Pemiscot County, MO

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Population

17,344

1.45% decline

Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$32,468

2.52% growth

Poverty Rate

28.5%


Number of Employees

6,326

2.38% decline

Median Property Value

$73,300

4.12% growth

About

In 2017, Pemiscot County, MO had a population of 17.3k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $32,468. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pemiscot County, MO declined from 17,599 to 17,344, a -1.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,671 to $32,468, a 2.52% increase.

The population of Pemiscot County, MO is 68.9% White Alone, 26.7% Black or African American Alone, and 2.43% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Pemiscot County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pemiscot County, MO is $73,300, and the homeownership rate is 52.8%. Most people in Pemiscot County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Pemiscot County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Pemiscot County, MO employs 6.33k people. The largest industries in Pemiscot County, MO are Manufacturing (1,328 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,253 people), and Retail Trade (741 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($44,079), Construction ($40,109), and Utilities ($38,750).

Median household income in Pemiscot County, MO is $32,468. Males in Pemiscot 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 Pemiscot County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,468

2017 value

± $2,812

2.52%

1 Year Growth

± 9.86%

Households in Pemiscot County, MO have a median annual income of $32,468, 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 $31,671 in 2016, which represents a 2.52% 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 Pemiscot 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.

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 4705

  2. Census Tract 4706

  3. Census Tract 4701

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pemiscot County, MO was Census Tract 4705 with a value of $37,389, followed by Census Tract 4706 and Census Tract 4701, with respective values of $35,052 and $34,167.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pemiscot County, MO (4.86k out of 17k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    2,391 ± 267

  2. White

    2,274 ± 229

  3. Two Or More

    149 ± 122

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

6.33k

2017 Value

± 427

-2.38%

1 Year decline

± 9.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pemiscot County, MO declined at a rate of -2.38%, from 6.48k employees to 6.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pemiscot County, MO, are Production Occupations (935 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (685 people), and Management Occupations (595 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pemiscot County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pemiscot County, MO, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (935 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (685 people), and Management Occupations (595 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pemiscot County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.38 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.57 times), and Production Occupations (2.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pemiscot County, MO, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($43,618), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($42,885), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($41,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.33k

2017 Value

± 427

-2.38%

1 Year decline

± 9.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pemiscot County, MO declined at a rate of -2.38%, from 6.48k employees to 6.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pemiscot County, MO, are Manufacturing (1,328 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,253 people), and Retail Trade (741 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pemiscot County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Pemiscot 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 Pemiscot County, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,328 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,253 people), and Retail Trade (741 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pemiscot County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.41 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.07 times), and Utilities (1.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pemiscot County, MO, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($44,079), Construction ($40,109), and Utilities ($38,750).

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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

85.5% of the population of Pemiscot County, MO has health coverage, with 29.4% on employee plans, 33.2% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Pemiscot County, MO see 3496 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.963% decrease from the previous year (3530 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 17073 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 813 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

3,496 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pemiscot County, MO see an average of 3,496 patients per year. This represents a 0.963% decrease from the previous year (3,530 patients).

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

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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

14.5%

Uninsured

29.4%

Employer Coverage

33.2%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

1.1%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pemiscot County, MO declined by 9.65% from 16% to 14.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pemiscot 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%.

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

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Diversity

Pemiscot County, MO is home to a population of 17.3k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.692% of Pemiscot County, MO residents were born outside of the country (120 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Pemiscot County, MO is composed of 11.9k White Alone residents (68.9%), 4.64k Black or African American Alone residents (26.7%), 421 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.43%), 316 Two or More Races residents (1.82%), 18 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.104%), 2 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0115%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pemiscot County, MO was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Pemiscot County, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Pemiscot County, MO residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.692%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

120 people

0.716%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

126 people

As of 2017, 0.692% of Pemiscot County, MO residents (120 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 Pemiscot County, MO was 0.716%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Pemiscot County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pemiscot County, MO was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.9k ± 17

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.64k ± 154

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    421 ± 153

In 2017, there were 2.58 times more White Alone residents (11.9k people) in Pemiscot County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.64k Black or African American Alone and 421 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Pemiscot County, MO as a share of the total population.

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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 Pemiscot County, 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 Pemiscot County, MO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Pemiscot County, 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

    337 ± 78

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    145 ± 64

  3. Korea

    66 ± 41

Pemiscot County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pemiscot County, MO was $73,300 in 2017, which is 0.337 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $70,400 to $73,300, a 4.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Pemiscot County, MO is 52.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pemiscot County, MO have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pemiscot County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$32,468

Median Household Income

± $2,812

6.88k

Number of Households

± 435

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.88k households in Pemiscot County, MO grew to $32,468 from the previous year's value of $31,671.

The following chart displays the households in Pemiscot 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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Housing

Property Value

$73,300

2017 Median

± $5,829

$70,400

2016 Median

± $6,918

In 2017, the median property value in Pemiscot County, MO grew to to $73,300 from the previous year's value of $70,400.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

52.8%

2017 Homeownership

53.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 52.8% of the housing units in Pemiscot County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53.4%.

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

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pemiscot County, MO have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Pemiscot County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.62%

  3. Walked

    2.48%

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

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