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Moniteau County, Missouri (MO)


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County population in 2012: 15,625 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 14,827 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,511
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,715
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,084
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,306 (it was 1,175 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 417 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moniteau County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Public administration (13.4%), Manufacturing (12.9%), Construction (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Moniteau County, Missouri:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years

Males: 8,229  (50.5%)
Females: 7,378  (49.5%)

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Average household size:
Moniteau County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,315 ($37,168 in 1999)
This county:

$44315
Missouri:

$45229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $385 (lower quartile is $282, upper quartile is $475)
This county:

$385
State:

$520


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $111,552 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Moniteau County:

$111,552
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,696 - $174,173

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $165,560
Here:

$165,560
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $226,508
Here:

$226,508
State:

$174,118

In 2-unit structures: $195,060
Here:

$195,060
State:

$114,067

Mobile homes: $88,098
Here:

$88,098
State:

$37,932
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $279

Institutionalized population: 1,307

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


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


Moniteau County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $798 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $781 (0.8%)


Moniteau County household income distribution in 2009 Moniteau County home values distribution


Moniteau County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.7%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 42.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 48.1% for other race residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.9%
Whole state:

11.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Moniteau County is $356 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.

Cities in this county include: California, Tipton, Jamestown, Clarksburg, Lupus.

Moniteau 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 Moniteau County: Coal Bank Ford (A), Union Ford (B), Whist Landing (C), Scott Ford (D), Brant (E), North Carolina School (F), Wingate Ford (G), Blank Ford (H), Shock Ford (I), Fortuna Fire Protection District Fortuna Station (J), Fortuna Fire Protection District Latham (K), California Rural Fire Protection District McGirk Fire Station (L), California Rural Fire Protection District Kliever Fire Station (M), California Rural Fire Protection District High Point Fire Station (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Moniteau County include: Old Salem Church (A), Flag Spring Church (B), Friendship Church (C), Pilot Grove Church (D), Green Grove Church (E), Rock Enon Church (F), Salem Church (G), Shiloh Church (H), Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Defore Cemetery (1), Lebanon Cemetery (2), Howard Cemetery (3), Enloe Cemetery (4), Moreau Cemetery (5), Newkirk Cemetery (6), Pettigrew Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: R Elliott Lake (A), Derbey Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maupin Branch (A), East Brush Creek (B), Dry Fork (C), Colburn Branch (D), Smith Creek (E), Cliffty Branch (F), Long Branch (G), Medlen Creek (H), Little Splice Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Boone County , Cole County , Cooper County , Miller County , Morgan County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 406
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 236 (35% naturalized citizens)

Moniteau County:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.5%

Moniteau County marital status for males
Moniteau County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Moniteau County with a mortgage: 1,286 (103 second mortgage, 100 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,107

Here:

53.7% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.19%
Here69.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 10,259
Total congregations: 44

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents5,017 (48.9%)1,737 (16.9%)956 (9.3%)737 (7.2%)436 (4.2%)
Congregations17 (38.6%)2 (4.5%)4 (9.1%)5 (11.4%)3 (6.8%)
NameOld Order MennoniteLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite Church USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents381 (3.7%)293 (2.9%)278 (2.7%)236 (2.3%)188 (1.8%)
Congregations2 (4.5%)1 (2.3%)1 (2.3%)3 (6.8%)6 (13.6%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Moniteau County - California, Tipton, Jamestown, Clarksburg, Lupus

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Moniteau County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Moniteau County:

17.3%
State:

13.5%


Agriculture in Moniteau County:

Average size of farms: 227 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $74,010
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $112.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $68,180
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.02%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,200
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.90%
Corn for grain: 13344 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4854 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 19220 harvested acres
Vegetables: 118 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 61 acres

Tornado activity:

Moniteau County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 2.8 times above overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Moniteau County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Moniteau County center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Moniteau County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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




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





Moniteau County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,920 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,172 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 163 (2%)
  • Other means: 35 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 333 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $40,377.

6.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Missouri average:

7.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.14% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($23,806 average AGI)
0.95% relocated from other states ($7,253 average AGI)
Moniteau County:

0.95%
Missouri average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cole County, MO  1.64% ($31,174 average AGI)
from Morgan County, MO  0.67% ($22,686)
from Miller County, MO  0.59% ($20,710)
from Cooper County, MO  0.27% ($44,857)
from Boone County, MO  0.25% ($35,000)
from Callaway County, MO  0.25% ($22,462)


7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Missouri average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.56% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($22,415 average AGI)
1.18% relocated to other states ($4,336 average AGI)
Moniteau County:

1.18%
Missouri average:

2.81%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cole County, MO  2.11% ($26,841 average AGI)
to Morgan County, MO  0.73% ($21,231)
to Boone County, MO  0.58% ($21,129)
to Callaway County, MO  0.39% ($26,286)
to Cooper County, MO  0.37% ($34,500)
to Miller County, MO  0.26% ($28,786)
to Pettis County, MO  0.26% ($25,214)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Moniteau County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Moniteau County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Moniteau County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,241 (1,966 aged, 275 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1518.160
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 994.430
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30.16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59.67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.89

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,291

Size of family households: 1,776 2-persons, 785 3-persons, 717 4-persons, 358 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,412 1-person, 191 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

93.1% of residents of Moniteau County speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $67,954,000 ($4518 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,718,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,828,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,612,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,096,000
Federal grants: $11,746,000
Federal procurement contracts: $828,000 ($232,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,844,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $84,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,831,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,891,000

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

Births: 1,015
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 738
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -11
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Moniteau County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.09 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Moniteau County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 33
  • 3 rooms: 78
  • 4 rooms: 495
  • 5 rooms: 1,043
  • 6 rooms: 994
  • 7 rooms: 702
  • 8 rooms: 358
  • 9+ rooms: 374
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 75
  • 3 rooms: 182
  • 4 rooms: 407
  • 5 rooms: 262
  • 6 rooms: 121
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9+ rooms: 33
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Moniteau County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 109
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,042
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,177
  • 4 bedrooms: 588
  • 5+ bedrooms: 156
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 263
  • 2 bedrooms: 582
  • 3 bedrooms: 233
  • 4 bedrooms: 72
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Moniteau County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 238
  • 1 vehicle: 907
  • 2 vehicles: 1,816
  • 3 vehicles: 744
  • 4 vehicles: 269
  • 5+ vehicles: 110
  • no vehicle: 186
  • 1 vehicle: 585
  • 2 vehicles: 317
  • 3 vehicles: 45
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 25

57% of Moniteau County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Missouri.

Moniteau County:

57.0%
State average:

54.3%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $61,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moniteau County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.4%)
  • Electricity (14.8%)
  • Wood (9.9%)
  • Utility gas (46.0%)
  • Electricity (35.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.4%)
  • Wood (5.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 322
Here:

17.9%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 53
Here:

5.7%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

23.6%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Moniteau County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Moniteau County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Moniteau County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Moniteau County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Moniteau County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11979.1 years
William11276.7 years
Mary9681.0 years
James8373.6 years
Charles7175.5 years
Robert5069.1 years
George4874.9 years
Helen4878.9 years
Emma4585.8 years
Ruth4179.7 years
Most common last names in Moniteau County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5080.1 years
Williams4276.4 years
Smith3977.0 years
Knipp3577.4 years
Baker3471.8 years
Rohrbach3276.8 years
Schlup3282.6 years
Johnson2777.1 years
Howard2682.2 years
Martin2477.7 years
Businesses in Moniteau County, MO
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block2RadioShack1
KFC1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Subway2
MasterBrand Cabinets4Taco Bell1
McDonald's1U-Haul2
Pizza Hut1
Browse common businesses in Moniteau County, MO

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