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|People QuickFacts||Cole County||Missouri|
|Population, 2013 estimate||76,699||6,044,171|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||75,983||5,988,923|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.9%||0.9%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.2%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.1%||23.1%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||13.6%||15.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||49.5%||51.0%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||84.7%||83.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||11.7%||11.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.2%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.9%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||2.7%||3.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||82.5%||80.4%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||83.7%||83.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||2.8%||3.9%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||4.2%||6.1%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||89.9%||87.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||31.1%||25.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||17.1||23.2|
|Housing units, 2013||32,556||2,719,001|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||66.9%||69.0%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||24.3%||19.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$142,200||$138,400|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.44||2.46|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$26,688||$25,546|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$55,465||$47,333|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||11.6%||15.0%|
|Business QuickFacts||Cole County||Missouri|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||2,214||146,6041|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||33,278||2,320,2391|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.5%||1.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||4,754||394,685|
|Total number of firms, 2007||6,119||501,064|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||4.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.0%||1.9%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.1%||1.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.3%||26.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,568,097||110,907,604|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||706,090||81,032,913|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,203,694||76,575,216|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$16,357||$12,957|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||127,555||11,070,634|
|Building permits, 2012||177||12,297|
|Geography QuickFacts||Cole County||Missouri|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||393.75||68,741.52|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||193.0||87.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Jefferson City, MO Metro Area|