Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
150,559
0.2% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
Median Age
35.1

Poverty Rate
17.1%

Median Household Income
$48,902
3.47% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$128,300
5.25% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
70,733
1.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO had a population of 151k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $48,902. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO declined from 150,860 to 150,559, a -0.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,262 to $48,902, a 3.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.16%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.13%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.76%). 8.18% of the people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Avila University (491 degrees awarded in 2017), Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (340 degrees), and Research College of Nursing (141 degrees).

The median property value in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is $128,300, and the homeownership rate is 54.7%. Most people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Missouri. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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 Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.47%). 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Missouri
56.8% 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.

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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Diversity

Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 151k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.79% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (7.22k people).

In 2018, there were 1.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72k people) in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 60.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.76k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Spanish (6,645 speakers), Arabic (676 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (577 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    72k ± 1.67k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    60.8k ± 2.02k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.76k ± 810
6.8%
Hispanic Population
10.2k people

In 2018, there were 1.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72k people) in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 60.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.76k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.8% of the people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are hispanic (10.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,645 speakers (4.79%)
  2. Arabic
    676 speakers (0.488%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    577 speakers (0.416%)

8.18% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 4.79% of the overall population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are native Spanish speakers. 0.488% speak Arabic and 0.416% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.79%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.22k people
5.29%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
7.97k people

As of 2018, 4.79% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents (7.22k people) 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 Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 5.29%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 35.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,615 ± 981 people
  2. El Salvador
    758 ± 674 people
  3. Nigeria
    357 ± 463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 1,615 Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents, followed by El Salvador with 758 and Nigeria with 357.

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Citizenship

97.4%
2018 Citizenship
97%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.4% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,749 ± 302
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,266 ± 251
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,037 ± 210

Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is $48,902. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO with a value of $98,633, followed by St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (South) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $94,852 and $89,875.

Males in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,006. The income inequality in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO employs 70.7k people. The largest industries in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Restaurants & Food Services (4,877 people), Hospitals (4,047 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,946 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($137,616), Legal services ($105,176), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($101,850).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,902
2018 value
± $2,016
3.47%
1 Year Growth
± 5.18%

Households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have a median annual income of $48,902, 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 $47,262 in 2017, which represents a 3.47% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,340
Average Male Salary in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
± $7,661
$43,006
Average Female Salary in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
± $4,793

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO made 1.24 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
  1. Two or More Races
    $52,564 ± $39,227
  2. White
    $49,331 ± $6,322
  3. Asian
    $40,481 ± $25,305

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO.

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Wage Distribution

0.423
2017 Wage GINI in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
0.43
2016 Wage GINI in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 0.423 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.65% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO with a value of $98,633, followed by St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (South) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $94,852 and $89,875.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO (25.3k out of 148k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

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. Black
    14,197 ± 986
  2. White
    7,604 ± 593
  3. Hispanic
    2,821 ± 428

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is Black, followed by White 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

70.7k
2017 Value
1.24%
1 Year growth
± 1.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.24%, from 69.9k employees to 70.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, are Customer service representatives (2,274 people), Cashiers (2,131 people), and Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,118 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Customer service representatives (2,274 people), Cashiers (2,131 people), and Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,118 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (10.5 times higher than expected), Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers (6.07 times), and Bill & account collectors (4.93 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($242,697), Chief executives & legislators ($174,724), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($162,369).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.7k
2017 Value
1.24%
1 Year growth
± 1.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.24%, from 69.9k employees to 70.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,877 people), Hospitals (4,047 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,946 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Kansas City (South) PUMA, 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 Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,877 people), Hospitals (4,047 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,946 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (6.38 times higher than expected), Public finance activities (6.19 times), and Data processing, hosting & related services (4.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($137,616), Legal services ($105,176), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($101,850).

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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 ($24B) and Mixed freight ($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 in Missouri
$433B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO awarded 1,333 degrees. The student population of Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is skewed towards women, with 1,067 male students and 1,805 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are White (854 and 66.5%), followed by Black or African American (243 and 18.9%), Hispanic or Latino (88 and 6.85%), and Two or More Races (35 and 2.73%).

The largest universities in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Avila University (491 and 36.8%), Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (340 and 25.5%), and Research College of Nursing (141 and 10.6%).

The most popular majors in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Registered Nursing (197 and 14.8%), Medical Assistant (110 and 8.25%), and Massage Therapy (102 and 7.65%).

The median tuition costs in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are $27,070 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 150 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was General Psychology with 32 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 491 degrees awarded
  2. 340 degrees awarded
  3. 141 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$27,070
Median Private

In 2017, the Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Avila University with 491 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

467
Degrees Awarded to Men
866
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 467 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, which is 0.539 times less than the 866 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    854 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    243 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    88 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO were to White students. These 854 degrees mean that there were 3.51 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 243 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was $128,300 in 2018, which is 0.559 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $121,900 to $128,300, a 5.25% increase. The homeownership rate in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is 54.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$128,300
2018 Median
± $3,282
$121,900
2017 Median
± $2,620

In 2018, the median property value in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew to to $128,300 from the previous year's value of $121,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kansas City (South) PUMA, 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 Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$48,902
Median Household Income
± $2,016
62.8k
Number of Households
± 1,641

In 2018, the median household income of the 62.8k households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew to $48,902 from the previous year's value of $47,262.

The following chart displays the households in Kansas City (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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

54.7%
2018 Homeownership
55.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 54.7% of the housing units in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.7%.

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

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.743% of the workforce in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    82.7%
  2. Carpooled
    7.31%
  3. Worked At Home
    5.01%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was Drove Alone (82.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.31%) and those who Worked At Home (5.01%).

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 Kansas City (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 Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

86.9% of the population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 45.4% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.46% 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 Missouri see 1418 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 588 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri.
1,418 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1,417 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Missouri 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri.
$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

13.1%
Uninsured
45.4%
Employer Coverage
15%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
1.46%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO declined by 13.7% from 15.2% to 13.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kansas City (South) PUMA, 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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