In 2019, Pettis County, MO had a population of 42.4k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $46,157. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Pettis County, MO declined from 42,371 to 42,355, a −0.0378% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,382 to $46,157, a 4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pettis County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.9%), White (Hispanic) (6.46%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.5%), Other (Hispanic) (2.07%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.07%). 0% of the households in Pettis County, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.1% of the residents in Pettis County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pettis County, MO are State Fair Community College (847 degrees awarded in 2019), Academy of Salon Professionals (27 degrees), and American College of Hair Design Inc (18 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Pettis County, MO was $119,100, and the homeownership rate was 68.8%. Most people in Pettis County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Pettis County, MO was 2 cars per household.