Nationwide Claims to Fame

Missouri is 16th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private establishments

Missouri is 16th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Missouri is 17th out of 51 other states in Households

Missouri is 17th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Missouri is 18th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Missouri is 18th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Missouri is 18th out of 51 other states in Housing units

Missouri is 18th out of 51 other states in Residents 65 or older

Missouri is 18th out of 51 other states in Retail sales

Missouri is 18th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Current population (2012) 6,021,988 18th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 68,741.5 18th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 87.1 29th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 27th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 25th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.7% 18th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.8% 29th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.4% 35th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Race - White 83.9% 22nd 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.7% 20th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 36th 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 35th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 16th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 26th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 41st 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.6% 17th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Female residents 51.0% 20th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.8% 41st 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Housing units 2,723,415 18th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.6% 29th 25.9%
Households 2,354,104 17th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.5% 18th 66.1%
Home median value $138,900 33rd $186,200
People per household 2.5 37th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 12,297 23rd 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Income per capita $25,371 35th $27,915
Income per household $47,202 38th $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.3% 23rd 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Missouri Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 147,274 16th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 2,298,295 19th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 501,064 18th 27,092,908
Retail sales $76,575,216 18th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,957 29th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,070,634 19th $613,795,732

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