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Mississippi County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 13,646 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 13,427 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,769
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,463
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,420
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,948 (it was 1,963 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

31%

Land area: 413 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mississippi County: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.2%), Retail trade (14.0%), Manufacturing (10.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Mississippi County, MO (2019)
    • 9,70971.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,31824.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3072.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1391.0%Two or more races
    • 1130.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 90.07%Asian alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 7,457  (54.7%)
Females: 6,189  (45.3%)
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Average household size:
Mississippi County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,598 ($23,012 in 1999)
This county:

$36,598
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $400 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $506)
This county:

$400
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,710 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Mississippi:

$85,710
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,992 - $146,552
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $807
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $362

Institutionalized population: 1,848

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 46
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 2
Mississippi County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $35,200
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $38,900
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $68,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Mississippi, MO residents
Average permit cost in Mississippi, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $812 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $585 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Mississippi, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mississippi, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mississippi, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.9%
Mississippi County:

23.9%
Missouri:

12.9%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Black residents, 42.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for American Indian residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.7 years old
(Males: 39.0 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 33.3 years old, American Indian residents: 61.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mississippi County is $354 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $612 a month.

Cities in this county include: Charleston, East Prairie, Bertrand, Wyatt, Anniston, Wilson City, Pinhook.

Mississippi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Mississippi County: Dogwood Tower Site State Hunting Area (A), May Hollow YCC Camp (B), MD State Campground (C), Holt Store (D), Woods Store (E), Omba Store (F), Fields Store (G), Noblett Trailhead (H), Clearwater Reach Picnic Area (I), Sugar Hill Campground (J), Noblett Lake Campground (K), Lone Star School (L), Hebron Access Point (M), Beaver (N), Florilla (O), Mainard (P), Pine Flat Community Building (Q), Skyline Volunteer Fire Department (R), Twin Bridges Volunteer Fire Department (S), Goodhope Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mississippi County include: Nazarene Church (A), Oak Forest Church (B), Fairview Church (C), Bethany Church (D), Blue Rock Church (E), Blue Spring Church (F), Happy Home Church (G), Fairview Church (H), Fieldstone Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dobbs Cemetery (1), Jenkins Cemetery (2), Huffman Cemetery (3), Livingston Cemetery (4), Laurie Cemetery (5), Coy Cemetery (6), Roper Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sycamore Pond (A), Braddock Lake (B), Hershell Letsinger Lake (C), Noblett Lake (D), Fox Meadow Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fox Creek (A), Honey Branch (B), Guffy Creek (C), Dicky Creek (D), Hungry Creek (E), Indian Creek (F), Jack Branch (G), Jacks Fork (H), Cowskin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mississippi County include: Rippee State Wildlife Management Area (1), Davis Roadside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cape Girardeau County , Carter County , Charles City County, Virginia , Giles County, Virginia , Grayson County, Virginia , Newton County , Woodward County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 311
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 150 (21.1% naturalized citizens)

Mississippi County:

1.1%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 862000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 20Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

Mississippi County marital status for males Mississippi County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,502
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 543
  • 3 or 4: 137
  • 5 to 9: 103
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 388

Housing units in Mississippi County with a mortgage: 1,552 (18 second mortgage, 85 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,535

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mississippi County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,61427
Mainline Protestant7164
Black Protestant6674
Catholic3531
Other-1
None8,008-
Mississippi 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: 5
Mississippi County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mississippi County:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

30.0%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Mississippi County:

Average size of farms: 1100 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $267,244
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.45
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $212,494
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 95.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $312,739
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 68.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.61
Corn for grain: 54575 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 50104 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 640 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 178661 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,045 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Mississippi County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 1930798.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 24 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 9 people

Earthquake activity:

Mississippi County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 376% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from Mississippi 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 33.4 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 136.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 10.3 miles away from Mississippi County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 100.2 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4451, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2019 - April 16, 2019, FEMA Id: 4435, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 11, 2017, FEMA Id: 4317, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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, 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mississippi County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mississippi

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,742 (75.7%)
  • Carpooled: 620 (17.1%)
  • Bus: 17 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 136 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 98 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • Uzbekistan (9%)
  • Morocco (8%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Thailand (2%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mississippi County


  • American (25%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Moroccan (1%)

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

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

  • 173 people in nursing homes
  • 87 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

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

  • 1,607 people in state prisons
  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,160.

4.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.83% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($20,535 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($6,916 average AGI)
Mississippi County:

1.10%
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 Scott County, MO  1.85% ($25,882 average AGI)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.63% ($31,077)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.50% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($25,419 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($10,096 average AGI)
Mississippi County:

1.76%
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 Scott County, MO  2.04% ($42,447 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.50% ($35,333)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.50% ($22,476)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Mississippi County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Mississippi County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mississippi County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,735 (2,066 aged, 669 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 200 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Mississippi County, Missouri in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (642)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (285)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (194)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (126)
  • Congestive heart failure (41)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (38)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (20)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,706
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,405
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,646
  • Male householders: 2,318 (472 living alone), Female householders: 2,798 (721 living alone)
  • 2,281 spouses (2,281 opposite-sex spouses), 337 unmarried partners, (337 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,092 children (2,836 natural, 33 adopted, 220 stepchildren), 589 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 59 parents, 2 foster children, 162 other relatives, 197 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,732

Size of family households: 1,888 2-persons, 820 3-persons, 606 4-persons, 241 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,183 1-person, 234 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

1,246 married couples with children.
931 single-parent households (221 men, 710 women).

98.1% of residents of Mississippi speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 55% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $123,649,000 ($9,027 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $880,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,031,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,504,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,611,000
Federal grants: $52,764,000
Federal procurement contracts: $534,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,206,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,084,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,578,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,420,000

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

Births: 1,046
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 919
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +53
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mississippi County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.54 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • 712014 or later
  • 1412010 to 2013
  • 4182000 to 2009
  • 5961990 to 1999
  • 6071980 to 1989
  • 1,3761970 to 1979
  • 8501960 to 1969
  • 6951950 to 1959
  • 4901940 to 1949
  • 4881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mississippi County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • 51 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 3144 rooms
  • 8295 rooms
  • 7716 rooms
  • 5267 rooms
  • 2798 rooms
  • 2879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • 81 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 3233 rooms
  • 8164 rooms
  • 4375 rooms
  • 2016 rooms
  • 1167 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mississippi County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • 5no bedroom
  • 391 bedroom
  • 6492 bedrooms
  • 1,8833 bedrooms
  • 4264 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1991 bedroom
  • 1,0412 bedrooms
  • 6823 bedrooms
  • 864 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 142no vehicle
  • 8431 vehicle
  • 1,3452 vehicles
  • 5643 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 513no vehicle
  • 8981 vehicle
  • 5222 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.5% of Mississippi County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Missouri.

Mississippi County:

84.5%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 10,552
  • Other state: 2,863
  • Northeast: 68
  • Midwest: 1,307
  • South: 1,174
  • West: 307
Year householders moved into unit in Mississippi County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mississippi County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 44.3%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 63
Here:

4.5%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

10.8%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

26.0%

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

Mississippi County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $461,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,182,000
    General - Other: $2,121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,557,000
    Police Protection: $606,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $448,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $435,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $336,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $689,000
    Natural Resources: $158,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $150,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,647,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $344,000
    Highways: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,818,000
    Property: $1,530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,070,000

Mississippi County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $461,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,182,000
    General - Other: $2,121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,557,000
    Police Protection: $606,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $448,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $435,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $336,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $689,000
    Natural Resources: $158,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $150,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,647,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $344,000
    Highways: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,818,000
    Property: $1,530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,070,000

Mississippi County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $461,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,182,000
    General - Other: $2,121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,557,000
    Police Protection: $606,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $448,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $435,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $336,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $689,000
    Natural Resources: $158,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $150,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,647,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $344,000
    Highways: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,818,000
    Property: $1,530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,070,000

Mississippi County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $461,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,182,000
    General - Other: $2,121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,557,000
    Police Protection: $606,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $448,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $435,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $336,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,224,000
    Other: $689,000
    Natural Resources: $158,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $150,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,647,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $344,000
    Highways: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,818,000
    Property: $1,530,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,070,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 706
  • Number of aged recipients: 76
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 630
  • Number of recipients under 18: 86
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 442
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 178
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 318
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 287
Most common first names in Mississippi County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19670.7 years
John17375.5 years
William16673.3 years
Mary13877.3 years
Robert10371.7 years
Charles10071.6 years
Willie8176.9 years
George7971.4 years
Thomas4974.4 years
Henry4677.2 years
Most common last names in Mississippi County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8371.8 years
Brown8274.8 years
Smith7976.7 years
Williams7671.5 years
Jones7574.0 years
Jackson5576.4 years
Davis4777.0 years
Moore4677.9 years
Miller4073.2 years
Wilson4075.5 years
Businesses in Mississippi County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Alco Stores1Quality1
Econo Lodge1Quiznos1
FedEx3RadioShack1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
McDonald's1