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Bates County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 16,382 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 16,653 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,893
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,103
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,882
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,748 (it was 1,629 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 848 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bates County: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Construction (12.5%), Manufacturing (11.1%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bates County, MO (2019)
    • 15,35594.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3732.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2461.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1841.1%Two or more races
    • 940.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 490.3%Asian alone
    • 350.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 8,025  (49.0%)
Females: 8,357  (51.0%)
Average household size:
Bates County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,297 ($30,731 in 1999)
This county:

$49,297
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $485 (lower quartile is $383, upper quartile is $549)
This county:

$485
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,473 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Bates:

$122,473
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,229 - $206,553

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $190,844
Here:

$190,844
State:

$215,938

Townhouses or other attached units: $331,126
Here:

$331,126
State:

$197,464

Mobile homes: $107,560
Here:

$107,560
State:

$75,368

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $27,441
Here:

$27,441
State:

$45,944

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,115
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 294

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 86
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 13
Bates County, MO map from a distance

Health of residents in Bates County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
71.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
71.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 203 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $511,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Bates, MO residents
Average permit cost in Bates, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,011 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $815 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Bates, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bates, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bates, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
Bates County:

11.3%
Missouri:

12.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for American Indian residents, 39.1% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.9 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 35.9 years old, American Indian residents: 59.3 years old, Asian residents: 43.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.2 years old, Other race residents: 30.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bates County is $358 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $468 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $657 a month.

Cities in this county include: Butler, Adrian, Rich Hill, Hume, Amsterdam, Amoret, Rockville, Foster, Merwin, Passaic.

Bates 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: Bracken County, Kentucky , Monroe County, Illinois , St. Clair County , Ste. Genevieve County , White County, Illinois , Robertson County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 323
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 199 (81.3% naturalized citizens)

Bates County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 522010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 67Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.2%

Bates County marital status for males Bates County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,272
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 392
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 1,043
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Bates County with a mortgage: 2,566 (60 second mortgage, 129 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,326

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bates County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,58230
Mainline Protestant2,36515
Catholic4241
Other3603
Black Protestant1241
None8,194-
Bates 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: 5
Bates County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bates County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bates County:

8.8%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Bates County:

30.1%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Bates County:

Average size of farms: 362 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,336
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $40,107
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,236
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.71%
Corn for grain: 38242 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 31134 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 103029 harvested acres
Vegetables: 97 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,467 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bates County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 562% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.2 miles away from Bates County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 206.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 268.0 miles away from Bates County center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 228.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: May 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4552-MO: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4552, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4451, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1708: June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: 1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bates County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bates

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,461 (70.6%)
  • Carpooled: 488 (10.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 117 (2.4%)
  • Walked: 131 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 702 (14.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Scotland (12%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Thailand (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Lebanon (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bates County


  • German (21%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
265 people in nursing homes
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in federal detention centers
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,190.

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.33% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($24,137 average AGI)
1.78% relocated from other states ($13,294 average AGI)
Bates County:

1.78%
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 Cass County, MO  1.51% ($41,159 average AGI)
from Vernon County, MO  0.65% ($25,842)
from Jackson County, MO  0.56% ($35,939)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.12% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($26,083 average AGI)
1.25% relocated to other states ($7,732 average AGI)
Bates County:

1.25%
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 Cass County, MO  1.71% ($38,350 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.78% ($29,957)
to Vernon County, MO  0.56% ($27,273)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Bates County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Bates County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bates County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bates County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bates County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bates County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bates County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bates County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bates County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,410 (2,840 aged, 570 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 398 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bates County, Missouri in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (379)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (267)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (253)
  • Congestive heart failure (161)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (157)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (156)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (107)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (12)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (11)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,587
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 354
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50,864

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,227
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,327
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,382
  • Male householders: 3,339 (749 living alone), Female householders: 3,326 (1,045 living alone)
  • 3,716 spouses (3,636 opposite-sex spouses), 379 unmarried partners, (379 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,192 children (3,846 natural, 96 adopted, 249 stepchildren), 381 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 86 parents, 0 foster children, 279 other relatives, 239 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 341

Size of family households: 2,262 2-persons, 1,040 3-persons, 584 4-persons, 457 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 157 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,777 1-person, 222 2-persons, 1 6-persons.

2,342 married couples with children.
972 single-parent households (451 men, 521 women).

97.7% of residents of Bates speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (8% speak English very well, 92% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $98,845,000 ($5,826 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,273,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,285,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,441,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,999,000
Federal grants: $17,662,000
Federal procurement contracts: $813,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,645,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $137,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,975,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,013,000

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

Births: 1,135
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,070
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +286
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bates County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.67 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built in Bates County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Bates County, Missouri
  • 932014 or later
  • 662010 to 2013
  • 1,1022000 to 2009
  • 1,3191990 to 1999
  • 6531980 to 1989
  • 1,3291970 to 1979
  • 7141960 to 1969
  • 4531950 to 1959
  • 3351940 to 1949
  • 1,7791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bates County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bates County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bates County, Missouri
  • 251 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 4564 rooms
  • 8975 rooms
  • 1,2106 rooms
  • 8897 rooms
  • 5708 rooms
  • 6869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bates County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bates County, Missouri
  • 121 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 3833 rooms
  • 4234 rooms
  • 2365 rooms
  • 3996 rooms
  • 1637 rooms
  • 588 rooms
  • 859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bates County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bates County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bates County, Missouri
  • 30no bedroom
  • 1091 bedroom
  • 1,1182 bedrooms
  • 2,5833 bedrooms
  • 7104 bedrooms
  • 3225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bates County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bates County, Missouri
  • 12no bedroom
  • 3111 bedroom
  • 7542 bedrooms
  • 5803 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bates County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bates County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bates County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 114no vehicle
  • 9171 vehicle
  • 1,6522 vehicles
  • 1,3813 vehicles
  • 6034 vehicles
  • 2065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bates County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bates County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 200no vehicle
  • 7331 vehicle
  • 6532 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

86.4% of Bates County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Missouri.

Bates County:

86.4%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 11,155
  • Other state: 4,951
  • Northeast: 198
  • Midwest: 3,077
  • South: 882
  • West: 779
Year householders moved into unit in Bates County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bates County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.0%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
  • 26.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 38.8%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 159
Here:

9.3%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

5.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

26.0%
Missouri:

26.0%

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

Bates County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,075,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $696,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,196,000
    Regular Highways: $878,000
    General - Other: $758,000
    Correctional Institutions: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $494,000
    Financial Administration: $485,000
    General Public Buildings: $231,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $126,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $245,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $173,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $686,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,687,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,867,000
    Other: $880,000
    General Local Government Support: $56,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,756,000
    Property: $961,000

Bates County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,075,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $696,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,196,000
    Regular Highways: $878,000
    General - Other: $758,000
    Correctional Institutions: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $494,000
    Financial Administration: $485,000
    General Public Buildings: $231,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $126,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $245,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $173,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $686,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,687,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,867,000
    Other: $880,000
    General Local Government Support: $56,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,756,000
    Property: $961,000

Bates County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,075,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $696,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,196,000
    Regular Highways: $878,000
    General - Other: $758,000
    Correctional Institutions: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $494,000
    Financial Administration: $485,000
    General Public Buildings: $231,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $126,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $245,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $173,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $686,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,687,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,867,000
    Other: $880,000
    General Local Government Support: $56,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,756,000
    Property: $961,000

Bates County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,075,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $696,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,196,000
    Regular Highways: $878,000
    General - Other: $758,000
    Correctional Institutions: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $494,000
    Financial Administration: $485,000
    General Public Buildings: $231,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $126,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,144,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $245,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $173,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $686,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,687,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,867,000
    Other: $880,000
    General Local Government Support: $56,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,756,000
    Property: $961,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 321
  • Number of aged recipients: 17
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 304
  • Number of recipients under 18: 42
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 223
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 128
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 136
Most common first names in Bates County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15575.0 years
John15477.0 years
Mary14581.5 years
William13676.5 years
Charles12376.8 years
Robert10370.5 years
George9777.1 years
Harry5778.9 years
Arthur5780.4 years
Ruby5583.1 years
Most common last names in Bates County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11278.7 years
Wilson6776.7 years
Miller6579.2 years
Thomas5172.8 years
Davis4383.2 years
Clark3780.7 years
Johnson3682.6 years
Jones3576.8 years
Brown3371.5 years
Anderson3176.6 years
Businesses in Bates County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture2U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS2
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1