Barton County, MO

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Population

11,942

1.1% decline

Median Age

40.6


Median Household Income

$41,184

5.93% growth

Poverty Rate

20.9%


Number of Employees

5,304

4.84% growth

Median Property Value

$97,500

2.74% growth

About

In 2017, Barton County, MO had a population of 11.9k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $41,184. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Barton County, MO declined from 12,075 to 11,942, a -1.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,877 to $41,184, a 5.93% increase.

The population of Barton County, MO is 92.7% White Alone, 2.51% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.04% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Barton County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Barton County, MO is $97,500, and the homeownership rate is 69.2%. Most people in Barton County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Barton County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Barton County, MO employs 5.3k people. The largest industries in Barton County, MO are Manufacturing (948 people), Retail Trade (620 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (603 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($53,409), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($44,338), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,428).

Median household income in Barton County, MO is $41,184. Males in Barton 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 Barton County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,184

2017 value

± $2,834

5.93%

1 Year Growth

± 9.92%

Households in Barton County, MO have a median annual income of $41,184, 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 $38,877 in 2016, which represents a 5.93% 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 Barton 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 9601

  2. Census Tract 9602

  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Barton County, MO was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $49,821, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $45,959 and $34,844.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Barton County, MO (2.46k out of 11.8k 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 Males 25 - 34 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

    2,151 ± 311

  2. Hispanic

    246 ± 114

  3. Other

    133 ± 104

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Barton 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

5.3k

2017 Value

± 430

4.84%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Barton County, MO grew at a rate of 4.84%, from 5.06k employees to 5.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Barton County, MO, are Management Occupations (790 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (750 people), and Production Occupations (695 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Barton County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Barton County, MO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (790 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (750 people), and Production Occupations (695 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Barton County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.27 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.26 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Barton County, MO, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($102,969), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($78,355), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($67,143).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.3k

2017 Value

± 430

4.84%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Barton County, MO grew at a rate of 4.84%, from 5.06k employees to 5.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Barton County, MO, are Manufacturing (948 people), Retail Trade (620 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (603 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Barton County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Barton 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 Barton County, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (948 people), Retail Trade (620 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (603 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Barton County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.64 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.77 times), and Utilities (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Barton County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($53,409), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($44,338), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,428).

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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

88.6% of the population of Barton County, MO has health coverage, with 39.3% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Barton County, MO see 2376 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.45% decrease from the previous year (2411 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 11908 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1488 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

2,376 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Barton County, MO see an average of 2,376 patients per year. This represents a 1.45% decrease from the previous year (2,411 patients).

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

11.4%

Uninsured

39.3%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

15.9%

Medicare

16.4%

Non-Group

1.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Barton County, MO declined by 0.0647% from 11.4% to 11.4%.

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

Barton County, MO is home to a population of 11.9k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.77% of Barton County, MO residents were born outside of the country (211 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Barton County, MO is composed of 11.1k White Alone residents (92.7%), 300 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.51%), 244 Two or More Races residents (2.04%), 228 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.91%), 71 Asian Alone residents (0.595%), 28 Black or African American Alone residents (0.234%), 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0419%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Barton County, MO was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally the same age as than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Barton County, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Barton County, MO residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.77%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

211 people

1.68%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

203 people

As of 2017, 1.77% of Barton County, MO residents (211 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 Barton County, MO was 1.68%, 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%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Barton County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Barton County, MO was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.1k ± 20

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    300 ± 165

  3. Two or More Races

    244 ± 88.3

In 2017, there were 36.9 times more White Alone residents (11.1k people) in Barton County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 300 Hispanic or Latino and 244 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 Barton 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 Barton 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 Barton County, MO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Barton 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

    344 ± 83

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    80 ± 43

  3. Korea

    59 ± 26

Barton County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Barton County, MO was $97,500 in 2017, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $94,900 to $97,500, a 2.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Barton County, MO is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Barton County, MO have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Barton 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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$41,184

Median Household Income

± $2,834

4.94k

Number of Households

± 422

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.94k households in Barton County, MO grew to $41,184 from the previous year's value of $38,877.

The following chart displays the households in Barton 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$97,500

2017 Median

± $6,758

$94,900

2016 Median

± $9,205

In 2017, the median property value in Barton County, MO grew to to $97,500 from the previous year's value of $94,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Barton 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 Barton 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 Barton County, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Barton County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%

2017 Homeownership

68.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.2% of the housing units in Barton County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Barton County, MO have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Barton County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.8%

  2. Carpooled

    6.43%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.88%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Barton County, MO was Drove Alone (81.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.43%) and those who Worked At Home (5.88%).

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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