Camden County, MO

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Population

44,855

1.59% growth

Median Age

51


Median Household Income

$50,496

8.02% growth

Poverty Rate

17.5%


Number of Employees

17,136

0.54% growth

Median Property Value

$176,300

2.68% growth

About

In 2017, Camden County, MO had a population of 44.9k people with a median age of 51 and a median household income of $50,496. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Camden County, MO grew from 44,152 to 44,855, a 1.59% increase and its median household income grew from $46,747 to $50,496, a 8.02% increase.

The population of Camden County, MO is 94.5% White Alone, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.903% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Camden County, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Camden County, MO are Lake Career and Technical Center (13 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Camden County, MO is $176,300, and the homeownership rate is 79.8%. Most people in Camden County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Camden County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Camden County, MO employs 17.1k people. The largest industries in Camden County, MO are Retail Trade (2,902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,572 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,935 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($53,947), Information ($53,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,513).

Median household income in Camden County, MO is $50,496. Males in Camden 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 Camden County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,496

2017 value

± $2,115

8.02%

1 Year Growth

± 5.76%

Households in Camden County, MO have a median annual income of $50,496, 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 $46,747 in 2016, which represents a 8.02% 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 Camden 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 9503

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9506

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Camden County, MO was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $61,081, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9506, with respective values of $60,222 and $59,031.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Camden County, MO (7.75k out of 44.3k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 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

    7,025 ± 595

  2. Hispanic

    334 ± 210

  3. Other

    264 ± 204

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Camden County, MO is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

17.1k

2017 Value

± 901

0.54%

1 Year growth

± 7.35%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Camden County, MO grew at a rate of 0.54%, from 17k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Camden County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,313 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,308 people), and Management Occupations (1,575 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Camden County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Camden County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,313 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,308 people), and Management Occupations (1,575 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Camden County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.64 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.48 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Camden County, MO, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($83,400), Management Occupations ($56,199), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,938).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.1k

2017 Value

± 901

0.54%

1 Year growth

± 7.35%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Camden County, MO grew at a rate of 0.54%, from 17k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Camden County, MO, are Retail Trade (2,902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,572 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,935 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Camden County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Camden 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 Camden County, MO, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (2,902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,572 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,935 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Camden County, MO has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (1.48 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.48 times), and Construction (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Camden County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($53,947), Information ($53,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,513).

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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

86% of the population of Camden County, MO has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 20.8% on Medicare, 17.8% on non-group plans, and 3.88% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Camden County, MO see 1229 patients per year on average, which represents a 14.4% increase from the previous year (1074 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2119 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 840 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

1,229 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Camden County, MO see an average of 1,229 patients per year. This represents a 14.4% increase from the previous year (1,074 patients).

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

Uninsured

29.8%

Employer Coverage

13.6%

Medicaid

20.8%

Medicare

17.8%

Non-Group

3.88%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Camden County, MO declined by 14.5% from 16.4% to 14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Camden 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

Camden County, MO is home to a population of 44.9k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.31% of Camden County, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.04k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Camden County, MO is composed of 42.4k White Alone residents (94.5%), 1.21k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.7%), 405 Two or More Races residents (0.903%), 324 Black or African American Alone residents (0.722%), 279 Asian Alone residents (0.622%), 249 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.555%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0334%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Camden County, MO was 51. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Camden County, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Camden County, MO residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.31%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.04k people

2.24%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

991 people

As of 2017, 2.31% of Camden County, MO residents (1.04k 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 Camden County, MO was 2.24%, 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

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Camden County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Camden County, MO was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    42.4k ± 12

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.21k ± 352

  3. Two or More Races

    405 ± 145

In 2017, there were 35 times more White Alone residents (42.4k people) in Camden County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.21k Hispanic or Latino and 405 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Camden 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 Camden 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 Camden County, MO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Camden 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

    2,169 ± 276

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    617 ± 266

  3. Korea

    337 ± 113

Camden County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Camden County, MO awarded 13 degrees. The student population of Camden County, MO is skewed towards men, with 11 male students and 3 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Camden County, MO are White (13 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Camden County, MO by number of degrees awarded are Lake Career and Technical Center (13 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Camden County, MO are Maritime Maintenance, Fitter, & Shipe Repair Technology (10 and 76.9%), Computer & Computer Systems Technology (1 and 7.69%), and Carpenter (1 and 7.69%).

The median tuition costs in Camden County, MO are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Camden County, MO was Maritime Maintenance, Fitter, & Shipe Repair Technology with 10 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Camden County, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

13 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Camden County, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lake Career and Technical Center with 13 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

13

Degrees Awarded to Men

0

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 13 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Camden County, MO, which is N/A times more than the 0 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    13 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Camden County, MO were to White students. These 13 degrees mean that there were N/A times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Camden County, MO was $176,300 in 2017, which is 0.81 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $171,700 to $176,300, a 2.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Camden County, MO is 79.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Camden County, MO have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Camden 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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$50,496

Median Household Income

± $2,115

16.3k

Number of Households

± 749

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.3k households in Camden County, MO grew to $50,496 from the previous year's value of $46,747.

The following chart displays the households in Camden 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$176,300

2017 Median

± $8,987

$171,700

2016 Median

± $6,243

In 2017, the median property value in Camden County, MO grew to to $176,300 from the previous year's value of $171,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Camden 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 Camden County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

79.8%

2017 Homeownership

77.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.8% of the housing units in Camden County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Camden 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 Camden County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Camden County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Camden County, MO have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.25% of the workforce in Camden County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Camden County, MO was Drove Alone (82.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.5%) and those who Worked At Home (5.23%).

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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