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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: 4,569 (4,114 occupied: 1,675 owner occupied, 2,494 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

60%
State:

34%

Housing density: 729 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $149,053.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $458


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

Housing units in Bolivar with a mortgage: 1,062 (35 second mortgage, 110 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 610

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,044

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,887

Median monthly housing costs: $687


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Bolivar, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $139,901 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$139,901
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,659 - $185,724
Median year house/condo built: 1990

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,589
  • In family households: 6,989 (1,271 male householders, 1,010 female householders)
    1,762 spouses, 2,377 children (2,143 natural, 30 adopted, 197 stepchildren), 107 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 178 other relatives, 188 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,375 (817 male householders (505 living alone)), 1,010 female householders (824 living alone)), 550 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,235

Size of family households: 1,241 2-persons, 329 3-persons, 515 4-persons, 84 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,329 1-person, 454 2-persons, 49 3-persons.

1,051 married couples with children.
676 single-parent households (237 men, 439 women).

97.3% of residents of Bolivar speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 77 (0.7%)
(53.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
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
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2012 bedrooms
  • 1,1453 bedrooms
  • 2844 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • 179no bedroom
  • 4631 bedroom
  • 9782 bedrooms
  • 7763 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 35no vehicle
  • 4941 vehicle
  • 7832 vehicles
  • 1983 vehicles
  • 1174 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

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

  • 219no vehicle
  • 1,2051 vehicle
  • 9462 vehicles
  • 1433 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
  • 03 rooms
  • 854 rooms
  • 3075 rooms
  • 5236 rooms
  • 4227 rooms
  • 1218 rooms
  • 2149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • 1381 room
  • 1542 rooms
  • 3083 rooms
  • 6644 rooms
  • 6455 rooms
  • 3326 rooms
  • 1467 rooms
  • 788 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Year house built

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

  • Bolivar, MO household income distribution

  • Bolivar, MO household income distribution
  • 248Less than $10,000
  • 342$10,000 to $14,999
  • 446$15,000 to $19,999
  • 338$20,000 to $24,999
  • 327$25,000 to $29,999
  • 78$30,000 to $34,999
  • 330$35,000 to $39,999
  • 210$40,000 to $44,999
  • 275$45,000 to $49,999
  • 200$50,000 to $59,999
  • 455$60,000 to $74,999
  • 371$75,000 to $99,999
  • 166$100,000 to $124,999
  • 130$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10$150,000 to $199,999
  • 57$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
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $69,999
  • 82$70,000 to $79,999
  • 312$80,000 to $89,999
  • 136$90,000 to $99,999
  • 183$100,000 to $124,999
  • 264$125,000 to $149,999
  • 77$150,000 to $174,999
  • 167$175,000 to $199,999
  • 96$200,000 to $249,999
  • 48$250,000 to $299,999
  • 14$300,000 to $399,999
  • 79$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bolivar, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bolivar, MO
  • 11$100 to $149
  • 26$200 to $249
  • 97$250 to $299
  • 205$300 to $349
  • 399$350 to $399
  • 191$400 to $449
  • 200$450 to $499
  • 435$500 to $549
  • 253$550 to $599
  • 74$600 to $649
  • 145$650 to $699
  • 39$700 to $749
  • 111$900 to $999
  • 16$1,500 to $1,999
  • 69$2,000 to $2,499
  • 16No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 32010 or later
  • 542000 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: 884
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,253
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 843
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 376
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 125
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 139
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 150
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 27
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 81
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 361
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 112
  • 90 or more minutes: 139
Bolivar, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.4%
Number of people working at home: 151 (3.2% of all workers)

Bolivar mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,259 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 532 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 53 (1%)
  • Walked: 368 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 151 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,133
 German: 734
 English: 527
 Irish: 217
 European: 174
 French (except Basque): 81
 Swedish: 58
 Dutch: 48
 Italian: 40
 Danish: 38
 Scottish: 33
 Scotch-Irish: 29
 Norwegian: 20
 Welsh: 17
 Polish: 12
 French Canadian: 8
 Austrian: 7
 Cajun: 3

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

  • 34%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 29%Grenada
  • 8%Bahamas
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 6,890
  • Other state: 3,471
  • Northeast: 142
  • Midwest: 1,309
  • South: 1,075
  • West: 958

80% 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, 69% lived in Missouri.

Bolivar:

79.8%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 95
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 880
  • Less than 1 year of college: 91
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 492
  • Associate degree: 296
  • Bachelor's degree: 404
  • Master's degree: 192
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 38

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 111
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,035
  • Less than 1 year of college: 287
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 481
  • Associate degree: 324
  • Bachelor's degree: 431
  • Master's degree: 366
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.3%Males
Bolivar marital status for males
Bolivar marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,394
  • One, attached: 77
  • Two: 185
  • 3 or 4: 378
  • 5 to 9: 226
  • 10 to 19: 116
  • 20 to 49: 68
  • 50 or more: 106
  • Mobile homes: 23

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,912

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bolivar:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bolivar
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (92.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Electricity (99.2%)
  • Utility gas (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

1.7%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

3.4%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,104
Here:

71.6%
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)