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Bolivar, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

Bolivar,MO index of house prices

Total population: 10,572 (Urban population: 8,385 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 580 (18 farm, 562 nonfarm))

Houses: 4,574 (4,198 occupied: 1,748 owner occupied, 2,483 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

59%
State:

34%

Housing density: 730 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $206,546.

Median contract rent in 2016: $311 (lower quartile is $227, upper quartile is $408)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $455


Median gross rent in Bolivar, MO in 2016: $402

Housing units in Bolivar with a mortgage: 1,062 (10 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 686

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,250

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,918

Median monthly housing costs: $677


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Bolivar, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $122,664 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$122,664
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,776 - $165,879
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,650
  • In family households: 6,855 (1,108 male householders, 1,123 female householders)
    1,605 spouses, 2,313 children (2,078 natural, 26 adopted, 205 stepchildren), 110 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 53 parents, 225 other relatives, 262 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,564 (918 male householders (558 living alone)), 1,052 female householders (855 living alone)), 595 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,232

Size of family households: 1,246 2-persons, 250 3-persons, 476 4-persons, 116 5-persons, 107 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,414 1-person, 496 2-persons, 64 3-persons.

928 married couples with children.
797 single-parent households (206 men, 591 women).

97.9% of residents of Bolivar speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 62 (0.6%)
(35.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 2282 bedrooms
  • 1,1403 bedrooms
  • 2924 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • 236no bedroom
  • 3941 bedroom
  • 1,0552 bedrooms
  • 6853 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bolivar in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 47no vehicle
  • 5821 vehicle
  • 7232 vehicles
  • 2023 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Cars and other vehicles available in Bolivar in renter-occupied apartments

  • 293no vehicle
  • 1,1301 vehicle
  • 9012 vehicles
  • 1653 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1214 rooms
  • 3465 rooms
  • 4976 rooms
  • 3927 rooms
  • 2048 rooms
  • 1659+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • 1981 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 3273 rooms
  • 6074 rooms
  • 6445 rooms
  • 3056 rooms
  • 1827 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 479+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

  • Bolivar, MO household income distribution

  • Bolivar, MO household income distribution
  • 281Less than $10,000
  • 376$10,000 to $14,999
  • 443$15,000 to $19,999
  • 332$20,000 to $24,999
  • 277$25,000 to $29,999
  • 98$30,000 to $34,999
  • 289$35,000 to $39,999
  • 251$40,000 to $44,999
  • 243$45,000 to $49,999
  • 365$50,000 to $59,999
  • 473$60,000 to $74,999
  • 353$75,000 to $99,999
  • 153$100,000 to $124,999
  • 114$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $199,999
  • 42$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bolivar, MO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bolivar, MO
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 48$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $69,999
  • 78$70,000 to $79,999
  • 221$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 236$100,000 to $124,999
  • 316$125,000 to $149,999
  • 91$150,000 to $174,999
  • 123$175,000 to $199,999
  • 98$200,000 to $249,999
  • 59$250,000 to $299,999
  • 47$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$400,000 to $499,999
  • 23$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bolivar, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bolivar, MO
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 51$200 to $249
  • 84$250 to $299
  • 222$300 to $349
  • 203$350 to $399
  • 326$400 to $449
  • 276$450 to $499
  • 390$500 to $549
  • 211$550 to $599
  • 196$600 to $649
  • 144$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 17$800 to $899
  • 20$900 to $999
  • 13$1,500 to $1,999
  • 98$2,000 to $2,499
  • 16No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 12010 or later
  • 382000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Bolivar commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 900
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,278
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 907
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 229
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 117
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 149
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 201
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 49
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 88
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 423
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 140
  • 90 or more minutes: 102
Bolivar, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.9%
Number of people working at home: 173 (3.6% of all workers)

Bolivar mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,237 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 696 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (1%)
  • Walked: 323 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 173 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,096
 German: 831
 English: 541
 Irish: 214
 Italian: 78
 European: 58
 French (except Basque): 57
 Scottish: 53
 Swedish: 43
 Scotch-Irish: 37
 Norwegian: 20
 Welsh: 17
 Danish: 13
 Dutch: 10
 Austrian: 7
 Cajun: 5

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

  • 31%Grenada
  • 11%Bahamas
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 7,052
  • Other state: 3,390
  • Northeast: 142
  • Midwest: 1,344
  • South: 1,092
  • West: 816

77% of Bolivar 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, 74% lived in Missouri.

Bolivar:

76.6%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 98
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 906
  • Less than 1 year of college: 99
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 439
  • Associate degree: 256
  • Bachelor's degree: 472
  • Master's degree: 215
  • Professional school degree: 40
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 57
  • 9th grade: 82
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 108
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 966
  • Less than 1 year of college: 361
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 526
  • Associate degree: 305
  • Bachelor's degree: 390
  • Master's degree: 263
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.1%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 18.2%Males
Bolivar marital status for males
Bolivar marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,284
  • One, attached: 149
  • Two: 181
  • 3 or 4: 411
  • 5 to 9: 202
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 111
  • Mobile homes: 24

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,912

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bolivar:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bolivar
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (91.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.4%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Electricity (97.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

8.2%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

2.7%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,175
Here:

73.2%
Missouri:

24.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)