Dunklin County, MO

31,271 Population
541.1 square miles 57.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
57.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.7%
was 63.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.7%
was 2.9%
 
Percent Under 18
25.9%
was 25.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.3%
was 17.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.4
was 8
Ranked 34th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
27.4%
was 27.7%
 
Median Household Income
$31,220
was $31,077
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
47
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,387
Ranked 41st Highest in MO
Patents per 100,000
0
Ranked 56th Highest in MO

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 31st Highest in MO
Violent Crimes per 100,000
103.6
was 78.8
Ranked 51st Highest in MO
Property Crimes per 100,000
482.6
was 573.9
Ranked 67th Highest in MO

 Housing

Total Housing Units
14,350
was 14,352
 
Median Rent
$530
was $489
 
Total Building Permits
14
was 21
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,680
was 12,623
 
Homeownership Rate
62.7%
was 63.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
14
was 21
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
26.5
was 26.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.1%
was 27.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.0
was 1.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.6%
was 92.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
74.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 98.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
73.9%
was 73.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
11.4%
was 11.8%
 

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