Ava, MO

Census Place

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Population
2,916
0.0685% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
Median Age
38.2

Poverty Rate
31.5%

Median Household Income
$29,286
17.2% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$84,400
13.9% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
943
1.95% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Ava, MO had a population of 2.92k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $29,286. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Ava, MO declined from 2,918 to 2,916, a -0.0685% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,986 to $29,286, a 17.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ava, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (99.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.343%), White (Hispanic) (0%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0%). 0% of the households in Ava, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 100% of the residents in Ava, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Ava, MO was $84,400, and the homeownership rate was 53.9%. Most people in Ava, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Ava, MO was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Douglas County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 82.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (14.8%), followed by Other (2.94%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley 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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Douglas County, MO
82.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Missouri colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri

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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley 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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Diversity

Ava, MO is home to a population of 2.92k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2018, 0% of Ava, MO residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2018, there were 291 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.91k people) in Ava, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ava, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.91k ± 21
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10 ± 14
  3. White (Hispanic)
    0 ± 11
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2018, there were 291 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.91k people) in Ava, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Ava, MO are hispanic (0 people).

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Age by Nativity

N/A
Median Native-Born Age
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N/A
Median Foreign-Born Age
± N/A

In 2018, the median age of all people in Ava, MO was 38.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Ava, MO are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Ava, MO residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    41,981 ± 5,013 people
  2. India
    20,541 ± 3,513 people
  3. China
    19,044 ± 3,383 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,981 Missouri residents, followed by India with 20,541 and China with 19,044.

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Citizenship

100%
2018 Citizenship
100%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 100% of Ava, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Ava, MO was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    99 ± 75
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    81 ± 70
  3. Korea
    9 ± 19

Ava, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Ava, MO is $29,286. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Ava, MO was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $33,082, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,787. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Ava, MO employs 943 people. The largest industries in Ava, MO are Manufacturing (184 people), Retail Trade (183 people), and Educational Services (114 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($38,017), Manufacturing ($31,712), and Total ($22,909).

Wages

Median Household Income

$29,286
2018 value
± $10,658
17.2%
1 Year Growth
± 38.1%

Households in Ava, MO have a median annual income of $29,286, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $24,986 in 2017, which represents a 17.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,814
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,443
$46,787
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,025

In 2019, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $65,651 ± $7,939
  2. White
    $49,533 ± $893
  3. American Indian
    $45,658 ± $16,823

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ava, MO is from Missouri.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2019, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.361% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ava, MO was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $33,082, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

31.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ava, MO (883 out of 2.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    883 ± 263
  2. Black
    0 ± 56
  3. Native American
    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ava, MO is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

943
2018 Value
± 256
1.95%
1 Year growth
± 39.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Ava, MO grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 925 employees to 943 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ava, MO, are Transportation Occupations (116 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (107 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ava, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ava, MO, by number of employees, are Transportation Occupations (116 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (107 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (96 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ava, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (10.1 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (3.71 times), and Transportation Occupations (3.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ava, MO, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($42,949), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($38,017), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($31,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

943
2018 Value
± 256
1.95%
1 Year growth
± 39.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Ava, MO grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 925 employees to 943 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ava, MO, are Manufacturing (184 people), Retail Trade (183 people), and Educational Services (114 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ava, MO, though some of these residents may live in Ava, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Ava, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (184 people), Retail Trade (183 people), and Educational Services (114 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ava, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.57 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.94 times), and Retail Trade (1.72 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ava, MO, by median earnings, are Construction ($38,017), Manufacturing ($31,712), and Total ($22,909).

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Domestic Trade

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. $27.2B
  2. $25.9B
  3. $25B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $27.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($25.9B) and Mixed freight ($25B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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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. $29.3B
  2. $13.6B
  3. $12.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $29.3B, followed by Kansas with $13.6B and Texas and $12.1B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ava, MO was $84,400 in 2018, which is 0.367 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $74,100 to $84,400, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Ava, MO is 53.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ava, MO have an average commute time of 14.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ava, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$84,400
2018 Median
± $9,920
$74,100
2017 Median
± $15,314

In 2018, the median property value in Ava, MO grew to to $84,400 from the previous year's value of $74,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ava, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ava, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Household Income

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$29,286
Median Household Income
± $10,658
1.17k
Number of Households
± 263

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.17k households in Ava, MO grew to $29,286 from the previous year's value of $24,986.

The following chart displays the households in Ava, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ava, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ava, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.9%
2018 Homeownership
43.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 53.9% of the housing units in Ava, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ava, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

14.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ava, MO have a shorter commute time (14.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.63% of the workforce in Ava, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Walked (3.06%)

In 2018, 82.3% of workers in Ava, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who walked to work (3.06%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

91.3% of the population of Ava, MO has health coverage, with 25.8% on employee plans, 36.5% on Medicaid, 21.3% on Medicare, 4.11% on non-group plans, and 3.57% 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 Douglas County, MO see 6686 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.541% increase from the previous year (6650 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4395 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1648 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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6,686 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Douglas County, MO

Primary care physicians in Douglas County, MO see an average of 6,686 patients per year. This represents a 0.541% increase from the previous year (6,650 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Douglas County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$4,354
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,413
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,457
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.72%
Uninsured
25.8%
Employer Coverage
36.5%
Medicaid
21.3%
Medicare
4.11%
Non-Group
3.57%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ava, MO declined by 28.2% from 12.1% to 8.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ava, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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