Licking, MO

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Population

2,889

2.3% decline

Median Age

42.1


Median Household Income

$24,559

11.3% growth

Poverty Rate

29.3%


Number of Employees

538

5.49% growth

Median Property Value

$69,500

2.81% growth

About

In 2017, Licking, MO had a population of 2.89k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $24,559. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Licking, MO declined from 2,957 to 2,889, a -2.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $22,075 to $24,559, a 11.3% increase.

The population of Licking, MO is 79.1% White Alone, 15.2% Black or African American Alone, and 2.73% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Licking, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Licking, MO is $69,500, and the homeownership rate is 51%. Most people in Licking, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Licking, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Licking, MO employs 538 people. The largest industries in Licking, MO are Educational Services (83 people), Retail Trade (78 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (78 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($42,969), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($31,771), and Transportation & Warehousing ($31,771).

Median household income in Licking, MO is $24,559. Males in Licking, 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 Licking, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$24,559

2017 value

± $3,759

11.3%

1 Year Growth

± 19.8%

Households in Licking, MO have a median annual income of $24,559, 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 $22,075 in 2016, which represents a 11.3% 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 Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Licking, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Licking, MO was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

29.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Licking, MO (523 out of 1.78k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females < 5.

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

    519 ± 126

  2. Native American

    4 ± 55

  3. Black

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Licking, MO is White, followed by Native American 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

538

2017 Value

± 131

5.49%

1 Year growth

± 34.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Licking, MO grew at a rate of 5.49%, from 510 employees to 538 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Licking, MO, are Sales & Related Occupations (89 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (87 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (56 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Licking, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Licking, MO, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (89 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (87 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (56 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Licking, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.23 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.93 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.78 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Licking, MO, by median earnings, are Construction & Extraction Occupations ($36,250), Material Moving Occupations ($35,417), and Protective Service Occupations ($32,679).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

538

2017 Value

± 131

5.49%

1 Year growth

± 34.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Licking, MO grew at a rate of 5.49%, from 510 employees to 538 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Licking, MO, are Educational Services (83 people), Retail Trade (78 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (78 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Licking, MO, though some of these residents may live in Licking, 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 Licking, MO, by number of employees, are Educational Services (83 people), Retail Trade (78 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (78 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Licking, MO has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.31 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.86 times), and Educational Services (1.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Licking, MO, by median earnings, are Construction ($42,969), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($31,771), and Transportation & Warehousing ($31,771).

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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

$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

87.2% of the population of Licking, MO has health coverage, with 26.6% on employee plans, 25.9% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 8.49% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Licking, 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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1,418 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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).

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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

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%).

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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

12.8%

Uninsured

26.6%

Employer Coverage

25.9%

Medicaid

14.6%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

8.49%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Licking, MO grew by 1.68% from 12.6% to 12.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Licking, 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

Licking, MO is home to a population of 2.89k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.554% of Licking, MO residents were born outside of the country (16 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Licking, MO is composed of 2.29k White Alone residents (79.1%), 438 Black or African American Alone residents (15.2%), 79 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.73%), 38 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.32%), 37 Two or More Races residents (1.28%), 11 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.381%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Licking, MO are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.7

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 22.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Licking, MO was 42.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Licking, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Licking, MO residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.554%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16 people

0.473%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14 people

As of 2017, 0.554% of Licking, MO residents (16 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 Licking, MO was 0.473%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Missouri residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Licking, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Licking, MO was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.29k ± 396

  2. Black or African American Alone

    438 ± 85

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    79 ± 132

In 2017, there were 5.22 times more White Alone residents (2.29k people) in Licking, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 438 Black or African American Alone and 79 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Licking, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Licking, MO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Licking, MO are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    94 ± 50

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    21 ± 18

  3. World War II

    21 ± 25

Licking, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Licking, MO was $69,500 in 2017, which is 0.319 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $67,600 to $69,500, a 2.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Licking, MO is 51%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Licking, MO have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Licking, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$24,559

Median Household Income

± $3,759

688

Number of Households

± 115

In 2017, the median household income of the 688 households in Licking, MO grew to $24,559 from the previous year's value of $22,075.

The following chart displays the households in Licking, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$69,500

2017 Median

± $24,140

$67,600

2016 Median

± $8,872

In 2017, the median property value in Licking, MO grew to to $69,500 from the previous year's value of $67,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Licking, 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 Licking, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

51%

2017 Homeownership

46.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 51% of the housing units in Licking, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Licking, 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 Licking, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Licking, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Licking, MO have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Licking, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.7%

  2. Carpooled

    11.3%

  3. Walked

    3.58%

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

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