According to the most recent Laclede County Missouri demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Laclede County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 35,898 which is in the mid point range of other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest population in the area is Pulaski County which shows a population of 53,460 (48.9% larger). Figure 3 uses the Laclede County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Laclede County Missouri depicts an increase of 327 (1%).
The total Laclede County Missouri greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Laclede County depicts it has a Population Change of 0.9% which is in the mid range of other counties in the local area.
Looking at the Laclede County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Laclede County Missouri depicts it has 47 people per square mile which is in the mid range of other counties in the area. The next higher when sorted by population density is Camden County 39.8% larger with population density of 66. The county with the highest population density in the area is Pulaski County which shows a people per square mile of 98 (about twice as large). Figure 6 provides Laclede County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Laclede County shows it has a Median Age of 39.4 which is less than most other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Camden County which shows an age of 52.1 (32.2% larger). Figure 9 shows the Laclede County Missouri Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Laclede County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.6% which is the third most of all other counties in the metro area.
Laclede County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Laclede County households. Laclede County shows it has a Family Size of 3.0 which is the smallest in order of average family size of all the other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Pulaski County which shows an average family size of 3.6 (17.5% larger).
Looking at Laclede County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Laclede County shows it has a Married-couple family of 75% which is the smallest as measured by percent of people in a husband and wife family of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Camden County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 86% (14.2% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Laclede County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 11.4% which is the highest of all counties in the greater Laclede County region. Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 25% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Webster County (27%), and #1 Dallas County (33%) are larger. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 34% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Pulaski County (36%), and #1 Dallas County (39%) are larger.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Laclede County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Laclede County depicts it has a Total Single People of 43% which is less than most other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Pulaski County which depicts a percent single of 52% (21.4% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Laclede County is about 16.5% smaller. Also, in comparison with the state of Missouri, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Laclede County is about 13.9% smaller.
Laclede County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 32% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Miller County with 34%. Second, it has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 9% of the total.
Laclede County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
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