Sullivan County, MO

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2022 Population
5,983
1.03% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.9
4.77% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.1%
3.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,438
13.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$91,400
15.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sullivan County, MO had a population of 5.98k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $53,438. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sullivan County, MO declined from 6,045 to 5,983, a −1.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,964 to $53,438, a 13.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sullivan County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), White (Hispanic) (7.29%), Other (Hispanic) (6.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.56%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.14%).

None of the households in Sullivan 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.

93.8% of the residents in Sullivan County, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Sullivan County, MO was $91,400, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.

Most people in Sullivan County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Sullivan County, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sullivan County, MO is home to a population of 5.98k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.5% of Sullivan County, MO residents were born outside of the country (629 people).

In 2022, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.57k people) in Sullivan County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 436 White (Hispanic) and 407 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.8% of Sullivan County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sullivan County, MO was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sullivan County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.57k ± 8
  2. White (Hispanic)
    436 ± 129
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    407 ± 131
18.7%
Hispanic Population
1.12k people

In 2022, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.57k people) in Sullivan County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 436 White (Hispanic) and 407 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Sullivan County, MO are hispanic (1.12k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
629 people
8.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
534 people

As of 2022, 10.5% of Sullivan County, MO residents (629 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 Sullivan County, MO was 8.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    114 ± 49
  2. Korea
    37 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    35 ± 32

Sullivan County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sullivan County, MO employs 2.64k people. The largest industries in Sullivan County, MO are Manufacturing (697 people), Retail Trade (396 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (343 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($67,604), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($66,080), and Utilities ($63,750).

Occupations

2.64k
2022 Value
± 241
3.86%
1 Year growth
± 12.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sullivan County, MO grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 2.54k employees to 2.64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sullivan County, MO, are Production Occupations (543 people), Sales & Related Occupations (248 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (210 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sullivan County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.64k
2022 Value
± 241
3.86%
1 Year growth
± 12.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sullivan County, MO grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 2.54k employees to 2.64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sullivan County, MO, are Manufacturing (697 people), Retail Trade (396 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (343 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sullivan County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Sullivan 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

$38,313
Median earning men ± $4,636
$29,007
Median earning women ± $4,424

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($63,750), Manufacturing ($52,550), and Construction ($45,595).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($68,125), Public Administration ($51,875), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,750).

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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. 36
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 25
    Retail Trade
  3. 23
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sullivan County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 79.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.567%).

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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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 Sullivan County, MO was $91,400 in 2022, which is 0.324 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $79,200 to $91,400, a 15.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Sullivan County, MO is 74.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sullivan County, MO have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sullivan County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sullivan County, MO is $53,438. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sullivan County, MO was Census Tract 4802 with a value of $62,679, followed by Census Tract 4803 and Census Tract 4801, with respective values of $51,382 and $46,667.

Property

$91,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,988
$1,478
Median Property Taxes
±$156

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

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Rent vs Own

74.2%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.2% of the housing units in Sullivan County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4802
  2. Census Tract 4803
  3. Census Tract 4801

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sullivan County, MO was Census Tract 4802 with a value of $62,679, followed by Census Tract 4803 and Census Tract 4801, with respective values of $51,382 and $46,667.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Sullivan 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.
$53,438
Median Household Income
± $6,501
1.99k
Number of Households
± 186

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.99k households in Sullivan County, MO grew to $53,438 from the previous year's value of $46,964.

The following chart displays the households in Sullivan 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 Sullivan 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 (66.1%)
  2. Carpooled (26.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.96%)

In 2022, 66.1% of workers in Sullivan County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (26.9%) and those who worked at home (4.96%).

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

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sullivan County, MO have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Sullivan 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 Sullivan County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sullivan County, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sullivan County, MO (879 out of 5.81k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sullivan 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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Health

91.4% of the population of Sullivan County, MO has health coverage, with 47.1% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.6%
Uninsured
47.1%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sullivan County, MO declined by 23% from 11.2% to 8.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 40.7% in Sullivan County, MO.

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