Phelps County is located in central Missouri. The County Seat is Rolla and the largest city is Rolla . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.phelpscounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 44,847 and the 2010 census population was 45,154. The land area is 671.78 square miles and there are 67.2 persons per square mile.
91.2% of the population is White, 2.5% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 86.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $111,700, there are 16,699 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,173, the median household income is $41,964, and 18.1% of the persons in Phelps County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,050. Retail sales (in $1000) were $632,535, and sales per capita were $14,900. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.3%.
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