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Ozark Region Data

The Ozark region is where tradition and Missouri’s changing economic climate meet.  It’s home to still-pristine Ozark forests and streams, internationally acclaimed Branson, the Springfield Cardinals, and a dynamic economy.  Top industries in this area include retail (such as Bass Pro Shops), food services, construction and administrative and support services.

The regional average wage was $755 per week in the 4th Quarter of 2015.


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Two-Year U.S. Consumer Price Index(CPI)
2015 2014 Percent Difference
237.0 236.7 0.1%
(1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted)
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Area Population 2015 Income 2015 Taxable Sales Total Revenue 2015
Total Personal Income Per Capita Income
Christian County 83,279 $2,970,993,000 $35,675 $642,723,717
Dallas County 16,393 $488,869,000 $29,822 $107,982,132
Greene County 288,072 $11,219,511,000 $38,947 $5,112,815,557
Polk County 31,229 $948,260,000 $30,365 $267,006,209
Stone County 30,943 $1,041,831,000 $33,669 $416,307,741
Taney County 54,592 $1,766,779,000 $32,363 $1,512,137,887
Webster County 37,483 $1,180,829,000 $31,503 $259,132,338
Ozark Region Summary 541,991 $19,617,072,000 $36,194 $8,318,105,581



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Local Area Unemployment Statistics January 2017
Area Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Christian County 43,438 41,741 1,697 3.9%
Dallas County 6,988 6,597 391 5.6%
Greene County 150,075 144,842 5,233 3.5%
Polk County 14,243 13,632 611 4.3%
Stone County 12,846 11,221 1,625 12.6%
Taney County 25,683 21,818 3,865 15%
Webster County 16,714 15,952 762 4.6%
Ozark Region Summary 269,987 255,803 14,184 5.3%

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Top 10 Occupations by Earnings 2015
Occupation Employment Hourly Wage Annual Wage
Mean Median Entry Experienced Mean Median Entry Experienced
291069 - Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 290 $119.32 NA NA NA $248,177 NA NA NA
291062 - Family and General Practitioners 390 $93.84 NA $43.53 $118.99 $195,181 NA $90,535 $247,504
291021 - Dentists, General 190 $75.61 $72.41 $50.47 $88.17 $157,259 $150,616 $104,971 $183,403
111011 - Chief Executives 430 $71.5 $61.45 $25.32 $94.59 $148,717 $127,807 $52,666 $196,743
291041 - Optometrists 80 $68.02 $56.72 $37.35 $83.35 $141,473 $117,976 $77,691 $173,364
231023 - Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 50 $66.89 $65.02 $40.04 $80.31 $139,121 $135,234 $83,290 $167,036
291051 - Pharmacists 540 $62.44 $63.25 $54.73 $66.3 $129,877 $131,552 $113,838 $137,896
113061 - Purchasing Managers 50 $62.24 $49.21 $39.43 $73.65 $129,463 $102,352 $82,013 $153,187
113031 - Financial Managers 550 $60.13 $48.15 $30.55 $74.92 $125,072 $100,143 $63,543 $155,836
132052 - Personal Financial Advisors 160 $59.4 $57.54 $19.66 $79.26 $123,547 $119,692 $40,900 $164,871

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Top 10 Occupations by Projected Growth
Occupation Employment Change Annual Average Openings Outlook
Estimated 2012 Projected 2022 Numeric Percent
151122 - Information Security Analysts 90 135 45 50% 5 54 - Above Average B+
499096 - Riggers 5 7 2 40% NA 54 - Above Average B+
472021 - Brickmasons and Blockmasons 335 466 131 39.1% 17 54 - Above Average B+
399021 - Personal Care Aides 1,453 1,994 541 37.2% 64 52 - Well Above Average A
292032 - Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 124 167 43 34.7% 6 52 - Well Above Average A
254011 - Archivists 3 4 1 33.3% NA 52 - Well Above Average A
251072 - Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 41 54 13 31.7% 2 52 - Well Above Average A
171012 - Landscape Architects 82 106 24 29.3% 4 52 - Well Above Average A
131121 - Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 120 155 35 29.2% 6 54 - Above Average B+
292091 - Orthotists and Prosthetists 14 18 4 28.6% NA 52 - Well Above Average A

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Consumer Price Index by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); all other tables produced by MERIC in cooperation with BLS.