MERIC NEWS LETTER

Missouri 2015 County Population Estimates

Mo PopulationThe US Census Bureau recently released new 2015 county population estimates. Boone County was the fastest growing county at 7.2%, or 11,774 residents, between 2010 and 2015. Platte County (7.1%, 6,391) and Christian County (7.0%, 5,424) had the second and third fastest growth rates in the state.

St. Charles County added the most people with 23,759 new residents followed by Clay County (13,010), Greene County (12,691) and Jackson County (12,612).

To see the years 2010 through 2015 click here. (Excel File)

 

Missouri County Population
Geography July 2010 July 2015 %Change Population Increase
Adair County  25,607 25,378 -0.9% -236
Andrew County  17,291 17,296 -0.1% -23
Atchison County  5,685 5,306 -6.0% -340
Audrain County  25,529 26,096 2.5% 636
Barry County  35,597 35,829 0.2% 84
Barton County  12,402 11,880 -3.9% -487
Bates County  17,049 16,446 -3.5% -592
Benton County  19,056 18,670 -2.3% -440
Bollinger County  12,363 12,182 -1.3% -160
Boone County  162,642 174,974 7.2% 11,774
Buchanan County  89,201 89,100 0.0% 10
Butler County  42,794 42,951 0.4% 155
Caldwell County  9,424 9,014 -4.6% -431
Callaway County  44,332 44,834 1.1% 501
Camden County  44,002 44,237 0.5% 201
Cape Girardeau County  75,674 78,572 3.5% 2,685
Carroll County  9,295 8,992 -3.2% -297
Carter County  6,265 6,263 -0.6% -36
Cass County  99,475 101,603 1.9% 1,848
Cedar County  13,982 13,934 -0.4% -49
Chariton County  7,827 7,589 -3.1% -243
Christian County  77,419 83,279 7.0% 5,424
Clark County  7,129 6,801 -4.6% -325
Clay County  221,874 235,637 5.8% 13,010
Clinton County  20,743 20,609 -0.6% -121
Cole County  75,983 76,720 0.8% 594
Cooper County  17,601 17,642 0.3% 52
Crawford County  24,696 24,526 -0.4% -92
Dade County  7,883 7,595 -3.3% -261
Dallas County  16,777 16,393 -2.0% -343
Daviess County  8,433 8,253 -2.2% -187
DeKalb County  12,892 12,687 -1.5% -191
Dent County  15,657 15,593 -0.8% -118
Douglas County  13,684 13,373 -2.0% -269
Dunklin County  31,953 30,895 -3.3% -1,050
Franklin County  101,491 102,426 0.9% 922
Gasconade County  15,221 14,858 -2.4% -372
Gentry County  6,738 6,692 -0.7% -47
Greene County  275,178 288,072 4.6% 12,691
Grundy County  10,261 10,097 -1.7% -173
Harrison County  8,957 8,615 -3.7% -334
Henry County  22,272 21,737 -2.3% -512
Hickory County  9,627 9,201 -4.5% -430
Holt County  4,912 4,484 -8.6% -420
Howard County  10,148 10,139 0.0% -2
Howell County  40,400 40,117 -1.1% -452
Iron County  10,631 10,125 -4.5% -480
Jackson County  674,231 687,623 1.9% 12,612
Jasper County  117,404 118,596 0.7% 868
Jefferson County  218,729 224,124 2.3% 4,992
Johnson County  52,595 53,951 2.3% 1,224
Knox County  4,131 3,910 -5.3% -217
Laclede County  35,571 35,473 -0.5% -184
Lafayette County  33,381 32,701 -2.1% -698
Lawrence County  38,634 38,180 -1.1% -407
Lewis County  10,211 10,207 0.1% 8
Lincoln County  52,565 54,696 3.8% 1,992
Linn County  12,761 12,308 -3.4% -437
Livingston County  15,195 15,028 -0.7% -100
Macon County  15,566 15,335 -1.7% -259
Madison County  12,226 12,408 1.8% 214
Maries County  9,178 8,963 -2.4% -221
Marion County  28,781 28,880 0.3% 95
McDonald County  23,083 22,643 -1.9% -430
Mercer County  3,785 3,694 -2.2% -84
Miller County  24,748 25,113 1.6% 385
Mississippi County  14,358 14,036 -2.0% -289
Moniteau County  15,607 15,963 2.2% 343
Monroe County  8,840 8,583 -2.4% -215
Montgomery County  12,236 11,703 -4.3% -531
Morgan County  20,565 20,171 -1.9% -389
New Madrid County  18,960 18,208 -3.8% -727
Newton County  58,112 58,615 0.8% 472
Nodaway County  23,370 22,810 -2.4% -567
Oregon County  10,881 10,953 0.2% 23
Osage County  13,885 13,628 -1.8% -248
Ozark County  9,723 9,409 -3.3% -317
Pemiscot County  18,296 17,482 -4.2% -758
Perry County  18,971 19,183 1.1% 209
Pettis County  42,201 42,255 0.0% -12
Phelps County  45,154 44,794 -1.1% -519
Pike County  18,516 18,348 -0.7% -136
Platte County  89,317 96,096 7.1% 6,391
Polk County  31,137 31,229 0.2% 65
Pulaski County  52,274 53,221 0.7% 376
Putnam County  4,979 4,858 -2.3% -112
Ralls County  10,167 10,196 0.0% 4
Randolph County  25,414 25,104 -1.3% -337
Ray County  23,494 22,810 -2.8% -662
Reynolds County  6,694 6,432 -3.7% -245
Ripley County  14,100 13,802 -2.1% -299
Saline County  23,370 23,258 -0.6% -145
Schuyler County  4,431 4,436 -0.1% -5
Scotland County  4,853 4,854 0.2% 11
Scott County  39,187 39,008 -0.6% -233
Shannon County  8,441 8,258 -2.2% -188
Shelby County  6,373 6,128 -3.9% -248
St. Charles County  360,485 385,590 6.6% 23,759
St. Clair County  9,805 9,440 -3.8% -376
St. Francois County  65,365 66,520 1.5% 978
St. Louis city  319,365 315,685 -1.1% -3,604
St. Louis County  998,883 1,003,362 0.5% 4,570
Ste. Genevieve County  18,142 17,919 -1.1% -199
Stoddard County  29,968 29,862 -0.5% -160
Stone County  32,208 30,943 -3.5% -1,115
Sullivan County  6,714 6,353 -5.5% -368
Taney County  51,672 54,592 5.1% 2,667
Texas County  26,008 25,690 -1.3% -338
Vernon County  21,159 20,826 -1.4% -298
Warren County  32,513 33,513 2.9% 935
Washington County  25,196 24,788 -1.5% -389
Wayne County  13,523 13,405 -0.8% -104
Webster County  36,202 37,483 3.3% 1,210
Worth County  2,171 2,057 -4.5% -98
Wright County  18,815 18,268 -3.1% -589
         



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