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Missouri State Demographics Data

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  • Table 1. Missouri Area and Population - See below
  • Table 2. Missouri Population by Age, Sex, and Race
  • Table 3. Missouri Group Quarters Population and Households
  • Table 4. Missouri Vital Statistics and Health
  • Table 5. Missouri Education, Income, and Poverty
  • Table 6. Missouri Crime, Housing, Building Permits
  • Table 7. Missouri Personal Income and Earnings
    TABLE 1. Missouri Area and Population
    Land area, Year 2000 (sq. miles) 68,886
    Population Year 2001 (July 1) > Number 5,629,707
    Population Year 2001 (July 1) > Rank 17
    Population (April 1) > Year 2000 > Number 5,595,211
    Population (April 1) > Year 2000 > Rank 17
    Population (April 1) > Year 2000 > Per square mile 81.20
    Population (April 1) > Year 1990 > Number 5,116,901
    Population (April 1) > Year 1990 > Rank 15
    Population (April 1) > Year 1980 4,916,766
    Population (April 1) > Net change > Year 2000-2001 34,496
    Population (April 1) > Net change > Year 1990-2000 478,310
    Population (April 1) > Net change > Year 1980-1990 200,135
    Population (April 1) > Percent change > Year 2000-2001 0.60%
    Population (April 1) > Percent change > Year 1990-2000 9.30%
    Population (April 1) > Percent change > Year 1980-1990 4.10%
    Population (April 1) > Hispanic or Latino, Year 2000 > Number 118,592
    Population (April 1) > Hispanic or Latino, Year 2000 > Percent 2.10%


    TABLE 2. Missouri Population by Age, Sex, and Race
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    Total population, Year 2000 (April 1) 5,595,211
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > Under 5 years > Number 369,898
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > Under 5 years > Percent 6.60%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 5 to 17 years > Number 1,057,794
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 5 to 17 years > Percent 18.90%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 18 to 24 years > Number 535,978
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 18 to 24 years > Percent 9.60%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 25 to 44 years > Number 1,626,302
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 25 to 44 years > Percent 29.10%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 45 to 64 years > Number 1,249,860
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 45 to 64 years > Percent 22.30%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 65 to 74 years > Number 393,226
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 65 to 74 years > Percent 7.00%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 75 to 84 years > Number 263,582
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 75 to 84 years > Percent 4.70%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 85 years and over > Number 98,571
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > 85 years and over > Percent 1.80%
    Population by age, Year 2000 (April 1) > Median age (years) 36.10
    Population by sex, Year 2000 (April 1) > Males 2,720,177
    Population by sex, Year 2000 (April 1) > Females 2,875,034
    Population by sex, Year 2000 (April 1) > Males per 100 females 94.60
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > White > Number 4,748,083
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > White > Percent 84.90%
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Black or African American > Number 629,391
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Black or African American > Percent 11.20%
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > American Indian and Alaska Native > Number 25,076
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > American Indian and Alaska Native > Percent 0.40%
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Asian > Number 61,595
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Asian > Percent 1.10%
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander > Number 3,178
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander > Percent 0.10%
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Some other race > Number 45,827
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > One race > Some other race > Percent 0.80%
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > Two or more races > Number 82,061
    Population by race, Year 2000 (April 1) > Two or more races > Percent 1.50%


    TABLE 3. Missouri Group Quarters Population and Households
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    Group quarters population, Year 2000 > Number 162,058
    Group quarters population, Year 2000 > Institutionalized population 90,430
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > Number > Year 2000 2,194,594
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > Number > Year 1990 1,961,206
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > Percent change, Year 1990-2000 11.90%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > Persons in households > Number 5,433,153
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > Persons in households > Persons per household 2.48
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > One person > Number 599,808
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > One person > Percent 27.30%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > One or more persons under 18 years > Number 762,492
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > One or more persons under 18 years > Percent 34.70%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > One or more persons 65 years or older > Number 525,811
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > One or more persons 65 years or older > Percent 24.00%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Number 1,476,516
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > With own children under 18 years > Number 699,779
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > With own children under 18 years > Percent 47.40%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Married-couple > Number 1,140,866
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Married-couple > With own children > Number 497,201
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Married-couple > With own children > Percent 43.60%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Female householder > Number 253,760
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Female householder > With own children > Number 156,571
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Family households (families) > Female householder > With own children > Percent 61.70%
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Nonfamily households > Number > Year 2000 718,078
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Nonfamily households > Number > Year 1990 592,872
    Households, Year 2000 (April 1) > By type > Nonfamily households > Percent change, Year 1990-2000 21.10%


    TABLE 4. Missouri Vital Statistics and Health
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    Population, Year 1997 (July 1) for birth and death rates 5,407,113
    Births, Year 1997 > Number 74,037
    Births, Year 1997 > Rate 13.70
    Deaths, Year 1997 > Total > Number 54,322
    Deaths, Year 1997 > Total > Rate 10.00
    Deaths, Year 1997 > Infant > Number 564
    Deaths, Year 1997 > Infant > Rate 7.60
    Physicians, Year 1999 > Number **
    Physicians, Year 1999 > Rate **
    Community hospitals, Year 1998 > Number **
    Community hospitals, Year 1998 > Beds > Number **
    Community hospitals, Year 1998 > Beds > Rate **
    Nursing and personal care facilities, Year 1997 > Establishments 952
    Nursing and personal care facilities, Year 1997 > Employees 54,694
    Medicare program enrollment, Year 1999 > Total 854,472
    Medicare program enrollment, Year 1999 > Aged 734,440


    TABLE 5. Missouri Education, Income, and Poverty
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    Public school enrollment > Fall > Year 1998-1999 913,689
    Public school enrollment > Fall > Year 1994-1995 864,301
    Public school enrollment > Year 1990 808,221
    Educational attainment, Year 1990 > Persons 25 years and over 3,291,579
    Educational attainment, Year 1990 > High school graduate or higher > Number 2,433,211
    Educational attainment, Year 1990 > High school graduate or higher > Percent 73.90%
    Educational attainment, Year 1990 > Bachelor's degree or higher > Number 585,761
    Educational attainment, Year 1990 > Bachelor's degree or higher > Percent 17.80%
    Median household income > Year 1997 (dollars) 34,502
    Median household income > 1989 (dollars) 26,362
    Median household income > Percent change, 1989-1997 30.90%
    Persons below poverty level, Year 1997 > Number > Persons of all ages > Total 658,159
    Persons below poverty level, Year 1997 > Number > Persons of all ages > Net change, 1989-1997 -4916
    Persons below poverty level, Year 1997 > Number > Persons under 18 years 252,485
    Persons below poverty level, Year 1997 > Percent > Persons of all ages 12.20%
    Persons below poverty level, Year 1997 > Percent > Persons under 18 years 17.70%


    TABLE 6. Missouri Crime, Housing, Building Permits
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    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Number > Year 1999 > Total 234,794
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Number > Year 1999 > Violent 25,496
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Number > Year 1999 > Property 209,298
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Number > Year 1990 249,123
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Year 1999 Crime rate > FBI population 4,782,681
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Year 1999 Crime rate > Rate 4,909
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Year 1990 Crime rate > FBI population 4,640,017
    Serious crimes known to police (as reported to the FBI) > Year 1990 Crime rate > Rate 5,369
    Housing, Year 2000 > Total units 2,442,017
    Housing, Year 2000 > Percent change, Year 1990-2000 11.00%
    Housing, Year 2000 > Occupied units > Number 2,194,594
    Housing, Year 2000 > Occupied units > Owner occupied > Number 1,542,149
    Housing, Year 2000 > Occupied units > Owner occupied > Percent 70.30
    New private housing units authorized by building permits, Year 2000 > Number 24,321
    New private housing units authorized by building permits, Year 2000 > In structures with > One unit > Number 17,929
    New private housing units authorized by building permits, Year 2000 > In structures with > One unit > Percent 73.70%
    New private housing units authorized by building permits, Year 2000 > In structures with > Five units or more > Number 4,324
    New private housing units authorized by building permits, Year 2000 > In structures with > Five units or more > Percent 17.80%
    New private housing units authorized by building permits, Year 2000 > Valuation ($1,000) 2,569,413


    TABLE 7. Missouri Personal Income and Earnings
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    Personal income, Year 1998 > Amount ($1,000) > Year 1998 136,753,836
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Amount ($1,000) > Year 1990 90,999,724
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Percent change, Year 1990-1998 50.30%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > BEA population, 1998 (July 1) for per capita income 5,437,562
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Per capita > Amount (dollars) 25,150
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Per capita > Percent of national average 92.50%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Transfer payments ($1,000) 20,233,052
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > Total ($1,000) 99,230,351
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Goods related > Total > Amount ($1,000) 24,674,496
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Goods related > Total > Percent 25%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Goods related > manufacturing > Amount ($1,000) 18,044,814
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Goods related > manufacturing > Percent 18.20%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Total > Amount ($1,000) 74,131,231
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > by-selected industry > Service-related > Total > Percent 74.70%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Retail trade > Amount ($1,000) 9,327,688
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Retail trade > Percent 9.40%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Fire > Amount ($1,000) 7,799,967
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Fire > Percent 7.90%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Services > Amount ($1,000) 26,796,700
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Services > Percent 27.00%
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Government > Amount ($1,000) 14,853,246
    Personal income, Year 1998 > Earnings > By selected industry > Service-related > Government > Percent 15.00%
    Manufacturing earnings > Year 1998 ($1,000) 18,044,814
    Manufacturing earnings > Year 1997 ($1,000) 17,752,493
    Manufacturing earnings > Year 1996 ($1,000) 16,737,354









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