Missouri vs. Kansas

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)6,137,4282,913,314
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.5%2.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,988,9502,853,123
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,988,9272,853,118
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.5%24.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.9%15.9%
Female persons, percent50.9%50.2%
White alone, percent83.0%86.4%
Black or African American alone, percent11.8%6.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%1.2%
Asian alone, percent2.1%3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.3%12.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent79.3%75.7%
Veterans, 2014-2018413,189181,453
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.1%7.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,806,3711,280,774
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.8%66.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$151,600$145,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,254$1,349
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$438$495
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$809$831
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201319.7%17.7%
Building permits, 201816,8759,478
Households, 2014-20182,396,2711,124,549
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.5%83.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.1%11.7%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%88.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201877.6%79.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.6%90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.6%32.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.4%9.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.2%10.3%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.6%65.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.7%61.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,430,3104,873,411
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,089,31618,248,370
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)111,535,36286,076,260
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)91,916,35160,226,324
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)90,546,58138,276,461
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,036$13,263
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.619.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$53,560$57,422
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,537$30,757
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%12.0%
Total employer establishments, 2017150,88274,947
Total employment, 20172,517,2041,199,162
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)116,773,81152,754,605
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.9%1.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017418,097201,268
All firms, 2012491,606239,118
Men-owned firms, 2012257,948125,169
Women-owned firms, 2012162,61677,194
Minority-owned firms, 201261,03526,127
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012415,972204,562
Veteran-owned firms, 201249,21721,610
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012415,542203,401
Black-owned firms, percent, 20074.9%2.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%2.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.2%2.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.1%27.5%
Population per square mile, 201087.134.9
Land area in square miles, 201068,741.5281,758.72

Source: United States Census Bureau

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