Dunklin County is located in southeastern Missouri. The County Seat is Kennett and the largest city is Kennett. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/dunklin-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 31,344 and the 2010 census population was 31,953. The land area is 541.07 square miles and there are 59.1 persons per square mile.
87.1% of the population is White, 10.4% is Black or African American, 6.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 72.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $67,800, there are 12,882 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,990, the median household income is $31,304, and 25.6% of the persons in Dunklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,439. Retail sales (in $1000) were $371,322, and sales per capita were $11,781. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.9%.
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