MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2008-2012 (5-year estimates)

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Polk County, Missouri (05000US29167)

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Demographic

SubjectPolk County, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population31,035
Under 5 years1,9586.3
5 to 9 years2,3177.5
10 to 14 years1,9046.1
15 to 19 years2,5888.3
20 to 24 years2,4017.7
25 to 34 years3,30810.7
35 to 44 years3,57311.5
45 to 54 years4,27113.8
55 to 59 years1,6585.3
60 to 64 years1,9266.2
65 to 74 years2,7158.7
75 to 84 years1,6335.3
85 years and over7832.5
Median age in years38.1
5 years and over29,07793.7
15 years and over24,85680.1
Under 18 years7,62024.6
18 years and over23,41575.4
21 years and over21,73670.0
25 years and over19,86764.0
62 years and over6,53521.1
65 years and over5,13116.5
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population31,035
Male15,33349.4
Males 18 years and over11,32173.8
Males 65 years and over2,28714.9
Female15,70250.6
Females 18 years and over12,09477.0
Females 65 years and over2,84418.1
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population31,035
One race30,49998.3
White alone29,94896.5
Black or African American2490.8
American Indian and Alaska Native410.1
Asian1300.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-
Some other race1310.4
Two or more races5361.7
White (alone or in combination)30,48498.2
Black (alone or in combination)3501.1
American Indian (alone or in combination)3881.3
Asian (alone or in combination)1730.6
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)540.2
Some other race (alone or in combination)1310.4
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B03002

Total population31,035
Hispanic or Latino of any race5931.9
Not Hispanic or Latino30,44298.1
White alone29,47695.0
Black or African American alone2480.8
American Indian and Alaska Native alone410.1
Asian alone1300.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone-

Economic

SubjectPolk County, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19013 B19025 B19051 B19061 B19055 B19065 B19059 B19069 B19056 B19066 B19057 B19067 B22001

Total households11,825
Less than $10,0009818.3
$10,000 to $14,9999007.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,88415.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,54813.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,80915.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,39520.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,25010.6
$100,000 to $149,9997766.6
$150,000 to $199,9991781.5
$200,000 or more1040.9
Median household income$38,852
Mean household income$49,305
With earnings8,60972.8
Mean household earnings$49,933
With social security4,19035.4
Mean household social security income$15,993
With retirement income1,94516.4
Mean household retirement income$18,434
With supplemental security income7826.6
Mean household supplemental security income$8,554
With cash public assistance income4684.0
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,575
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months2,24819.0
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households8,39171.0
Less than $10,0004695.6
$10,000 to $14,9994365.2
$15,000 to $24,99995311.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,05812.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,32115.7
$50,000 to $74,9992,04724.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,10713.2
$100,000 to $149,9997298.7
$150,000 to $199,9991762.1
$200,000 or more951.1
Median family income$49,304
Mean family income$57,202
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11001 B19202 B19214 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$18,876
Nonfamily households3,43429.0
Median nonfamily income$21,431
Mean nonfamily income$28,505
All full-time workers8,201
All male full-time workers4,78558.3
All female full-time workers3,41641.7
Median earnings for workers$21,038
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$36,718
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$28,796
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 determined29,899
Persons below poverty6,69522.4
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined7,306
Persons under 18 in poverty2,43933.4
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined17,637
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty3,50419.9
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined4,956
Persons over 65 in poverty75215.2
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined25,03883.7
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined4,861
Persons in families in poverty4,89619.6
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over1,79937.0
Poverty ratio under 0.52,1557.2
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.994,54015.2
Poverty ratio in 1 to 26,69722.4
Poverty ratio in 2 and over16,50755.2
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001

Population 16 years and over24,340
In labor force13,97957.4
Civilian labor force13,97757.4
Employed civilians12,41288.8
Unemployed civilians1,56511.2
In military2
Not in labor force10,36142.6
Females 16 years and over12,43651.1
Females in labor force6,59927.1
Females in civilian labor force6,59927.1
Employed females5,80988.0
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 62,307
All parents working1,38259.9
(Own) children aged 6 to 174,753
All parents working2,84859.9
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301

Workers 16 years and over12,086
Workers 16+ who commute to work11,52895.4
Car, truck, or van; drove alone9,87981.7
Car, truck, or van; carpooled1,1429.4
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)2
Walked to work3462.9
Other means of commuting1591.3
Worked at home5584.6
Mean travel time to work in minutes24.8
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over12,412
Management, professional, and related occupations3,55928.7
Service occupations2,47920.0
Sales and office occupations2,99824.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1401.1
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations1,43911.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,79714.5
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over12,412
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4893.9
Construction9467.6
Manufacturing9427.6
Wholesale trade4043.3
Retail trade1,60312.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8947.2
Information270.2
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing6165.0
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative7746.2
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance3,65729.5
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services6825.5
Other services, except public administration8086.5
Public administration5704.6
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over12,412
Private wage and salary workers9,40875.8
Government workers1,49312.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,40511.3
Unpaid family workers1060.9

Social

SubjectPolk County, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B11001 B11003 B11005 B09020 B11007 B11002

Total households11,825
Family households8,39171.0
With own children under 18 years3,56430.1
Married-couple families6,90658.4
With own children under 18 years2,77923.5
Male householder, no wife present5544.7
With own children under 18 years2372.0
Female householder, no husband present9317.9
With own children under 18 years5484.6
Nonfamily households3,43429.0
Householder living alone2,83123.9
65 years and over living alone1,40911.9
Households with one or more people under 18 years3,98233.7
Households with one or more people 65 years and over3,47229.4
Average household size2.53
Average family size2.98
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population31,035
Household population29,88996.3
Living in family households25,61785.7
Living in nonfamily households4,27214.3
Living alone2,83123.9
Living in group quarters1,1463.7
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B11002 B09019

Household population29,88996.3
Householder11,82539.6
Spouse6,90923.1
Child8,53628.6
Other relatives1,2024.0
Nonrelatives1,4174.7
Unmarried partner6062.0
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100051
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over24,856
Never married6,06424.4
Now married, except separated14,38857.9
Separated3461.4
Widowed1,8387.4
Divorced, and not currently married2,2208.9
S5. FERTILITY

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

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years7,144
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years3,15144.1
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months5517.7
Unmarried women who gave birth20437.0
Women 15 to 19 years325.8
Women 20 to 34 years43278.4
Women 35 to 50 years8715.8
Per 1,000 unmarried women65
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years77
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years27
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years151
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years28
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years507
Responsible for grandchildren25049.3
Less than 1 year7429.6
1 or 2 years3614.4
3 or 4 years2710.8
5 or more years11345.2
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over29,900
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,71429.1
In nursery school, preschool5366.2
In kindergarten4815.5
In elementary school, grades 1-83,29137.8
In high school, grades 9-121,66019.0
In college or graduate school2,74631.5
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over19,867
Less than 9th grade9855.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,43912.3
High school graduate, includes equivalency7,77239.1
Some college, no degree4,03720.3
Associates degree1,2096.1
Bachelors degree2,05910.4
Graduate or professional degree1,3666.9
High school graduate or higher16,44382.8
Bachelor degree or higher3,42517.2
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001 B21002

Civilian population 18 years and over23,413100.0
Civilian veterans2,65311.3
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons30,573
With a disability4,95116.2
Under 187,47624.5
With a disability3825.1
18 to 64 years18,14159.3
With a disability2,66414.7
65 years and over4,95616.2
With a disability1,90538.4
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over30,581
Same house25,71684.1
Different house in the U.S.4,81015.7
Same county, different house2,4948.2
Different county2,3167.6
Different county, same state1,8376.0
Different state4791.6
Lived abroad 1 year ago550.2
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05002

Total population31,035
U.S. native30,65298.8
Born in United States30,41098.0
Born in state of current residence20,29965.4
Born in different state than current residence10,11132.6
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents2420.8
Foreign born3831.2
Naturalized U.S. citizen19952.0
Not a U.S. citizen18448.0
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States6252.0
Native, born outside U.S.24238.7
Entered U.S. 2000 or later4920.2
Entered U.S. before 200019379.8
Foreign born3831.2
Entered U.S. 2000 or later16843.9
Entered U.S. before 200021556.1
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

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

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea3831.2
Europe20052.2
Asia12532.6
Africa-
Oceania-
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)5815.1
Northern America-
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over29,07793.7
English only27,75095.4
Language other than English1,3274.6
Speaks English less than "very well"4351.5
Speak Spanish3531.2
Speaks English less than "very well"970.3

Housing

SubjectPolk County, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units13,242
Occupied housing units11,82589.3
Owner-occupied8,22569.6
Renter-occupied3,60030.4
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.48
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.63
Vacant housing units1,41710.7
For sale37026.1
For rent1107.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use15510.9
Total owner units8,595
Homeowner vacancy rate4.3
Total rental units3,710
Rental vacancy rate3.0
People living in owned homes20,42465.8
People living in rental homes9,46530.5
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25024

Total housing units13,242
Single-family units10,40478.6
Single unit, detached10,29777.8
Single unit, attached1070.8
Duplexes2722.1
3 or 4 units2682.0
5 to 9 units2141.6
10 to 19 units580.4
20 or more units1321.0
Mobile home1,89014.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.4
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs143
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25001 B25034

Total housing units13,242
Built 2005 or later870.7
Built 2000 to 20042,57419.4
Built 1990 to 19992,61019.7
Built 1980 to 19891,42810.8
Built 1970 to 19792,14916.2
Built 1960 to 19699397.1
Built 1950 to 19598806.6
Built 1940 to 19495374.1
Built 1939 or earlier2,03815.4
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25038

Occupied housing units11,825
Moved in 2005 or later1,24110.5
Moved in 2000 to 20046,30653.3
Moved in 1990 to 19992,15418.2
Moved in 1980 to 19899588.1
Moved in 1970 to 19796755.7
Moved in 1969 or earlier4914.2
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25044

Occupied housing units11,825
No vehicles available4934.2
1 vehicle available3,59630.4
2 vehicles available4,36636.9
3 or more vehicles available3,37028.5
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25040

Occupied housing units11,825
Utility gas1791.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,86524.2
Electricity7,08359.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.380.3
Coal or coke-
Wood1,56313.2
Solar energy-
Other fuel730.6
No fuel used240.2
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units11,825
Lacking complete plumbing facilities140.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities390.3
No telephone service available3382.9
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units11,825
1.00 or less11,48597.1
1.01 to 1.502962.5
1.51 or more440.4
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25075 B25077 B25003 B25082

Owner-occupied units8,225
Less than $50,0001,29915.8
$50,000 to $99,9992,42029.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,79021.8
$150,000 to $199,9991,22614.9
$200,000 to $299,99998412.0
$300,000 to $499,9994805.8
$500,000 to $999,999160.2
$1,000,000 or more100.1
Median home value$110,900
Average home value$126,905
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25087 B25091 B25088

Owner-occupied units8,225
Housing units with a mortgage4,92059.8
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income1,53331.2
Median owner costs$998
Housing units without a mortgage3,30540.2
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income49014.8
Median owner costs$304
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25066 B25070

Renter-occupied units3,600
Paying cash rent3,22189.5
Paying no cash rent37910.5
Median rent$631
Average gross rent$660
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income1,46840.8
Gross rent of $750 or more1,05029.2