West Central 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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West Central Region Population
  2004 Population 1990 Population 2000 Population Change 1990-2004 Change 2000-2004
Benton 18,519 13,859 17,180 33.6% 7.8%
Henry 22,701 20,044 21,997 13.3% 3.2%
Johnson 50,669 42,514 48,258 19.2% 5.0%
Pettis 39,753 35,437 39,403 12.2% 0.9%
Saline 23,059 23,523 23,756 -2.0% -2.9%
St. Clair 9,540 8,457 9,652 12.8% -1.2%
Region Total 164,241 143,834 160,246 14.2% 2.5%


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West Central Region Demographics
  2003 Females 2003 Males Population Age
< 25
Population Age
25-44
Population Age
> 44
2002 Pop. In Poverty
Benton 9,197 8,879 4,938 4,094 9,004 2,938
Henry 11,390 11,029 7,231 5,882 9,306 2,896
Johnson 24,844 25,418 21,283 15,325 13,654 5,102
Pettis 20,139 19,205 14,025 11,004 14,315 4,886
Saline 11,599 11,288 8,301 5,643 8,943 2,862
St. Clair 4,872 4,807 2,847 2,221 4,611 1,763
Region Total 82,041 80,626 58,625 44,169 59,873 20,447
Percent 50.4% 49.6% 36.0% 27.2% 36.8% 12.6%


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2003 West Central Region Demographics
  White Black Asian Other Hispanic
Benton 17,734 26 89 227 157
Henry 21,736 261 172 250 242
Johnson 45,910 2,191 349 1,812 1,224
Pettis 37,127 1,234 169 814 1,945
Saline 21,217 1,205 69 396 855
St. Clair 9,450 41 75 113 92
Region Total 153,174 4,958 923 3,612 4,515
Percent 94.2% 3.0% 0.6% 2.2% 2.8%
Source: US Census Bureau


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2004 West Central Region Employment Statistics

Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Benton 8,310 7,799 511 6.1%
Henry 10,705 9,983 722 6.7%
Johnson 24,823 23,593 1,230 5.0%
Pettis 20,034 18,832 1,202 6.0%
Saline 11,657 11,043 614 5.3%
St. Clair 4,465 4,177 288 6.5%
Region Total 79,994 75,427 4,567 5.7%
Source: 2004 Local Area Unemployment Statistics


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2004 West Central 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
Benton 12 239 419 1,010 17 206 83 229 478 82 177
Henry 50 262 1,482 1,836 78 350 207 683 699 199 207
Johnson 106 595 1,999 2,328 197 565 536 956 1,803 306 1,385
Pettis 77 689 4,633 3,403 681 580 1,245 1,768 1,692 631 447
Saline 146 206 1,964 1,573 169 267 333 1,425 744 130 315
St. Clair ND 124 ND 486 38 88 196 342 152 79 149
Region Total 391 2,115 10,497 10,636 1,180 2,056 2,600 5,403 5,568 1,427 2,680
Percent 0.9% 4.7% 23.6% 23.9% 2.6% 4.6% 5.8% 12.1% 12.5% 3.2% 6.0%
Source: 2004 QCEW, NAICS supersectors, ND = Not Disclosable


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2003 Number of West Central Region Establishments by Size
Employees 1-4 5-9 10-19 20-49 50-99 100-249 250-499 500-999 1000+ County Total
Benton 279 81 41 13 5 2 0 0 0 421
Henry 451 129 61 38 12 5 5 0 0 701
Johnson 528 171 107 71 15 5 4 2 0 903
Pettis 541 210 154 109 31 12 6 2 1 1,066
Saline 328 100 73 42 16 8 2 1 0 570
St. Clair 129 30 19 7 5 2 0 0 0 192
Region Total 2,256 721 455 280 84 34 17 5 1 3,853
Percent 58.6% 18.7% 11.8% 7.3% 2.2% 0.9% 0.4% 0.1% 0.0% 100.0%
Source: 2003 US Census Bureau

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West Central Region Farms
  1997 2002 % Change
Benton 887 839 -5.4%
Henry 1,032 1,010 -2.1%
Johnson 1,814 1,811 -0.2%
Pettis 1,371 1,278 -6.8%
Saline 1,022 945 -7.5%
St. Clair 848 766 -9.7%
Region Total 6,974 6,649 -4.7%
Source: US Department of Agriculture


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West Central Region Personal Income ($000)

1993 2002 2003 % Change 1993-2003 % Change 2002-2003
Benton $195,422 $358,091 $371,950 90.3% 3.9%
Henry $318,681 $500,167 $519,819 63.1% 3.9%
Johnson $673,547 $1,079,101 $1,113,902 65.4% 3.2%
Pettis $600,898 $951,373 $979,241 63.0% 2.9%
Saline $399,902 $554,376 $584,254 46.1% 5.4%
St. Clair $177,750 $180,091 $190,527 61.8% 5.8%
Region Total $2,306,220 $3,623,199 $3,759,693 63.0% 3.8%

 


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West Central Region Per Capita Personal Income

1993 2002 2003 % Change 1993-2003 % Change 2002-2003
Benton $13,438 $20,209 $20,543 52.9% 1.7%
Henry $15,438 $22,475 $23,092 49.6% 2.7%
Johnson $15,015 $21,717 $22,213 47.9% 2.3%
Pettis $16,417 $24,119 $24,813 51.1% 2.9%
Saline $17,312 $24,111 $25,592 47.8% 6.1%
St. Clair $13,460 $18,705 $19,861 47.6% 6.2%
Region Total $15,180 $21,889 $22,686 49.4% 3.6%
Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis


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