Hickory County is located in west-central Missouri. The County Seat is Hermitage and the largest city is Hermitage . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/hickory-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 9,219 and the 2010 census population was 9,627. The land area is 399.09 square miles and there are 24.1 persons per square mile.
96.8% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 82.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $98,700, there are 4,219 households, an average of 2.23 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,361, the median household income is $29,325, and 21.6% of the persons in Hickory County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 995. Retail sales (in $1000) were $49,990, and sales per capita were $5,516.
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