Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
142,318
0.877% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.262% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8%
8.03% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$81,213
7.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$227,700
19% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO had a population of 142k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $81,213. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO grew from 141,081 to 142,318, a 0.877% increase and its median household income grew from $75,826 to $81,213, a 7.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%), White (Hispanic) (2.4%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.37%).

3.25% of the households in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs (121 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was $227,700, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%.

Most people in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 142k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.8% of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.56k people).

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (118k people) in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.53k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.95k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are Spanish (2,973 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (173 households), and Vietnamese (160 households).

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    118k ± 2.06k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.53k ± 1.31k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.95k ± 719
4.9%
Hispanic Population
6.98k people

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (118k people) in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.53k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.95k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.9% of the people in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are hispanic (6.98k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.56k people
2.15%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.03k people

As of 2022, 1.8% of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO residents (2.56k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was 2.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,973 households (2.24%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    173 households (0.13%)
  3. Vietnamese
    160 households (0.121%)

3.25% of the households in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 2.24% of the households in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,844 ± 408
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,871 ± 378
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,366 ± 257

Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO employs 67.1k people. The largest industries in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are Construction (5,096 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,645 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,097 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($134,600), Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing ($122,912), and Offices of physicians ($111,955).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,831
Women
49.8%
32,085
Men
50.2%

The workforce of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO in 2020 was 63,916 people, with 49.8% woman, and 50.2% men.

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Occupations

67.1k
2022 Value
1.42%
1 Year growth
± 1.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.42%, from 66.2k employees to 67.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO, are Customer service representatives (1,922 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,868 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,755 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67.1k
2022 Value
1.42%
1 Year growth
± 1.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.42%, from 66.2k employees to 67.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO, are Construction (5,096 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,645 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,097 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,917
Median earning men ± $1,750
$39,265
Median earning women ± $1,746

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,986), Manufacturing ($68,778), and Information ($67,564).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($58,536), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,022), and Public Administration ($49,746).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt 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.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

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

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO awarded 121 degrees. The student population of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 135 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are White (71 and 58.7%), followed by Black or African American (33 and 27.3%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 9.92%), and Asian (3 and 2.48%).

The largest universities in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs (121 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (52 and 43%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (36 and 29.8%), and General Cosmetology (31 and 25.6%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.924% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.309% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.2k), Some college (25.6k), and Bachelors Degree (18.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was $227,700 in 2022, which is 0.808 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $191,300 to $227,700, a 19% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO is 70.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO is $81,213. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

Property

$227,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,802
$37,441
Median Property Taxes
±$1,458

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.6%
Homeownership
2022
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.6% of the housing units in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$81,213
Median Household Income
± $2,417
53k
Number of Households
± 1,897

In 2022, the median household income of the 53k households in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO grew to $81,213 from the previous year's value of $75,826.

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Wage Distribution

0.414
2022 Wage GINI in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO
0.4
2021 Wage GINI in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was 0.414 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.47% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.17%)

In 2022, 81.7% of workers in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.17%).

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO (11.3k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO is White, followed by Black 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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Health

92.3% of the population of Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 58.9% on employee plans, 9.24% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.5% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.75%
Uninsured
58.9%
Employer Coverage
9.24%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson County (East) PUMA, MO grew by 6.63% from 7.27% to 7.75%.

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