Key Contact for Missouri
Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Missouri Nonmetro Population
Missouri Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Missouri
7.5% of Missouri residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Missourians in 2020 was $51,697 with the rural per capita income at $40,018. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Missouri is 15.9%, compared with 10.9% in urban areas of the state. 12.9% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 7.7% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Missouri is at 4.4%, and in urban Missouri it is at 4.4% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Missouri in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 7/6/2022