Shannon County, Missouri Population 2021

Shannon County, Missouri's estimated population is 8,120 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shannon County, Missouri is the 100th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 8,443 and has seen a growth of -3.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,120-23-0.28%
20208,143-23-0.28%
20198,166-23-0.28%
20188,189-46-0.56%
20178,235130.16%
20168,222-51-0.62%
20158,273-20-0.24%
20148,29350.06%
20138,288-44-0.53%
20128,332-80-0.95%
20118,412-31-0.37%
20108,44383010.90%
19907,613-272-3.45%
19807,8856899.57%
19707,1961091.54%
19607,087-1,290-15.40%
19508,377-3,454-29.19%
194011,8319378.60%
193010,894-971-8.18%
192011,8654223.69%
191011,4431961.74%
190011,2472,34926.40%
18908,8985,457158.59%
18803,4411,10247.11%
18702,339552.41%
18602,2841,08590.49%
18501,1990.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.28% (-23)
County Website
Founded
January 29, 1841
County Seat
2010 Population
8,443
Growth Since 2010
-3.83% (-323)
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Shannon County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,86295.68%
Two or More Races3273.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.17%
Black or African American140.17%
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Shannon County, Missouri Population by Race

Shannon County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Shannon County, Missouri Median Age

45.8


Total

43.8


Male

46.6


Female

Shannon County, Missouri Adults

There are 6,414 adults, (1,726 of whom are seniors) in Shannon County, Missouri.

Shannon County, Missouri Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Shannon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

4,201

51.13%

Male

4,016

48.87%

Shannon County, Missouri Population by Age

Shannon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shannon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.8%55.2%
Male54.3%45.7%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Married85%15%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shannon County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0642.6473.4
Married1,6302.9785
Non Family9701.3966.1
Female3264.0244.8
Male1384.3654.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Shannon County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3976.78%
9th to 12th Grade77513.23%
High School Graduate2,63044.91%
Some College90415.44%
Associates Degree2794.76%
Bachelors Degree5659.65%
Graduate Degree3065.23%
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Shannon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shannon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5924,490835
2+ Races17011236
Hispanic7262
Native American148
Black1312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 21.18%.

Shannon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,241$30,757$19,220
Less Than 9th Grade$22,163$31,186$17,542
High School Graduate$16,896$22,740$13,681
Some College$27,420$53,083$23,274
Bachelors Degree$31,284$34,732$23,472
Graduate Degree$41,250$61,786$40,469

$24,241

Average Earnings

$30,757

Average Male

$19,220

Average Female

Shannon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shannon County, Missouri Language by Age

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Shannon County, Missouri Language

98.85% of Shannon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Shannon County, Missouri Language

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5912,05327.05%
Multiple31011637.42%
Hispanic1544126.62%
Black1212100.00%

27.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.65%

Male Poverty Rate

31.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shannon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shannon County, Missouri is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shannon County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 26.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.76%.

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.62%
High School26.79%
Some College17.39%
Bachelors or Greater16.61%

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed57.02%
Female Unemployed46.84%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed8.62%

Shannon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shannon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,265$43,278
Families$44,600$50,742
Married Families$49,250-
Non Families$18,922$25,848
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Income by Household Type

Shannon County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shannon County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Shannon 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.

Shannon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Shannon County, Missouri Marital Status

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687

Number of Veterans

638

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam337
First Gulf War126
Korea68
Second Gulf War51
World War II17

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74212
55 to 64180
35 to 54136
75+124
18 to 3435

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White68711.19%
Hispanic68.33%

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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12.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shannon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Shannon County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Shannon County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Shannon 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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70.18%

Born in Shannon County, Missouri

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Shannon County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 70.18% having been born in Missouri. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shannon 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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