Hickory County, MO

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2020 Population
9,452
0.51% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
55
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
13.8%
20% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$33,342
2.46% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$81,500
2.28% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Hickory County, MO had a population of 9.45k people with a median age of 55 and a median household income of $33,342. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hickory County, MO grew from 9,404 to 9,452, a 0.51% increase and its median household income declined from $34,182 to $33,342, a −2.46% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hickory County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.6%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), White (Hispanic) (1.36%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.476%).

None of the households in Hickory County, 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.

100% of the residents in Hickory County, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Hickory County, MO was $81,500, and the homeownership rate was 83.4%.

Most people in Hickory County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hickory County, MO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hickory County, MO is home to a population of 9.45k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.92% of Hickory County, MO residents were born outside of the country (87 people).

In 2020, there were 61.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.95k people) in Hickory County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 145 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 145 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Hickory County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hickory County, MO was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hickory County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.95k ± 17
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    145 ± 75
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    145 ± 82.8
1.79%
Hispanic Population
169 people

In 2020, there were 61.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.95k people) in Hickory County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 145 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 145 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.79% of the people in Hickory County, MO are hispanic (169 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.92%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
87 people
0.712%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
67 people

As of 2020, 0.92% of Hickory County, MO residents (87 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hickory County, MO was 0.712%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    451 ± 118
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    71 ± 57
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    54 ± 59

Hickory County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hickory County, MO employs 2.96k people. The largest industries in Hickory County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (454 people), Construction (419 people), and Retail Trade (298 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,000), Transportation & Warehousing ($63,125), and Wholesale Trade ($48,090).

Occupations

2.96k
2020 Value
± 378
−7.04%
1 Year decline
± 18.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hickory County, MO declined at a rate of −7.04%, from 3.18k employees to 2.96k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hickory County, MO, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (354 people), Management Occupations (284 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (265 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hickory County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.96k
2020 Value
± 378
−7.04%
1 Year decline
± 18.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hickory County, MO declined at a rate of −7.04%, from 3.18k employees to 2.96k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hickory County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (454 people), Construction (419 people), and Retail Trade (298 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hickory County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Hickory County, 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

$29,135
Median earning men ± $7,184
$20,187
Median earning women ± $5,441

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,000), Wholesale Trade ($48,299), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,711).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($26,227), Retail Trade ($25,982), and Manufacturing ($25,729).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 37
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 37
    Retail Trade
  3. 35
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $30.9B
  2. $30.9B
  3. $29.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.9B) and Pharmaceuticals ($29.3B).

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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$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

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. $26.1B
  2. $15.4B
  3. $15.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.1B, followed by Texas with $15.4B and Kansas and $15.2B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hickory County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 78.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.768%).

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.

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.599% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.508% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.47M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (823k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hickory County, MO was $81,500 in 2020, which is 0.355 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $83,400 to $81,500, a 2.28% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hickory County, MO is 83.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hickory County, MO have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hickory County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$81,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,874
$3,348
Median Property Taxes
±$348

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hickory County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hickory County, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

83.4%
Homeownership
2020
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 83.4% of the housing units in Hickory County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4703
  2. Census Tract 4701

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hickory County, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$33,342
Median Household Income
± $4,020
4.01k
Number of Households
± 405

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.01k households in Hickory County, MO declined from $33,342 from the previous year's value of $34,182.

The following chart displays the households in Hickory 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 - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hickory County, MO is from Missouri.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2020, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.8%)
  2. Carpooled (6.69%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.91%)

In 2020, 83.8% of workers in Hickory County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.69%) and those who worked at home (3.91%).

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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Commute Time

33.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hickory County, MO have a longer commute time (33.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.93% of the workforce in Hickory County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hickory County, MO (1.29k out of 9.35k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hickory County, MO is White, followed by Two Or More 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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84.2% of the population of Hickory County, MO has health coverage, with 22.4% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 30.8% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 1.21% 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 Hickory County, MO see 9509 patients per year on average, which represents a 101% increase from the previous year (4738 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4772 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1591 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

9,509 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hickory County, MO

Primary care physicians in Hickory County, MO see an average of 9,509 patients per year. This represents a 101% increase from the previous year (4,738 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.4% under 18 years, 11.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 33.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

15.8%
Uninsured
22.4%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
30.8%
Medicare
16.8%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hickory County, MO grew by 1.82% from 15.5% to 15.8%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.5% in Hickory County, MO.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.7% in Hickory County, MO.

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