In 2020, Phelps County, MO had a population of 44.6k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $44,987. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Phelps County, MO declined from 44,630 to 44,587, a −0.0963% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,154 to $44,987, a 1.89% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Phelps County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.65%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%), and White (Hispanic) (1.39%).
None of the households in Phelps County, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.5% of the residents in Phelps County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Phelps County, MO are Missouri University of Science and Technology (2,405 degrees awarded in 2021), Rolla Technical Institute/Center (55 degrees), and Salem College of Hairstyling (14 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Phelps County, MO was $146,200, and the homeownership rate was 59.8%.
Most people in Phelps County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Phelps County, MO was 2 cars per household.