Rentals in Missouri
2,714,017 housing units are comprised 69% of home owners, and renters account for 729,257, or 31% of the occupied homes in Missouri. 2.29 persons live in one rented home on average in Missouri. The average rent for an apartment in Missouri in the last 12 months has been $1294. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $1037, $1262, and $1481 respectively.
The capitol of Missouri is Jefferson City and the population of Missouri is 5,988,927. The most populated cities in Missouri are Kansas City, Saint Louis, Springfield, Independence, and Columbia.
Weather and Climate
The Midwestern state of Missouri comes with both humid subtropical and humid continental climates. Summer temperatures average around 89 degrees for the high and 71 for the low. 42.2 inches of rain falls in Missouri annually, and Missouri has an annual average snowfall of 17 inches. Average winter low temperatures average at a high of 40 degrees and 24 for the low.
48.9% of Missourians are male and 51.1% female. The median age in Missouri is 38 years, with the average age for men being 36.5 years and the average age of women being 39.2 years. Expect to earn approximately $44,301 in annual income if you are one of the 2,714,017 Missouri households. 10.6% of Missourians live in poverty, and 13.2% of its population live without health care coverage or insurance.
Sports Universities and Education
Missouri is home to five major league sports teams including hockey, baseball, and football. The St. Louis Blues play in the NHL, the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals play in the MLB, and the St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs play in the NFL. Universities in Missouri include the University of Missouri, Missouri State University, and St. Louis University. Missouri has 28.2% of its population enrolled in college or university and 16% of Missourians have a bachelor's degree.
Industry and Employment
Missouri’s top industries include transportation equipment, food processing, chemicals, electrical equipment, and fabricated metal products. 2,733,876 people are employed in Missouri and it takes them on average 23 minutes to drive to work each day. 6.40% of Missouri’s population is unemployed.