Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO

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2021 Population
113,779
1.25% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
40.6
0.495% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
9.04%
6.8% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$70,715
6.66% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$174,500
5.69% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
52,240
1.16% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO had a population of 114k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $70,715. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew from 112,378 to 113,779, a 1.25% increase and its median household income grew from $66,298 to $70,715, a 6.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.66%), White (Hispanic) (1.26%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.772%).

1.67% 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 (749 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was $174,500, and the homeownership rate was 81.4%.

Most people in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 114k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.27% of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.44k people).

In 2021, there were 19.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.44k 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 (660 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (243 households), and German (202 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,144
Women
50.3%
56,551
Men
49.7%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 113,695 inhabitants, with 49.7% men, and 50.3% women.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2021 Citizenship
99.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.7% of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, 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)
    104k ± 2.44k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.3k ± 1.14k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.44k ± 430
1.97%
Hispanic Population
2.24k people

In 2021, there were 19.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.44k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.97% of the people in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are hispanic (2.24k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    281 ± 411 people
  2. Morocco
    137 ± 287 people
  3. China
    129 ± 279 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was Philippines, the natal country of 281 Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents, followed by Morocco with 137 and China with 129.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.44k people
1.16%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people

As of 2021, 1.27% of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO residents (1.44k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 1.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    660 households (0.616%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    243 households (0.227%)
  3. German
    202 households (0.188%)

1.67% 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 0.616% 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
    3,109 ± 317
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,530 ± 353
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,244 ± 360

Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO employs 52.2k people. The largest industries in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are Construction (6,119 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,714 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,087 people), and the highest paying industries are Real estate property managers, offices of real estate appraisers, and other activities related to real estate ($148,071), Bus service & urban transit ($120,421), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($113,074).

Males in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,025. The income inequality in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.397, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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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

52.2k
2021 Value
1.16%
1 Year growth
± 1.16%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.16%, from 51.6k employees to 52.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (1,870 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,542 people), and Construction laborers (1,405 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

52.2k
2021 Value
1.16%
1 Year growth
± 1.16%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.16%, from 51.6k employees to 52.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, are Construction (6,119 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,714 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,087 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

$51,202
Median earning men ± $1,624
$32,529
Median earning women ± $1,621

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,412), Information ($72,756), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,805).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,535), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,977), and Public Administration ($37,450).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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. $32.3B
  2. $30.8B
  3. $30.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $32.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.8B) and Pharmaceuticals ($30.3B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$303B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $303B. This is expected to increase 103% to $614B by 2050.

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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. $24.9B
  2. $14.6B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $24.9B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $14.6B.

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 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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In 2021, universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO awarded 749 degrees. The student population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1,429 male students and 2,251 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are White (625 and 83.6%), followed by Unknown (54 and 7.22%), Hispanic or Latino (27 and 3.61%), and Black or African American (15 and 2.01%).

The largest universities in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Jefferson College (749 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (309 and 41.3%), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (67 and 8.95%), and Teacher Education & Professional Development (49 and 6.54%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 3,680 students enrolled in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, 38.8% men and 61.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,224 records, of which 61% were women and 39% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majors awarded
  2. 309 degree-majors awarded
  3. 49 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was Registered Nursing with 37 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
749 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Jefferson College with 749 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 286 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO, which is 0.618 times less than the 463 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 625 degrees mean that there were 11.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,130) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($900) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($782) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.842% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.576% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (27.8k), Some college (21.6k), and Secondary Education (13.5k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was $174,500 in 2021, which is 0.713 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $165,100 to $174,500, a 5.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO is 81.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 32.5 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 $70,715. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $106,593, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $103,348 and $103,124.

Property

$174,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,141
$35,062
Median Property Taxes
±$1,433

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

81.4%
Homeownership
2021
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 81.4% 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 80.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $106,593, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $103,348 and $103,124.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, 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.
$70,715
Median Household Income
± $3,121
43.1k
Number of Households
± 1,811

In 2021, the median household income of the 43.1k households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO grew to $70,715 from the previous year's value of $66,298.

The following chart displays the households in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.397
2021 Wage GINI in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO
0.401
2020 Wage GINI in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO

In 2021, the income inequality in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO was 0.397 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.02% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (84.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.54%)
  3. Carpooled (6.6%)

In 2021, 84.2% of workers in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.54%) and those who carpooled to work (6.6%).

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Commute Time

32.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO have a longer commute time (32.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.91% 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

9.04% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO (10.1k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

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 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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92.2% of the population of Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 57.9% on employee plans, 9.76% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 8.87% on non-group plans, and 1.69% 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 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% 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

7.82%
Uninsured
57.9%
Employer Coverage
9.76%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
8.87%
Non-Group
1.69%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jefferson County (South) PUMA, MO declined by 3.64% from 8.12% to 7.82%.

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