Lake Ozark-Rolla Region



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Population
Age Demographics
Ethnic Demographics
Employment Statistics
Industry Employment
Establishments by Size
Farms
Personal Income
Per Capita Personal Income

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The economy of the Lake Ozark-Rolla Region is generally outpacing the economy of Missouri as a whole. There has been a varied amount of economic growth in this region during the last ten years, with areas near the Lake of the Ozarks seeing good progress, while Pulaski County is struggling. The population growth since 1990 in the Lake Ozark-Rolla Region was 14.8%, compared to 9.1% for the state. The poverty rate for this area is 15.0%. This compares with 11.8% for the state as a whole. The unemployment rate during 2002 for the Lake Ozark-Rolla Region was 5.9%, higher than the state´s rate of 5.5%. This could be due to the many seasonal jobs sparked by the booming tourist industry in this region. The growth in personal income and per capita income in the Lake Ozark-Rolla Region over the past decade has matched the growth of the state as a whole. However, per capita income in the region was only $21,802 during 2001, compared with $28,221 for the state.

Some of the large employers in this region include:


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Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Population
  2000 Population 2000 Population Density 1990 Population 1999 Population Change 1990-2000 Change 1999-2000
Camden 37,051 52.2 27,607 34,596 34.2% 7.1%
Crawford 22,804 30.7 19,233 22,427 18.6% 1.7%
Dent 14,927 19.8 13,723 14,257 8.8% 4.7%
Laclede 32,513 42.4 27,210 31,419 19.5% 3.5%
Maries 8,903 16.8 7,978 8,423 11.6% 5.7%
Miller 23,564 39.3 20,761 22,624 13.5% 4.2%
Morgan 19,309 31.5 15,616 18,908 23.6% 2.1%
Phelps 39,825 59.1 35,304 38,954 12.8% 2.2%
Pulaski 41,165 74.7 41,763 38,230 -1.4% 7.7%
Region Total 240,061 40.4 209,195 229,838 14.8% 4.4%


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1999 Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Demographics
  Females Males Population Age < 25 Population Age 25-44 Population Age > 44 1997 Pop. In Poverty
Camden 17,620 16,976 9,491 8,513 16,592 4,131
Crawford 11,598 10,829 7,602 5,925 8,900 3,550
Dent 7,380 6,877 4,677 3,281 6,299 2,765
Laclede 16,188 15,231 10,768 8,454 12,197 4,675
Maries 4,201 4,222 2,806 2,030 3,587 1,207
Miller 11,825 10,799 8,133 6,108 8,383 3,441
Morgan 9,732 9,176 5,314 3,922 9,672 2,934
Phelps 19,119 19,835 15,387 10,167 13,400 5,721
Pulaski 16,954 21,276 16,372 12,345 9,513 4,956
Region Total 114,617 115,221 80,550 60,745 88,543 33,380
Percent 47.7% 48.0% 33.6% 25.3% 36.9% 14.7%


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2000 Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Demographics
  White Black Asian Other Hispanic
Camden 36,190 95 107 277 346
Crawford 22,408 33 30 145 176
Dent 14,489 59 32 136 112
Laclede 31,552 138 95 284 401
Maries 8,674 29 10 80 103
Miller 23,090 65 30 181 231
Morgan 18,796 98 23 156 161
Phelps 39,825 596 936 447 485
Pulaski 32,254 4,935 936 1,571 2,404
Region Total 227,278 6,048 2,199 3,277 4,419
Percent 94.7% 2.5% 0.9% 1.4% 1.8%


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2002 Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Employment Statistics

Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Camden 18,176 16,971 1,205 6.6%
Crawford 10,572 9,829 743 7.0%
Dent 5,648 5,244 404 7.2%
Laclede 16,777 15,728 1,049 6.3%
Maries 5,002 4,752 250 5.0%
Miller 12,006 11,103 903 7.5%
Morgan 8,536 7,880 656 7.7%
Phelps 22,289 21,534 755 3.4%
Pulaski 13,885 13,175 710 5.1%
Region Total 112,891 106,216 6,675 5.9%
Source: 2001 Current Employment Statistics


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2001 Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Industry Employment

Natural Resources & Mining Const. Manu. Trade, Trans. & Utilities Info. Financial Activities Prof. & Business Services Education & Health Services Leisure & Hospitality Other Services Govt
Camden 0 1,475 1,353 3,894 238 851 744 1,604 3,801 458 1,792
Crawford 0 308 1,894 909 70 249 448 455 515 158 913
Dent 13 95 516 696 45 143 45 366 315 156 958
Laclede 31 342 5,345 2,768 143 369 576 1,090 1,018 202 1,521
Maries 0 33 232 341 0 110 50 137 52 16 358
Miller 89 619 1,180 1,695 103 253 295 366 881 154 1,192
Morgan 108 311 695 1,076 44 159 118 175 608 104 979
Phelps 132 596 1,542 3,527 201 458 559 2,089 1,734 387 5,088
Pulaski 30 316 139 1,662 177 456 598 948 1,342 361 4,566
Region Total 403 4,095 12,895 16,567 1,019 3,047 3,434 7,230 10,267 1,996 17,365
Percent 0.5% 5.2% 16.5% 21.2% 1.3% 3.9% 4.4% 9.2% 13.1% 2.5% 22.2%
Source: 2001 ES 202, NAICS supersectors


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2001 Number of Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Establishments by Size
Employees 1-4 5-9 10-19 20-49 50-99 100-249 250-499 500-999 1000+ County Total
Camden 975 340 176 105 16 7 4 1 0 1,624
Crawford 291 91 46 32 17 6 1 0 0 484
Dent 216 63 30 18 6 4 2 0 0 339
Laclede 463 173 108 58 14 7 6 3 0 832
Maries 82 27 12 10 3 1 0 0 0 135
Miller 336 111 75 34 11 5 1 1 0 574
Morgan 298 106 40 24 4 2 1 0 0 475
Phelps 606 205 138 88 25 12 2 0 1 1,077
Pulaski 405 130 70 42 10 3 2 0 0 662
Region Total 3,672 1,246 695 411 106 47 19 5 1 6,202
Percent 59.2% 20.1% 11.2% 6.6% 1.7% 0.8% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 100.0%
Source: 2001 US Census Bureau


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Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Farms
  1992 1997 % Change
Camden 567 584 3.0%
Crawford 680 691 1.6%
Dent 702 727 3.6%
Laclede 1,272 1,300 2.2%
Maries 813 817 0.5%
Miller 1,080 1,067 -1.2%
Morgan 849 869 2.4%
Phelps 716 758 5.9%
Pulaski 494 539 9.1%
Region Total 7,173 7,352 2.5%
Source: US Department of Agriculture


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Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Personal Income ($000)

1991 2000 2001 % Change 1991-2001 % Change 2000-2001
Camden $436,262 $857,907 $881,393 102.0% 2.7%
Crawford $255,368 $451,601 $476,002 86.4% 5.4%
Dent $182,346 $284,579 $293,535 61.0% 3.1%
Laclede $370,053 $644,889 $662,015 78.9% 2.7%
Maries $416,193 $642,560 $654,864 57.3% 1.9%
Miller $270,189 $418,475 $437,497 61.9% 4.5%
Morgan $207,455 $355,152 $368,228 77.5% 3.7%
Phelps $522,068 $872,045 $914,561 75.2% 4.9%
Pulaski $638,721 $1,038,409 $1,045,695 63.7% 0.7%
Region Total $3,298,655 $5,565,617 $5,733,790 73.8% 3.0%

 


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Lake Ozark-Rolla Region Per Capita Personal Income

1991 2000 2001 % Change 1991-2001 % Change 2000-2001
Camden $15,442 $23,044 $23,536 52.4% 2.1%
Crawford $12,978 $19,752 $20,806 60.3% 5.3%
Dent $13,197 $19,057 $19,548 48.1% 2.6%
Laclede $13,476 $19,784 $20,190 49.8% 2.1%
Maries $14,974 $22,717 $23,281 55.5% 2.5%
Miller $12,894 $17,714 $18,261 41.6% 3.1%
Morgan $13,275 $18,329 $18,809 41.7% 2.6%
Phelps $14,670 $21,843 $22,772 55.2% 4.3%
Pulaski $15,227 $24,824 $24,297 59.6% -2.1%
Region Total $14,273 $21,352 $21,802 52.8% 2.1%
Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis


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