Lawrence County, MO

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2020 Population
38,241
0.0968% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.7
1.78% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
17%
1.16% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$44,060
1.52% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$115,300
5.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Lawrence County, MO had a population of 38.2k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $44,060. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lawrence County, MO grew from 38,204 to 38,241, a 0.0968% increase and its median household income declined from $44,742 to $44,060, a −1.52% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lawrence County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.8%), White (Hispanic) (5.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.34%), Other (Hispanic) (1.51%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.764%).

None of the households in Lawrence 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% of the residents in Lawrence County, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Lawrence County, MO was $115,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Lawrence County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawrence County, MO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lawrence County, MO is home to a population of 38.2k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.64% of Lawrence County, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.01k people).

In 2020, there were 16.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34k people) in Lawrence County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k White (Hispanic) and 894 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98% of Lawrence County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lawrence County, MO was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lawrence County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34k ± 60
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.04k ± 403
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    894 ± 167
7.61%
Hispanic Population
2.91k people

In 2020, there were 16.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34k people) in Lawrence County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k White (Hispanic) and 894 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.61% of the people in Lawrence County, MO are hispanic (2.91k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.64%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.01k people
3.08%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.18k people

As of 2020, 2.64% of Lawrence County, MO residents (1.01k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lawrence County, MO was 3.08%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    949 ± 176
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    586 ± 191
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    384 ± 129

Lawrence County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Lawrence County, MO employs 16.7k people. The largest industries in Lawrence County, MO are Manufacturing (3,200 people), Retail Trade (2,459 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,395 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($66,591), Wholesale Trade ($57,946), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,875).

Occupations

16.7k
2020 Value
± 964
−1.88%
1 Year decline
± 7.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lawrence County, MO declined at a rate of −1.88%, from 17k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lawrence County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,210 people), Production Occupations (1,921 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,796 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lawrence County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.7k
2020 Value
± 964
−1.88%
1 Year decline
± 7.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lawrence County, MO declined at a rate of −1.88%, from 17k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lawrence County, MO, are Manufacturing (3,200 people), Retail Trade (2,459 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,395 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lawrence County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Lawrence 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

$35,498
Median earning men ± $1,408
$24,428
Median earning women ± $2,053

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,390), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,969), and Wholesale Trade ($54,762).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($68,625), Information ($67,159), and Public Administration ($40,833).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 229
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 175
    Manufacturing
  3. 147
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.9B
  2. $30.9B
  3. $29.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.9B) and Pharmaceuticals ($29.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $15.4B
  3. $15.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.1B, followed by Texas with $15.4B and Kansas and $15.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lawrence County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 80.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.13%).

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley 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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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.599% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.508% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.47M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (823k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Lawrence County, MO was $115,300 in 2020, which is 0.502 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $109,600 to $115,300, a 5.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Lawrence County, MO is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lawrence County, MO have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lawrence County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lawrence County, MO is $44,060. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lawrence County, MO was Census Tract 4703 with a value of $52,310, followed by Census Tract 4701 and Census Tract 4706.02, with respective values of $48,786 and $42,723.

Property

$115,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,081
$10,586
Median Property Taxes
±$740

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 Lawrence County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2020
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.3% of the housing units in Lawrence County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4703
  2. Census Tract 4701
  3. Census Tract 4706.02

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lawrence County, MO was Census Tract 4703 with a value of $52,310, followed by Census Tract 4701 and Census Tract 4706.02, with respective values of $48,786 and $42,723.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,060
Median Household Income
± $2,017
14.8k
Number of Households
± 871

In 2020, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Lawrence County, MO declined from $44,060 from the previous year's value of $44,742.

The following chart displays the households in Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, MO is from Missouri.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2020, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.29%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.26%)

In 2020, 79.9% of workers in Lawrence County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.29%) and those who worked at home (6.26%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lawrence County, MO have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.52% of the workforce in Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lawrence County, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lawrence County, MO (6.4k out of 37.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lawrence County, MO is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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86.2% of the population of Lawrence County, MO has health coverage, with 38.6% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.08% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Lawrence County, MO see 1827 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.164% decrease from the previous year (1830 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2256 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 752 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,827 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lawrence County, MO

Primary care physicians in Lawrence County, MO see an average of 1,827 patients per year. This represents a 0.164% decrease from the previous year (1,830 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
38.6%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.08%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lawrence County, MO grew by 2.07% from 13.5% to 13.8%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 77.4 in Lawrence County, MO.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 31.1% in Lawrence County, MO.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.7% in Lawrence County, MO.

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