Shannon County is located in south-central Missouri. The County Seat is Eminence and the largest city is Winona. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/shannon-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 8,329 and the 2010 census population was 8,441. The land area is 1,003.82 square miles and there are 8.4 persons per square mile.
95.9% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 81% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $80,300, there are 3,220 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,862, the median household income is $31,132, and 25.2% of the persons in Shannon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,306. Retail sales (in $1000) were $26,168, and sales per capita were $3,137.
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