Pettis County is located in west central Missouri. The County Seat is Sedalia and the largest city is Sedalia . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.pettiscomo.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 42,225 and the 2010 census population was 42,201. The land area is 682.22 square miles and there are 61.9 persons per square mile.
93% of the population is White, 3.3% is Black or African American, 8.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 81.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $98,200, there are 16,212 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,709, the median household income is $38,580, and 18.4% of the persons in Pettis County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,399. Retail sales (in $1000) were $547,263, and sales per capita were $13,415. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.2%.
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