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Stone County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 31,368 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 28,658 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,599
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,418
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,594
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,673 (it was 2,228 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Land area: 463 sq. mi.

Water area: 47.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stone County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (29.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Stone County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 15,406  (49.1%)
Females: 15,962  (50.9%)

Stone County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Stone County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,764 ($32,637 in 1999)

This county:

$43,764
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $512 (lower quartile is $407, upper quartile is $665)
This county:

$512
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,733 (it was $90,900 in 2000)
Stone:

$166,733
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,757 - $264,828
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,037
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 206

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 315
  • Burglaries: 213
  • Thefts: 397
  • Auto thefts: 60

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 345
  • Burglaries: 256
  • Thefts: 374
  • Auto thefts: 60
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 338 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2008: 189 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2009: 123 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2010: 97 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2011: 97 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2012: 103 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2013: 96 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2014: 117 buildings, average cost: $448,500

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: $947 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $731 (0.5%)

Stone County household income distribution in 2009 Stone County home values distribution Stone County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.3%
Stone County:

12.3%
Missouri:

14.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 86.7% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.5% for American Indian residents, 1.4% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 52.2 years old
(Males: 52.0 years old, Females: 53.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.1 years old, Black residents: 22.8 years old, American Indian residents: 49.1 years old, Asian residents: 59.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 20.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stone County is $398 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $690 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kimberling City, Crane, Indian Point, Reeds Spring, Galena, Branson West, McCord Bend, Hurley, Blue Eye, Coney Island.

Stone 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: Mercer County, West Virginia , Montezuma County, Colorado , Lawrence County , Webster County , Portsmouth city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 517
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 373 (55.0% naturalized citizens)

Stone County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 93
  • 2000 to 2009: 67
  • 1990 to 1999: 33
  • 1980 to 1989: 76
  • 1970 to 1979: 42
  • Before 1970: 125
Note: State values scaled to Stone County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.0%

Stone County marital status for males Stone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,239
  • One, attached: 385
  • Two: 346
  • 3 or 4: 496
  • 5 to 9: 776
  • 10 to 19: 903
  • 20 to 49: 196
  • 50 or more: 116
  • Mobile homes: 3,129
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 115

Housing units in Stone County with a mortgage: 5,133 (143 second mortgage, 367 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,784

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stone County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,13441
Catholic1,6201
Mainline Protestant1,2345
Other61
None23,208-
Stone 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
Stone County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Stone County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

10.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stone County:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Stone County:

29.0%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Stone County:

Average size of farms: 176 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,193
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $60.64
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,486
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,692
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.87%
Vegetables: 26 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 50 acres

Earthquake activity:

Stone County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 126.1 miles away from Stone County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.0 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 201.9 miles away from the 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 219.0 miles away from Stone County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 328.1 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: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, 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, 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 Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stone County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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 (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Guatemala (13%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (12%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Hungary (3%)

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

  • American (21%)
  • German (17%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Stone County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,718 (71.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,165 (14.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 260 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 884 (11.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 160 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 28 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,472.

8.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.73% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($21,919 average AGI)
3.85% relocated from other states ($21,215 average AGI)
Stone County:

3.85%
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 Taney County, MO  1.32% ($25,245 average AGI)
from Greene County, MO  0.99% ($42,027)
from Christian County, MO  0.72% ($37,300)
from Lawrence County, MO  0.27% ($17,933)
from Barry County, MO  0.22% ($18,760)
from Carroll County, AR  0.21% ($35,304)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.10% ($33,182)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.11% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($16,041 average AGI)
3.43% relocated to other states ($13,006 average AGI)
Stone County:

3.43%
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 Taney County, MO  1.55% ($25,029 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  1.16% ($24,930)
to Christian County, MO  0.88% ($28,827)
to Lawrence County, MO  0.36% ($27,925)
to Barry County, MO  0.22% ($30,500)
to Carroll County, AR  0.19% ($19,619)
to Jackson County, MO  0.11% ($33,083)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Stone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Stone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Stone County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stone County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stone County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,367 (6,282 aged, 1,085 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 894 (14%)

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 Stone County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (693)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (458)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (332)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (255)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (191)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (152)
  • Unspecified dementia (138)
  • Congestive heart failure (108)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (80)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 866
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 925

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.0. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,368
  • In family households: 26,362 (5,500 male householders, 3,382 female householders)
    7,628 spouses, 7,150 children (6,666 natural, 244 adopted, 239 stepchildren), 873 grandchildren, 207 brothers or sisters, 521 parents, 523 other relatives, 555 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,589 (1,671 male householders (1,275 living alone)), 2,054 female householders (1,786 living alone)), 859 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 412

Size of family households: 5,684 2-persons, 1,415 3-persons, 1,124 4-persons, 470 5-persons, 195 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,061 1-person, 587 2-persons, 74 3-persons.

3,685 married couples with children.
967 single-parent households (304 men, 663 women).

98.6% of residents of Stone speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $149,975,000 ($4,882 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,884,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,638,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,027,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $130,000
Federal grants: $18,773,000
Federal procurement contracts: $880,000 ($207,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,528,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,369,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,813,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,336,000

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

Births: 1,578
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,599
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +58
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,295
Here:

+74 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Stone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 273
  • 2010 to 2013: 643
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,752
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,053
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,920
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,516
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,873
  • 1950 to 1959: 571
  • 1940 to 1949: 500
  • 1939 or earlier: 586
Note: State values scaled to Stone population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stone County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Stone County population
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 143
  • 3 rooms: 359
  • 4 rooms: 1,050
  • 5 rooms: 1,772
  • 6 rooms: 1,851
  • 7 rooms: 1,564
  • 8 rooms: 1,276
  • 9+ rooms: 1,775
  • 1 room: 81
  • 2 rooms: 152
  • 3 rooms: 325
  • 4 rooms: 689
  • 5 rooms: 681
  • 6 rooms: 375
  • 7 rooms: 251
  • 8 rooms: 103
  • 9+ rooms: 88
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stone County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Stone County population
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 414
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,205
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,705
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,817
  • 5+ bedrooms: 647
  • no bedroom: 80
  • 1 bedroom: 403
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,086
  • 3 bedrooms: 826
  • 4 bedrooms: 330
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Stone County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Stone County population
  • no vehicle: 140
  • 1 vehicle: 2,375
  • 2 vehicles: 4,655
  • 3 vehicles: 1,853
  • 4 vehicles: 607
  • 5+ vehicles: 233
  • no vehicle: 355
  • 1 vehicle: 1,180
  • 2 vehicles: 946
  • 3 vehicles: 170
  • 4 vehicles: 85
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

86% of Stone County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Missouri.

Stone County:

85.7%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 14,313
  • Other state: 16,449
  • Northeast: 872
  • Midwest: 8,101
  • South: 4,176
  • West: 3,318

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stone County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.3%)
  • Wood (7.7%)
  • Utility gas (4.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (60.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.1%)
  • Utility gas (11.6%)
  • Wood (6.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 163
Here:

6.3%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 203
Here:

15.1%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 246
Here:

27.5%
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)

Stone County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $724,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,802,000
    General - Other: $1,880,000
    Police Protection: $1,500,000
    Central Staff Services: $673,000
    Correctional Institutions: $614,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $555,000
    Financial Administration: $336,000
    General Public Buildings: $300,000
    Libraries: $245,000
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000
    Housing and Community Development: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $780,000
    General - Other: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,509,000

Stone County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,014,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $643,000
    Special Assessments: $383,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $121,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,830,000
    All Other: $1,602,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,242,000
    Property: $778,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $129,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $124,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000
    Corporation Net Income: $3,000

Stone County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,800,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,523,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $277,000

Stone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $198,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,176,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 475
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 431
  • Number of recipients under 18: 52
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 326
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 97
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 223
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 220
Stone County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Stone County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Stone County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23274.8 years
William21676.3 years
James21274.0 years
Mary17778.0 years
Robert17371.6 years
Charles14074.2 years
George11075.9 years
Helen9082.5 years
Ruth7879.5 years
Richard7569.0 years
Most common last names in Stone County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8575.7 years
Johnson7473.8 years
Davis7175.5 years
Jones6378.2 years
Brown6176.0 years
Wilson5876.7 years
Williams5477.2 years
Miller4976.3 years
White4476.0 years
Anderson4176.5 years
Businesses in Stone County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Best Western1Sears1
Curves1Subway3
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1