Sullivan County, Missouri Population 2024

5,688

Sullivan County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 5,688 with a growth rate of -1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sullivan County, Missouri is the 106th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 6,737 and has seen a growth of -15.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,308-76-1.41%
20285,384-76-1.39%
20275,460-76-1.37%
20265,536-76-1.35%
20255,612-76-1.34%
20245,688-76-1.32%
20235,764-76-1.3%
20225,840-76-1.28%
20215,916-71-1.19%
20205,987-74-1.22%
20196,061-128-2.07%
20186,189-14-0.23%
20176,203-125-1.98%
20166,328-41-0.64%
20156,369-107-1.65%
20146,476-23-0.35%
20136,499-58-0.88%
20126,557-108-1.62%
20116,665-72-1.07%
20106,737
19906,326-1,108-14.9%
19807,434-138-1.82%
19707,572-1,211-13.79%
19608,783-2,516-22.27%
195011,299-2,402-17.53%
194013,701-1,511-9.93%
193015,212-2,569-14.45%
192017,781-817-4.39%
191018,598-1,684-8.3%
190020,2821,2826.75%
189019,0002,43114.67%
188016,5694,66239.15%
187011,9072,70929.45%
18609,1986,215208.35%
18502,983-2,325-43.8%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.32% (-76)
County Seat
2020 Population
5,987
Area
648 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-4.99% (-299)
Founded
1843

Sullivan County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,00983.72%
Other race4096.84%
Two or more races3165.28%
Black or African American1893.16%
Asian470.79%
Native American130.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sullivan County, Missouri Population by Race

Sullivan County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Sullivan County, Missouri Median Age

43.9

Total

41

Male

44.8

Female

Sullivan County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,643 adults, (1,205 of whom are seniors) in Sullivan County, Missouri.

Sullivan County, Missouri Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Sullivan County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female2,98249.84%
Male3,00150.16%

Sullivan County, Missouri Population by Age

Sullivan County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9912.9174.225.8
Married8963.7383.416.6
Non Family8141.2168.831.2
Female2205.1960.539.5
Male615.3462.337.7
showing: 5 rows

3.9

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sullivan 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

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

Sullivan 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 50%.

Sullivan County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,891

Average Earnings

$37,788

Average Male

$33,061

Average Female

Sullivan County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sullivan County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sullivan County, Missouri Language

81.95% of Sullivan County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 18.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.93% of the population.

Sullivan County, Missouri Language

Sullivan County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,43966615%
Hispanic1,10815513.99%
Other4097919.32%
Black1605635%
Multiple3165417.09%
Native13215.38%
showing: 6 rows

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

15.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sullivan County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Missouri is Black, with 35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 13.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.45%.

Sullivan County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.18%
High School13.56%
Bachelors or Greater9.06%
Some College6.32%
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Sullivan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50.91%
Female Employed9.1%
Male Employed5.22%
Female Unemployed
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Sullivan County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sullivan County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sullivan County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sullivan County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sullivan 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 45-54.

Sullivan County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sullivan County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

324

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Sullivan County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Sullivan County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Sullivan County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Sullivan County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sullivan County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sullivan County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sullivan County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sullivan 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

70.57%

Born in Sullivan County, Missouri

89.49%

Native Born

10.51%

Foreign Born

6.17%

Non Citizen

4.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.49% of Sullivan County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 70.57% having been born in Missouri. 6.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sullivan County, Missouri Place of Birth

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