In many Missouri communities there are new houses.
16% of Missouri’s homes were built before 1940. In Adair County, 20% of homes were built before 1940.
70% of Missourians own their homes. In Adair County, 60% own their homes.
One-third of renters and 13% of home owners in Missouri are burdened by the cost of housing. In Adair County, 47% of renters and 9% of owners were burdened by the cost of housing.
The State of Missouri Families in 2003 A Summary
Questions 1.How can we improve the health of families? 2.How can we help parents? 3.How do we provide for our older residents? 4.How can we improve child care and help teens? 5.How can we help families manage their finances and their housing?
Educational Programs Family Nutrition Focus on Kids Money Action Plan Building Strong Families First-Time Homebuyers
Remember the children are watching us. Sources: OSEDA, University of Missouri, 2002 Missouri Department of Health—Vital Statistics, 2001 Missouri Department of Social Services—Child Abuse & Neglect Report, 2001 Missouri Kids Count, 2002 U. S. Census Bureau, 2000- 2001