Christian County, MO

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2022 Population
89,568
1.99% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.1
0.509% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.67%
7.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$75,787
9.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$229,200
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
43,789
1.91% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Christian County, MO had a population of 89.6k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $75,787. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Christian County, MO grew from 87,824 to 89,568, a 1.99% increase and its median household income grew from $69,212 to $75,787, a 9.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Christian County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.872%).

None of the households in Christian County, 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.

98.6% of the residents in Christian County, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Christian County, MO are Evangel University-James River Assembly of God Church (30 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Christian County, MO was $229,200, and the homeownership rate was 75.9%.

Most people in Christian County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Christian County, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Christian County, MO is home to a population of 89.6k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.65% of Christian County, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.37k people).

In 2022, there were 32.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82k people) in Christian County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.51k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.17k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Christian County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Christian County, MO was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Christian County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82k ± 375
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.51k ± 412
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.17k ± 370
3.45%
Hispanic Population
3.09k people

In 2022, there were 32.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82k people) in Christian County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.51k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.17k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.45% of the people in Christian County, MO are hispanic (3.09k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Christian County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.37k people
2.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.44k people

As of 2022, 2.65% of Christian County, MO residents (2.37k 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 Christian County, MO was 2.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,621 ± 258
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,395 ± 318
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,105 ± 282

Christian County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Christian County, MO employs 43.8k people. The largest industries in Christian County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,694 people), Retail Trade (5,581 people), and Educational Services (4,329 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($94,194), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,511), and Utilities ($62,287).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

43.8k
2022 Value
± 1,780
1.91%
1 Year growth
± 5.72%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Christian County, MO grew at a rate of 1.91%, from 43k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Christian County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,892 people), Management Occupations (4,832 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,548 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Christian County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43.8k
2022 Value
± 1,780
1.91%
1 Year growth
± 5.72%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Christian County, MO grew at a rate of 1.91%, from 43k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Christian County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,694 people), Retail Trade (5,581 people), and Educational Services (4,329 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Christian County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Christian County, 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

$52,764
Median earning men ± $3,370
$35,334
Median earning women ± $1,774

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($87,723), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,763), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,791).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($53,209), Wholesale Trade ($50,585), and Public Administration ($49,491).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 487
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 487
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 442
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Christian County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 74.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.8%), 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 Christian County, MO awarded 30 degrees. The student population of Christian County, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 41 male students and 56 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Christian County, MO are White (27 and 90%), followed by Asian (1 and 3.33%), Two or More Races (1 and 3.33%), and Unknown (1 and 3.33%).

The largest universities in Christian County, MO by number of degrees awarded are Evangel University-James River Assembly of God Church (30 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Christian County, MO are Organizational Leadership (30 and 100%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Christian County, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 96.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 97 (42.3% men and 57.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 97 students enrolled in Christian County, MO, 42.3% men and 57.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 81 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Christian County, MO was Organizational Leadership with 30 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Evangel University-James River Assembly of God Church with 30 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Christian County, MO, which is 0.875 times less than the 16 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 27 degrees mean that there were 27 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($15,766) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,030) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($756) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Christian County, MO was $229,200 in 2022, which is 0.813 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $195,100 to $229,200, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Christian County, MO is 75.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Christian County, MO have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Christian County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Christian County, MO is $75,787. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Christian County, MO was Census Tract 202.01 with a value of $98,024, followed by Census Tract 203.04 and Census Tract 201.02, with respective values of $81,118 and $81,094.

In 2022, 10.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Christian County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.28%.

Property

$229,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,585
$25,368
Median Property Taxes
±$1,221

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 Christian County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.9%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.9% of the housing units in Christian County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 202.01
  2. Census Tract 203.04
  3. Census Tract 201.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Christian County, MO was Census Tract 202.01 with a value of $98,024, followed by Census Tract 203.04 and Census Tract 201.02, with respective values of $81,118 and $81,094.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Christian County, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$75,787
Median Household Income
± $3,210
33.4k
Number of Households
± 1,454

In 2022, the median household income of the 33.4k households in Christian County, MO grew to $75,787 from the previous year's value of $69,212.

The following chart displays the households in Christian County, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Christian County, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.59%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.99%)

In 2022, 81.7% of workers in Christian County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.59%) and those who worked at home (6.99%).

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Christian County, MO have a shorter commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.01% of the workforce in Christian County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Christian County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Christian County, MO have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Christian County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.28%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.67% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Christian County, MO (7.68k out of 88.6k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Christian County, MO is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 11.3% of the children was living in poverty in Christian County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 164 in Christian County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 78.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

91.4% of the population of Christian County, MO has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.97% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Christian County, MO see 2161 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.08% decrease from the previous year (2351 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3487 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 954 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,161 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Christian County, MO

Primary care physicians in Christian County, MO see an average of 2,161 patients per year. This represents a 8.08% decrease from the previous year (2,351 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Christian County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.4% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.6%
Uninsured
53.6%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.97%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Christian County, MO declined by 0.58% from 8.65% to 8.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.6 in Christian County, MO.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.4% in Christian County, MO.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12% in Christian County, MO.

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