Dunklin County, MO

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Population

30,905

1.17% decline

Median Age

39.4


Median Household Income

$32,348

3.61% growth

Poverty Rate

26.6%


Number of Employees

11,669

1.14% growth

Median Property Value

$69,500

1.46% growth

About

In 2017, Dunklin County, MO had a population of 30.9k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $32,348. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dunklin County, MO declined from 31,271 to 30,905, a -1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,220 to $32,348, a 3.61% increase.

The population of Dunklin County, MO is 81.1% White Alone, 9.72% Black or African American Alone, and 6.36% Hispanic or Latino. 5% of the people in Dunklin County, MO speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Dunklin County, MO is $69,500, and the homeownership rate is 63.3%. Most people in Dunklin County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Dunklin County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Dunklin County, MO employs 11.7k people. The largest industries in Dunklin County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,165 people), Manufacturing (1,866 people), and Retail Trade (1,513 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,750), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($50,741), and Manufacturing ($40,742).

Median household income in Dunklin County, MO is $32,348. Males in Dunklin County, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Dunklin County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,348

2017 value

± $1,601

3.61%

1 Year Growth

± 6.03%

Households in Dunklin County, MO have a median annual income of $32,348, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $31,220 in 2016, which represents a 3.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Dunklin County, MO made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Dunklin County, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dunklin County, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 3609

  2. Census Tract 3607

  3. Census Tract 3602

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dunklin County, MO was Census Tract 3609 with a value of $46,125, followed by Census Tract 3607 and Census Tract 3602, with respective values of $42,979 and $33,929.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dunklin County, MO (8.03k out of 30.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    6,422 ± 398

  2. Hispanic

    1,174 ± 151

  3. Black

    650 ± 162

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dunklin County, MO is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

11.7k

2017 Value

± 598

1.14%

1 Year growth

± 7.14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dunklin County, MO grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 11.5k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dunklin County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,304 people), Production Occupations (1,282 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,184 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dunklin County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dunklin County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,304 people), Production Occupations (1,282 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,184 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dunklin County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.8 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.07 times), and Production Occupations (1.89 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dunklin County, MO, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($61,429), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,101), and Management Occupations ($45,509).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.7k

2017 Value

± 598

1.14%

1 Year growth

± 7.14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dunklin County, MO grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 11.5k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dunklin County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,165 people), Manufacturing (1,866 people), and Retail Trade (1,513 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dunklin County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Dunklin County, 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 Dunklin County, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,165 people), Manufacturing (1,866 people), and Retail Trade (1,513 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dunklin County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.43 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.58 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dunklin County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,750), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($50,741), and Manufacturing ($40,742).

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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. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $24B and Mixed freight and $22.8B.

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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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B 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. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

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

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Health

84.9% of the population of Dunklin County, MO has health coverage, with 32.3% on employee plans, 27.3% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.86% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Dunklin County, MO see 2207 patients per year on average, which represents a 19.7% increase from the previous year (1844 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5089 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 727 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,207 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Dunklin County, MO see an average of 2,207 patients per year. This represents a 19.7% increase from the previous year (1,844 patients).

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

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

15.1%

Uninsured

32.3%

Employer Coverage

27.3%

Medicaid

12.4%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

1.86%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dunklin County, MO declined by 9.72% from 16.8% to 15.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dunklin County, 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

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

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Diversity

Dunklin County, MO is home to a population of 30.9k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.03% of Dunklin County, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Dunklin County, MO is composed of 25.1k White Alone residents (81.1%), 3k Black or African American Alone residents (9.72%), 1.97k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.36%), 658 Two or More Races residents (2.13%), 125 Asian Alone residents (0.404%), 103 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.333%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Dunklin County, MO are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,287 speakers), German (37 speakers), and African Languages (37 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dunklin County, MO was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Dunklin County, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Dunklin County, MO residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.03%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.67%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.03% of Dunklin County, MO residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dunklin County, MO was 2.67%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Dunklin County, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Dunklin County, MO residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Dunklin County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dunklin County, MO was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    25.1k ± 23

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3k ± 156

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.97k ± 364

In 2017, there were 8.34 times more White Alone residents (25.1k people) in Dunklin County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3k Black or African American Alone and 1.97k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Dunklin County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,287 speakers (4.39%)

  2. German

    37 speakers (0.126%)

  3. African Languages

    37 speakers (0.126%)

5% of Dunklin County, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Dunklin County, MO was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.39% of the overall population of Dunklin County, MO are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.126% speak German and 0.126% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    643 ± 105

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    324 ± 108

  3. Korea

    144 ± 47

Dunklin County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dunklin County, MO was $69,500 in 2017, which is 0.319 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $68,500 to $69,500, a 1.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Dunklin County, MO is 63.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dunklin County, MO have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dunklin County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$32,348

Median Household Income

± $1,601

12.8k

Number of Households

± 608

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Dunklin County, MO grew to $32,348 from the previous year's value of $31,220.

The following chart displays the households in Dunklin County, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$69,500

2017 Median

± $3,429

$68,500

2016 Median

± $2,518

In 2017, the median property value in Dunklin County, MO grew to to $69,500 from the previous year's value of $68,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dunklin County, 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 Dunklin County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

63.3%

2017 Homeownership

62.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.3% of the housing units in Dunklin County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

20 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dunklin County, MO have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Dunklin County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.3%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Walked

    2.41%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dunklin County, MO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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