St. Joseph, MO-KS

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
126,779
0.282% 1-year decline
Median Age
38.5

Poverty Rate
15.6%

Median Household Income
$51,211
3.31% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$119,700
2.66% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
58,377
0.341% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, St. Joseph, MO-KS had a population of 127k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $51,211. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of St. Joseph, MO-KS declined from 127,137 to 126,779, a -0.282% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,568 to $51,211, a 3.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Joseph, MO-KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.34%), White (Hispanic) (3.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.65%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.17%). NaNk% of the people in St. Joseph, MO-KS speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS are Missouri Western State University (861 degrees awarded in 2017), Highland Community College (155186) (618 degrees), and Hillyard Technical Center (83 degrees).

The median property value in St. Joseph, MO-KS is $119,700, and the homeownership rate is 66.6%. Most people in St. Joseph, MO-KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Joseph, MO-KS is 2 cars per household.

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

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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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri and Kansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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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

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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

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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.

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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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Diversity

St. Joseph, MO-KS is home to a population of 127k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.01% of St. Joseph, MO-KS residents were born outside of the country (3.82k people).

In 2018, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in St. Joseph, MO-KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.77k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.13k 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 ± 38
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.77k ± 408
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.13k ± 508
5.29%
Hispanic Population
6.71k people

In 2018, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in St. Joseph, MO-KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.77k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.29% of the people in St. Joseph, MO-KS are hispanic (6.71k 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

3.01%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.82k people
3.05%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
3.88k people

As of 2018, 3.01% of St. Joseph, MO-KS residents (3.82k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 3.05%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
35
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 38.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in St. Joseph, MO-KS are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all St. Joseph, MO-KS residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    127,332 ± 12,079 people
  2. India
    30,787 ± 6,036 people
  3. China
    24,426 ± 5,351 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri and Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 127,332 Missouri and Kansas residents, followed by India with 30,787 and China with 24,426.

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Citizenship

98%
2018 Citizenship
97.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98% of St. Joseph, MO-KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in St. Joseph, MO-KS was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,115 ± 250
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,569 ± 241
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,454 ± 268

St. Joseph, MO-KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in St. Joseph, MO-KS is $51,211. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Johnson County, KS with a value of $86,746, followed by St. Charles County, MO and Platte County, MO, with respective values of $81,663 and $80,468.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Kansas is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of St. Joseph, MO-KS employs 58.4k people. The largest industries in St. Joseph, MO-KS are Manufacturing (10,693 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,378 people), and Retail Trade (6,706 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($53,125), Finance & Insurance ($45,635), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,152).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,211
2018 value
± $1,302
3.31%
1 Year Growth
± 3.79%

Households in St. Joseph, MO-KS have a median annual income of $51,211, 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 $49,568 in 2017, which represents a 3.31% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,357
$43,527
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $948
$60,808
Average Male Salary in Kansas
± $1,876
$43,397
Average Female Salary in Kansas
± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.37 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 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
    $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
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kansas
  1. Asian
    $49,738 ± $7,478
  2. White
    $46,915 ± $1,173
  3. American Indian
    $42,999 ± $12,605

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 in Missouri.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White 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.
0.462
2017 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.462
2016 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.46
2017 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.462
2016 Wage GINI in Kansas

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 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.

In the same year, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 and income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479, 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 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Johnson County, KS with a value of $86,746, followed by St. Charles County, MO and Platte County, MO, with respective values of $81,663 and $80,468.

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

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Joseph, MO-KS (18.4k out of 118k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 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
    15,532 ± 813
  2. Black
    1,320 ± 293
  3. Hispanic
    1,150 ± 224

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

58.4k
2018 Value
± 1,552
-0.341%
1 Year decline
± 3.75%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in St. Joseph, MO-KS declined at a rate of -0.341%, from 58.6k employees to 58.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Joseph, MO-KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,149 people), Production Occupations (6,505 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,922 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 (7,149 people), Production Occupations (6,505 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,922 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 (1.94 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.75 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Joseph, MO-KS, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($65,662), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,217), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($60,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.4k
2018 Value
± 1,552
-0.341%
1 Year decline
± 3.75%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in St. Joseph, MO-KS declined at a rate of -0.341%, from 58.6k employees to 58.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Joseph, MO-KS, are Manufacturing (10,693 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,378 people), and Retail Trade (6,706 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 (10,693 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,378 people), and Retail Trade (6,706 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, St. Joseph, MO-KS has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.82 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.74 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Joseph, MO-KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($53,125), Finance & Insurance ($45,635), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,152).

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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. $50.6B
  2. $38.9B
  3. $32B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri and Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $50.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($38.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($32B).

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.
$245B
2015 Value in Kansas
$357B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
46.1% growth
$272B
2015 Value in Missouri
$433B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B 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. $37.2B
  2. $27.9B
  3. $20.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri and Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $37.2B, followed by Texas with $27.9B and Nebraska and $20.9B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS awarded 1,630 degrees. The student population of St. Joseph, MO-KS is skewed towards women, with 3,950 male students and 5,839 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS are White (1,227 and 78.3%), followed by Black or African American (143 and 9.12%), Two or More Races (74 and 4.72%), and Unknown (64 and 4.08%).

The largest universities in St. Joseph, MO-KS by number of degrees awarded are Missouri Western State University (861 and 52.8%), Highland Community College (155186) (618 and 37.9%), and Hillyard Technical Center (83 and 5.09%).

The most popular majors in St. Joseph, MO-KS are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (210 and 12.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (155 and 9.51%), and Registered Nursing (130 and 7.98%).

The median tuition costs in St. Joseph, MO-KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,716 and $11,789 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 108 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 52 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 47 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Registered Nursing with 108 degree-majorss 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. 861 degrees awarded
  2. 618 degrees awarded
  3. 83 degrees awarded
$5,716
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the St. Joseph, MO-KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Missouri Western State University with 861 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

613
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,017
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 613 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Joseph, MO-KS, which is 0.603 times less than the 1,017 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
    1,227 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    143 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    74 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in St. Joseph, MO-KS were to White students. These 1,227 degrees mean that there were 8.58 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 143 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Joseph, MO-KS was $119,700 in 2018, which is 0.521 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $116,600 to $119,700, a 2.66% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Joseph, MO-KS is 66.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in St. Joseph, MO-KS have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. 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

$119,700
2018 Median
± $2,795
$116,600
2017 Median
± $2,807

In 2018, the median property value in St. Joseph, MO-KS grew to to $119,700 from the previous year's value of $116,600.

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 N/A 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.
$51,211
Median Household Income
± $1,302
47.1k
Number of Households
± 1,231

In 2018, the median household income of the 47.1k households in St. Joseph, MO-KS grew to $51,211 from the previous year's value of $49,568.

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
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 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%
2018 Homeownership
66.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.6% of the housing units in St. Joseph, MO-KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.1%.

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

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Commute Time

18.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Joseph, MO-KS have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in St. Joseph, MO-KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    83.7%
  2. Carpooled
    9.47%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.87%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in St. Joseph, MO-KS was Drove Alone (83.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.47%) and those who Worked At Home (2.87%).

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 3 cars.

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Health

90.5% of the population of St. Joseph, MO-KS has health coverage, with 47.9% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 2.33% 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 1418 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 588 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Kansas see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri and Kansas.
1,418 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri
1,320 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1,417 patients).

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 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

9.45%
Uninsured
47.9%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
2.33%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Joseph, MO-KS declined by 4.42% from 9.89% to 9.45%.

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. 15.2% prevalence
  2. 14.9% prevalence
  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri and Kansas, at 15.2%.

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

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