Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
109,929
2.49% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
1.26% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.9%
1.58% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,198
9.31% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$119,000
16% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
44,588
1.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO had a population of 110k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $55,198. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO grew from 107,254 to 109,929, a 2.49% increase and its median household income grew from $50,497 to $55,198, a 9.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%), White (Hispanic) (1.44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.871%).

4.62% 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% 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 (2,420 degrees awarded in 2022), North Central Missouri College (444 degrees), and Grand River Technical School (55 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was $119,000, and the homeownership rate was 72%.

Most people in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is home to a population of 110k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.65% of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.82k people).

In 2022, there were 53.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.91k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.59k White (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 (1,630 households), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,149 households), and German (1,146 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
56,279
Women
50.8%
54,437
Men
49.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 110,716 inhabitants, with 49.2% men, and 50.8% women.

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Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 159
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.91k ± 220
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.59k ± 188
3.05%
Hispanic Population
3.35k people

In 2022, there were 53.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.91k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.59k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.05% of the people in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are hispanic (3.35k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    426 ± 506 people
  2. El Salvador
    170 ± 320 people
  3. Philippines
    167 ± 317 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 426 Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents, followed by El Salvador with 170 and Philippines with 167.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.82k people
1.51%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.62k people

As of 2022, 1.65% of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO residents (1.82k 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 Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 1.51%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,630 households (1.58%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    1,149 households (1.11%)
  3. German
    1,146 households (1.11%)

4.62% 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 21.7%. 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 Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was Spanish. 1.58% 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
    2,393 ± 207
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    972 ± 161
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    679 ± 131

Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO employs 44.6k people. The largest industries in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are Elementary & secondary schools (3,672 people), Construction (2,596 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,296 people), and the highest paying industries are Used merchandise stores ($119,522), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($109,360), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($99,045).

Males in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,983. The income inequality in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.413, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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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

44.6k
2022 Value
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 1.41%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 44k employees to 44.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (1,761 people), Cashiers (1,634 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,614 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

44.6k
2022 Value
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 1.41%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 44k employees to 44.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,672 people), Construction (2,596 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,296 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

$43,564
Median earning men ± $1,619
$29,875
Median earning women ± $1,172

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,837), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,699), and Wholesale Trade ($51,652).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($41,236), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,527), and Wholesale Trade ($37,917).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.57M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO awarded 2,928 degrees. The student population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,825 male students and 6,555 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are White (2,418 and 88.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (95 and 3.47%), Black or African American (85 and 3.1%), and Two or More Races (61 and 2.23%).

The largest universities in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Missouri State University (2,420 and 82.7%), North Central Missouri College (444 and 15.2%), and Grand River Technical School (55 and 1.88%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are General Educational Leadership & Administration (412 and 14.1%), General Business Administration & Management (245 and 8.37%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (138 and 4.71%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO are $23,998 for private four year colleges, and $6,015 and $12,082 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 10,380 (36.8% men and 63.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 10,380 students enrolled in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, 36.8% men and 63.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,998 records, of which 66.3% were women and 33.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was Elementary Education & Teaching with 79 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,420 degrees awarded
  2. 444 degrees awarded
  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Missouri State University with 2,420 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,077 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO, which is 0.582 times less than the 1,851 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,418 degrees mean that there were 25.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 95 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 ($23,998) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,487) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($787) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.781% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.416% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (35.2k), Some college (20.5k), and Secondary Education (13.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was $119,000 in 2022, which is 0.422 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $102,600 to $119,000, a 16% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO is 72%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 21 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 $55,198. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

Property

$119,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,396
$30,114
Median Property Taxes
±$806

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Rent vs Own

72%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72% of the housing units in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

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Household Income

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$55,198
Median Household Income
± $1,216
41.8k
Number of Households
± 997

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.8k households in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO grew to $55,198 from the previous year's value of $50,497.

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Wage Distribution

0.413
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO
0.409
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.804% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.69%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.19%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.69%) and those who worked at home (7.19%).

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Commute Time

21 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (21 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% 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

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO (15.5k out of 104k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 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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Health

88.8% of the population of Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 41.4% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.76% on military or VA plans.

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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.7% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.2%
Uninsured
41.4%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
1.76%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO grew by 0.725% from 11.1% to 11.2%.

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