Congressional District 1, MO

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2022 Population
766,456
6.31% 1-year growth
US Senator
N/AJosh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
N/AEric Schmitt
Republican Party
US Representative
N/ACori Bush
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.9
1.65% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.8%
3.59% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,493
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$159,100
26.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Congressional District 1, MO had a population of 766k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $57,493. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Congressional District 1, MO grew from 720,952 to 766,456, a 6.31% increase and its median household income grew from $51,529 to $57,493, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 1, MO are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (46.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (42.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.88%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.31%).

8.68% of the households in Congressional District 1, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Congressional District 1, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Congressional District 1, MO was $159,100, and the homeownership rate was 53.1%.

Most people in Congressional District 1, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 1, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Congressional District 1, MO is home to a population of 766k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.29% of Congressional District 1, MO residents were born outside of the country (48.2k people).

In 2022, there were 1.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (354k people) in Congressional District 1, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 323k White (Non-Hispanic) and 29.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Congressional District 1, MO are Spanish (19,655 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (6,838 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (3,380 households).

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Congressional District 1, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 1, MO was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 1, MO
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    354k ± 2.15k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    323k ± 3.08k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    29.7k ± 1.88k
3.76%
Hispanic Population
28.8k people

In 2022, there were 1.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (354k people) in Congressional District 1, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 323k White (Non-Hispanic) and 29.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.76% of the people in Congressional District 1, MO are hispanic (28.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 1, MO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.29%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
48.2k people
6.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
45.8k people

As of 2022, 6.29% of Congressional District 1, MO residents (48.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 1, MO was 6.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    19,655 households (2.73%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    6,838 households (0.95%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    3,380 households (0.469%)

8.68% of the households in Congressional District 1, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Congressional District 1, MO was Spanish. 2.73% of the households in Congressional District 1, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,818 ± 889
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,194 ± 723
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,405 ± 628

Congressional District 1, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Congressional District 1, MO employs 383k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 1, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,483 people), Educational Services (38,864 people), and Retail Trade (37,054 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,053), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,361), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,243).

Occupations

383k
2022 Value
± 5,588
6.49%
1 Year growth
± 1.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Congressional District 1, MO grew at a rate of 6.49%, from 360k employees to 383k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 1, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,255 people), Management Occupations (37,386 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (32,166 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 1, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

383k
2022 Value
± 5,588
6.49%
1 Year growth
± 1.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Congressional District 1, MO grew at a rate of 6.49%, from 360k employees to 383k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 1, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,483 people), Educational Services (38,864 people), and Retail Trade (37,054 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 1, MO, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 1, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,774
Median earning men ± $686
$38,488
Median earning women ± $691

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,091), Information ($63,977), and Public Administration ($58,608).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,862), Wholesale Trade ($50,609), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($48,473).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Congressional District 1, MO is currently represented by Cori Bush in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

N/AJosh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
N/AEric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 1, MO

N/ACori Bush
District 1 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 1, MO is currently represented by Cori Bush (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 1, MO have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 1, MO was $159,100 in 2022, which is 0.564 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $125,600 to $159,100, a 26.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 1, MO is 53.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Congressional District 1, MO have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 1, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Congressional District 1, MO is $57,493. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 1, MO was Congressional District 2, MO with a value of $96,151, followed by Congressional District 3, MO and Congressional District 6, MO, with respective values of $76,833 and $68,728.

Property

$159,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,304
$179,415
Median Property Taxes
±$3,446

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Rent vs Own

53.1%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.1% of the housing units in Congressional District 1, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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Household Income

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$57,493
Median Household Income
± $744
338k
Number of Households
± 4,964

In 2022, the median household income of the 338k households in Congressional District 1, MO grew to $57,493 from the previous year's value of $51,529.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 1, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.78%)

In 2022, 71.8% of workers in Congressional District 1, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.78%).

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 1, MO have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.82% of the workforce in Congressional District 1, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 1, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 1, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 1, MO (125k out of 744k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 1, MO is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 24.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.08%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 1, MO declined by 8.12% from 9.89% to 9.08%.

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