MISSOURI ECONOMIC DASHBOARD

Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt's one-stop shop for Missouri economic data and trends, including unemployment, GDP, exports, housing starts, and other indicators.

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Employment Data
Unemployment Rates
National: 3.7%
Missouri: 3.3%
US: September 2018; MO: August 2018
Median Household Income
National: $61,372
Missouri: $56,885
2017

Missouri
Labor Force
Participation

63.7%

August 2018
 

National
Labor Force
Participation

62.7%

September 2018
 

Consumer Price
Index 12-month
Percent Change

2.2%

September 2018
 

National: $20.5 trillion
Per Citizen: $63,298
September 2017
Missouri: $19.7 billion
Per Citizen: $3,229
June 30, 2017
Imports
 
Total Imports
National: $2.3 trillion
Missouri: $18.8 billion
2017
 
Imports as a Percentage of GDP
National: 11.7%
Missouri: 5.7%
2016
 
Exports
 
Total Exports
National: $1.5 trillion
Missouri: $14.2 billion
2017
 
Exports as a Percentage of GDP
National: 7.8%
Missouri: 4.6%
2016
 

Missouri
Rental
Vacancy Rate

9.7%

Q2 2018
 

National
Rental
Vacancy Rate

6.8%

Q2 2018
 

Missouri YTD
Growth in
Housing Permits

1.5%

August 2018
 

National YTD
Growth in
Housing Permits

6.1%

August 2018
 

COUNTIES WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PERSONS BELOW POVERTY LINE

1. Pemiscot

2. Texas

3. Mississippi

4. Ripley

5. Dunklin

6. Shannon

7. Wayne

8. Ozark

9. New Madrid

10. Oregon

Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program, US Census Bureau, 2016
• MAP: Percent of Persons Below Poverty Line by County

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