Rates by Race and/or Ethnicity

Rates by race: Rates for the white and African-American races may be obtained only for counties and cities in which there is a substantial African-American population. Prior to 2001, the counties and cities with a substantial African-American population are: Missouri (statewide), Boone County, Greene County, Jackson County, Mississippi County, New Madrid County, Pemiscot County, St. Charles County, St. Louis County, St. Louis City, Scott County and Kansas City. For 2001 and beyond race detail was added for the additional counties: Buchanan, Cape Girardeau, Cass, Clay, Cole, Dunklin, Jasper, Platte, and Pulaski. Rates are not available for other minority races.

Rates by ethnicity: Rates for ethnicities (Hispanic, Non-Hispanic) are only available statewide.