Vernon County, Missouri Population 2022

Vernon County, Missouri's estimated population is 19,417 with a growth rate of -0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon County, Missouri is the 56th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 21,159 and has seen a growth of -8.23% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,8500.00%
187011,2476,397131.90%
188019,3698,12272.21%
189031,50512,13662.66%
190031,6191140.36%
191028,827-2,792-8.83%
192026,069-2,758-9.57%
193025,031-1,038-3.98%
194025,5865552.22%
195022,685-2,901-11.34%
196020,540-2,145-9.46%
197019,065-1,475-7.18%
198019,8067413.89%
199019,041-765-3.86%
201021,1592,11811.12%
201121,014-145-0.69%
201220,869-145-0.69%
201320,724-145-0.69%
201420,579-145-0.70%
201520,434-145-0.70%
201620,289-145-0.71%
201720,144-145-0.71%
201819,999-145-0.72%
201919,854-145-0.73%
202019,707-147-0.74%
202119,562-145-0.74%
202219,417-145-0.74%
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Vernon County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,60195.34%
Black or African American820.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.31%
Asian1530.74%
Some Other Race240.12%
Two or More Races6373.10%
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Vernon County, Missouri Population by Race

Vernon County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Vernon County, Missouri Median Age

41.7


Total

38.7


Male

43.1


Female

Vernon County, Missouri Adults

There are 15,569 adults, (3,982 of whom are seniors) in Vernon County, Missouri.

Vernon County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

10,574

51.43%

Male

9,986

48.57%

Vernon County, Missouri Population by Age

Vernon County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernon County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All73.9%26.1%
Male69.7%30.3%
Female60.2%39.8%
Non Family59.2%40.8%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2942.473.9
Married4,2522.9987.2
Male2184.5469.7
Female7833.1760.2
Non Family3,0411.2159.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Vernon County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5644.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,0417.58%
High School Graduate5,61240.87%
Some College2,73119.89%
Associates Degree1,37610.02%
Bachelors Degree1,44210.50%
Graduate Degree9647.02%
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Vernon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race222216
Black483822
Hispanic15013630
2+ Races18417233
White13,26811,7212,321
Native American4040
Asian4718

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 other race people with a rate of 72.73%.

Vernon County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,815$37,694$28,925
Less Than 9th Grade$27,059$31,118$
High School Graduate$29,684$32,183$25,495
Some College$31,664$40,927$26,962
Bachelors Degree$32,055$38,299$31,181
Graduate Degree$46,936$58,986$44,922

$31,815

Average Earnings

$37,694

Average Male

$28,925

Average Female

Vernon County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon County, Missouri Language by Age

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Vernon County, Missouri Language

95.98% of Vernon County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Vernon County, Missouri Language

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple59427245.79%
Black381026.32%
White18,6052,70714.55%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic400174.25%

15.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

16.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Missouri is Multiple, with 45.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.30%.

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.25%
High School9.74%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.34%
Male Unemployed28.30%
Female Employed4.85%
Female Unemployed68.02%

Vernon County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,910$58,502
Families$58,324$71,512
Married Families$65,167-
Non Families$27,196$34,690
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Income by Household Type

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Vernon 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.

Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Vernon County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,041

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War183
First Gulf War207
Vietnam460
Korea68
World War II42

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34102
35 to 54188
55 to 6493
65 to 74395
75+263

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0276.81%
Native American24.35%
2+ Races124.69%
Hispanic217.50%

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Vernon County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Vernon 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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62.66%

Born in Vernon County, Missouri

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Vernon County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 62.66% having been born in Missouri. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Vernon 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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