Dallas County, MO

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2022 Population
17,158
1.25% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
0.239% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
20.6%
2.46% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,547
3.56% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$139,400
1.98% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dallas County, MO had a population of 17.2k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $46,547. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dallas County, MO grew from 16,946 to 17,158, a 1.25% increase and its median household income grew from $44,948 to $46,547, a 3.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dallas County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%), White (Hispanic) (2.17%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.192%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.14%).

None of the households in Dallas 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.

99.5% of the residents in Dallas County, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Dallas County, MO was $139,400, and the homeownership rate was 75.6%.

Most people in Dallas County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dallas County, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dallas County, MO is home to a population of 17.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.46% of Dallas County, MO residents were born outside of the country (250 people).

In 2022, there were 24.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Dallas County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 653 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 372 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Dallas County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dallas County, MO was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dallas County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16k ± 75
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    653 ± 85.5
  3. White (Hispanic)
    372 ± 63
2.43%
Hispanic Population
417 people

In 2022, there were 24.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Dallas County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 653 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 372 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.43% of the people in Dallas County, MO are hispanic (417 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.46%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
250 people
1.33%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
225 people

As of 2022, 1.46% of Dallas County, MO residents (250 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 Dallas County, MO was 1.33%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    533 ± 163
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    202 ± 103
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    91 ± 62

Dallas County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dallas County, MO employs 6.45k people. The largest industries in Dallas County, MO are Manufacturing (903 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (842 people), and Retail Trade (809 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($210,188), Utilities ($95,242), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,833).

Occupations

6.45k
2022 Value
± 639
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dallas County, MO grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 6.31k employees to 6.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dallas County, MO, are Management Occupations (756 people), Sales & Related Occupations (585 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (549 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dallas County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

6.45k
2022 Value
± 639
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dallas County, MO grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 6.31k employees to 6.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dallas County, MO, are Manufacturing (903 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (842 people), and Retail Trade (809 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dallas County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Dallas 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

$39,695
Median earning men ± $6,253
$26,370
Median earning women ± $4,132

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($93,929), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,350), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($46,332).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($42,137), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,707), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,648).

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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. 116
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 70
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 59
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Dallas County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 81.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.888%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dallas County, MO was $139,400 in 2022, which is 0.495 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $136,700 to $139,400, a 1.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Dallas County, MO is 75.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dallas County, MO have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dallas County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$139,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,784
$4,994
Median Property Taxes
±$474

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dallas County, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.6% of the housing units in Dallas County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4801
  2. Census Tract 4802

The following map shows all of the tracts in Dallas 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.
$46,547
Median Household Income
± $4,967
6.6k
Number of Households
± 652

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.6k households in Dallas County, MO grew to $46,547 from the previous year's value of $44,948.

The following chart displays the households in Dallas 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dallas 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 (75.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.69%)

In 2022, 75.6% of workers in Dallas County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (7.69%).

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

31.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dallas County, MO have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.82% of the workforce in Dallas 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 Dallas County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dallas County, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dallas County, MO (3.48k out of 16.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

84.4% of the population of Dallas County, MO has health coverage, with 31.5% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 18.2% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dallas County, MO see 16878 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.692% increase from the previous year (16762 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3444 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4305 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

16,878 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dallas County, MO

Primary care physicians in Dallas County, MO see an average of 16,878 patients per year. This represents a 0.692% increase from the previous year (16,762 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dallas 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 25.1% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.6%
Uninsured
31.5%
Employer Coverage
20.1%
Medicaid
18.2%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dallas County, MO declined by 12.6% from 17.9% to 15.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dallas County, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 156 in Dallas County, MO.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.9% in Dallas County, MO.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.2% in Dallas County, MO.

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