Saline County, Missouri Population 2021

Saline County, Missouri's estimated population is 22,503 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saline County, Missouri is the 51st largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 23,420 and has seen a growth of -3.92% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202122,503-129-0.57%
202022,632-129-0.57%
201922,761-129-0.56%
201822,890-20-0.09%
201722,910-185-0.80%
201623,095-131-0.56%
201523,226-172-0.74%
201423,398430.18%
201323,355-189-0.80%
201223,5441380.59%
201123,406-14-0.06%
201023,420-103-0.44%
199023,523-1,396-5.60%
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%
18302,8730.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.57%
County Website
Founded
November 25, 1820
County Seat
2010 Population
23,420
Growth Since 2010
-3.92%
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Saline County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,85186.40%
Black or African American1,1505.01%
Some Other Race8123.53%
Two or More Races6752.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2441.06%
Asian1870.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.25%
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Saline County, Missouri Population by Race

Saline County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Saline County, Missouri Median Age

37.9


Total

37.4


Male

38.7


Female

Saline County, Missouri Adults

There are 17,665 adults, (4,144 of whom are seniors) in Saline County, Missouri.

Saline County, Missouri Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Saline County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

11,407

49.65%

Male

11,569

50.35%

Saline County, Missouri Population by Age

Saline County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saline County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All69.6%30.4%
Male61.4%38.6%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female50.1%49.9%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saline County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2722.6169.6
Married3,9973.2384
Non Family3,0901.2456.5
Female6983.7550.1
Male4874.5561.4

3.31

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Saline County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0967.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,3148.72%
High School Graduate5,70537.85%
Some College3,21421.32%
Associates Degree8285.49%
Bachelors Degree1,92312.76%
Graduate Degree9946.59%
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Saline County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saline County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,91011,3572,671
Hispanic1,11445285
Black70546883
Other Race3296927
2+ Races26926250
Native American565617
Asian53513
Islander53518

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 native american people with a rate of 30.36%.

Saline County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,432$32,659$27,077
Less Than 9th Grade$28,683$29,636$23,828
High School Graduate$29,521$32,239$25,000
Some College$27,596$32,155$25,703
Bachelors Degree$32,800$34,493$32,179
Graduate Degree$47,827$53,333$41,101

$30,432

Average Earnings

$32,659

Average Male

$27,077

Average Female

Saline County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saline County, Missouri Language by Age

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Saline County, Missouri Language

90.37% of Saline County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.15% of the population.

Saline County, Missouri Language

Saline County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,5322,18312.45%
Hispanic2,20269431.52%
Other73153873.60%
Black93530232.30%
Islander24423194.67%
Multiple6499013.87%
Asian178179.55%

16.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.92%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saline County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Missouri is Islander, with 94.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Missouri is Asian, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.64%.

Saline County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.64%
Some College11.60%
High School9.87%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%

Saline County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.44%
Male Unemployed13.73%
Male Employed10.52%
Female Employed6.21%

Saline County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saline County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,720$58,691
Families$57,327$70,922
Married Families$63,556-
Non Families$26,895$35,678
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Income by Household Type

Saline County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Saline County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Saline 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 35-44.

Saline County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Saline County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,240

Number of Veterans

1,181

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam524
First Gulf War215
Second Gulf War203
Korea145
World War II84

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74404
75+321
35 to 54254
55 to 64192
18 to 3469

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1417.28%
Black555.86%
2+ Races4411.64%
Hispanic171.13%

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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11.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saline County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Saline County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Saline County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Saline 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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71.12%

Born in Saline County, Missouri

93.81%

Native Born

6.19%

Foreign Born

4.26%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.81% of Saline County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 71.12% having been born in Missouri. 4.26% 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

  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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