MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2007-2011 (5-year estimates)

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Vernon County, Missouri (05000US29217)

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Demographic

SubjectVernon County, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population20,959
Under 5 years1,5317.3
5 to 9 years1,3016.2
10 to 14 years1,5277.3
15 to 19 years1,6948.1
20 to 24 years1,1205.3
25 to 34 years2,25610.8
35 to 44 years2,40411.5
45 to 54 years3,03014.5
55 to 59 years1,3766.6
60 to 64 years1,3336.4
65 to 74 years1,7598.4
75 to 84 years1,0755.1
85 years and over5532.6
Median age in years40.2
5 years and over19,42892.7
15 years and over16,60079.2
Under 18 years of age5,33725.5
18 years and over15,62274.5
21 years and over14,60769.7
25 years and over13,78665.8
62 years and over4,22320.1
65 years and over3,38716.2
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01002

Total population20,959
Male10,11448.3
18 years old and over7,41273.3
65 years old and over1,48814.7
Female10,84551.7
18 years old and over8,21075.7
65 years old and over1,89917.5
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B02003

Total population20,959
One race20,66698.6
White alone20,25096.6
Black or African American1630.8
American Indian and Alaska Native940.4
Asian870.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4
Some other race680.3
Two or more races2931.4
White (alone or in combination)20,53798.0
Black (alone or in combination)1820.9
American Indian (alone or in combination)3321.6
Asian (alone or in combination)930.4
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)490.2
Some other race (alone or in combination)680.3
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B03001 B03002

Total population20,959
Hispanic or Latino of any race3281.6
Not Hispanic or Latino20,63198.4
White alone19,97095.3
Black or African American alone1630.8
American Indian and Alaska Native alone940.4
Asian alone870.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone4

Economic

SubjectVernon County, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19037 B22001

Total households8,137
Less than $10,0007909.7
$10,000 to $14,9997919.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,21815.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,07913.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,43117.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,36116.7
$75,000 to $99,9998019.8
$100,000 to $149,9994956.1
$150,000 to $199,9991401.7
$200,000 or more310.4
Median household income$37,312
Mean household income$45,686
With earnings6,10975.1
Mean household earnings$44,660
With social security3,00737.0
Mean household social security income$14,702
With retirement income1,88823.2
Mean household retirement income$14,780
With supplemental security income5556.8
Mean household supplemental security income$8,304
With cash public assistance income2453.0
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,162
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months1,31216.1
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19119 B19121 B19125 B19126

Family households5,46667.2
Less than $10,0004157.6
$10,000 to $14,9992264.1
$15,000 to $24,99969412.7
$25,000 to $34,99972413.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,04119.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,13920.8
$75,000 to $99,99969912.8
$100,000 to $149,9993616.6
$150,000 to $199,9991362.5
$200,000 or more310.6
Median family income$44,654
Mean family income$52,502
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19325 B20017 B20018 B20019

Per-capita income$18,554
Nonfamily households2,67132.8
Median nonfamily income$20,339
Mean nonfamily income$29,288
All full-time workers6,524
All male full-time workers3,41052.3
All female full-time workers3,11447.7
Median earnings for workers$20,800
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$33,265
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$26,478
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined19,979
Persons below poverty4,38722.0
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined5,042
Persons under 18 in poverty1,833
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined11,851
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty2,23418.9
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined3,086
Persons over 65 in poverty32010.4
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined16,24781.3
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined3,732
Persons in families in poverty3,21619.8
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over1,17131.4
Poverty ratio under 0.52,02510.1
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.992,36211.8
Poverty ratio in 1 to 24,42922.2
Poverty ratio in 2 and over11,16355.9
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001 B12006

Population 16 years and over16,260
In labor force10,09362.1
Civilian labor force10,08362.0
Employed civilians9,42393.5
Unemployed civilians6606.5
In military100.1
Not in labor force6,16737.9
Females 16 years and over8,48352.2
Females in labor force5,05731.1
Females in civilian labor force5,05731.1
Employed females4,74093.7
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 61,687
All parents working1,11766.2
(Own) children aged 6 to 173,194
All parents working2,36774.1
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08006

Workers 16 years and over9,317
Workers 16+ who commute to work8,75293.9
Car, truck, or van; drove alone7,16476.9
Car, truck, or van; carpooled1,20212.9
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)210.2
Walked to work1902.0
Other means of commuting1751.9
Worked at home5656.1
Mean travel time to work in minutes18.0
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over9,423
Management, professional, and related occupations2,74829.2
Service occupations1,93720.6
Sales and office occupations2,14822.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2262.4
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations8899.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,47515.7
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over9,423
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7167.6
Construction5035.3
Manufacturing1,07811.4
Wholesale trade2923.1
Retail trade1,18212.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4284.5
Information2492.6
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing6306.7
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative3633.9
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance2,56727.2
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services4474.7
Other services, except public administration4434.7
Public administration5255.6
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over9,423
Private wage and salary workers6,62870.3
Government workers1,47015.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,27413.5
Unpaid family workers510.5

Social

SubjectVernon County, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B11005 B11003 B11007

Total households8,137
Family households5,46667.2
With own children under 18 years2,44130.0
Married-couple families4,19551.6
With own children under 18 years1,46118.0
Male householder, no wife present3324.1
With own children under 18 years2222.7
Female householder, no husband present93911.5
With own children under 18 years7589.3
Nonfamily households2,67132.8
Householder living alone2,33728.7
65 years and over living alone1,02112.5
Households with one or more people under 18 years2,67832.9
Households with one or more people 65 years and over2,28728.1
Average household size2.46
Average family size2.97
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09016

Total population20,959
Household population19,99895.4
Living in family households16,72383.6
Living in nonfamily households3,27516.4
Living alone2,33728.7
Living in group quarters9614.6
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B09016

Household population19,99895.4
Householder8,13740.7
Spouse4,20621.0
Child5,99530.0
Other relatives5802.9
Nonrelatives1,0805.4
Unmarried partner4952.5
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100061
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over16,600
Never married4,01924.2
Now married, except separated8,67452.3
Separated3332.0
Widowed1,4658.8
Divorced, and not currently married2,10912.7
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years old4,773
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years old2,45151.4
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months3357.0
Unmarried women who gave birth16248.4
Women 15 to 19 years of age51.5
Women 20 to 34 years of age28083.6
Women 35 to 50 years of age5014.9
Per 1,000 unmarried women66
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old70
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old6
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old165
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old23
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10002 B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years248
Responsible for grandchildren16566.5
Less than 1 year9255.8
1 or 2 years3420.6
3 or 4 years42.4
5 or more years3521.2
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14001

Population 3 years and over19,924
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,97825.0
In nursery school, preschool2164.3
In kindergarten4759.5
In elementary school, grades 1-82,22944.8
In high school, grades 9-121,06921.5
In college or graduate school98919.9
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002

Population 25 years and over13,786
Less than 9th grade8836.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,2409.0
High school graduate, includes equivalency6,10544.3
Some college, no degree2,83920.6
Associates degree8306.0
Bachelors degree1,1188.1
Graduate or professional degree7715.6
High school graduate or higher11,66384.6
Bachelor degree or higher1,88913.7
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B23001 B21001 B21002

In Military100.1
Civilian population 18 years and over15,61299.9
Civilian veterans1,75611.2
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over20,599
Same house17,14183.2
Different house in the U.S.3,44716.7
Same county, different house2,18410.6
Different county1,2636.1
Different county, same state8374.1
Different state4262.1
Lived abroad 1 year ago110.1
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B05002

Total population20,959
U.S. native20,70398.8
Born in United States20,63398.4
Born in state of current residence13,88166.2
Born in different state than current residence6,75232.2
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents700.3
Foreign born2561.2
Naturalized U.S. citizen3513.7
Not a U.S. citizen22186.3
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States3261.6
Native, born outside U.S.7021.5
Entered U.S. 2000 or later-
Entered U.S. before 200070100.0
Foreign born2561.2
Entered U.S. 2000 or later18371.5
Entered U.S. before 20007328.5
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006 C05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea2561.2
Europe3614.1
Asia4618.0
Africa239.0
Oceania12247.7
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)249.4
Northern America52.0
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over19,42892.7
English only18,93497.5
Language other than English4942.5
Speaks English less than "very well"1470.8
Speak Spanish1340.7
Speaks English less than "very well"310.2

Housing

SubjectVernon County, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25014 B25015 B25004

Total housing units9,462
Occupied housing units8,13786.0
Owner-occupied5,85572.0
Renter-occupied2,28228.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.50
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.34
Vacant housing units1,32514.0
For sale29722.4
For rent24518.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use25919.5
Total owner units6,152
Homeowner vacancy rate4.8
Total rental units2,527
Rental vacancy rate9.7
People living in owned homes14,65669.9
People living in rental homes5,34225.5
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables:

Total housing units9,462
Single-family units7,37678.0
Single unit, detached7,18275.9
Single unit, attached1942.1
Duplexes2712.9
3 or 4 units4835.1
5 to 9 units1351.4
10 to 19 units1061.1
20 or more units730.8
Mobile home1,01810.8
Boat, RV, van, etc.-
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs108
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25035 B25036 B25037

Total housing units9,462
Built 2005 or later3193.4
Built 2000 to 20044755.0
Built 1990 to 19991,28413.6
Built 1980 to 19891,33314.1
Built 1970 to 19791,32714.0
Built 1960 to 19698008.5
Built 1950 to 19598489.0
Built 1940 to 19495165.5
Built 1939 or earlier2,56027.1
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25038 B25039

Occupied housing units8,137
Moved in 2005 or later2,96136.4
Moved in 2000 to 20041,49518.4
Moved in 1990 to 19991,82622.4
Moved in 1980 to 198999312.2
Moved in 1970 to 19794455.5
Moved in 1969 or earlier4175.1
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25044 B25045

Occupied housing units8,137
No vehicles available5947.3
1 vehicle available2,62532.3
2 vehicles available3,01037.0
3 or more vehicles available1,90823.4
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables:

Occupied housing units8,137
Utility gas2,58931.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,09125.7
Electricity2,80434.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.-
Coal or coke-
Wood5927.3
Solar energy-
Other fuel610.7
No fuel used-
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25049 B25052 B25043

Occupied housing units8,137
Lacking complete plumbing facilities590.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities841.0
No telephone service available2683.3
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25014

Occupied housing units8,137
1.00 or less8,02798.6
1.01 to 1.50760.9
1.51 or more340.4
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25075

Owner-occupied units5,855
Less than $50,0001,39923.9
$50,000 to $99,9992,19337.5
$100,000 to $149,99982414.1
$150,000 to $199,99967211.5
$200,000 to $299,9995148.8
$300,000 to $499,9992053.5
$500,000 to $999,999350.6
$1,000,000 or more130.2
Median home value$83,200
Average home value$113,378
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25087 B25091 B25092

Owner-occupied units5,855
Housing units with a mortgage3,20454.7
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income1,10234.4
Median owner costs$942
Housing units without a mortgage2,65145.3
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income34713.1
Median owner costs$320
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25070

Renter-occupied units2,282
Paying cash rent2,01288.2
Paying no cash rent27011.8
Median rent$553
Average gross rent-
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income99143.4
Gross rent of $750 or more47520.8