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Pettis County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 42,425 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pettis County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Pettis County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 20,852  (49.2%)
Females: 21,573  (50.8%)
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Pettis County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pettis County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,223 ($31,822 in 1999)

This county:

$42,223
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $504 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $620)
This county:

$504
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $112,371 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Pettis:

$112,371
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,745 - $180,764
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $955
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $361

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $995 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $885 (0.8%)

Pettis County household income distribution in 2009 Pettis County home values distribution Pettis County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.5%
Pettis County:

15.5%
Missouri:

14.0%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.8% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.6 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 41.1 years old, American Indian residents: 43.9 years old, Asian residents: 39.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.2 years old, Other race residents: 22.5 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:

4.6%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,572
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,747 (26.6% naturalized citizens)

Pettis County:

6.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 364
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,155
  • 1990 to 1999: 804
  • 1980 to 1989: 172
  • 1970 to 1979: 97
  • Before 1970: 83
Note: State values scaled to Pettis County population

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: 14,095
  • One, attached: 579
  • Two: 469
  • 3 or 4: 870
  • 5 to 9: 509
  • 10 to 19: 347
  • 20 to 49: 345
  • 50 or more: 72
  • Mobile homes: 1,024
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Pettis County with a mortgage: 6,018 (124 second mortgage, 423 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,593

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pettis County

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).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • El Salvador (16%)
  • Ukraine (13%)
  • Moldova (4%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Germany (2%)

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

  • German (22%)
  • American (15%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Romanian (2%)
  • Ukrainian (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Pettis County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,704 (82.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,950 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 127 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 105 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 361 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 917 (4.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $43,078.

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Missouri average:

6.69%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Pettis County:

0.07%
Missouri average:

0.04%

4.02% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($17,415 average AGI)
2.13% relocated from other states ($12,372 average AGI)
Pettis County:

2.13%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, MO  0.52% ($26,215 average AGI)
from Johnson County, MO  0.50% ($28,763)
from Saline County, MO  0.38% ($24,310)
from Jackson County, MO  0.34% ($31,827)
from Henry County, MO  0.26% ($23,300)
from Morgan County, MO  0.24% ($23,056)
from Cooper County, MO  0.20% ($28,968)


6.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.43% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($18,849 average AGI)
2.29% relocated to other states ($10,738 average AGI)
Pettis County:

2.29%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, MO  0.64% ($27,092 average AGI)
to Benton County, MO  0.57% ($31,517)
to Jackson County, MO  0.45% ($30,594)
to Henry County, MO  0.30% ($38,804)
to Saline County, MO  0.29% ($26,682)
to Cooper County, MO  0.23% ($28,371)
to Boone County, MO  0.21% ($22,156)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

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

Most common underlying causes of death in 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: 42,425
  • In family households: 35,046 (5,429 male householders, 5,280 female householders)
    8,148 spouses, 12,727 children (11,914 natural, 423 adopted, 393 stepchildren), 1,029 grandchildren, 460 brothers or sisters, 491 parents, 546 other relatives, 949 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,506 (2,359 male householders (2,043 living alone)), 2,938 female householders (2,411 living alone)), 1,202 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 867

Size of family households: 4,925 2-persons, 2,247 3-persons, 1,710 4-persons, 1,178 5-persons, 412 6-persons, 251 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,455 1-person, 708 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

6,915 married couples with children.
2,360 single-parent households (678 men, 1,682 women).

89.3% of residents of Pettis speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% 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

  • 2014 or later: 186
  • 2010 to 2013: 332
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,354
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,801
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,891
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,078
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,881
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,834
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,190
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,774
Note: State values scaled to Pettis population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pettis County population
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 212
  • 4 rooms: 883
  • 5 rooms: 2,271
  • 6 rooms: 2,479
  • 7 rooms: 1,729
  • 8 rooms: 1,105
  • 9+ rooms: 1,874
  • 1 room: 130
  • 2 rooms: 268
  • 3 rooms: 839
  • 4 rooms: 1,386
  • 5 rooms: 1,368
  • 6 rooms: 790
  • 7 rooms: 293
  • 8 rooms: 203
  • 9+ rooms: 130
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pettis County population
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 241
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,069
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,426
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,960
  • 5+ bedrooms: 870
  • no bedroom: 158
  • 1 bedroom: 1,120
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,313
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,387
  • 4 bedrooms: 397
  • 5+ bedrooms: 41
Cars and other vehicles available in Pettis County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pettis County population
  • no vehicle: 321
  • 1 vehicle: 2,590
  • 2 vehicles: 4,436
  • 3 vehicles: 2,323
  • 4 vehicles: 570
  • 5+ vehicles: 358
  • no vehicle: 875
  • 1 vehicle: 2,564
  • 2 vehicles: 1,588
  • 3 vehicles: 335
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

81% of Pettis County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Missouri.

Pettis County:

81.2%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 29,345
  • Other state: 10,149
  • Northeast: 665
  • Midwest: 4,193
  • South: 2,648
  • West: 2,666

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pettis County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (47.1%)
  • Electricity (32.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.0%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (49.1%)
  • Electricity (41.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 531
Here:

11.2%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 329
Here:

13.6%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 219
Here:

10.9%
Missouri:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pettis County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,150,000
    General - Other: $1,755,000
    Corrections - Other: $795,000
    Police Protection: $650,000
    Financial Administration: $578,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $258,000
    General Public Buildings: $150,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,118,000

Pettis County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $362,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $330,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,172,000
    All Other: $618,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,225,000
    Property: $710,000

Pettis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

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

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
Pettis County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pettis County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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