Wayne County, MO

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Population
13,308
0.456% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
Median Age
47.3

Poverty Rate
24.1%

Median Household Income
$34,391
2.12% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$74,900
3.03% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
4,236
5.89% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Wayne County, MO had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 47.3 and a median household income of $34,391. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wayne County, MO declined from 13,369 to 13,308, a -0.456% decrease and its median household income declined from $35,135 to $34,391, a -2.12% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%), White (Hispanic) (1.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.556%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.346%). 0% of the people in Wayne County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Wayne County, MO was $74,900, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%. Most people in Wayne County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, MO was 2 cars per household.

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, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Wayne County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 82.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (16.8%), followed by Other (0.866%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Wayne County, MO
82.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Missouri colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri

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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

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 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 have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Wayne County, MO is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.676% of Wayne County, MO residents were born outside of the country (90 people).

In 2018, there were 47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Wayne County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 269 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 224 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 14
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    269 ± 66.5
  3. White (Hispanic)
    224 ± 11
1.73%
Hispanic Population
230 people

In 2018, there were 47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Wayne County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 269 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 224 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.73% of the people in Wayne County, MO are hispanic (230 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Wayne County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.676%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
90 people
0.367%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
49 people

As of 2018, 0.676% of Wayne County, MO residents (90 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 Wayne County, MO was 0.367%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.1
67
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 26.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Wayne County, MO was 47.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 67. But people in Wayne County, MO are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Wayne County, MO residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    41,981 ± 5,013 people
  2. India
    20,541 ± 3,513 people
  3. China
    19,044 ± 3,383 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,981 Missouri residents, followed by India with 20,541 and China with 19,044.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2018 Citizenship
99.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.7% of Wayne County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Wayne County, MO was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    538 ± 117
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    204 ± 103
  3. Korea
    179 ± 72

Wayne County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Wayne County, MO is $34,391. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Wayne County, MO was Census Tract 6902 with a value of $40,903, followed by Census Tract 6904 and Census Tract 6901, with respective values of $36,875 and $33,576.

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,787. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Wayne County, MO employs 4.24k people. The largest industries in Wayne County, MO are Manufacturing (872 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (781 people), and Retail Trade (369 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($53,190), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,043), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,015).

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,391
2018 value
± $2,705
-2.12%
1 Year Growth
± 12.2%

Households in Wayne County, MO have a median annual income of $34,391, 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 $35,135 in 2017, which represents a -2.12% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,814
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,443
$46,787
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,025

In 2019, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time 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
    $65,651 ± $7,939
  2. White
    $49,533 ± $893
  3. American Indian
    $45,658 ± $16,823

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wayne County, MO is from Missouri.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2019, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.361% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 6902
  2. Census Tract 6904
  3. Census Tract 6901

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wayne County, MO was Census Tract 6902 with a value of $40,903, followed by Census Tract 6904 and Census Tract 6901, with respective values of $36,875 and $33,576.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wayne County, MO (3.15k out of 13.1k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    3,002 ± 318
  2. Two Or More
    109 ± 87
  3. Native American
    28 ± 80

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wayne County, MO is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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

4.24k
2018 Value
± 408
-5.89%
1 Year decline
± 14.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Wayne County, MO declined at a rate of -5.89%, from 4.5k employees to 4.24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wayne County, MO, are Production Occupations (652 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (486 people), and Management Occupations (349 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wayne County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wayne County, MO, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (652 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (486 people), and Management Occupations (349 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wayne County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.68 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.44 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wayne County, MO, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,803), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($47,727), and Management Occupations ($47,535).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.24k
2018 Value
± 408
-5.89%
1 Year decline
± 14.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Wayne County, MO declined at a rate of -5.89%, from 4.5k employees to 4.24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wayne County, MO, are Manufacturing (872 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (781 people), and Retail Trade (369 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wayne County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Wayne 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 Wayne County, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (872 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (781 people), and Retail Trade (369 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wayne County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.51 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.44 times), and Manufacturing (2.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wayne County, MO, by median earnings, are Information ($53,190), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,043), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,015).

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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 in Missouri
$433B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wayne County, MO was $74,900 in 2018, which is 0.326 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $72,700 to $74,900, a 3.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Wayne County, MO is 74.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wayne County, MO have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wayne County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$74,900
2018 Median
± $7,640
$72,700
2017 Median
± $8,087

In 2018, the median property value in Wayne County, MO grew to to $74,900 from the previous year's value of $72,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wayne 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 Wayne County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$34,391
Median Household Income
± $2,705
5.45k
Number of Households
± 442

In 2018, the median household income of the 5.45k households in Wayne County, MO declined from $34,391 from the previous year's value of $35,135.

The following chart displays the households in Wayne 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
2018 Homeownership
76.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.4% of the housing units in Wayne County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wayne County, MO have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.21% of the workforce in Wayne County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (73%)
  2. Carpooled (17.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.48%)

In 2018, 73% of workers in Wayne County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (17.1%) and those who worked at home (7.48%).

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

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Health

85.2% of the population of Wayne County, MO has health coverage, with 26.3% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 17% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 5.25% 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).

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, MO see 3280 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.32% decrease from the previous year (3324 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 12873 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1609 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,280 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wayne County, MO

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, MO see an average of 3,280 patients per year. This represents a 1.32% decrease from the previous year (3,324 patients).

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

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$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$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

14.8%
Uninsured
26.3%
Employer Coverage
24.8%
Medicaid
17%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
5.25%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wayne County, MO grew by 5.17% from 14% to 14.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wayne 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. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

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

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