Missouri

6,093,000 Population

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

68,741.6 square miles 88.6 people per square mile 115 Counties       1,030 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
1.9%
was 1.9%
Ranked 18th Highest in US
Population Density
88.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.6%
was 52.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.1%
was 4.0%
Ranked 41st Highest in US
Percent Under 18
22.8%
was 22.9%
Ranked 24th Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
16.0%
was 15.6%
Ranked 22nd Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 5
Ranked 9th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
14.0%
was 14.8%
Ranked 29th Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$49,593
was $50,238
Ranked 37th Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
46.3
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,487
Ranked 24th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
18
was 21
Ranked 36th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
42,708
was 42,541
Ranked 34th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.3
was 6.1
Ranked 4th Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
497.4
was 433.4
Ranked 9th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,854.2
was 3,137
Ranked 14th Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
8
was 8
Ranked 20th Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
5
was 5
Ranked 17th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
13
was 13
Ranked 19th Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,760,226
was 2,746,644
Ranked 18th Highest in US
Median Rent
$771
was $763
Ranked 39th Highest in US
Total Building Permits
13,913
was 12,298
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,372,190
was 2,374,180
 
Homeownership Rate
66.1%
was 66.1%
Ranked 22nd Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
9,553
was 7,999
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
40.2
was 40.0
Ranked 29th Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
32.5%
was 31.7%
Ranked 18th Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
4,360
was 4,299
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 38th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.1
was 4.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.3
was 2.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.5%
was 94.3%
Ranked 32nd Highest in US
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.2%
Ranked 35th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.5%
Ranked 16th Highest in US

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.6%
was 88.9%
Ranked 27th Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.5%
was 27.8%
Ranked 34th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
7.4%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
45,529
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
6,665
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,040
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
86
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
307
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,355
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
898
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,919
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
4.8%
was 5.7%
Ranked 44th Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
60.6%
was 59.2%
Ranked 44th Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
9.8%
was 10.7%
Ranked 12th Highest in US

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