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Demographics

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Total Population

22,741

Median Household Income

53,459

Total Visible Minorities

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Median Age

41.6

Us Income Distribution

According to OECD, the gini coefficient measures how the distribution of income among households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution of incomes. Simply, it measures the extent of income inequality in an economy. Inequality on the Gini scale is measured between 0, where everyone's equal, and 1, where all the country's income is earned by one person. Ray County, MO has a gini coefficient of 0.54 out of 1, while the 2015 national gini coefficient is 0.39.

Us Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 65.01 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Ray County, Missouri as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts and contributes a huge portion towards tax revenues.

Us Period Of Migration

The largest influx of immigrants to the U.S. was pre-1990. where 189 people surveyed called U.S. their new home. Historically, most people who migrated to the U.S. are born outside of the U.S.

Us Sex By Age

Overall, women outnumber men by 241. people. The 22 to 24 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 144 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 50 to 54 years old, comprising 7.98 per cent of the population. Meanwhile, 63.99 per cent are part of its working-age population, or those between the ages 15 to 64 years old, while 19.11 per cent make up the younger population that will also be part of the labour force in two decades or less. At the present, 3872 people are expected to retire in the coming years.

Labor Force

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Us Median Salary By Occupation

The highest paying occupations in Ray County, MO are those in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations, where the median salary hovers around $50461.0. The U.S. Bureau of Census divides occupations into five broad categories: (1) Management, business, science, and arts occupations (2) Service occupations (3) Sales and office occupations (4) Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations (5) Production, transportation, and material moving occupations The highest paid occupations in management are those of Legal occupations where median salary is at $170625.0. In the services industry, those in Law enforcement workers including supervisors earn the most at $38047.0 per annum as a median salary.The highest paying occupations in sales are that of Sales and related occupations, where the annual median salary is $42247.0. Natural resources occupations’ top salaries go to those in Construction and extraction occupations where median salaries are around $50507.0. Meanwhile, occupations related to production have those working in Transportation occupations paid the most with a median salary of $53309.0 per year.

Quality of Life

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Real Estate

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Housing Occupied

87.24%

Housing Vacant

12.76%

No. of Families

6,014

No. of Non-Families

2,656

Heating Sources

Most people in Ray County, Missouri uses Utility gas to heat up their homes. With 2987 (34.0%) households using it, it is the leading heating source in Ray County, Missouri. Moreover, 2794 (31.8%) of households say they use Bottled, tank, or LP gas making it the second most popular choice. The third widely used heating source is Electricity, with 2382 (27.11%) households saying they use it as their primary heating source.

Us Residential Permits Number

Majority of residential building permits in Ray County, MO is for buildings with just one dwelling. These housing projects are the most demand in the past few years and 42 permits were issued. These newly constructed buildings will be able to add 0 dwellings to accommodate more people in Ray County, MO

Transportation

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Car Ownership

Most households in Ray County, MO have three vehicles for transportation. 3530 people responding in Ray County, MO feel that having three vehicles is sufficient. Moreover, 28.3% of households say they use four vehicles. Moreover, 1837 households have five or more vehicles

Us Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Ray County, MO leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:30am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 11.41% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:30am. However, 1031 of commuters still prefer to leave from 7:30am to 8:00am.

Us Transportation Mode

The modes of transportation chart illustrates residents' most popular choices when it comes to getting around the area. Majority, 8920 (84.55%), of commuters' in Ray County, Missouri chose to drive alone in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 10.05% of respondents say that they prefer carpool in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is walk with 127 commuters have preferring it. Meanwhile, there are 325 people who do not need to commute to get to work, as they work from home.

Education

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Us Field Of Study

Most are in Education with 538 people practicing it in Ray County, MO. Science & Engineering Related Fields is another popular field of expertise, as 20.31% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, with 280 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Pew Research Center confirms that there is still a huge need for labour in these industries. Ray County, MO has 1152 people or 48.83% of workers in STEM industries.

Us Education Attainment

Most people in Ray County, MO have completed high school. With 6435 people, it is the leading educational attainment in Ray County, MO. Coming in second, 13.72% of inhabitants say they completed at least one year of college education. The third largest group are people who completed a bachelor's degree, with 1511 people responding.

Economy

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Taxes

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Employers

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