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Area Code 816

State: MISSOURI
Total Area: 5869.66 sq. miles
Land Area: 5829.9 sq. miles
Water Area: 39.76 sq. miles

Gender Distribution in area code 816:

In this area code 816, there are approximately 609410 men or 49% males and approximately 641010 women which represents 51% females in the general population.


Age Distribution in area code 816:

In area code 816, age distribution is used to represent the approximate number of residents who fall within successive age groups, sorted in groups ranging from under 5 years old to over 85 years old. This information is used to estimate the fertility trends in this area of area code 816.

To cite an example: all the full time residents in area code 816 region are broken down into the following age divisions. 86368 are infants and small children below age 5 which would represent approximately 7% of area code 816 population, 89993 are children between the ages of 5-9 or 7%, 92008 are middle school aged children of 10-14 years old or 7%, 88650 are older children between the ages of 15-19 years old, 82402 are young adults aged 20 to 24 years old, 178943 are adults aged 25-34 years, 205415 are between the ages of 35-44 or 16% of area code 816 population, 165645 are aged 45-54 years, 60295 are middle aged residents ranging from 55 to 59 years old, 47024 are seniors in the 60-64 years old age bracket, 79998 are seniors aged 65-74, 53818 are elderly people in the 75-84 age bracket and only 19861 are older than age 84 years in code area code 816.

These figures indicate that 928079 of fellow residents are adults aged 18 years or older with 444249 being men and 483830 of them are women. This includes 876391 residents over the legal drinking age of 21. Seniors aged 62 years and older represent 180643 residents with 61385 senior men over 65 and 92292 senior women over the age of 65.

There are a total of 153677 senior citizens over 65 years of age residing in this location on a permanent basis.


Racial Profile in area code 816:

Area code 816 is and area with a variety of ethnic cultures and racial backgrounds, including 1013520 full time residents who are white or Caucasian, roughly 170557 African Americans or Black residents, 5975 American Indian and Alaska Native, 13642 Asian people, 1830 Asian Indian and 2037 Chinese residents.

The remaining Asian population in area code 816 or this part of area code 816, area code 816 is broken down into the following racial demographics: 2135 Filipino, 682 Japanese, 1313 Korean, 3874 Vietnamese and 1771 residents considered Other Asian. The Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian population of the area is represented by 1584 residents, with 216 Native Hawaiians, 124 Guamanian or Chamorro, 776 Samoan, 468 Other Pacific Islander and 21190 residents who have classified themselves as belonging to Other Race.

The Hispanic and Latin American population of the area surrounding area code 816 is roughly 50916 with 38395 of them being Mexican immigrants, 1775 Puerto Rican immigrants, 1162 Cuban immigrants, 9584 residents from Other Hispanic or Latino background and 1199504 residents or 96% of this population claiming Not Hispanic or of Latino decent.


School Enrollment in area code 816:

In the area code 816, over 327300 residents aged 3 years old and up are reportedly enrolled as full time students, ranging from nursery school to graduate school. The numbers breakdown as follows: 24224 young children are enrolled in nursery school or preschool, 17792 children are in kindergarten and 148650 students attend elementary or middle school classes.

High school (grades and 9-12) and college aged students, including college, professional school, university, law school and medical school, consist of 69656 teenagers attending local high schools and 66978 adults attending in college or graduate school classrooms.

In the area code 816, there are 34598 local residents with a 9th grade or lower education according to available records. Roughly 90373 of these full time residents have dropped out of high school but have had some level of educational training from 9th grade to 12th grade. More than 263028 of people in this area code are successful high school graduates and at least 197053 of these individuals have some college level education but have never finished or obtained a degree.

Within the local demographic tables, 44305 residents of area code 816 have graduated from a 2 year university or technical school with an associate’s degree, 122112 have successfully met the requirements to receive a bachelor’s degree and 60471 residents have completed graduate school and received the masters or Ph.D, degree in at least one field of study.


Ancestry Distribution in area code 816:

Area code 816 is a region with 1211904 total ancestries reported. Within area code 816, the current ancestry distribution includes approximately 3161 residents of Arab decent, 5978 Czech people or Central European western Slavic people, 5764 Danish people or Danes from Denmark, 24129 Dutch residents with ancestry in the Netherlands, 132194 English residents with ancestral ties to England, 32948 residents with French origins excluding the Basque population, 4467 French Canadian residents and 252266 residents of German decent.

The rich ancestral community also includes: 2367 Greek or Hellenes residents with ancestral ties to Greece, Cyprus and surrounding regions, 1885 Hungarians or Magyars, 155097 Irish residents, 39280 Italians, 739 residents of Lithuanian origin, 12419 Norwegian residents, 16791 Polish individuals, 853 Portuguese residents, 4006 Russian residents, 25433 Scotch-Irish,or Ulster Scots’ residents, 22758 Scottish residents, 761 Slovak residents with ancestry in the Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria, 7407 people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 17951 Swedes.


Economy in area code 816:

The occupation demographic description for area code 816 is typical of most cities. Management, Professional and Related Occupations are held by 196170 residents in the area code 816 and include professions, such as bank managers, restaurant managers, teachers, real estate agents, and insurance agents. The demographic figures for Management, Professional, And Related Occupations does not include service occupations.

Service occupations, such as waiters and retail employees, are given their own category in the economic demographic breakdown. There are currently 90918 service occupations currently held in the area code 816 by individuals working at gas stations, grocery stores and other places where they would assist customers with making a purchase. These occupations are usually held by students who are working part time jobs while they are completing their education while some are also held by senior citizens who need a part time employment.

Sales And office Occupations current make up 174513 professional positions in the area code 816 and include occupations in the automotive sales, retail sales and banking industries as well as the local area code 816 government.

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations are usually seasonal, outdoor employment opportunities. As such, these jobs are not as plentiful in the area code 816 are and there are currently only 1541 residents who hold jobs in these fields. While this job type is seasonal, many area code 816 residents perform these occupations as a hobby.

Construction, Mining And Maintenance Occupations provides employment for 61315 residents of area code 816 . As most of these jobs are handled by independent contractors, residents with jobs in this field provide services to much of the area code 816 community.

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations continue to flourish in the area code 816 region. As such, 90046 residents are currently employed in various Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations. The need for individuals in these fields is expected to rise and the Production, Transportation, And Material Moving industry should continue to be a great source of employment in area code 816.


Employment by Industry in area code 816:

In area code 816, the employment demographics can also be broken down by industry. Individual industries account for specific numbers of jobs in the area and the current numbers include: 6005 people in the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining industries ( including those employees engaged in farming, fishing, logging or operation of feedlots in area code 816.

43469 people work in the construction industry (including professional architects, civil engineers and laborers responsible for designing and building offices, stores and homes in the area code 816.), 76163 residents of area code are employed in the Manufacturing industry (including small industry owners, FMCG producers, production managers and laborers.), 71012 residents of 816 are employed in Retail trade (working as wholesalers, distributors, store owners and employees.), 38729 workers serve in the Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities industry (An industry responsible for public transportation, storage of goods and the provision of utility services to the community.), 26536 workers are employed in the Information industry (With services related to computing, telecommunications, broadcasting and internet.), 50319 personnel are dedicated to working in the Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental and Leasing industry, 53143 residents of the area code 816 area are involved in industry as Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, and Waste Management Services workers (including employers and employees, scientists, researchers, general and project managers of various organizations, administrative workers and blue collar employees.

113028 people are actively employed in the area code 816 Educational, Health and Social Services industry (including professors, teachers, lab assistants, doctors, nurses, consultants and those employed to provide assistance to non-government and non-profit organizations. 49016 residents of the area code 816 are employed in the Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services industry (including artists, entertainers, actors, physical trainers and sports personalities.) Some of these workers are also involved in the operation of area code 816 hotels, bed and breakfast facility and restaurants.

30763 people, who live in the area code 816 are employed in other service industries such as law enforcement, military personnel. 31549 individuals work in Public Administration as magistrates, area code 816 judges, area code 816 attorneys and local or state level politicians. According to area code 816 records, a few individuals also work as self-employed individuals doing small jobs or are unemployed.


Commute in area code 816:

In area code 816, local residents have found many ways to get where they are going on a daily basis. There are 495294 residents that travel only by automobile and these residents are primarily those who live in suburban areas of area code 816 or because they do not live in close proximity to their coworkers.

In the area code 816, 69347 people actively participate in a carpool to save on gas and maintenance expenses. Many people who carpool area code 816 also cite human interaction as a reason for the carpool because they can also drink coffee and chat about work while traveling to their destination. A relatively small number of individuals, 9760 workers in the area code 816, make use of public transportation. Public transport availability is extremely limited in the area code 816 and is primarily limited to public transport services, such as taxi cabs, buses, or van lines owned by area code 816.

10102 residents in the area code 816, walk to work on a regular basis. People who walk to work often live in the downtown region of area code 816, close to their business or place of employment. This decision to commute via walking may be based on environmental impact, health concerns, fuel prices or lack of alternative modes of transportation.

4510 residents, living in area code 816 claim to use other means of transportation to get to work. Examples of these alternative could include school bus drivers that use the bus to get to work in area code 816, tractor trailers and skateboards or bicycles. 18109 residents do not use transportation of any kind to get to work. Instead, these people area code 816 telecommute or work from home. These individuals include babysitters, caterers, and seamstresses. There are many unique ways to commute to work area code 816. You can take your car alone, carpool, use public transport, use other means, have worked at home, or simply have walked when you're visiting area code 816 to find employment.


Housing in area code 816:

There are a total of 532689 homes in area code 816. This includes many types of beautiful houses and condominiums, which make the area code 816 a very attractive location for those seeking to relocate into the community. The 532689 Total Housing Units gives a fair perspective on the size of area code 816.

Occupied Housing Units in the area code 816 are recorded as 495036. When compared to the total number of homes available, the Occupied Housing Units rate means that housing is available for you and also signifies that there is an established population currently living in area code 816. For those seeking to move into a home in the area code 816, it is important to realize that the percentage of Owner-occupied Housing Units is at 62%. Many communities shy away from rental properties due to the problems causes by non-owners occupying a property. The fact that Owner-occupied Housing Units is at a high percentage signifies a solid community where taxes are paid by the public to cover the costs of improving schools and roads in the area code 816.

Renter-occupied Housing Units are currently stable at just 163578, meaning that people often own their own homes in the area code 816. Renter-occupied Housing Units largely consist of apartments or properties being rented to families who cannot secure a mortgage in the area code 816. Renter-occupied Housing Units may also include guest homes or other types of property in the area code.

Vacant Housing Units comprise only 37653 of the total housing units available in the area code 816, which mean there are a limited number of properties available for someone wishing to purchase a home in the area code 816 area. Vacant Housing Units are often 3 bedroom or larger homes and may even include foreclosed homes in area code 816, allowing home buyers the opportunity to find amazing bargains.

There are also 2591 homes available in the area that fall into the Seasonal Or Occasional Use category. For Seasonal Or Occasional Use categorization often means that you can rent or lease the home for a specific period of time throughout the year. These properties are usually rented on a weekly or monthly basis in the area code 816, which is a wonderful advantage for those planning temporary moves or who intend to have guests while visiting in the area code 816.


Structures in area code 816:

In the area code 816, there are a total of 532682 structure units currently available. These structural units include a wide variety of built house configurations. Of the total 532682 structures, 369514 are designated as 1 unit, detached, meaning the home stands by itself and is not attached to another building.

There are also 19119 attached structures in the area code 816, with individual units being attached to and supported by one or more other units. Included in this area code are 19518 multi-family units, which means that the unit consists of 4 or more dwellings in the same plot of land. 26151 of these structures have 3 or 4 units with 3 family dwellings in the same plot of land, such as family triplexes or townhouses. These structures are usually built on three levels.

In this area, there are also a total of 25245 structures with 5 To 9 dwelling units, most often several apartments in just one building complex. In addition there are 23027 structures with 10 To 19 units. While there are 532682 total structures in the area, there are many mobile homes, which comprise 18555 of the total homes in the area code 816. Mobile homes have specialized construction, are prefabricated and can be used for traveling around. In the area code 816, however, most of the 18555 mobile homes or trailers are securely fastened to a foundation and are likely to remain in place throughout their useful lives.

There is another group of structures in the area code 816, consisting of boats, RV.s, vans and some other unknown structures. The designation of these structures as dwellings is often dependent upon their actual usage. Boats used for pleasure may not receive the dwelling designation but the same boat used as a permanent dwelling place when moored in a marina may be classified as a home. Recreational Vehicles, often called RV's, are similar to mobile homes and are often used as temporary dwelling places for holidays or travel. Vans are usually used for transportation, rather than as a dwelling. Both of these moving vehicle structures can be designated as dwellings when converted for long term use.


Household Heating Type in area code 816:

In the area code 816, roughly 370333 residents use utility gas, provided by the local gas company, to heat their homes. Bottled Tank or LP Gas is used by 32906 residents of the area code 816, with the bottled tank or LP Gas being refilled and delivered on a monthly basis. Only 84347 residents of area code 816, use electricity to heat their homes.

Outdated fuel energy sources, such as Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc. are a relatively non-existent area of the household heating fuel market in the area code 816 because the fuel oil is burned in a furnace or a boiler and does not see extensive use in most modern households. With that said, 65 reported residents use coal or coke to heat their homes. In some of the older homes of the area, coal burning furnaces are still in use, providing heat to the house. Wood is used by 4134 residents to provide heat. As a clean burning bio fuel, wood can be used to effectively provide heat to the entire house. As a result, many of the smaller homes in the area code 816 make use of a wood-burning fireplace with a blower insert to heat the home or provide a backup heat source in the event of power outages or spikes in fuel prices.

In a move towards modern renewable energy, 80 residents of the area code 816, have upgraded to solar energy. No other fuels are reported to be in use because 716 other residents reported that they used no fuel to heat their homes, citing adequate insulation.


Property Value in area code 816:

In 816, the average Property Value can be divided up as follows: Specified Owner-occupied Units are the specific number of homes in area code 816 which are occupied by the property owner. The current number of Specified Owner-occupied Units is 284698 which signifies that most people in the area code 816 own their own homes.

In the area code, approximately 41229 homes were listed with values of less than $50,000, based on specific criteria related to area code 816, area code 816 in particular. There are also 70023 homes valued at $100,000 To $149,000 based on the neighborhood and school district associated with area code 816. Approximately 26848 homes were valued at $150,000 To $199,000 based on the included acreage. At the time of this report, 14529 homes were valued at $200,000 To $299,999 because no one reported any homes within this range of value.

However, 4725 homes were listed at $300,000 To $499,999 and an additional 1223 homes were valued between $500,000 To $999,999. There are only 289 million dollar homes or mansions in the area code 816.

Mortgage Status in area code 816:

Many people living in area code 816 have mortgages or loans secured by real property, don’t have mortgages, pay cash rent or do not pay any cash towards their housing expenses. These figures are used to provide a demographic of the mortgage status for the area code 816. 200696 people currently have mortgages in this part of area code 816. Among those with current mortgages, 1299 people have a monthly mortgage payment of $300 dollars and 49726 people have a monthly mortgage payment of between $300 and $499. 38803 people have a monthly mortgage payment of between $500 and $699 dollars.

The mortgage payment category with the second most common monthly payment is the $700 to $999 range, with a total of 67502 people making these monthly payments. There are a total of 56126 residents in the area code 816 who pay between $1000 and $1,499 per month and 15044 people paying between $1,500 and $1,999 on their monthly mortgage, which is incidentally the largest mortgage paying group in the area.

Only 6993 people have monthly mortgage payments exceeding $2,000 and a mere 84002 people do not have to pay any mortgage on their property in the area code 816.


Mortgage Payment as percentage of income in area code 816:

The distribution of mortgage payments within the area code 816 code can also be used to create a demographic scale to express the regions economic stability. The total number of individuals paying a given percentage of their income as mortgage payments can be explained as follows:
116969 people in this area pay less than 15 percent (<15%) of their income to mortgage payments; The majority of local borrowers fall into this category.

54836 people pay between 15 and 19 percent of their income on their mortgage payments. 39479 people pay between 20 and 24 percent of their income on their mortgage payments. Only 24009 pay between 25 and 29 percent of their income to mortgage payments, making this the category with the lowest percentage of members.

13503 people pay between 30 and 34 percent of their income to their mortgage payment. 33734 people pay 35 percent or more (>35%) of their income to their mortgage payments in the area code 816.


Rent Status in area code 816:

Rental status is a prime indicator of economic stability in an area. Out of 161149 people who reside in renter-occupied units, roughly 8595 people spend less than $200 per month in rent for housing in the area code 816. Approximately 9004 people make monthly rental payments between $200 and $299 dollars; the second highest category for renters in the area.

61449 people pay $500 To $749 for monthly housing costs on rental properties and 18452 people pay monthly rental expenses between $750 and $999. In the area code 816, 56126 people pay from $1,000 to $1,499 in rent and 1680 renters pay monthly housing expense which exceed $1,500.

Out of 161149 people who live in rental homes, only 6906 people in the area code 816 do not pay cash rent on a monthly basis.


Rent Payments as percentage of income in area code 816:

Distribution of rent payments as a percentage of income can be broken down within the area code 816 code in the following demographics:
32727 people in this area code pay less than 15 percent of their income to rent payments; this is the highest total of all the rent payment categories. There are a total of 26056 renters pay between 15 and 19 percent of their income towards their rent payment.

22367 people pay between 20 and 24 percent of their income towards their monthly rent. 16567 people fall in the category of paying just 25 to 29 percent of their income towards rent. 11005 people pay between 30 and 34 percent of their income for their monthly rental payment. 41690 people pay 35 percent or more of their income out in rental payments within the area code 816.


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