Missouri vs. Kentucky

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)6,137,4284,467,673
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.5%3.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,988,9504,339,333
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,988,9274,339,367
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.5%22.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.9%16.4%
Female persons, percent50.9%50.7%
White alone, percent83.0%87.6%
Black or African American alone, percent11.8%8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%0.3%
Asian alone, percent2.1%1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.3%3.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent79.3%84.3%
Veterans, 2014-2018413,189273,675
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.1%3.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,806,3711,995,182
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.8%67.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$151,600$135,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,254$1,158
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$438$370
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$809$741
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201319.7%18.0%
Building permits, 201816,87513,826
Households, 2014-20182,396,2711,728,681
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.5%84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.1%5.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%84.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201877.6%75.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.6%85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.6%23.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.4%13.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.2%6.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.6%58.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.7%54.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,430,3107,500,115
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,089,31626,264,745
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)111,535,362129,284,438
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)91,916,35171,745,899
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)90,546,58154,869,978
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,036$12,526
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.623.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$53,560$48,392
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,537$26,948
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%16.9%
Total employer establishments, 2017150,88291,241
Total employment, 20172,517,2041,625,006
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)116,773,81167,733,358
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.9%1.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017418,097291,230
All firms, 2012491,606331,546
Men-owned firms, 2012257,948184,154
Women-owned firms, 2012162,616106,011
Minority-owned firms, 201261,03527,258
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012415,972296,155
Veteran-owned firms, 201249,21733,208
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012415,542282,704
Black-owned firms, percent, 20074.9%3.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%1.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.2%1.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.1%25.6%
Population per square mile, 201087.1109.9
Land area in square miles, 201068,741.5239,486.34

Source: United States Census Bureau

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