In 2017, Bates County, MO had a population of 16.4k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $45,605. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bates County, MO declined from 16,513 to 16,405, a -0.654% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,520 to $45,605, a 9.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bates County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), White (Hispanic) (1.33%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.25%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.445%). N/A% of the people in Bates County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Bates County, MO is $108,300, and the homeownership rate is 73.7%. Most people in Bates County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bates County, MO is 2 cars per household.