New Madrid County, MO

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Population

18,030

1.09% decline

Poverty Rate

24.1%


Median Age

41.3


Median Household Income

$33,846

7.06% growth

Number of Employees

6,939

0.187% decline

Median Property Value

$74,500

0.54% growth

About

In 2017, New Madrid County, MO had a population of 18k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $33,846. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of New Madrid County, MO declined from 18,229 to 18,030, a -1.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,615 to $33,846, a 7.06% increase.

The population of New Madrid County, MO is 80% White Alone, 16% Black or African American Alone, and 1.76% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in New Madrid County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in New Madrid County, MO is $74,500, and the homeownership rate is 62.6%. Most people in New Madrid County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in New Madrid County, MO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of New Madrid County, MO employs 6.94k people. The largest industries in New Madrid County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,146 people), Manufacturing (1,100 people), and Retail Trade (825 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,667), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($55,231), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,021).

Median household income in New Madrid County, MO is $33,846. Males in New Madrid County, 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 New Madrid County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,846

2017 value

± $2,434

7.06%

1 Year Growth

± 9.16%

Households in New Madrid County, MO have a median annual income of $33,846, 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 $31,615 in 2016, which represents a 7.06% 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 New Madrid County, 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. Census Tract 9601

  2. Census Tract 9605

  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Madrid County, MO was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $44,400, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $37,794 and $35,288.

The following map shows all of the tracts in New Madrid County, 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

24.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Madrid County, MO (4.24k out of 17.6k 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 Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    2,756 ± 237

  2. Black

    1,248 ± 163

  3. Two Or More

    178 ± 101

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Madrid County, 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

6.94k

2017 Value

± 431

-0.187%

1 Year decline

± 8.78%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New Madrid County, MO declined at a rate of -0.187%, from 6.95k employees to 6.94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Madrid County, MO, are Production Occupations (782 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (734 people), and Management Occupations (564 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Madrid County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of New Madrid County, MO, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (782 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (734 people), and Management Occupations (564 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, New Madrid County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.22 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.42 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of New Madrid County, MO, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($50,344), Management Occupations ($49,896), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($48,897).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.94k

2017 Value

± 431

-0.187%

1 Year decline

± 8.78%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New Madrid County, MO declined at a rate of -0.187%, from 6.95k employees to 6.94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Madrid County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,146 people), Manufacturing (1,100 people), and Retail Trade (825 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Madrid County, MO, though some of these residents may live in New Madrid 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 New Madrid County, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,146 people), Manufacturing (1,100 people), and Retail Trade (825 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, New Madrid County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.09 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.94 times), and Manufacturing (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in New Madrid County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($70,667), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($55,231), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,021).

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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. $30.4B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $24.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($24.6B).

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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$299B

2020 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

44.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $299B. This is expected to increase 44.9% 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. $35.5B

  2. $14.6B

  3. $10.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $35.5B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $10.1B.

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

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Health

82.2% of the population of New Madrid County, MO has health coverage, with 33.5% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 8.26% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in New Madrid County, MO see 9104 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (9136 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5972 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4479 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

9,104 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Madrid County, MO see an average of 9,104 patients per year. This represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (9,136 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Madrid County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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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

17.8%

Uninsured

33.5%

Employer Coverage

24.8%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

8.26%

Non-Group

2.03%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Madrid County, MO declined by 5.47% from 18.9% to 17.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New Madrid 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

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

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Diversity

New Madrid County, MO is home to a population of 18k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.649% of New Madrid County, MO residents were born outside of the country (117 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of New Madrid County, MO is composed of 14.4k White Alone residents (80%), 2.88k Black or African American Alone residents (16%), 317 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.76%), 306 Two or More Races residents (1.7%), 81 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.449%), 9 Asian Alone residents (0.0499%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in New Madrid County, MO was 41.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in New Madrid County, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all New Madrid County, MO residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.649%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

117 people

0.488%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

89 people

As of 2017, 0.649% of New Madrid County, MO residents (117 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 New Madrid County, MO was 0.488%, 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

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of New Madrid County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in New Madrid County, MO was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.4k ± 7

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.88k ± 117

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    317 ± 79.5

In 2017, there were 5 times more White Alone residents (14.4k people) in New Madrid County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.88k Black or African American Alone and 317 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    523 ± 91

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    268 ± 98

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    133 ± 62

New Madrid County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Madrid County, MO was $74,500 in 2017, which is 0.324 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $74,100 to $74,500, a 0.54% increase. The homeownership rate in New Madrid County, MO is 62.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in New Madrid County, MO have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Madrid County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$74,500

2017 Median

± $4,443

$74,100

2016 Median

± $3,633

In 2017, the median property value in New Madrid County, MO grew to to $74,500 from the previous year's value of $74,100.

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

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Household Income

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$33,846

Median Household Income

± $2,434

7.31k

Number of Households

± 405

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.31k households in New Madrid County, MO grew to $33,846 from the previous year's value of $31,615.

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

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Rent vs Own

62.6%

2017 Homeownership

60.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.6% of the housing units in New Madrid County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.5%.

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

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Madrid County, MO have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.15% of the workforce in New Madrid County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.6%

  2. Carpooled

    11.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.84%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in New Madrid County, MO was Drove Alone (80.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.7%) and those who Worked At Home (3.84%).

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

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