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Christian County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2017: 85,432 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 54,285 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,241
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,309
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,509
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,527 (it was 4,916 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Land area: 563 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 152 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Christian County: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.9%), Retail trade (16.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Christian County, MO (2017)
    • 77,013141.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,4454.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6803.1%Two or more races
    • 5571.0%Asian alone
    • 4800.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2750.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 590.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 41,237  (48.3%)
Females: 44,195  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Christian County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,161 ($38,085 in 1999)
This county:

$59,161
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $566 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $654)
This county:

$566
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,800 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Christian:

$161,800
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,900 - $239,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,154
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $436

Institutionalized population: 392

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 135
  • Burglaries: 122
  • Thefts: 179
  • Auto thefts: 55

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 144
  • Thefts: 270
  • Auto thefts: 70
Christian County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 551 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 1998: 529 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1999: 490 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 472 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2001: 535 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2002: 477 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 533 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2004: 1271 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2005: 1390 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2006: 1026 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2007: 726 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2008: 359 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2009: 185 buildings, average cost: $244,600
  • 2010: 260 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2011: 198 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2012: 280 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2013: 384 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2014: 386 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2015: 484 buildings, average cost: $238,400
  • 2016: 491 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2017: 565 buildings, average cost: $222,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Christian, MO residents
Average permit cost in Christian, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,365 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,306 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Christian, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Christian, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Christian, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
Christian County:

10.7%
Missouri:

13.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.4 years old
(Males: 37.8 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.8 years old, Black residents: 23.0 years old, American Indian residents: 59.7 years old, Asian residents: 31.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.6 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 years old)

Area name: Springfield, MO HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Christian County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $524 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $747 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nixa, Ozark, Sparta, Billings, Clever, Highlandville, Fremont Hills, Saddlebrooke, Spokane.

Christian 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: Barren County, Kentucky , Delaware County, Oklahoma , Roanoke County, Virginia , Todd County, Kentucky , Danville city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 2,318
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,976 (50.6% naturalized citizens)

Christian County:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1552010 or later
  • 5032000 to 2009
  • 3051990 to 1999
  • 1291980 to 1989
  • 641970 to 1979
  • 167Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.7%

Christian County marital status for males Christian County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,647
  • One, attached: 1,122
  • Two: 1,220
  • 3 or 4: 1,122
  • 5 to 9: 450
  • 10 to 19: 445
  • 20 to 49: 175
  • 50 or more: 139
  • Mobile homes: 1,903

Housing units in Christian County with a mortgage: 16,918 (184 second mortgage, 1,373 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,950

Here:

69.6% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Christian County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant38,60978
Mainline Protestant3,66516
Catholic2,7093
Other92
None32,430-
Christian 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: 8
Christian County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Christian County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Christian County:

7.4%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

27.8%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Christian County:

Average size of farms: 165 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,840
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $49.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.48%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,049
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.28%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,409
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.38%
Corn for grain: 467 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 260 harvested acres
Vegetables: 83 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 64 acres

Earthquake activity:

Christian County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 188.1 miles away from Christian 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 191.6 miles away from the county center
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 138.1 miles away from the 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 140.0 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 204.5 miles away from Christian 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 309.0 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 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, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1748: March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: 1748, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Christian County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Christian

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,529 (77.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,842 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 202 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 341 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,022 (10.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • Cambodia (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Belarus (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Moldova (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Christian County


  • American (20%)
  • German (17%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 396 people in nursing homes
  • 99 people in other group homes
  • 64 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 134 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,161.

9.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.97%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.36% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($35,994 average AGI)
2.62% relocated from other states ($14,143 average AGI)
Christian County:

2.62%
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 Greene County, MO  4.45% ($52,748 average AGI)
from Taney County, MO  0.57% ($44,838)
from Stone County, MO  0.34% ($35,767)
from Webster County, MO  0.31% ($34,085)
from Lawrence County, MO  0.15% ($35,244)
from Jasper County, MO  0.10% ($48,828)
from Polk County, MO  0.09% ($31,893)


9.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.89% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($31,787 average AGI)
2.29% relocated to other states ($13,181 average AGI)
Christian County:

2.29%
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 Greene County, MO  3.98% ($42,797 average AGI)
to Taney County, MO  0.42% ($39,648)
to Stone County, MO  0.39% ($48,707)
to Webster County, MO  0.39% ($40,845)
to Lawrence County, MO  0.21% ($37,188)
to Jackson County, MO  0.15% ($42,578)
to Polk County, MO  0.12% ($53,806)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Christian County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Christian County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Christian County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Christian County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,988 (8,189 aged, 1,799 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,266 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (578)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (508)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (473)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (373)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (332)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (314)
  • Congestive heart failure (204)
  • Unspecified dementia (175)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (144)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (143)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,424
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 749

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 130.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.2
  • Other - 41.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 85,432
  • In family households: 70,847 (13,037 male householders, 8,845 female householders)
    18,713 spouses, 25,769 children (24,041 natural, 683 adopted, 1,045 stepchildren), 970 grandchildren, 408 brothers or sisters, 676 parents, 401 other relatives, 2,028 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,962 (4,555 male householders (3,353 living alone)), 5,572 female householders (4,514 living alone)), 3,835 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 623

Size of family households: 10,285 2-persons, 4,805 3-persons, 4,009 4-persons, 1,755 5-persons, 754 6-persons, 274 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,867 1-person, 1,753 2-persons, 137 3-persons, 370 5-persons.

15,190 married couples with children.
4,457 single-parent households (1,890 men, 2,567 women).

96.4% of residents of Christian speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $210,562,000 ($3,276 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,054,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $131,497,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,047,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $334,000
Federal grants: $30,872,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,969,000 ($1,024,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,843,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,093,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $72,533,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,469,000

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

Births: 4,421
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,321
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,984
Here:

+163 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Christian County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.07 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Christian County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Christian County, Missouri
  • 9782014 or later
  • 1,1262010 to 2013
  • 9,3712000 to 2009
  • 9,1861990 to 1999
  • 4,1521980 to 1989
  • 5,2771970 to 1979
  • 1,0621960 to 1969
  • 6931950 to 1959
  • 2071940 to 1949
  • 2,1711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Christian County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Missouri
  • 141 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 4833 rooms
  • 2,0864 rooms
  • 7,5155 rooms
  • 3,9446 rooms
  • 3,6187 rooms
  • 2,8158 rooms
  • 4,3419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Missouri
  • 3381 room
  • 1642 rooms
  • 1,1203 rooms
  • 2,9444 rooms
  • 1,1765 rooms
  • 4456 rooms
  • 5057 rooms
  • 2658 rooms
  • 1849+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Christian County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Missouri
  • 14no bedroom
  • 4521 bedroom
  • 2,5032 bedrooms
  • 13,5383 bedrooms
  • 5,9664 bedrooms
  • 2,3955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Missouri
  • 338no bedroom
  • 8641 bedroom
  • 3,3232 bedrooms
  • 2,1943 bedrooms
  • 4224 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 314no vehicle
  • 5,4431 vehicle
  • 11,5332 vehicles
  • 4,6183 vehicles
  • 2,3234 vehicles
  • 6375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 221no vehicle
  • 2,5571 vehicle
  • 3,6142 vehicles
  • 5593 vehicles
  • 1904 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.8% of Christian County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Missouri.

Christian County:

85.8%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 51,929
  • Other state: 30,655
  • Northeast: 1,353
  • Midwest: 13,238
  • South: 10,334
  • West: 5,730
Year householders moved into unit in Christian County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Christian County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.1%Electricity
  • 37.5%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,013
Here:

10.9%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 208
Here:

3.7%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 493
Here:

9.2%
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

Christian County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,083,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,399,000
    Regular Highways: $1,796,000
    General - Other: $1,366,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Financial Administration: $700,000
    General Public Buildings: $95,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,398,000
    Interest Earnings: $135,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    General Public Building: $387,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    Financial Administration: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,189,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,708,000
    Other: $299,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,466,000
    Other Selective Sales: $134,000
    Other License: $131,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,402,000

Christian County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,083,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,399,000
    Regular Highways: $1,796,000
    General - Other: $1,366,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Financial Administration: $700,000
    General Public Buildings: $95,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,398,000
    Interest Earnings: $135,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    General Public Building: $387,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    Financial Administration: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,189,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,708,000
    Other: $299,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,466,000
    Other Selective Sales: $134,000
    Other License: $131,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,402,000

Christian County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,083,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,399,000
    Regular Highways: $1,796,000
    General - Other: $1,366,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Financial Administration: $700,000
    General Public Buildings: $95,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,398,000
    Interest Earnings: $135,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    General Public Building: $387,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    Financial Administration: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,189,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,708,000
    Other: $299,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,466,000
    Other Selective Sales: $134,000
    Other License: $131,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,402,000

Christian County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,083,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,399,000
    Regular Highways: $1,796,000
    General - Other: $1,366,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Financial Administration: $700,000
    General Public Buildings: $95,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,398,000
    Interest Earnings: $135,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    General Public Building: $387,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    Financial Administration: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,189,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,708,000
    Other: $299,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,466,000
    Other Selective Sales: $134,000
    Other License: $131,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,402,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 882
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 807
  • Number of recipients under 18: 155
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 587
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 140
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 349
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 372
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED609$125,222678$139,9972,464$157,58297$45,2995$475,000302$118,42432$50,469
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$121,66725$166,240176$162,4326$60,3330$09$116,7787$57,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED111$112,71267$110,761591$157,07130$40,7331$62,00035$131,22922$43,136
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$132,08642$144,214484$156,89912$45,0000$018$100,0568$44,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$123,4005$144,00075$151,9203$108,0000$05$158,6001$21,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED100$173,500115$175,6001$99,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$177,64329$215,9311$80,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$145,25026$218,3460$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$162,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$206,4004$123,5000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Christian, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Christian, MO - Value
Most common first names in Christian County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17774.2 years
John17575.9 years
William17575.5 years
Mary16979.8 years
Robert13572.4 years
Charles11775.8 years
Helen7878.4 years
George7778.5 years
Dorothy7280.0 years
Mildred6181.3 years
Most common last names in Christian County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9876.3 years
Johnson8077.5 years
Davis6777.5 years
Maples5977.6 years
Brown5873.1 years
Wilson5779.8 years
White5276.4 years
Williams4978.5 years
Jones4875.1 years
Moore4177.4 years
Businesses in Christian County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's2Nike1
AutoZone2Payless1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut2
Burger King2Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
DHL1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza2Subway6
FedEx6Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile3
GNC1Taco Bell2
Goodwill5U-Haul4
H&R Block2UPS7
KFC2Village Inn1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart2
Lowe's1Wendy's2

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