Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
114,522
0.653% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
0.493% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.18%
1.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$76,103
7.62% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$203,600
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
53,204
1.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO had a population of 115k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $76,103. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew from 113,779 to 114,522, a 0.653% increase and its median household income grew from $70,715 to $76,103, a 7.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.39%), White (Hispanic) (1.09%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%).

1.81% of the households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, 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.

99.7% of the residents in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are Jefferson College (688 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was $203,600, and the homeownership rate was 81.5%.

Most people in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 115k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.41% of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.62k people).

In 2022, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (103k people) in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.25k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are Spanish (693 households), German (260 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (222 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,203
Women
49.9%
57,417
Men
50.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 114,620 inhabitants, with 50.1% men, and 49.9% women.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    103k ± 2.32k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.17k ± 1.21k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.25k ± 344
1.86%
Hispanic Population
2.13k people

In 2022, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (103k people) in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.25k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.86% of the people in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are hispanic (2.13k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    269 ± 402 people
  2. China
    216 ± 360 people
  3. Morocco
    144 ± 294 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was Philippines, the natal country of 269 Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents, followed by China with 216 and Morocco with 144.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.62k people
1.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.44k people

As of 2022, 1.41% of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents (1.62k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 1.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    693 households (0.642%)
  2. German
    260 households (0.241%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    222 households (0.206%)

1.81% of the households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 0.642% of the households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,003 ± 418
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,618 ± 358
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,246 ± 346

Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO employs 53.2k people. The largest industries in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are Construction (5,874 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,736 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,796 people), and the highest paying industries are Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance ($147,519), Bus service & urban transit ($128,222), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($111,538).

Males in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,360. The income inequality in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.401, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,475
Women
47.4%
27,166
Men
52.6%

The workforce of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO in 2020 was 51,641 people, with 47.4% woman, and 52.6% men.

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Occupations

53.2k
2022 Value
1.85%
1 Year growth
± 1.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.85%, from 52.2k employees to 53.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (1,712 people), Construction laborers (1,499 people), and Other managers (1,424 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.2k
2022 Value
1.85%
1 Year growth
± 1.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.85%, from 52.2k employees to 53.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, are Construction (5,874 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,736 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,796 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, 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

$56,192
Median earning men ± $1,652
$35,260
Median earning women ± $1,754

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($93,006), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,688), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,707).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,784), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,711), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,636).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt 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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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt 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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO awarded 688 degrees. The student population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,452 male students and 2,174 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are White (596 and 86.8%), followed by Unknown (39 and 5.68%), Hispanic or Latino (22 and 3.2%), and Black or African American (13 and 1.89%).

The largest universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Jefferson College (688 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (308 and 44.8%), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (58 and 8.43%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (47 and 6.83%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,626 students enrolled in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, 40% men and 60% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,145 records, of which 60.2% were women and 39.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 29 degrees awarded
  2. 308 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was Teacher Education & Professional Development with 29 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
688 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Jefferson College with 688 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 265 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, which is 0.626 times less than the 423 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 596 degrees mean that there were 15.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 39 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,310) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($900) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($912) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.94% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.399% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (28.4k), Some college (21.1k), and Secondary Education (13.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was $203,600 in 2022, which is 0.722 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $174,500 to $203,600, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is 81.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 33 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is $76,103. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

Property

$203,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,218
$35,400
Median Property Taxes
±$1,515

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 Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.5% of the housing units in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

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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.
$76,103
Median Household Income
± $2,647
43.4k
Number of Households
± 1,707

In 2022, the median household income of the 43.4k households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew to $76,103 from the previous year's value of $70,715.

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Wage Distribution

0.401
2022 Wage GINI in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO
0.397
2021 Wage GINI in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 0.401 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.05% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.16%)
  3. Carpooled (6.48%)

In 2022, 82.4% of workers in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.16%) and those who carpooled to work (6.48%).

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Commute Time

33 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have a longer commute time (33 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.4% of the workforce in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, 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 Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO (10.3k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Health

92.5% of the population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 9.16% on non-group plans, and 1.65% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.55%
Uninsured
56.8%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
9.16%
Non-Group
1.65%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO declined by 3.46% from 7.82% to 7.55%.

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