Worth County

Latest: - 2011 Behavioral Health Profile from the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Worth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 2,382. Its county seat is Grant City.

The county was organized in 1861 and named for Gen. William J. Worth, who served in the Mexican-American War.

Cities in this county include: Allendale, Denver, Grant City, Sheridan and Worth.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 691 km² (267 mi²). 690 km² (267 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it (0.09%) is water.

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,382 people, 1,009 households, and 677 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (9/mi²). There were 1,245 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.99% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.08% Asian, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.29% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,009 households out of which 28.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 30.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 23.50% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 22.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,471, and the median income for a family was $34,044. Males had a median income of $24,138 versus $17,300 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,367. About 10.90% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.80% of those under age 18 and 11.50% of those age 65 or over.

Year Healthy Overweight At Risk Health Care Coverage Current Smoking Rate Physical Inactivity
2003 39.30% 39.50% 21.20% 87.20% 29.60% 26.60%
  Births to teens (% of Total) for Age
Year Total Live Births Low Birth Weight Very Low Birth Weight 10-14 15-17 18-19
2007 23 0 0 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (0.09%)
2006 15 3 1 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (0.07%)
2005 16 0 0 0 (0.00%) 1 (0.06%) 2 (0.13%)
2004 31 1 0 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (0.06%)
2003 14 0 0 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (0.07%)
2002 29 0 0 0 (0.00%) 1 (0.03%) 1 (0.03%)
2001 18 1 0 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
2000 21 2 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (0.05%) 2 (0.10%)
Year Birth Defects CPP SIDS
2007 0 0 0
2006 0 0 0
2005 0 0 0
2004 0 0 0
2003 0 0 1
2002 0 0 0
2001 0 0 0
2000 0 0 0
Year Under 1 1 to 4 5 to 9 10 to 14 15 to 17 18 to 19 20 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 to 74 75 to 84 85 and over
2005 16 69 121 143 111 41 146 184 296 326 245 229 161 86
2004 31 68 115 166 92 52 144 189 304 325 253 240 168 93
2003 14 97 122 165 100 69 142 175 331 311 246 254 170 93
2002 29 90 130 179 93 73 131 168 347 301 251 240 174 99
2001 18 96 134 178 123 69 108 188 358 292 245 248 167 100
2000 21 111 148 165 134 65 97 200 360 283 268 249 172 109
1999 33 99 150 165 136 65 96 204 360 279 265 252 172 109
1998 23 112 152 164 132 60 95 213 351 271 260 255 179 109
1997 23 117 158 171 129 58 95 225 346 276 261 263 188 111
1996 24 117 158 171 118 54 95 232 326 268 256 264 194 108
1995 28 120 161 177 111 50 99 242 316 266 262 271 202 109
1994 27 125 162 179 102 48 102 252 305 267 268 277 211 110
1993 23 133 164 180 93 45 103 259 288 260 268 277 220 108
1992 28 129 165 179 86 42 107 270 273 253 273 273 225 105
1991 20 142 172 181 79 44 108 284 267 254 283 280 238 106
1990 37 110 173 181 92 43 98 276 256 266 293 270 241 104
Year Total Population Male Female
2005 2,174 1,092 1,082
2004 2,240 1,111 1,129
2003 2,289 1,127 1,162
2002 2,305 1,134 1,171
2001 2,324 1,141 1,183
2000 2,382 1,167 1,215
1999 2,385 1,167 1,218
1998 2,376 1,158 1,218
1997 2,421 1,179 1,242
1996 2,385 1,158 1,227
1995 2,414 1,164 1,250
1994 2,435 1,172 1,263
1993 2,421 1,163 1,258
1992 2,408 1,151 1,257
1991 2,458 1,172 1,286
1990 2,440 1,155 1,285
Year Registered Voters
2010 1,644
2008 1,687
2006 1,683
2004 1,761
2002 2,206
2000 1,840
1998 1,882
1996 1,787
1994 1,763
1992 1,850
  Violent Crimes Property Offenses
Year (Reporting Agency) Population Total Offenses Rate / 100,000 Murder Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault Burglary Theft Vehicle Theft Arson
2005 (Worth County) 2,294 40 1,743.7 0 0 0 0 18 11 2 0
2004 (Worth County) 2,270 17 748.9 0 0 4 0 6 4 1 0
2003 (Worth County) 2,270 24 1,057.3 0 1 3 0 13 3 0 0
2002 (Worth County) 2,298 45 2,001.7 0 0 0 0 14 27 4 0
2001 (Worth County) 2,382 27 1,133.5 0 0 0 0 15 6 4 2
Year Unemployed Unemployment Rate
2010 79 7.0%
2009 88 7.7%
2008 63 5.6%
2007 52 4.6%
2006 44 3.8%
2005 47 4.2%
2004 53 4.6%
2003 47 4.0%
2002 51 4.4%
2001 45 3.5%
2000 41 3.5%

Conclusions are as follows: Substantiated - Court Adjudicated and Preponderance of Evidence; Unsub.-PSI - Unsubstantiated-Preventive Services Indicated; Unsub. - Unsubstantiated; FA - Family Assessment: Services Needed, Services Not Needed, Non-cooperative/Child Safe, Services Needed- Linked Initial 30 Days, and Services Needed-Family Declined; Other - Unable to Locate, Inappropriate Report, Located Out of State, Home Schooling, and School Investigation by School Board (Substantiated, Unsubstantiated, and Unresolved)

  Children Per Thousand
Year Substantiated Unsub.-PSI Unsubstantiated Family Assessment Other Referrals Total Referrals Probable Cause Total Reported
2008 1 3 0 12 4 20 1.73 34.54
2007 8 3 5 10 2 28 13.82 48.36
2006 2 0 3 21 0 26 3.45 44.91
2005 0 1 4 27 1 33 0.00 56.99
2004 1 0 0 16 2 19 1.73 32.82
2003 8 0 4 33 1 46 13.82 79.45
2002 0 0 2 24 0 26 0.00 44.91
2001 0 1 1 25 2 29 0.00 50.09
Year District Name # Graduates % Taken ACT % Graduates Higher than National Average
2005 WORTH CO. R-III 29 72.41% 31.0%
2004 WORTH CO. R-III 26 61.54% 38.5%
2003 WORTH CO. R-III 27 55.56% 22.2%
2002 WORTH CO. R-III 35 68.57% 34.3%
2001 WORTH CO. R-III 42 59.52% 31.0%
Year District Name # Free Lunch # Students
2010 WORTH CO. R-III 192 (54.0%) 355
2009 WORTH CO. R-III 182 (51.0%) 370
2008 WORTH CO. R-III 193 (49.0%) 394
2007 WORTH CO. R-III 165 (44.0%) 379
2006 WORTH CO. R-III 182 (48.0%) 379
2005 WORTH CO. R-III 178 (47.0%) 378
2004 WORTH CO. R-III 181 (47.0%) 389
2003 WORTH CO. R-III 169 (43.0%) 380
2002 WORTH CO. R-III 176 (44.0%) 401
2001 WORTH CO. R-III 182 (44.0%) 415
2000 WORTH CO. R-III 193 (45.0%) 440
Year District Name # Dropped Out # Enrolled % Dropout
2010 WORTH CO. R-III 3 106 2.8%
2009 WORTH CO. R-III 1 117 0.9%
2008 WORTH CO. R-III 3 122 2.5%
2007 WORTH CO. R-III 0 134 0.0%
2006 WORTH CO. R-III 2 135 1.5%
2005 WORTH CO. R-III 1 138 0.7%
2004 WORTH CO. R-III 0 134 0.0%
2003 WORTH CO. R-III 1 116 0.9%
2002 WORTH CO. R-III 4 123 3.3%
2001 WORTH CO. R-III 7 142 4.9%
2000 WORTH CO. R-III 6 154 3.9%
Year District Name # Grads % 2-Year Program % 4-Year Program % Employment % Military % NC % Other % Unknown
2009 WORTH CO. R-III 37 13.5% 62.2% 18.9% 0.0% 2.7% 2.7% 0.0%
2008 WORTH CO. R-III 34 8.8% 50.0% 20.6% 5.9% 8.8% 5.9% 0.0%
2007 WORTH CO. R-III 30 23.3% 33.3% 30.0% 0.0% 10.0% 3.3% 0.0%
2006 WORTH CO. R-III 29 10.3% 48.3% 17.2% 6.9% 17.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2005 WORTH CO. R-III 26 7.7% 46.2% 30.8% 3.8% 11.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2004 WORTH CO. R-III 27 14.8% 40.7% 44.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2003 WORTH CO. R-III 35 11.4% 37.1% 37.1% 0.0% 11.4% 2.9% 0.0%
2002 WORTH CO. R-III 42 19.0% 45.2% 21.4% 4.8% 7.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2001 WORTH CO. R-III 34 14.7% 29.4% 35.3% 2.9% 8.8% 2.9% 0.0%
2000 WORTH CO. R-III 30 0.0% 60.0% 26.7% 0.0% 10.0% 3.3% 0.0%
Year District Name # Grads # Dropouts % Graduated
2011 WORTH CO. R-III 22 3 88.0%
2010 WORTH CO. R-III 25 4 86.2%
2009 WORTH CO. R-III 30 2 93.8%
2008 WORTH CO. R-III 37 0 100.0%
2007 WORTH CO. R-III 34 1 97.1%
2006 WORTH CO. R-III 30 0 100.0%
2005 WORTH CO. R-III 29 1 96.7%
2004 WORTH CO. R-III 26 3 89.7%
2003 WORTH CO. R-III 27 8 77.1%
2002 WORTH CO. R-III 35 5 87.5%
2001 WORTH CO. R-III 42 2 95.5%
2000 WORTH CO. R-III 34 3 91.9%
Year District Name % Graduated
2011 WORTH CO. R-III 92%
Year District Name Grade Content Area % Step 1 % Progressing % Nearing Proficiency % Proficiency % Advanced Map Index
2005 WORTH CO. R-III 03 Communication Arts 8 19.2% 0.0% 19.2% 0.0% 192.3
WORTH CO. R-III 03 Science 0 12.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 204.0
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Mathematics 0 23.8% 0.0% 19.0% 0.0% 197.6
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Social Studies 5 33.3% 0.0% 33.3% 4.8% 200.0
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Communication Arts 20 23.3% 0.0% 26.7% 0.0% 181.7
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Science 20 46.7% 0.0% 10.0% 0.0% 161.7
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Mathematics 13 38.7% 0.0% 12.9% 3.2% 177.4
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Social Studies 16 3.2% 0.0% 29.0% 29.0% 225.8
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Mathematics 12 33.3% 0.0% 6.1% 0.0% 174.2
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Science 3 24.2% 0.0% 12.1% 0.0% 190.9
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Communication Arts 10 23.3% 0.0% 6.7% 0.0% 181.7
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Social Studies 13 30.0% 0.0% 13.3% 0.0% 178.3
2004 WORTH CO. R-III 03 Communication Arts 17 20.8% 0.0% 8.3% 0.0% 177.1
WORTH CO. R-III 03 Science 0 33.3% 0.0% 20.8% 0.0% 193.8
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Mathematics 4 28.0% 0.0% 16.0% 8.0% 198.0
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Social Studies 4 32.0% 0.0% 20.0% 24.0% 214.0
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Communication Arts 3 25.0% 0.0% 37.5% 0.0% 203.1
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Science 16 37.5% 0.0% 28.1% 3.1% 182.8
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Mathematics 13 38.5% 0.0% 12.8% 0.0% 174.4
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Social Studies 15 12.8% 0.0% 35.9% 15.4% 211.5
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Mathematics 15 45.5% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 163.6
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Science 9 45.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 168.2
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Communication Arts 18 25.0% 0.0% 21.4% 0.0% 180.4
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Social Studies 18 28.6% 0.0% 3.6% 7.1% 176.8
2003 WORTH CO. R-III 03 Communication Arts 4 21.4% 0.0% 28.6% 0.0% 200.0
WORTH CO. R-III 03 Science 0 7.1% 0.0% 32.1% 10.7% 223.2
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Mathematics 7 11.1% 0.0% 29.6% 7.4% 209.3
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Social Studies 15 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 29.6% 231.5
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Communication Arts 3 18.9% 0.0% 43.2% 0.0% 209.5
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Science 8 37.8% 0.0% 16.2% 2.7% 183.8
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Mathematics 12 9.1% 0.0% 21.2% 0.0% 193.9
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Social Studies 9 0.0% 0.0% 42.4% 30.3% 242.4
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Mathematics 14 51.7% 0.0% 6.9% 0.0% 163.8
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Science 0 51.7% 0.0% 3.4% 3.4% 179.3
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Communication Arts 19 30.8% 0.0% 11.5% 3.8% 175.0
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Social Studies 12 34.6% 0.0% 11.5% 11.5% 188.5
2002 WORTH CO. R-III 03 Communication Arts 8 0.0% 0.0% 58.3% 4.2% 225.0
WORTH CO. R-III 03 Science 4 4.2% 0.0% 58.3% 16.7% 239.6
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Mathematics 7 17.2% 0.0% 20.7% 0.0% 194.8
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Social Studies 7 31.0% 0.0% 27.6% 3.4% 194.8
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Communication Arts 9 11.8% 0.0% 41.2% 0.0% 205.9
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Science 6 44.1% 0.0% 5.9% 0.0% 175.0
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Mathematics 8 38.9% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 173.6
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Social Studies 6 0.0% 0.0% 41.7% 2.8% 218.1
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Mathematics 13 40.0% 0.0% 6.7% 0.0% 170.0
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Science 7 36.7% 0.0% 6.7% 0.0% 178.3
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Communication Arts 4 51.9% 0.0% 7.4% 0.0% 174.1
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Social Studies 26 29.6% 0.0% 3.7% 0.0% 161.1
2001 WORTH CO. R-III 03 Communication Arts 7 33.3% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 181.5
WORTH CO. R-III 03 Science 0 3.7% 0.0% 33.3% 11.1% 225.9
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Mathematics 3 20.0% 0.0% 28.6% 5.7% 207.1
WORTH CO. R-III 04 Social Studies 3 17.1% 0.0% 28.6% 22.9% 225.7
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Communication Arts 8 16.2% 0.0% 27.0% 0.0% 197.3
WORTH CO. R-III 07 Science 16 31.6% 0.0% 15.8% 0.0% 176.3
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Mathematics 8 34.6% 0.0% 7.7% 0.0% 178.8
WORTH CO. R-III 08 Social Studies 8 23.1% 0.0% 38.5% 11.5% 211.5
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Mathematics 6 63.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 162.1
WORTH CO. R-III 10 Science 6 42.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 172.7
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Communication Arts 14 27.8% 0.0% 13.9% 0.0% 179.2
WORTH CO. R-III 11 Social Studies 22 25.0% 0.0% 11.1% 2.8% 173.6

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Year District Name Building Total Ready Language Ready Motor Ready Concept Ready
  Total Expenditures FCS / AC / CTS Adoption Subsidy Income Maintenance Other
Year # Children (Cost) # Children (Cost) # Children (Cost) # Children (Cost) # Children (Cost)
2008 8 ($0.00) 2 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 6 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2007 17 ($0.00) 3 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 14 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2006 17 ($0.00) 2 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 15 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2005 17 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 17 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2004 10 ($0.00) 4 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 8 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2003 20 ($0.00) 1 ($0.00) 1 ($0.00) 18 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2002 30 ($0.00) 3 ($0.00) 2 ($0.00) 25 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2001 29 ($0.00) 3 ($0.00) 2 ($0.00) 24 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
2000 18 ($0.00) 1 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 17 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00)
1999 36 ($0.00) 7 ($0.00) 0 ($0.00) 27 ($0.00) 2 ($0.00)