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Pettis County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 42,568 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 39,403 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,890
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,449
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,284
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,089 (it was 4,284 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%

Land area: 685 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pettis County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 61%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Pettis County, MO (2017)
    • 36,16591.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,7539.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2333.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1302.9%Two or more races
    • 2120.5%Asian alone
    • 560.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 540.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 340.09%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 20,908  (49.1%)
Females: 21,660  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Pettis County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,718 ($31,822 in 1999)
This county:

$43,718
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $523 (lower quartile is $411, upper quartile is $646)
This county:

$523
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,537 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Pettis:

$121,537
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,581 - $167,332
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $952
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $370

Institutionalized population: 607

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 83
  • Thefts: 177
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 210
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $112,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Pettis, MO residents
Average permit cost in Pettis, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,030 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $911 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Pettis, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pettis, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pettis, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
Pettis County:

14.9%
Missouri:

13.4%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 39.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 40.8 years old, American Indian residents: 52.5 years old, Asian residents: 39.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pettis County is $405 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sedalia, La Monte, Smithton, Green Ridge, Houstonia, Hughesville.

Pettis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Sevier County, Utah , Jennings County, Indiana , Montrose County, Colorado , Madison County, Virginia , Kenton County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 1,572
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,834 (26.9% naturalized citizens)

Pettis County:

6.7%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4322010 or later
  • 1,1492000 to 2009
  • 7361990 to 1999
  • 1721980 to 1989
  • 971970 to 1979
  • 83Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.2%

Pettis County marital status for males Pettis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,393
  • One, attached: 593
  • Two: 451
  • 3 or 4: 847
  • 5 to 9: 466
  • 10 to 19: 361
  • 20 to 49: 358
  • 50 or more: 77
  • Mobile homes: 990
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Pettis County with a mortgage: 6,136 (91 second mortgage, 419 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,673

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pettis County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,17758
Mainline Protestant4,95723
Catholic2,9023
Other7995
Black Protestant2703
None17,096-
Pettis 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: 9
Pettis County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Pettis County:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

10.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pettis County:

8.8%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Pettis County:

28.2%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Pettis County:

Average size of farms: 315 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $79,714
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $117.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,451
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,925
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.27%
Corn for grain: 51090 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 21720 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 83968 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 191 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pettis County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% 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 291.3 miles away from Pettis 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 229.7 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 239.9 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 267.2 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 290.2 miles away from Pettis 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 301.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to April 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1635: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1635, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1631: March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: 1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pettis County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pettis

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,843 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,897 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 113 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 111 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 388 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 901 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • El Salvador (16%)
  • Ukraine (15%)
  • Moldova (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pettis County


  • German (21%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Ukrainian (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 409 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in other group homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 463 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 113 people in college/university student housing
  • 107 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,117.

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.98% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($21,284 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($14,748 average AGI)
Pettis County:

2.05%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.70% ($29,981 average AGI)
from Benton County, MO  0.53% ($36,476)
from Saline County, MO  0.37% ($33,439)
from Jackson County, MO  0.33% ($31,260)
from Henry County, MO  0.23% ($36,861)
from Cooper County, MO  0.21% ($33,344)
from Morgan County, MO  0.17% ($21,462)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.20% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($22,786 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($15,463 average AGI)
Pettis County:

1.96%
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 Jackson County, MO  0.64% ($37,878 average AGI)
to Johnson County, MO  0.62% ($31,737)
to Benton County, MO  0.53% ($45,890)
to Boone County, MO  0.32% ($27,878)
to Saline County, MO  0.23% ($26,829)
to Morgan County, MO  0.21% ($27,636)
to Cooper County, MO  0.18% ($27,259)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Pettis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Pettis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pettis County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pettis County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pettis County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pettis County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pettis County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pettis County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pettis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,397 (6,000 aged, 1,397 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 981 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (472)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (455)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (398)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (295)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (263)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (237)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (196)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (162)
  • Congestive heart failure (151)
  • Unspecified dementia (136)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.52
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,128
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 385
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61,175

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,505
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 985
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.9
  • Other - 36.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,568
  • In family households: 35,045 (5,469 male householders, 5,237 female householders)
    8,139 spouses, 12,686 children (11,817 natural, 461 adopted, 410 stepchildren), 1,016 grandchildren, 450 brothers or sisters, 537 parents, 548 other relatives, 987 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,634 (2,419 male householders (2,092 living alone)), 2,958 female householders (2,433 living alone)), 1,246 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 865

Size of family households: 5,034 2-persons, 2,214 3-persons, 1,679 4-persons, 1,091 5-persons, 431 6-persons, 267 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,525 1-person, 727 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

6,858 married couples with children.
2,314 single-parent households (638 men, 1,676 women).

89.4% of residents of Pettis speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $237,326,000 ($5,970 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,188,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $108,789,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,553,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,660,000
Federal grants: $50,647,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,425,000 ($650,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,253,000 ($1,973,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,315,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $22,898,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,620,000

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

Births: 2,970
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,179
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +443
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -460
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pettis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.39 millions of gallons per day (50% from ground, 50% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pettis County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Pettis County, Missouri
  • 3302014 or later
  • 3122010 to 2013
  • 2,3092000 to 2009
  • 1,8251990 to 1999
  • 1,8271980 to 1989
  • 3,2261970 to 1979
  • 1,9781960 to 1969
  • 1,8501950 to 1959
  • 1,1271940 to 1949
  • 3,7221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pettis County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pettis County, Missouri
  • 111 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 2363 rooms
  • 9204 rooms
  • 2,3315 rooms
  • 2,4256 rooms
  • 1,7607 rooms
  • 1,1488 rooms
  • 1,9229+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
  • 1401 room
  • 2612 rooms
  • 8553 rooms
  • 1,3554 rooms
  • 1,2855 rooms
  • 8176 rooms
  • 2727 rooms
  • 2138 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pettis County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pettis County, Missouri
  • 11no bedroom
  • 2601 bedroom
  • 2,0722 bedrooms
  • 5,6573 bedrooms
  • 1,9214 bedrooms
  • 8625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
  • 165no bedroom
  • 1,0841 bedroom
  • 2,2192 bedrooms
  • 1,4353 bedrooms
  • 3594 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pettis County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pettis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pettis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 306no vehicle
  • 2,6251 vehicle
  • 4,4992 vehicles
  • 2,4083 vehicles
  • 5924 vehicles
  • 3665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pettis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pettis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 859no vehicle
  • 2,5131 vehicle
  • 1,5432 vehicles
  • 3263 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

81.4% of Pettis County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Missouri.

Pettis County:

81.4%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 29,347
  • Other state: 10,199
  • Northeast: 648
  • Midwest: 4,172
  • South: 2,672
  • West: 2,773
Year householders moved into unit in Pettis County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pettis County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.1%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 550
Here:

11.4%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 332
Here:

14.1%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 197
Here:

10.2%
Missouri:

23.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pettis County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,788,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,006,000
    Police Protection: $1,794,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Correctional Institutions: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $720,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $488,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,296,000
    General Revenue - Other: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,160,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,075,000
    General Local Government Support: $369,000
    Highways: $212,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,616,000
    Property: $1,794,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,503,000

Pettis County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,788,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,006,000
    Police Protection: $1,794,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Correctional Institutions: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $720,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $488,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,296,000
    General Revenue - Other: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,160,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,075,000
    General Local Government Support: $369,000
    Highways: $212,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,616,000
    Property: $1,794,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,503,000

Pettis County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,788,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,006,000
    Police Protection: $1,794,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Correctional Institutions: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $720,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $488,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,296,000
    General Revenue - Other: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,160,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,075,000
    General Local Government Support: $369,000
    Highways: $212,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,616,000
    Property: $1,794,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,503,000

Pettis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,788,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,006,000
    Police Protection: $1,794,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Correctional Institutions: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $720,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $488,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,296,000
    General Revenue - Other: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,160,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,075,000
    General Local Government Support: $369,000
    Highways: $212,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,616,000
    Property: $1,794,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,503,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 977
  • Number of aged recipients: 81
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 896
  • Number of recipients under 18: 144
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 664
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 169
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 391
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 436
Most common first names in Pettis County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary38979.9 years
William34175.9 years
John32475.6 years
James27773.8 years
Charles22075.3 years
Robert21472.1 years
George18778.2 years
Helen14079.3 years
Anna12183.3 years
Ruth11881.2 years
Most common last names in Pettis County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16476.0 years
Williams12576.6 years
Miller9676.4 years
Johnson9279.0 years
Jones8773.8 years
Brown8079.8 years
Thomas6076.3 years
Davis5876.9 years
Anderson5575.8 years
Moore5479.0 years
Businesses in Pettis County, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1LensCrafters1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's1Maurices1
Ascend Collection1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's2U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
JCPenney1UPS7
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1