Adair County, MO

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2022 Population
25,299
0.158% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29
3.2% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
23.6%
2.91% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,020
9.39% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,700
14.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
10,207
1.43% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Adair County, MO had a population of 25.3k people with a median age of 29 and a median household income of $51,020. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Adair County, MO declined from 25,339 to 25,299, a −0.158% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,639 to $51,020, a 9.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Adair County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.12%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%), and White (Hispanic) (1.72%).

None of the households in Adair 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.

96.8% of the residents in Adair County, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Adair County, MO are A T Still University of Health Sciences (1,234 degrees awarded in 2022), Truman State University (1,138 degrees), and Kirksville Area Technical Center (21 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Adair County, MO was $146,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.9%.

Most people in Adair County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Adair County, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Adair County, MO is home to a population of 25.3k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.18% of Adair County, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.06k people).

In 2022, there were 21.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.4k people) in Adair County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 606 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Adair County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Adair County, MO was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Adair County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.4k ± 39
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.04k ± 75
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    606 ± 153
2.77%
Hispanic Population
702 people

In 2022, there were 21.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.4k people) in Adair County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 606 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.77% of the people in Adair County, MO are hispanic (702 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.18%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.06k people
5.01%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.27k people

As of 2022, 4.18% of Adair County, MO residents (1.06k 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 Adair County, MO was 5.01%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    315 ± 113
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    173 ± 131
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    96 ± 68

Adair County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Adair County, MO employs 10.2k people. The largest industries in Adair County, MO are Educational Services (1,939 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,455 people), and Retail Trade (1,093 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($84,559), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($61,906), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,388).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

10.2k
2022 Value
± 680
−1.43%
1 Year decline
± 9.63%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Adair County, MO declined at a rate of −1.43%, from 10.4k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adair County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,203 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,173 people), and Management Occupations (984 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Adair County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.2k
2022 Value
± 680
−1.43%
1 Year decline
± 9.63%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Adair County, MO declined at a rate of −1.43%, from 10.4k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adair County, MO, are Educational Services (1,939 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,455 people), and Retail Trade (1,093 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Adair County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Adair 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

$38,815
Median earning men ± $4,167
$28,483
Median earning women ± $3,653

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,433), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,000), and Manufacturing ($54,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($47,902), Public Administration ($45,625), and Information ($45,028).

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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. 343
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 153
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 143
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Adair County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Adair County, MO awarded 2,393 degrees. The student population of Adair County, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,903 male students and 4,800 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Adair County, MO are White (1,581 and 69.7%), followed by Asian (202 and 8.91%), Hispanic or Latino (171 and 7.54%), and Black or African American (118 and 5.21%).

The largest universities in Adair County, MO by number of degrees awarded are A T Still University of Health Sciences (1,234 and 51.6%), Truman State University (1,138 and 47.6%), and Kirksville Area Technical Center (21 and 0.878%).

The most popular majors in Adair County, MO are Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (286 and 12%), General Public Health (226 and 9.44%), and Physician Assistant (141 and 5.89%).

The median tuition cost in Adair County, MO for a public four year colleges is $8,690 for in-state students and $16,712 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Adair County, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 45.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,703 (37.7% men and 62.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,703 students enrolled in Adair County, MO, 37.7% men and 62.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,223 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Adair County, MO was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,234 degrees awarded
  2. 1,138 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was A T Still University of Health Sciences with 1,234 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 898 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Adair County, MO, which is 0.601 times less than the 1,495 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,581 degrees mean that there were 7.83 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 202 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,690) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($324) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adair County, MO was $146,700 in 2022, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $127,700 to $146,700, a 14.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Adair County, MO is 61.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Adair County, MO have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Adair County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Adair County, MO is $51,020. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Adair County, MO was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $65,431, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $62,621 and $50,000.

In 2022, 16.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Adair County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.12%.

Property

$146,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,146
$5,483
Median Property Taxes
±$435

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Rent vs Own

61.9%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.9% of the housing units in Adair County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9502
  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adair County, MO was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $65,431, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $62,621 and $50,000.

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

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Household Income

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$51,020
Median Household Income
± $4,430
8.86k
Number of Households
± 573

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.86k households in Adair County, MO grew to $51,020 from the previous year's value of $46,639.

The following chart displays the households in Adair 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Adair 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 (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.82%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Adair County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12%) and those who worked at home (5.82%).

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adair County, MO have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.05% of the workforce in Adair County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Adair County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.12%.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adair County, MO (5.44k out of 23.1k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Adair 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 18.8% of the children was living in poverty in Adair County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 248 in Adair County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 166 per 100,000 population.

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Health

91.9% of the population of Adair County, MO has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Adair County, MO see 874 patients per year on average, which represents a 20.7% decrease from the previous year (1102 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1270 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 385 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

874 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Adair County, MO

Primary care physicians in Adair County, MO see an average of 874 patients per year. This represents a 20.7% decrease from the previous year (1,102 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Adair 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 22% under 18 years, 34.4% between 18 and 34 years, 29.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.06%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adair County, MO declined by 4.61% from 8.45% to 8.06%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 103 in Adair County, MO.

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Health Behaviors

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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 37.2% in Adair County, MO.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.4% in Adair County, MO.

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