Saline County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8082.7872.427.6
Married3,7853.5288.511.5
Non Family2,9811.2456.743.3
Female6674.6651.348.7
Male3754.1972.527.5
showing: 5 rows

3.61

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saline County, Missouri Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Saline County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.09%.

Saline County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,566

Average Earnings

$40,956

Average Male

$35,557

Average Female

Saline County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saline County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saline County, Missouri Language

91.37% of Saline County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 8.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.74% of the population.

Saline County, Missouri Language

Saline County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,0142,32413.66%
Hispanic2,4632389.66%
Other1,10518817.01%
Black1,05813813.04%
Multiple1,396654.66%
Islander2014220.9%
Asian148149.46%
showing: 7 rows

12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saline County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Missouri is Islander, with 20.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Missouri is Multiple, with 4.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.92%.

Saline County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.13%
High School17.82%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%
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Saline County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.72%
Male Unemployed44.83%
Male Employed5.37%
Female Employed5.07%
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Saline County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saline County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saline County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Saline County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Saline County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Saline County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saline County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,056

Number of Veterans

970

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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Saline County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Saline County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saline County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saline 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

74.87%

Born in Saline County, Missouri

94.97%

Native Born

5.03%

Foreign Born

2.83%

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.97% of Saline County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 74.87% having been born in Missouri. 2.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saline County, Missouri Place of Birth

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