St. Joseph, MO-KS

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
126,173
0.478% 1-year decline
2019 Median Age
38.9
1.04% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.2%
2.09% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$52,810
3.12% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$123,100
2.84% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
57,985
0.671% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, St. Joseph, MO-KS had a population of 126k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $52,810. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of St. Joseph, MO-KS declined from 126,779 to 126,173, a −0.478% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,211 to $52,810, a 3.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Joseph, MO-KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.02%), White (Hispanic) (3.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.15%). 0% of the households in St. Joseph, MO-KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98% of the residents in St. Joseph, MO-KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS are Missouri Western State University (893 degrees awarded in 2019), Highland Community College (155186) (689 degrees), and American Business and Technology University (62 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in St. Joseph, MO-KS was $123,100, and the homeownership rate was 66%. Most people in St. Joseph, MO-KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 2 cars per household.

St. Joseph, MO-KS borders Atchison, KS, Kansas City, MO-KS, and Maryville, MO.

Diversity

St. Joseph, MO-KS is home to a population of 126k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.13% of St. Joseph, MO-KS residents were born outside of the country (3.95k people).

In 2019, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in St. Joseph, MO-KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Joseph, MO-KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    108k ± 35
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.33k ± 531
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.11k ± 594
5.35%
Hispanic Population
6.75k people

In 2019, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in St. Joseph, MO-KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.35% of the people in St. Joseph, MO-KS are hispanic (6.75k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Joseph, MO-KS as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.13%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.95k people
3.01%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.82k people

As of 2019, 3.13% of St. Joseph, MO-KS residents (3.95k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 3.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in St. Joseph, MO-KS are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all St. Joseph, MO-KS residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    126,111 ± 12,031 people
  2. India
    34,594 ± 6,416 people
  3. China
    27,755 ± 5,671 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri and Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 126,111 Missouri and Kansas residents, followed by India with 34,594 and China with 27,755.

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Citizenship

98%
2019 Citizenship
98%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98% of St. Joseph, MO-KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,035 ± 221
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,591 ± 277
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,491 ± 274

St. Joseph, MO-KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri and Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Economy

Median household income in St. Joseph, MO-KS is $52,810. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Johnson County, KS with a value of $91,771, followed by St. Charles County, MO and Platte County, MO, with respective values of $89,146 and $81,712.

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.

Comparatively, males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,721. The income inequality in Kansas is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of St. Joseph, MO-KS employs 58k people. The largest industries in St. Joseph, MO-KS are Manufacturing (10,607 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,270 people), and Retail Trade (6,131 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($47,860), Utilities ($46,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,426).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,810
2019 value
± $1,315
3.12%
1 Year Growth
± 3.45%

Households in St. Joseph, MO-KS have a median annual income of $52,810, 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 $51,211 in 2018, which represents a 3.12% 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
$64,354
Average Male Salary in Kansas
± $1,958
$45,721
Average Female Salary in Kansas
± $1,400

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

In that same year, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.41 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 in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $65,651 ± $7,939
  2. White
    $49,533 ± $893
  3. American Indian
    $45,658 ± $16,823
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kansas
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $56,139 ± $74,364
  2. Asian
    $52,393 ± $7,262
  3. White
    $49,769 ± $1,226

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.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Joseph, MO-KS is from Missouri and Kansas.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2018 Wage GINI in Kansas

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.

In the same year, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.458 and income inequality had a 0.47% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri and Kansas 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)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Johnson County, KS with a value of $91,771, followed by St. Charles County, MO and Platte County, MO, with respective values of $89,146 and $81,712.

The following map shows all of the counties in St. Joseph, MO-KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Joseph, MO-KS (17.9k out of 118k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 55 - 64.

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
    14,328 ± 778
  2. Black
    1,519 ± 328
  3. Hispanic
    1,268 ± 242

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Joseph, MO-KS 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

58k
2019 Value
± 1,578
−0.671%
1 Year decline
± 3.83%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Joseph, MO-KS declined at a rate of −0.671%, from 58.4k employees to 58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Joseph, MO-KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,869 people), Production Occupations (6,724 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,206 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MO-KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MO-KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,869 people), Production Occupations (6,724 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, St. Joseph, MO-KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.05 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.81 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MO-KS, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($72,500), Legal Occupations ($65,263), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($64,317).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58k
2019 Value
± 1,578
−0.671%
1 Year decline
± 3.83%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Joseph, MO-KS declined at a rate of −0.671%, from 58.4k employees to 58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Joseph, MO-KS, are Manufacturing (10,607 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,270 people), and Retail Trade (6,131 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Joseph, MO-KS, though some of these residents may live in St. Joseph, MO-KS 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 St. Joseph, MO-KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (10,607 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,270 people), and Retail Trade (6,131 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, St. Joseph, MO-KS has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.83 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.69 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Joseph, MO-KS, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($47,860), Utilities ($46,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,426).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri and Kansas to other states, or from other states to Missouri and Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $54.9B
  2. $40.2B
  3. $36.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri and Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($40.2B) and Motorized vehicles ($36.9B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Missouri and Kansas.
$263B
2018 Value in Kansas
$404B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
53.5% growth
$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kansas trade was $263B. This is expected to increase 53.5% to $404B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri and Kansas to other states, or from other states to Missouri and Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.2B
  2. $35.7B
  3. $21.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri and Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $36.2B, followed by Texas with $35.7B and Nebraska and $21.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (37.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.83%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roy Blunt, Josh Hawley, Jerry Moran, and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri and Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri and Kansas is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Missouri and Kansas.
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 Kansas
56.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri and Kansas
  1. 90.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri and Kansas was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Missouri and Kansas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri and Kansas

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Kansas.
Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Roy Blunt, Josh Hawley, Jerry Moran, and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Missouri and Kansas.

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 and Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri and Kansas

Missouri and Kansas is currently represented by 12 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 and Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS awarded 1,700 degrees. The student population of St. Joseph, MO-KS is skewed towards women, with 3,649 male students and 5,201 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS are White (1,278 and 75.2%), followed by Black or African American (178 and 10.5%), Two or More Races (75 and 4.41%), and Hispanic or Latino (62 and 3.65%).

The largest universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS by number of degrees awarded are Missouri Western State University (893 and 52.5%), Highland Community College (155186) (689 and 40.5%), and American Business and Technology University (62 and 3.65%).

The most popular majors in St. Joseph, MO-KS are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (231 and 13.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (170 and 10%), and Registered Nursing (118 and 6.94%).

The median tuition cost in St. Joseph, MO-KS for a public four year colleges is $6,096 for in-state students and $12,573 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 98 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 46 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Registered Nursing with 98 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in St. Joseph, MO-KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 893 degrees awarded
  2. 689 degrees awarded
  3. 62 degrees awarded
$6,096
Median In-State Public

In 2019, the St. Joseph, MO-KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Missouri Western State University with 893 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

646
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,054
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 646 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Joseph, MO-KS, which is 0.613 times less than the 1,054 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in St. Joseph, MO-KS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,278 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    178 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    75 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in St. Joseph, MO-KS was White students. These 1,278 degrees mean that there were 7.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 178 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Joseph, MO-KS was $123,100 in 2019, which is 0.512 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $119,700 to $123,100, a 2.84% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Joseph, MO-KS is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in St. Joseph, MO-KS have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Joseph, MO-KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$123,100
2019 Median
± $2,607
$119,700
2018 Median
± $2,795

In 2019, the median property value in St. Joseph, MO-KS grew to to $123,100 from the previous year's value of $119,700.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,810
Median Household Income
± $1,315
47.1k
Number of Households
± 1,242

In 2019, the median household income of the 47.1k households in St. Joseph, MO-KS grew to $52,810 from the previous year's value of $51,211.

The following chart displays the households in St. Joseph, MO-KS 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66%
2019 Homeownership
66.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 66% of the housing units in St. Joseph, MO-KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

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

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Commute Time

18 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Joseph, MO-KS have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.24% of the workforce in St. Joseph, MO-KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in St. Joseph, MO-KS compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.59%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.18%)

In 2019, 83.6% of workers in St. Joseph, MO-KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.59%) and those who worked at home (3.18%).

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 St. Joseph, MO-KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Joseph, MO-KS have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.7% of the population of St. Joseph, MO-KS has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 2.11% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1422 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1430 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1672 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 491 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Kansas see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1295 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1661 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 489 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, Osage County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Kansas.
1,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri
1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,422 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1,430 patients).

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,295 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Missouri and Kansas 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Kansas.
$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$7,651
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kansas

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

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

9.34%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
2.11%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Joseph, MO-KS declined by 1.18% from 9.45% to 9.34%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Joseph, MO-KS 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. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 22.3% prevalence
  3. 20.7% prevalence

Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri and Kansas, at 22.5%.

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

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