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Barton County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 12,182 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 12,541 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,004
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,528
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,593
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,397 (it was 1,302 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%

Land area: 594 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Barton County: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (58.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Barton County, MO (2017)
    • 11,23589.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3072.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2742.2%Two or more races
    • 2021.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 790.6%Asian alone
    • 270.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 6,050  (49.7%)
Females: 6,132  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Barton County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,000 ($29,275 in 1999)
This county:

$42,000
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $314, upper quartile is $456)
This county:

$395
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,669 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Barton:

$105,669
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,126 - $147,635
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $972
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $395

Institutionalized population: 74

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 38
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: 1
Barton County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Barton, MO residents
Average permit cost in Barton, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $834 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $928 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Barton, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barton, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Barton, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
Barton County:

20.1%
Missouri:

13.4%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 51.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 64.5% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.0 years old
(Males: 40.2 years old, Females: 43.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 59.3 years old, American Indian residents: 49.4 years old, Asian residents: 46.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 30.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barton County is $380 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lamar, Golden City, Liberal, Mindenmines, Lamar Heights, Burgess, Irwin, Milford.

Barton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Mariposa County, California , McDowell County, West Virginia , Raleigh County, West Virginia , Jackson County, Kentucky , Powhatan County, Virginia , York County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Barton, MO
County total employment by year in Barton, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Barton, MO

Current college students: 289
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 221 (44.8% naturalized citizens)

Barton County:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 102010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 1141990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.3%

Barton County marital status for males Barton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,374
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 50
  • 3 or 4: 404
  • 5 to 9: 51
  • 10 to 19: 60
  • 20 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 660
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Barton County with a mortgage: 1,664 (92 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,737

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,49729
Mainline Protestant1,7927
Catholic2251
Other1352
None5,753-
Barton County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Barton County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Barton County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barton County:

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

29.2%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Barton County:

Average size of farms: 351 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,142
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $138.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $66,447
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,018
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.00%
Corn for grain: 23967 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 46684 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 79006 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 63 acres

Earthquake activity:

Barton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from Barton County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 199.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 264.4 miles away from Barton County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 357.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 29, 2013 to June 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4130: July 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4130, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1736: December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Barton County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Barton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,169 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 282 (7.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 42 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 181 (4.5%)
  • Worked at home: 367 (9.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (28%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Guatemala (23%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)
  • Haiti (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barton County


  • American (21%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Barton County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

People in group quarters in Barton County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,625.

4.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.65% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($21,745 average AGI)
1.28% relocated from other states ($9,389 average AGI)
Barton County:

1.28%
Missouri average:

2.68%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, MO  1.45% ($36,754 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.62% ($37,538)
from Vernon County, MO  0.47% ($26,350)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.76% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($18,731 average AGI)
2.18% relocated to other states ($13,356 average AGI)
Barton County:

2.18%
Missouri average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jasper County, MO  1.41% ($33,783 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.52% ($32,818)
to Vernon County, MO  0.52% ($32,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Barton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Barton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Barton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Barton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,529 (2,126 aged, 403 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 302 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Barton County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (242)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (124)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (112)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (108)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (84)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (74)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (62)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (45)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (36)
  • Congestive heart failure (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,380
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 306
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68,914

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,241
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,049
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,182
  • In family households: 10,299 (1,970 male householders, 1,434 female householders)
    2,786 spouses, 3,198 children (2,941 natural, 83 adopted, 173 stepchildren), 300 grandchildren, 44 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 56 other relatives, 396 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,725 (590 male householders (484 living alone)), 926 female householders (808 living alone)), 198 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 147

Size of family households: 1,755 2-persons, 705 3-persons, 433 4-persons, 344 5-persons, 115 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,294 1-person, 204 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

1,680 married couples with children.
872 single-parent households (121 men, 751 women).

96.6% of residents of Barton speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English well, 53% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $66,122,000 ($5,059 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,551,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,994,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,471,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,356,000
Federal grants: $11,113,000
Federal procurement contracts: $513,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,674,000 ($348,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $324,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,972,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,566,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 869
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 667
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +320
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Barton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.78 millions of gallons per day (87% from ground, 13% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Barton County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Barton County, Missouri
  • 02014 or later
  • 1042010 to 2013
  • 7312000 to 2009
  • 8231990 to 1999
  • 5451980 to 1989
  • 9081970 to 1979
  • 6511960 to 1969
  • 5971950 to 1959
  • 2841940 to 1949
  • 9381939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barton County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Missouri
  • 31 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 2724 rooms
  • 6885 rooms
  • 7776 rooms
  • 5177 rooms
  • 4398 rooms
  • 5659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Missouri
  • 621 room
  • 1052 rooms
  • 1563 rooms
  • 3774 rooms
  • 4225 rooms
  • 1706 rooms
  • 1597 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barton County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Missouri
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 6262 bedrooms
  • 1,8563 bedrooms
  • 6084 bedrooms
  • 1725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Missouri
  • 60no bedroom
  • 3711 bedroom
  • 5282 bedrooms
  • 5023 bedrooms
  • 924 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 158no vehicle
  • 5471 vehicle
  • 1,3812 vehicles
  • 7903 vehicles
  • 3584 vehicles
  • 1785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 275no vehicle
  • 6961 vehicle
  • 4082 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

89.5% of Barton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Missouri.

Barton County:

89.5%
State average:

84.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,791
  • Other state: 4,129
  • Northeast: 157
  • Midwest: 2,278
  • South: 882
  • West: 821
Year householders moved into unit in Barton County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 35.9%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

9.5%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

13.2%
Missouri:

23.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Barton County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,671,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,796,000
    Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Correctional Institutions: $371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $848,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,445,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $78,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,113,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $649,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000
    Other: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $885,000
    Other Selective Sales: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,292,000

Barton County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,671,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,796,000
    Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Correctional Institutions: $371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $848,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,445,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $78,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,113,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $649,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000
    Other: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $885,000
    Other Selective Sales: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,292,000

Barton County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,671,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,796,000
    Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Correctional Institutions: $371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $848,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,445,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $78,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,113,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $649,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000
    Other: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $885,000
    Other Selective Sales: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,292,000

Barton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,671,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,796,000
    Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Correctional Institutions: $371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $848,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,445,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $78,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,113,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $649,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000
    Other: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $885,000
    Other Selective Sales: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,292,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 293
  • Number of aged recipients: 31
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 262
  • Number of recipients under 18: 34
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 202
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 57
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 119
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 121
Most common first names in Barton County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9976.9 years
Mary9581.5 years
John8775.6 years
James8673.0 years
Charles8176.3 years
Robert6070.8 years
George5078.8 years
Hazel4281.9 years
Frank4178.2 years
Walter3878.0 years
Most common last names in Barton County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5280.7 years
Davis4680.6 years
Miller4180.5 years
Williams3776.1 years
Moore3376.9 years
Jones2876.2 years
White2677.5 years
Wilson2478.2 years
Cox2278.5 years
Thomas2279.6 years
Businesses in Barton County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Nike1
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
KFC1Super 82
La-Z-Boy1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walmart1