Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO

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2021 Population
107,254
1.09% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
39.8
0.748% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
15.1%
3.47% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$50,497
5.17% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$102,600
3.53% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
43,970
2.34% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO had a population of 107k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $50,497. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO declined from 108,441 to 107,254, a −1.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,013 to $50,497, a 5.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.8%), White (Hispanic) (1.68%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.667%).

4.39% of the households in Northwest Missouri PUMA, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are Northwest Missouri State University (2,114 degrees awarded in 2021), North Central Missouri College (459 degrees), and Grand River Technical School (55 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was $102,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is home to a population of 107k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.51% of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.62k people).

In 2021, there were 55.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.5k people) in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k White (Hispanic) and 1.78k 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 Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are Spanish (1,696 households), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,088 households), and German (975 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
54,695
Women
50.9%
52,661
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 107,356 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2021 Citizenship
99%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.2% of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    99.5k ± 119
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.8k ± 230
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.78k ± 218
3.02%
Hispanic Population
3.24k people

In 2021, there were 55.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.5k people) in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k White (Hispanic) and 1.78k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.02% of the people in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are hispanic (3.24k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    517 ± 557 people
  2. China
    146 ± 296 people
  3. Philippines
    132 ± 282 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 517 Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents, followed by China with 146 and Philippines with 132.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.51%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.62k people
1.72%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.87k people

As of 2021, 1.51% of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents (1.62k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 1.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,696 households (1.68%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    1,088 households (1.08%)
  3. German
    975 households (0.966%)

4.39% of the households in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was Spanish. 1.68% of the households in Northwest Missouri PUMA, 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
    2,366 ± 188
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    941 ± 151
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    755 ± 140

Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO employs 44k people. The largest industries in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are Elementary & secondary schools (3,480 people), Construction (2,404 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,380 people), and the highest paying industries are Used merchandise stores ($110,313), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($105,885), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($96,303).

Males in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,764. The income inequality in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.409, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
22,260
Women
49.4%
22,765
Men
50.6%

The workforce of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO in 2020 was 45,025 people, with 49.4% woman, and 50.6% men.

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Occupations

44k
2021 Value
−2.34%
1 Year decline
± −2.34%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −2.34%, from 45k employees to 44k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (1,643 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,611 people), and Cashiers (1,540 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

44k
2021 Value
−2.34%
1 Year decline
± −2.34%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −2.34%, from 45k employees to 44k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,480 people), Construction (2,404 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,380 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Missouri PUMA, 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

$39,143
Median earning men ± $1,501
$27,069
Median earning women ± $812

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,986), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,813), and Public Administration ($48,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($42,560), Public Administration ($35,476), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($35,433).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $32.3B
  2. $30.8B
  3. $30.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $32.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.8B) and Pharmaceuticals ($30.3B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$303B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $303B. This is expected to increase 103% to $614B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.9B
  2. $14.6B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $24.9B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $14.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

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.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric 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.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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learningEducation

In 2021, universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO awarded 2,645 degrees. The student population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 7,376 male students and 11,800 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are White (2,209 and 89.5%), followed by Black or African American (83 and 3.36%), Hispanic or Latino (78 and 3.16%), and Two or More Races (61 and 2.47%).

The largest universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Missouri State University (2,114 and 79.9%), North Central Missouri College (459 and 17.4%), and Grand River Technical School (55 and 2.08%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are General Business Administration & Management (229 and 8.66%), General Educational Leadership & Administration (226 and 8.54%), and Curriculum & Instruction (149 and 5.63%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are $22,623 for private four year colleges, and $5,461 and $11,528 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2021 in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 19,176 (38.5% men and 61.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 19,176 students enrolled in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, 38.5% men and 61.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 15,182 records, of which 64.4% were women and 35.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 97 degree-majors awarded
  2. 63 degree-majors awarded
  3. 125 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was General Business Administration & Management with 97 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,114 degrees awarded
  2. 459 degrees awarded
  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Missouri State University with 2,114 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 946 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, which is 0.557 times less than the 1,699 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,209 degrees mean that there were 26.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 83 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($22,623) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,391) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($889) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.691% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.448% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (33.6k), Some college (20.1k), and Secondary Education (12.2k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was $102,600 in 2021, which is 0.419 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $99,100 to $102,600, a 3.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is $50,497. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $106,593, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $103,348 and $103,124.

Property

$102,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,432
$28,899
Median Property Taxes
±$752

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2021
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 71.3% of the housing units in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $106,593, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $103,348 and $103,124.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,497
Median Household Income
± $1,340
40.5k
Number of Households
± 1,022

In 2021, the median household income of the 40.5k households in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO grew to $50,497 from the previous year's value of $48,013.

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Wage Distribution

0.409
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO
0.408
2020 Wage GINI in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO

In 2021, the income inequality in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 0.409 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.219% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.57%)

In 2021, 79.6% of workers in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.71%) and those who worked at home (6.57%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.47% of the workforce in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO (15.4k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is White, followed by Hispanic 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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88.9% of the population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 41.5% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 1.88% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.1%
Uninsured
41.5%
Employer Coverage
14%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
1.88%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO declined by 1.07% from 11.2% to 11.1%.

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