Shannon County, Missouri Population 2024

7,409

Shannon County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 7,409 with a growth rate of 1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shannon County, Missouri is the 101st largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 8,445 and has seen a growth of -12.27% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,9491081.38%
20287,8411081.4%
20277,7331081.42%
20267,6251081.44%
20257,5171081.46%
20247,4091081.48%
20237,3011081.5%
20227,1931081.52%
20217,085570.81%
20207,028-1,149-14.05%
20198,177-15-0.18%
20188,192-46-0.56%
20178,238130.16%
20168,225-50-0.6%
20158,275-20-0.24%
20148,29560.07%
20138,289-44-0.53%
20128,333-81-0.96%
20118,414-31-0.37%
20108,445
19907,613-272-3.45%
19807,8856899.57%
19707,1961091.54%
19607,087-1,290-15.4%
19508,377-3,454-29.19%
194011,8319378.6%
193010,894-971-8.18%
192011,8654223.69%
191011,4431961.74%
190011,2472,34926.4%
18908,8985,457158.59%
18803,4411,10247.11%
18702,339552.41%
18602,2841,08590.49%
18501,199-6,750-84.92%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.48% (108)
County Website
Shannon County
County Seat
2020 Population
7,028
Area
1004 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
5.42% (381)
Founded
January 29, 1841

Shannon County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,63593.03%
Two or more races4446.23%
Asian230.32%
Black or African American200.28%
Native American100.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Shannon County, Missouri Population by Race

Shannon County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Shannon County, Missouri Median Age

46.9

Total

41.9

Male

49.3

Female

Shannon County, Missouri Adults

There are 5,575 adults, (1,615 of whom are seniors) in Shannon County, Missouri.

Shannon County, Missouri Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shannon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female3,49549%
Male3,63751%

Shannon County, Missouri Population by Age

Shannon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7532.5581.718.3
Married1,5863.028911
Non Family8891.3674.725.3
Female1503.939.360.7
Male1283.4189.810.2
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shannon 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

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

Shannon 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40%.

Shannon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,702

Average Earnings

$42,897

Average Male

$26,711

Average Female

Shannon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shannon County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shannon County, Missouri Language

99.18% of Shannon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 0.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Shannon County, Missouri Language

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,49595714.73%
Multiple4104510.98%
Black161381.25%
Native10330%
Asian23313.04%
Hispanic27311.11%
showing: 6 rows

14.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.24%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shannon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shannon County, Missouri is Black, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shannon County, Missouri is Multiple, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.85%.

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.75%
Less Than 9th Grade15.65%
Bachelors or Greater8.87%
Some College8.7%
showing: 4 rows

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed14.58%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed2.57%
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Shannon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shannon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shannon County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shannon County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shannon 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 35-44.

Shannon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shannon County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

581

Number of Veterans

524

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

count

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Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shannon County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shannon County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shannon 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

64.57%

Born in Shannon County, Missouri

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Shannon County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 64.57% having been born in Missouri. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shannon County, Missouri Place of Birth

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