Lemay, MO

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Population

16,909

0.877% growth

Median Age

39.6


Median Household Income

$46,824

5.18% growth

Poverty Rate

13%


Number of Employees

8,141

5.22% growth

Median Property Value

$104,600

2.55% growth

About

In 2017, Lemay, MO had a population of 16.9k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $46,824. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lemay, MO grew from 16,762 to 16,909, a 0.877% increase and its median household income grew from $44,520 to $46,824, a 5.18% increase.

The population of Lemay, MO is 91.4% White Alone, 3.19% Black or African American Alone, and 2.91% Two or More Races. 14.5% of the people in Lemay, MO speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lemay, MO is $104,600, and the homeownership rate is 70.2%. Most people in Lemay, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lemay, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lemay, MO employs 8.14k people. The largest industries in Lemay, MO are Manufacturing (1,057 people), Retail Trade (1,049 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,039 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($50,149), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,508), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,770).

Median household income in Lemay, MO is $46,824. Males in Lemay, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Lemay, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,824

2017 value

± $3,329

5.18%

1 Year Growth

± 9.85%

Households in Lemay, MO have a median annual income of $46,824, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,520 in 2016, which represents a 5.18% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

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

    $38,513 ± $18,949

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

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Wage Distribution

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

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

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

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2205.01

  2. Census Tract 2202

  3. Census Tract 2201

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lemay, MO was Census Tract 2205.01 with a value of $46,735, followed by Census Tract 2202 and Census Tract 2201, with respective values of $43,709 and $42,591.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lemay, MO (2.18k out of 16.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 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. White

    1,893 ± 362

  2. Black

    164 ± 111

  3. Two Or More

    69 ± 98

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lemay, MO is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

8.14k

2017 Value

± 813

5.22%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lemay, MO grew at a rate of 5.22%, from 7.74k employees to 8.14k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lemay, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,517 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (926 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (900 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lemay, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lemay, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,517 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (926 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (900 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lemay, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.94 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.55 times), and Production Occupations (1.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lemay, MO, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($61,743), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,000), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($56,406).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.14k

2017 Value

± 813

5.22%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lemay, MO grew at a rate of 5.22%, from 7.74k employees to 8.14k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lemay, MO, are Manufacturing (1,057 people), Retail Trade (1,049 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,039 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lemay, MO, though some of these residents may live in Lemay, 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 Lemay, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,057 people), Retail Trade (1,049 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,039 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lemay, MO has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.3 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.58 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lemay, MO, by median earnings, are Construction ($50,149), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,508), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,770).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

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

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

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

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

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Health

88.8% of the population of Lemay, MO has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 8.93% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lemay, MO 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

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1418 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.2%

Uninsured

50.2%

Employer Coverage

13.6%

Medicaid

14.7%

Medicare

8.93%

Non-Group

1.36%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lemay, MO grew by 0.691% from 11.1% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lemay, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

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

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

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Diversity

Lemay, MO is home to a population of 16.9k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.3% of Lemay, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lemay, MO is composed of 15.4k White Alone residents (91.4%), 540 Black or African American Alone residents (3.19%), 492 Two or More Races residents (2.91%), 365 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.16%), 64 Asian Alone residents (0.378%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lemay, MO are Serbo-Croatian (1,155 speakers), Other Indo-European Languages (424 speakers), and Spanish or Spanish Creole (217 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.9

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lemay, MO was 39.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Lemay, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lemay, MO residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 11.3% of Lemay, MO residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lemay, MO was 10.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

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

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Citizenship

95.8%

2017 Citizenship

94.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.8% of Lemay, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lemay, MO was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    15.4k ± 1.07k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    540 ± 281

  3. Two or More Races

    492 ± 325

In 2017, there were 28.6 times more White Alone residents (15.4k people) in Lemay, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 540 Black or African American Alone and 492 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Serbo-Croatian

    1,155 speakers (7.49%)

  2. Other Indo-European Languages

    424 speakers (2.75%)

  3. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    217 speakers (1.41%)

14.5% of Lemay, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Lemay, MO was Serbo-Croatian. 7.49% of the overall population of Lemay, MO are native Serbo-Croatian speakers. 2.75% speak Other Indo-European Languages and 1.41% speak Serbo-Croatian, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    418 ± 135

  2. World War II

    149 ± 109

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    148 ± 108

Lemay, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lemay, MO was $104,600 in 2017, which is 0.481 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,000 to $104,600, a 2.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Lemay, MO is 70.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lemay, MO have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lemay, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,824

Median Household Income

± $3,329

6.76k

Number of Households

± 632

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.76k households in Lemay, MO grew to $46,824 from the previous year's value of $44,520.

The following chart displays the households in Lemay, 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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Housing

Property Value

$104,600

2017 Median

± $3,934

$102,000

2016 Median

± $3,609

In 2017, the median property value in Lemay, MO grew to to $104,600 from the previous year's value of $102,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lemay, 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 Lemay, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.2%

2017 Homeownership

72%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.2% of the housing units in Lemay, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lemay, MO have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Lemay, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.9%

  2. Carpooled

    14%

  3. Public Transit

    3.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lemay, MO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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