Mississippi County, MO

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2019 Population
13,574
1.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
41.4
2.48% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
25.3%
1.04% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$35,357
7.64% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$80,200
6.51% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
4,513
3.03% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Mississippi County, MO had a population of 13.6k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $35,357. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mississippi County, MO declined from 13,748 to 13,574, a −1.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,846 to $35,357, a 7.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mississippi County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.4%), White (Hispanic) (1.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.972%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.855%). 0% of the households in Mississippi County, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.1% of the residents in Mississippi County, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Mississippi County, MO was $80,200, and the homeownership rate was 59.7%. Most people in Mississippi County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Mississippi County, MO was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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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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Diversity

Mississippi County, MO is home to a population of 13.6k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.63% of Mississippi County, MO residents were born outside of the country (493 people).

In 2019, there were 2.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.7k people) in Mississippi County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.31k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 212 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mississippi County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.7k ± 18
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.31k ± 98
  3. White (Hispanic)
    212 ± 85
2.18%
Hispanic Population
296 people

In 2019, there were 2.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.7k people) in Mississippi County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.31k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 212 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.18% of the people in Mississippi County, MO are hispanic (296 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mississippi County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.63%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
493 people
0.487%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
67 people

As of 2019, 3.63% of Mississippi County, MO residents (493 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mississippi County, MO was 0.487%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
33
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 9.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Mississippi County, MO was 41.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Mississippi County, MO are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Mississippi County, MO residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    41,981 ± 5,013 people
  2. India
    20,541 ± 3,513 people
  3. China
    19,044 ± 3,383 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,981 Missouri residents, followed by India with 20,541 and China with 19,044.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2019 Citizenship
99.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.1% of Mississippi County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Mississippi County, MO was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    218 ± 66
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    151 ± 87
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    126 ± 56

Mississippi County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Mississippi County, MO is $35,357. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mississippi County, MO was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $47,932, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $45,129 and $31,510.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,787. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mississippi County, MO employs 4.51k people. The largest industries in Mississippi County, MO are Retail Trade (641 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (625 people), and Manufacturing (505 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($97,143), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,042), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,021).

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,357
2019 value
± $3,383
7.64%
1 Year Growth
± 12.7%

Households in Mississippi County, MO have a median annual income of $35,357, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,846 in 2018, which represents a 7.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,814
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,443
$46,787
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,025

In 2019, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $65,651 ± $7,939
  2. White
    $49,533 ± $893
  3. American Indian
    $45,658 ± $16,823

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mississippi County, MO is from Missouri.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2019, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.361% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 9501
  2. Census Tract 9503
  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mississippi County, MO was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $47,932, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $45,129 and $31,510.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mississippi County, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mississippi County, MO (2.99k out of 11.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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
    1,750 ± 242
  2. Black
    1,205 ± 285
  3. Hispanic
    128 ± 129

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mississippi County, MO is White, followed by Black 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

4.51k
2019 Value
± 420
−3.03%
1 Year decline
± 13.4%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mississippi County, MO declined at a rate of −3.03%, from 4.65k employees to 4.51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mississippi County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (492 people), Sales & Related Occupations (469 people), and Production Occupations (405 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mississippi County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mississippi County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (492 people), Sales & Related Occupations (469 people), and Production Occupations (405 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mississippi County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.21 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.41 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.91 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mississippi County, MO, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($51,429), Personal Care & Service Occupations ($50,329), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($46,310).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.51k
2019 Value
± 420
−3.03%
1 Year decline
± 13.4%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mississippi County, MO declined at a rate of −3.03%, from 4.65k employees to 4.51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mississippi County, MO, are Retail Trade (641 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (625 people), and Manufacturing (505 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mississippi County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Mississippi County, 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 Mississippi County, MO, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (641 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (625 people), and Manufacturing (505 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mississippi County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.29 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.48 times), and Public Administration (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mississippi County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($97,143), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,042), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,021).

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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. $27.2B
  2. $25.9B
  3. $25B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $27.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($25.9B) and Mixed freight ($25B).

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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$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B 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. $29.3B
  2. $13.6B
  3. $12.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $29.3B, followed by Kansas with $13.6B and Texas and $12.1B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 69.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (28.2%), followed by Other (2.15%). 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 Mississippi County, MO
69.6% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mississippi County, MO was $80,200 in 2019, which is 0.333 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $75,300 to $80,200, a 6.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Mississippi County, MO is 59.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Mississippi County, MO have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mississippi County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$80,200
2019 Median
± $6,625
$75,300
2018 Median
± $5,720

In 2019, the median property value in Mississippi County, MO grew to to $80,200 from the previous year's value of $75,300.

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

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Household Income

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$35,357
Median Household Income
± $3,383
5.03k
Number of Households
± 449

In 2019, the median household income of the 5.03k households in Mississippi County, MO grew to $35,357 from the previous year's value of $32,846.

The following chart displays the households in Mississippi County, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

59.7%
2019 Homeownership
59.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 59.7% of the housing units in Mississippi County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mississippi County, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mississippi County, MO have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.03% of the workforce in Mississippi County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (16.8%)
  3. Walked (3.05%)

In 2019, 76.2% of workers in Mississippi County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.8%) and those who walked to work (3.05%).

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 Mississippi County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mississippi County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

85.2% of the population of Mississippi County, MO has health coverage, with 31.2% on employee plans, 28.2% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.55% 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 Mississippi County, MO see 6668 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.84% decrease from the previous year (6793 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6590 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,668 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mississippi County, MO

Primary care physicians in Mississippi County, MO see an average of 6,668 patients per year. This represents a 1.84% decrease from the previous year (6,793 patients).

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

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$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

14.8%
Uninsured
31.2%
Employer Coverage
28.2%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.55%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mississippi County, MO grew by 8.65% from 13.6% to 14.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mississippi County, 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. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

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

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