Kirksville, MO

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
29,365
0.231% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
30.5
0.993% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.6%
2.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,618
9.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$142,000
16% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,813
3.12% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Kirksville, MO had a population of 29.4k people with a median age of 30.5 and a median household income of $51,618. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kirksville, MO declined from 29,433 to 29,365, a −0.231% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,237 to $51,618, a 9.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kirksville, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.73%), and White (Hispanic) (1.48%).

None of the households in Kirksville, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in Kirksville, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kirksville, MO are A T Still University of Health Sciences (1,234 degrees awarded in 2022), Truman State University (1,138 degrees), and Kirksville Area Technical Center (21 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Kirksville, MO was $142,000, and the homeownership rate was 63.4%.

Most people in Kirksville, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Kirksville, MO was 2 cars per household.

Kirksville, MO borders Ottumwa, IA.

Population & Diversity

Kirksville, MO is home to a population of 29.4k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.73% of Kirksville, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.1k people).

In 2022, there were 24.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.2k people) in Kirksville, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 670 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Kirksville, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kirksville, MO was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kirksville, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.2k ± 54
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.06k ± 76
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    670 ± 157
2.57%
Hispanic Population
754 people

In 2022, there were 24.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.2k people) in Kirksville, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 670 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.57% of the people in Kirksville, MO are hispanic (754 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kirksville, MO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.73%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people
4.34%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.28k people

As of 2022, 3.73% of Kirksville, MO residents (1.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kirksville, MO was 4.34%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    388 ± 114
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    217 ± 138
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    121 ± 70

Kirksville, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kirksville, MO employs 11.8k people. The largest industries in Kirksville, MO are Educational Services (2,097 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,752 people), and Manufacturing (1,263 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($84,177), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($61,906), and Finance & Insurance ($50,565).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.8k
2022 Value
± 703
−3.12%
1 Year decline
± 8.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kirksville, MO declined at a rate of −3.12%, from 12.2k employees to 11.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kirksville, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,348 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,266 people), and Management Occupations (1,118 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kirksville, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.8k
2022 Value
± 703
−3.12%
1 Year decline
± 8.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kirksville, MO declined at a rate of −3.12%, from 12.2k employees to 11.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kirksville, MO, are Educational Services (2,097 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,752 people), and Manufacturing (1,263 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kirksville, MO, though some of these residents may live in Kirksville, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,261
Median earning men ± $3,762
$28,641
Median earning women ± $2,857

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,854), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,271), and Manufacturing ($53,700).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($47,723), Information ($44,706), and Manufacturing ($41,719).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 349
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 175
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 161
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Kirksville, MO awarded 2,393 degrees. The student population of Kirksville, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,903 male students and 4,800 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kirksville, MO are White (1,581 and 69.7%), followed by Asian (202 and 8.91%), Hispanic or Latino (171 and 7.54%), and Black or African American (118 and 5.21%).

The largest universities in Kirksville, MO by number of degrees awarded are A T Still University of Health Sciences (1,234 and 51.6%), Truman State University (1,138 and 47.6%), and Kirksville Area Technical Center (21 and 0.878%).

The most popular majors in Kirksville, MO are Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (286 and 12%), General Public Health (226 and 9.44%), and Physician Assistant (141 and 5.89%).

The median tuition cost in Kirksville, MO for a public four year colleges is $8,690 for in-state students and $16,712 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Kirksville, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 45.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,703 (37.7% men and 62.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,703 students enrolled in Kirksville, MO, 37.7% men and 62.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,223 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kirksville, MO was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Kirksville, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,234 degrees awarded
  2. 1,138 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was A T Still University of Health Sciences with 1,234 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 898 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kirksville, MO, which is 0.601 times less than the 1,495 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,581 degrees mean that there were 7.83 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 202 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,690) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($324) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kirksville, MO was $142,000 in 2022, which is 0.504 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,400 to $142,000, a 16% increase. The homeownership rate in Kirksville, MO is 63.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kirksville, MO have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kirksville, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kirksville, MO is $51,618. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Kirksville, MO was St. Charles County, MO with a value of $99,596, followed by Platte County, MO and Lincoln County, MO, with respective values of $92,543 and $82,543.

Property

$142,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,754
$6,420
Median Property Taxes
±$446

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kirksville, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.4% of the housing units in Kirksville, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kirksville, MO was St. Charles County, MO with a value of $99,596, followed by Platte County, MO and Lincoln County, MO, with respective values of $92,543 and $82,543.

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Household Income

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$51,618
Median Household Income
± $3,354
10.1k
Number of Households
± 594

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Kirksville, MO grew to $51,618 from the previous year's value of $47,237.

The following chart displays the households in Kirksville, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kirksville, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.89%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Kirksville, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (5.89%).

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kirksville, MO have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.48% of the workforce in Kirksville, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kirksville, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kirksville, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kirksville, MO (5.85k out of 27.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kirksville, MO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.7% of the population of Kirksville, MO has health coverage, with 52.5% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.72% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 32.3% between 18 and 34 years, 29.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.33%
Uninsured
52.5%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.72%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kirksville, MO declined by 1.06% from 9.43% to 9.33%.

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