West Plains, MO
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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West Plains MO General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||12,268||6,044,171|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||11,986||5,988,923|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.4%||0.9%|
|Population, 2010 ||11,986||5,988,927|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.0%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||24.6%||23.8%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||18.7%||14.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||54.2%||51.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||95.0%||82.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||11.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.6%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.9%||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.8%||2.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||2.2%||3.5%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||93.8%||81.0% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||75.9%||83.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||1.0%||3.9%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||3.2%||6.1%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||83.3%||87.6%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||16.8%||26.2%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||932||479,828|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||16.2||23.1|
|Housing units, 2010 ||5,509||2,712,729|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||53.5%||68.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||20.4%||19.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$101,600||$137,000|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||4,984||2,360,131|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.34||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$16,856||$25,649|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$30,560||$47,380|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||31.2%||15.5%|
|Business Attributes||West Plains||Missouri|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,779||501,064|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||4.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.9%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||26.1% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||470,199||110,907,604|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||124,931||81,032,913|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||372,616||76,575,216|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$32,031||$12,957|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||37,179||11,070,634|
|Geographic Attributes||West Plains||Missouri|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||13.31||68,741.52|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||900.4||87.1|
|FIPS Code ||78928||29|
|Counties ||Howell County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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