Ralls County, MO

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Population

10,208

0.166% decline

Median Age

44.7


Median Household Income

$50,161

2.54% growth

Poverty Rate

13.3%


Number of Employees

5,003

3.26% growth

Median Property Value

$126,000

4.83% growth

About

In 2017, Ralls County, MO had a population of 10.2k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $50,161. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ralls County, MO declined from 10,225 to 10,208, a -0.166% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,919 to $50,161, a 2.54% increase.

The population of Ralls County, MO is 95.8% White Alone, 1.25% Black or African American Alone, and 1.24% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Ralls County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Ralls County, MO is $126,000, and the homeownership rate is 82.3%. Most people in Ralls County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Ralls County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Ralls County, MO employs 5k people. The largest industries in Ralls County, MO are Manufacturing (898 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (693 people), and Retail Trade (614 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($105,769), Utilities ($45,833), and Manufacturing ($45,255).

Median household income in Ralls County, MO is $50,161. Males in Ralls 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 Ralls County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,161

2017 value

± $4,015

2.54%

1 Year Growth

± 12%

Households in Ralls County, MO have a median annual income of $50,161, 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 $48,919 in 2016, which represents a 2.54% 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 Ralls 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 4701

  2. Census Tract 4702

  3. Census Tract 4703

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ralls County, MO was Census Tract 4701 with a value of $56,531, followed by Census Tract 4702 and Census Tract 4703, with respective values of $52,961 and $44,423.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ralls County, MO (1.34k out of 10.1k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 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

    1,272 ± 203

  2. Hispanic

    95 ± 91

  3. Two Or More

    34 ± 86

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

5k

2017 Value

± 359

3.26%

1 Year growth

± 9.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ralls County, MO grew at a rate of 3.26%, from 4.85k employees to 5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ralls County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (814 people), Production Occupations (574 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (465 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ralls County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ralls County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (814 people), Production Occupations (574 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (465 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Ralls County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.98 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.68 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.61 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ralls County, MO, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($71,125), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,143), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($64,609).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5k

2017 Value

± 359

3.26%

1 Year growth

± 9.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ralls County, MO grew at a rate of 3.26%, from 4.85k employees to 5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ralls County, MO, are Manufacturing (898 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (693 people), and Retail Trade (614 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ralls County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Ralls 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 Ralls County, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (898 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (693 people), and Retail Trade (614 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Ralls County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.7 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.01 times), and Manufacturing (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ralls County, MO, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($105,769), Utilities ($45,833), and Manufacturing ($45,255).

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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

91.6% of the population of Ralls County, MO has health coverage, with 49.4% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 2.59% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Ralls County, MO see 5098 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.585% decrease from the previous year (5128 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10224 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2556 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

5,098 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ralls County, MO see an average of 5,098 patients per year. This represents a 0.585% decrease from the previous year (5,128 patients).

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

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%).

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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

8.42%

Uninsured

49.4%

Employer Coverage

12.2%

Medicaid

16.9%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

2.59%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ralls County, MO declined by 21.4% from 10.7% to 8.42%.

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

Ralls County, MO is home to a population of 10.2k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.901% of Ralls County, MO residents were born outside of the country (92 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ralls County, MO is composed of 9.78k White Alone residents (95.8%), 128 Black or African American Alone residents (1.25%), 127 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.24%), 83 Two or More Races residents (0.813%), 49 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.48%), 46 Asian Alone residents (0.451%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 28.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ralls County, MO was 44.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Ralls County, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Ralls County, MO residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.901%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

92 people

0.822%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

84 people

As of 2017, 0.901% of Ralls County, MO residents (92 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 Ralls County, MO was 0.822%, 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

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Ralls County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ralls County, MO was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.78k ± 17

  2. Black or African American Alone

    128 ± 33

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    127 ± 52.7

In 2017, there were 76.4 times more White Alone residents (9.78k people) in Ralls County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 128 Black or African American Alone and 127 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

    442 ± 84

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    90 ± 52

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    56 ± 37

Ralls County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ralls County, MO was $126,000 in 2017, which is 0.549 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $120,200 to $126,000, a 4.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Ralls County, MO is 82.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ralls County, MO have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ralls County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$126,000

2017 Median

± $9,655

$120,200

2016 Median

± $8,819

In 2017, the median property value in Ralls County, MO grew to to $126,000 from the previous year's value of $120,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ralls 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 Ralls County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$50,161

Median Household Income

± $4,015

3.99k

Number of Households

± 316

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.99k households in Ralls County, MO grew to $50,161 from the previous year's value of $48,919.

The following chart displays the households in Ralls 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

82.3%

2017 Homeownership

82%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.3% of the housing units in Ralls County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82%.

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

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ralls County, MO have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.5% of the workforce in Ralls County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.7%

  2. Carpooled

    6.68%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.14%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ralls County, MO was Drove Alone (84.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.68%) and those who Worked At Home (6.14%).

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 Ralls County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ralls County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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