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Ozark County, Missouri (MO)


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County population in 2012: 9,601 (all rural); it was 9,542 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,668
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,698
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,222
Renter-occupied apartments: 828 (it was 728 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%

Land area: 742 sq. mi.
Water area: 12.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ozark County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Manufacturing (14.2%), Retail trade (14.2%), Construction (12.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Ozark County, Missouri:


Median resident age:  48.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years

Males: 4,909  (48.6%)
Females: 4,814  (51.4%)

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Ozark County,MO real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Ozark County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $30,834 ($25,861 in 1999)
This county:

$30834
Missouri:

$45229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $338 (lower quartile is $252, upper quartile is $414)
This county:

$338
State:

$520


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $109,475 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Ozark County:

$109,475
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,025 - $187,604

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $170,589
Here:

$170,589
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,654
Here:

$141,654
State:

$174,118

Mobile homes: $115,833
Here:

$115,833
State:

$37,932

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,364
Here:

$18,364
State:

$46,345
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $927
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $232

Institutionalized population: 57

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):


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Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $535 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $492 (0.5%)


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


Ozark County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.9%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 48 years old
(Males: 48 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 13 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 50 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

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

21.6%
Whole state:

11.7%

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

7.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ozark County is $384 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gainesville, Bakersfield, Theodosia, Pontiac, Wasola, Sundown.

Ozark 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 Ozark County: Caney Picnic Area (A), North Fork Trailhead (B), Oak Mound School (C), Saint Leger (D), North Fork Campground (E), Hammonds Mill Camp (F), Vaughn (G), Bridges Creek Access (H), Ford Cove Access (I), Fairview School (J), Barren Creek School (K), Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department (L), Thornfield Volunteer Fire Department (M), Isabella Volunteer Fire Station (N), Long Run Volunteer Fire Department (O), Ocie Volunteer Fire Department (P), Brixey - Rockbridge Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Caney Mount Volunteer Fire Department (R), Pontiac / Price Place Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (S), Lick Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ozark County include: Our Saviors Church (A), Full Gospel Church (B), Pine Ridge Church (C), Pineview Church (D), Barren Fork Church (E), Bond Ridge Church (F), Franklin Grove Church (G), Hawkins Ridge Church (H), Mount Lebanon Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hale Cemetery (1), Eaton Cemetery (2), Fay Cemetery (3), Mammoth Cemetery (4), Martin Cemetery (5), New Hope Cemetery (6), Parker Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sweeton Pond (A), Dawt Mill Pond (B), Mallow Lake (C), Herd Lake (D), Gardner Lake (E), Etuchee Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Freeman Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Krider Branch (C), Long Run (D), Ludecker Creek (E), McVey Branch (F), Miller Creek (G), Otter Creek (H), Caney Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ozark County include: Blair Bridge Park (1), Caney Mountain State Game Refuge (2), Spring Creek Public Use Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Baxter County, Arkansas , Fulton County, Arkansas , Douglas County , Marion County, Arkansas , Howell County , Taney County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 196
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 96 (61% naturalized citizens)

Ozark County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.6%

Ozark County marital status for males
Ozark County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Ozark County with a mortgage: 503 (21 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 485

Here:

50.9% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.96%
Here23.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 2,191
Total congregations: 26

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist Church
Adherents565 (25.8%)544 (24.8%)374 (17.1%)246 (11.2%)213 (9.7%)
Congregations5 (19.2%)10 (38.5%)3 (11.5%)1 (3.8%)1 (3.8%)
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Old Missionary Baptists AssociationsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents107 (4.9%)45 (2.1%)39 (1.8%)31 (1.4%)27 (1.2%)
Congregations1 (3.8%)1 (3.8%)1 (3.8%)1 (3.8%)2 (7.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Ozark County - Gainesville, Bakersfield, Theodosia, Pontiac, Wasola

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ozark County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Ozark County:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
Missouri:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ozark County:

14.6%
State:

13.5%


Agriculture in Ozark County:

Average size of farms: 343 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,978
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $32.15
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: 95.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,995
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,628
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.06%
All wheat for grain: 80 harvested acres
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 81 acres

Tornado activity:

Ozark County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 2.0 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 49 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/2/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ozark County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from Ozark County center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/21/1999 at 08:18:00, a magnitude 3.9 (3.3 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Ozark County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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




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





Ozark County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,751 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 581 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 105 (3%)
  • Other means: 19 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 285 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


74 people in nursing homes
66 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $30,606.

8.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
Missouri average:

7.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.70% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($9,051 average AGI)
5.19% relocated from other states ($18,303 average AGI)
Ozark County:

5.19%
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 Howell County, MO  1.01% ($21,194 average AGI)
from Douglas County, MO  0.71% ($14,591)
from Baxter County, AR  0.49% ($26,467)
from Greene County, MO  0.42% ($23,308)


8.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Missouri average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.42% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($10,931 average AGI)
3.67% relocated to other states ($13,279 average AGI)
Ozark County:

3.67%
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 Howell County, MO  1.18% ($16,444 average AGI)
to Douglas County, MO  0.92% ($21,179)
to Baxter County, AR  0.85% ($23,462)
to Greene County, MO  0.65% ($18,000)
to Taney County, MO  0.46% ($10,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Ozark County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Ozark County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ozark County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,261 (1,816 aged, 445 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 969.440
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1443.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21.07

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20.21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 31.61

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,600

Size of family households: 1,647 2-persons, 498 3-persons, 408 4-persons, 172 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,165 1-person, 169 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

97.9% of residents of Ozark County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $71,910,000 ($7625 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,343,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,025,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,139,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $496,000
Federal grants: $22,633,000
Federal procurement contracts: $816,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,801,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $25,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $517,000
Federal Government insurance: $858,000

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

Births: 530
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 621
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +12
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +49
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ozark County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Ozark County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 59
  • 3 rooms: 136
  • 4 rooms: 580
  • 5 rooms: 957
  • 6 rooms: 751
  • 7 rooms: 386
  • 8 rooms: 180
  • 9+ rooms: 152
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 62
  • 4 rooms: 177
  • 5 rooms: 264
  • 6 rooms: 135
  • 7 rooms: 54
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9+ rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ozark County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 187
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,131
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,481
  • 4 bedrooms: 336
  • 5+ bedrooms: 60
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 63
  • 2 bedrooms: 325
  • 3 bedrooms: 297
  • 4 bedrooms: 28
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Ozark County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 147
  • 1 vehicle: 754
  • 2 vehicles: 1,464
  • 3 vehicles: 635
  • 4 vehicles: 152
  • 5+ vehicles: 70
  • no vehicle: 62
  • 1 vehicle: 316
  • 2 vehicles: 235
  • 3 vehicles: 100
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

63% of Ozark 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, 40% lived in Missouri.

Ozark County:

62.6%
State average:

54.3%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $47,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ozark County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53.2%)
  • Wood (25.5%)
  • Electricity (19.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64.0%)
  • Electricity (15.9%)
  • Wood (15.9%)
  • Utility gas (3.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

8.5%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

5.8%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

8.8%
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 Debt

Ozark County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Ozark County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Ozark County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Ozark County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Ozark County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4275.1 years
John3973.0 years
James3875.4 years
Mary3478.8 years
Robert3272.3 years
Charles2674.5 years
George2372.3 years
Joe1770.2 years
Donald1669.5 years
Paul1374.2 years
Most common last names in Ozark County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Strong2276.2 years
Hambelton1976.9 years
Crawford1677.6 years
Collins1673.9 years
Smith1674.0 years
Luna1583.3 years
Davis1575.2 years
Anderson1575.5 years
Miller1472.6 years
Allen1477.6 years
Businesses in Ozark County, MO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets2
Browse common businesses in Ozark County, MO

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