Worth County, Missouri Population 2024

1,927

Worth County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 1,927 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worth County, Missouri is the 115th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 2,152 and has seen a growth of -10.46% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,857-14-0.75%
20281,871-14-0.74%
20271,885-14-0.74%
20261,899-14-0.73%
20251,913-14-0.73%
20241,927-14-0.72%
20231,941-14-0.72%
20221,955-14-0.71%
20211,96970.36%
20201,962-27-1.36%
20191,989-22-1.09%
20182,011-30-1.47%
20172,041321.59%
20162,009-33-1.62%
20152,042-12-0.58%
20142,054-25-1.2%
20132,079-1-0.05%
20122,080-38-1.79%
20112,118-34-1.58%
20102,152
19902,440-568-18.88%
19803,008-351-10.45%
19703,359-577-14.66%
19603,936-1,184-23.12%
19505,120-1,225-19.31%
19406,345-190-2.91%
19306,535-1,107-14.49%
19207,642-365-4.56%
19108,007-1,825-18.56%
19009,8321,09412.52%
18908,7385356.52%
18808,2033,19963.93%
18705,0043,147169.47%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.72% (-14)
County Website
Worth County
County Seat
2020 Population
1,962
Area
267 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.78% (-35)
Founded
February 8, 1861

Worth County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,91596.62%
Two or more races582.93%
Black or African American50.25%
Native American30.15%
Other race10.05%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Worth County, Missouri Population by Race

Worth County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Worth County, Missouri Median Age

48.7

Total

48.3

Male

50.1

Female

Worth County, Missouri Adults

There are 1,581 adults, (502 of whom are seniors) in Worth County, Missouri.

Worth County, Missouri Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Worth County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female99150%
Male99150%

Worth County, Missouri Population by Age

Worth County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7732.5379.920.1
Married3593.1990.39.7
Non Family3231.2469.730.3
Female555.0594.55.5
Male363.6747.252.8
showing: 5 rows

3.4

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Worth 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

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

Worth 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 80%.

Worth County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,281

Average Earnings

$46,111

Average Male

$19,904

Average Female

Worth County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worth County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Worth County, Missouri Language

99.04% of Worth County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Worth County, Missouri Language

Worth County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,86429615.88%
Multiple582644.83%
Black11100%
Hispanic3812.63%
showing: 4 rows

16.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.3%

Male Poverty Rate

18.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worth County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Missouri is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.18%.

Worth County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College22.32%
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School9%
Bachelors or Greater0.47%
showing: 4 rows

Worth County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed18.92%
Male Employed6.58%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Worth County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worth County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Worth County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Worth County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Worth County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Worth County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Worth County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

121

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Worth County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Worth County, Missouri Veterans by Age

count

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Worth County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Worth County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worth County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Worth County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Worth County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Worth 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

63.17%

Born in Worth County, Missouri

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Worth County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 63.17% having been born in Missouri. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Worth County, Missouri Place of Birth

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