Ray County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Ray County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 22,754 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 -4% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 41.5 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 568.81 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 88.7% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 13.8% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 11,357 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 4.2% 3.8% 4.5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. Annual education attainment rates are not available for communities under 25,000 population. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Company
Type of Operation
Employees
Henkel Corporation
Manufacturing
207
Ray County Memorial Hospital
Healthcare
220
Richmond R-XVI Schools
Education
190
Shirkey Leisure Acres
Nursing home
230
Wal-Mart
Discount retailer
300

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