Missouri vs. Iowa

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)6,137,4283,155,070
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.5%3.6%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,988,9503,046,871
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,988,9273,046,355
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.5%23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.9%17.1%
Female persons, percent50.9%50.2%
White alone, percent83.0%90.7%
Black or African American alone, percent11.8%4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%0.5%
Asian alone, percent2.1%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.3%6.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent79.3%85.3%
Veterans, 2014-2018413,189188,867
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.1%5.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,806,3711,409,650
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.8%71.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$151,600$142,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,254$1,234
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$438$472
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$809$766
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201319.7%18.4%
Building permits, 201816,87511,518
Households, 2014-20182,396,2711,256,855
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.41
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.5%84.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.1%8.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%87.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201877.6%78.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.6%92.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.6%28.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.4%7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.2%5.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.6%67.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.7%63.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,430,3105,468,687
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,089,31618,583,828
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)111,535,362116,668,830
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)91,916,35162,318,301
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)90,546,58144,905,624
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,036$14,607
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.619.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$53,560$58,580
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,537$31,085
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%11.2%
Total employer establishments, 2017150,88282,685
Total employment, 20172,517,2041,353,681
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)116,773,81158,926,050
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.9%-0.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017418,097211,320
All firms, 2012491,606259,121
Men-owned firms, 2012257,948135,382
Women-owned firms, 2012162,61682,345
Minority-owned firms, 201261,03514,707
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012415,972236,561
Veteran-owned firms, 201249,21725,889
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012415,542217,779
Black-owned firms, percent, 20074.9%0.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%1.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.2%0.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.1%25.5%
Population per square mile, 201087.154.5
Land area in square miles, 201068,741.5255,857.13

Source: United States Census Bureau

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