In 2017, Phelps County, MO had a population of 44.9k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $41,681. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Phelps County, MO grew from 44,833 to 44,873, a 0.0892% increase and its median household income grew from $41,603 to $41,681, a 0.187% increase.
The population of Phelps County, MO is 89.1% White Alone, 3.66% Asian Alone, and 2.51% Black or African American Alone. 6.01% of the people in Phelps County, MO speak a non-English language, and 96% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Phelps County, MO are Missouri University of Science and Technology (2,611 degrees awarded in 2016), Rolla Technical Institute/Center (107 degrees), and Metro Business College-Rolla (34 degrees).
The median property value in Phelps County, MO is $126,100, and the homeownership rate is 60.9%. Most people in Phelps County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Phelps County, MO is 2 cars per household.