Missouri vs. Illinois

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)6,137,42812,671,821
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.5%-1.2%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,988,95012,831,572
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,988,92712,830,632
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.5%22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.9%15.6%
Female persons, percent50.9%50.9%
White alone, percent83.0%76.9%
Black or African American alone, percent11.8%14.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%0.6%
Asian alone, percent2.1%5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.3%17.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent79.3%61.0%
Veterans, 2014-2018413,189595,185
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.1%14.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,806,3715,376,064
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.8%66.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$151,600$187,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,254$1,668
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$438$626
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$809$984
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201319.7%32.9%
Building permits, 201816,87521,510
Households, 2014-20182,396,2714,830,038
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.59
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.5%87.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.1%23.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%88.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201877.6%80.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.6%88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.6%34.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.4%7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.2%8.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.6%65.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.7%60.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,430,31027,937,381
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,089,31683,431,778
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)111,535,362281,037,755
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)91,916,351295,456,992
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)90,546,581166,634,514
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,036$12,942
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.629.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$53,560$63,575
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,537$34,463
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%12.1%
Total employer establishments, 2017150,882321,135
Total employment, 20172,517,2045,497,629
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)116,773,811301,443,641
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.9%-0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017418,097985,260
All firms, 2012491,6061,135,017
Men-owned firms, 2012257,948609,648
Women-owned firms, 2012162,616417,500
Minority-owned firms, 201261,035311,684
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012415,972795,129
Veteran-owned firms, 201249,21789,110
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012415,5421,006,885
Black-owned firms, percent, 20074.9%9.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%5.3%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.2%5.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.1%30.5%
Population per square mile, 201087.1231.1
Land area in square miles, 201068,741.5255,518.93

Source: United States Census Bureau

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