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Daviess County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 8,297 (all rural); it was 8,016 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,319
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,170
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,440
Renter-occupied apartments: 725 (it was 738 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 567 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Daviess County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (45.6%), Retail trade (17.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Daviess County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 4,123  (49.7%)
Females: 4,174  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Daviess County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,991 ($30,855 in 1999)

This county:

$41991
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $370 (lower quartile is $291, upper quartile is $444)
This county:

$370
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,796 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Daviess:

$101,796
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,049 - $169,961
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $947
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $385

Institutionalized population: 152

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 39
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $834 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $901 (1.1%)

Daviess County household income distribution in 2009 Daviess County home values distribution Daviess County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.6% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
Daviess County:

15.1%
Missouri:

15.9%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Daviess County is $373 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gallatin, Jamesport, Lake Viking, Pattonsburg, Winston, Altamont, Coffey, Jameson, Lock Springs.

Daviess 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Daviess County: Camp Geiger (A), Elrod Mill State Access Area (B), Hadorn Bridge Access Area (C), County Farm (D), Savannah Rural Fire Protection (E), Cosby - Helena Fire District (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Daviess County include: Fairview Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Long Branch Church (C), Antioch Church (D), Zion Church (E), Cumberland Ridge Church (F), Living Hope Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwick Cemetery (1), Earls Cemetery (2), Hackberry Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4), Bedford Chapel Cemetery (5), High Prairie Cemetery (6), Oak Ridge Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Smith Lake (A), Sybert Lake - Upper (B), Sybert Lake - Lower (C), Andrew County Lake (D), Keller Lake (E), Lake La Verne (F), City Reservoir (G), Kelley Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dillon Creek (A), Crowley Creek (B), Crooked Creek (C), Mace Creek (D), Lower Neely Branch (E), Clear Creek (F), Long Branch (G), Caples Creek (H), White Cloud Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Daviess County: Davis Roadside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Brooke County, West Virginia , Brown County, Kansas , Christian County, Illinois , Clark County, Ohio , Grundy County , Mercer County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 179
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 18 (61% naturalized citizens)

Daviess County:

0.2%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1985 to 1989: 2
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1965 to 1969: 5

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.4%

Daviess County marital status for males Daviess County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,993
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 582
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Daviess County with a mortgage: 611 (44 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 604

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Daviess County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,88524
Mainline Protestant1,30210
Other3521
Catholic921
None2,802-
Daviess 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: 3
Daviess County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Daviess County:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Daviess County:

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Daviess County:

30.0%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Daviess County:

Average size of farms: 321 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,404
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $118.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.07%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $45,797
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,141
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.90
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.21%
Corn for grain: 32373 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3654 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 78678 harvested acres
Vegetables: 51 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Daviess County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 4025671.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/30/2006, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Daviess County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 343.1 miles away from Daviess 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 308.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 335.5 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 326.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 359.7 miles away from Daviess County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.5 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:

  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1934): August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 1, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1773): June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1736): December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1708): June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 8, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1631): March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to May 31, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1524): June 11, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1524, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Daviess County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Panama (22%)
  • Canada (17%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • France (11%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Other Western Europe (11%)
  • Venezuela (11%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Daviess County (%):

  • United States or American (32%)
  • German (23%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Swiss (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Daviess County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,378 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 619 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 170 (5%)
  • Other means: 68 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 297 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

56 people in nursing homes
122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,020.

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.24% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($19,055 average AGI)
2.00% relocated from other states ($12,249 average AGI)
Daviess County:

2.00%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, MO  0.59% ($23,765 average AGI)
from Harrison County, MO  0.59% ($19,824)
from Caldwell County, MO  0.48% ($31,286)
from Livingston County, MO  0.48% ($25,643)
from Clay County, MO  0.41% ($25,167)


8.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.37% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($21,068 average AGI)
2.09% relocated to other states ($6,279 average AGI)
Daviess County:

2.09%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, MO  1.08% ($31,313 average AGI)
to Grundy County, MO  0.71% ($28,333)
to Livingston County, MO  0.61% ($17,611)
to Harrison County, MO  0.54% ($16,313)
to Caldwell County, MO  0.51% ($27,267)
to DeKalb County, MO  0.51% ($31,533)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.44% ($18,231)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Daviess County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Daviess County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Daviess County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Daviess County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Daviess County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,585 (1,355 aged, 230 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 355 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (169)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (111)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (97)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (72)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (61)
  • Unspecified renal failure (46)
  • Sequelae of other and unspecified cerebrovascular diseases (34)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Congestive heart failure (30)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1342.200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1157.490

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,281
  • In family households: 7,222 (1,848 male householders, 455 female householders)
    1,890 spouses, 2,496 children (2,309 natural, 41 adopted, 146 stepchildren), 174 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 65 other relatives, 186 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,059 (467 male householders (391 living alone)), 444 female householders (401 living alone)), 148 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 152 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,141 2-persons, 443 3-persons, 335 4-persons, 209 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 84 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 792 1-person, 101 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,694 married couples with children.
334 single-parent households (83 men, 251 women).

92.3% of residents of Daviess County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
6.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (37% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $56,029,000 ($6861 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,657,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,204,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,744,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,907,000
Federal grants: $9,060,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,396,000 ($1,817,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,717,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,152,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,042,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,893,000

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

Births: 646
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 450
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -66
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Daviess County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 millions of gallons per day (85% from ground, 15% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 100
  • 2000 to 2004: 469
  • 1990 to 1999: 667
  • 1980 to 1989: 387
  • 1970 to 1979: 792
  • 1960 to 1969: 337
  • 1950 to 1959: 256
  • 1940 to 1949: 173
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,013
Rooms in houses/apartments in Daviess County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 53
  • 4 rooms: 282
  • 5 rooms: 652
  • 6 rooms: 607
  • 7 rooms: 407
  • 8 rooms: 227
  • 9+ rooms: 194
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 24
  • 3 rooms: 112
  • 4 rooms: 205
  • 5 rooms: 158
  • 6 rooms: 118
  • 7 rooms: 71
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 19
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Daviess County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 696
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,212
  • 4 bedrooms: 356
  • 5+ bedrooms: 106
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 167
  • 2 bedrooms: 299
  • 3 bedrooms: 208
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Daviess County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 181
  • 1 vehicle: 537
  • 2 vehicles: 1,042
  • 3 vehicles: 504
  • 4 vehicles: 109
  • 5+ vehicles: 67
  • no vehicle: 107
  • 1 vehicle: 344
  • 2 vehicles: 218
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

57% of Daviess County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Missouri.

Daviess County:

57.0%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 6039
  • Northeast: 70
  • Midwest: 1150
  • South: 372
  • West: 352

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $24,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Daviess County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59.8%)
  • Electricity (15.7%)
  • Utility gas (11.7%)
  • Wood (9.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45.1%)
  • Electricity (32.9%)
  • Utility gas (9.6%)
  • Wood (7.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 137
Here:

13.3%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

1.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

9.7%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Daviess County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,071,000
    Police Protection: $362,000
    Health Services - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $229,000
    Central Staff Services: $131,000
    Corrections - Other: $123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    General - Other: $120,000
    General Public Buildings: $110,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $118,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,434,000

Daviess County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $126,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Rents: $102,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $22,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,295,000
    All Other: $54,000
    General Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $453,000
    Property: $208,000
    NEC: $5,000

Daviess County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,275,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 127
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 114
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 73
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 63
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 46
Daviess County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Daviess County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Daviess County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7678.7 years
Mary7580.6 years
John7274.2 years
James6675.9 years
Charles6575.0 years
Robert5572.0 years
George4378.0 years
Roy3079.8 years
Fred2778.5 years
Ralph2777.2 years
Most common last names in Daviess County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3880.2 years
Brown3881.6 years
Wilson2782.8 years
Whitt2679.5 years
Miller2377.4 years
Cox2179.6 years
Carter2176.1 years
Johnson1875.3 years
Eads1876.6 years
Williams1780.2 years

Businesses in Daviess County, MO

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

Daviess County on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"