Missouri Information

Missouri Rentals

Missouri rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Missouri. Common rental types found in Missouri are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if Missouri where housing rentals are found are Kansas City Area, St Louis Area, Ozark Mountain, Lake Ozarks, Pony Express, All Cities, Mark Twain, Ozark Heritage, Chariton Valley, Osage Lakes, River Heritage. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Missouri.

Missouri Rental Areas

Use the rental links below to find Missouri apartment rentals, Missouri houses for rent, Missouri short term furnished Missouri vacation rentals and more. Landlords post rentals directly. Tenants contact landlords about the houses and apartments and negotiate such rental aspects as rent, lease term, pet policy...

Missouri Rentals by Region

Missouri Information by Region

Missouri State Information

Missouri state is located on western north-central of US. Missouri state total are was 180,516 sq km. Missouri state bounded on the north by Iowa, east by Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee, south by Arkansas and west by Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. The total boundary length of Missouri is 2,314 km. Missouri state total forest land area is 5,663,000 hectares in 2002 estimation. Missouri rank is 19th in size among the 50 states of US. Missouri's capital is Jefferson City. Missouri state rank is 17th in population of the US. The total population of Missouri was 5,672,579 in 2002 estimation. Missouri's population almost doubled with every decade. In 2000, Missouri State has 856,964 Roman Catholics. There is also a moderate-sized Roman Catholic community in some parts of the Missouri state. The Missouri state official language is English and 5.1 percent reported speaking a language other than English at home. Missouri State has a continental climate. The Missouri state average temperature is 10°C. The coldest temperature ever recorded in Missouri was -40°C. Missouri State was 6th rank in soybean and rice production of US. Missouri's agricultural income reached $4.8 billion in 2001, 15th among the 50 states. The Missouri state fishing takes place mainly on the Mississippi, Missouri, and St. Francis rivers. It is commercial areas of fishing.

Missouri Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Missouri state recreational areas totaling 202,000 acres, giving it $7.41 mil. in annual revenues, 26.6% of its operating expenditures. The Missouri state had important Jewish communities who have contributed much to the culture and charities of the cities. Missouri state has Branson is a major tourist attraction in the Ozarks. It is the Ozarks of southwestern Missouri. The principal attraction in St. Louis is the Gateway Arch, at 630 feet the tallest man-made national monument in the US. In the Kansas City area are the modern Crown Center hotels and shopping plaza, Country Club Plaza, the Truman Sports Complex, Ft. Osage near Sibley, Jesse James's birthplace near Excelsior Springs, and Harry Truman's hometown of Independence. Hunting and fishing are popular recreational activities in state parks. The Missouri sate has 27 state parks. These are operated by the Department of Natural Resources. There are also 27 historic sites. Missouri State has six major league professional sports teams. the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball; the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Rams of the National Football League; the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. Horse racing has a long history in Missouri. Kansas City has Wizards of Major League Soccer.

Missouri Demographics

Missouri total population - 5,595,211
Missouri male population - 2,720,177
Missouri female population - 2,875,034
Missouri white population - 4,748,083
Missouri black population - 629,391
Missouri American Indian and Alaska Native - 25,076
Missouri Asian population - 61,595
Missouri Hispanic or Latino population - 118,592

Missouri School Information

Missouri state public education is authorized by the Missouri State Board of Education. The Missouri state was the constitution of 1820 provided for the establishment of public schools. The Missouri state conducted to state unit studies are designed to help children learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. These studies are great for children in the public and private education system as well as home schooled children. Missouri schools were officially segregated from 1875 to 1954, when the US Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. The University of Missouri System is Missouri's statewide public university system. The others in the system are University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Missouri University of Science and Technology. A. T. Still University was the first osteopathic medical school in the world. There are numerous junior colleges, trade schools, church universities and private universities in the Missouri state. Lincoln University is the one of a number of historically black colleges and universities in Jefferson City. It is founded in 1866.

Missouri State Symbols

Missouri state flag
Missouri state  Slogan
Missouri state Slogan
Show Me State
Missouri state  Song
Missouri state Song
Missouri Waltz
Missouri state Reptile
Missouri state Reptile
Three-toed box turtle
Missouri state  Fossil
Missouri state Fossil
Sea lily
Missouri state   Fruit
Missouri state Fruit
Norton Cynthiana grape
Missouri state  Fish
Missouri state Fish
Channel catfish
Missouri state Flower
Missouri state Flower
White hawthorn blossom
Missouri state  Bird
Missouri state Bird
Missouri state  Tree
Missouri state Tree
Flowering dogwood
Missouri state  Soil
Missouri state Soil
Missouri state  Dance
Missouri state Dance
Square Dance
Missouri state  Insect
Missouri state Insect
Missouri state  Mammal
Missouri state Mammal
Missouri mule
Missouri state  Dinosaur
Missouri state Dinosaur
Hypsibema missouriensis

Missouri State History

Missouri state recorded history begins in the latter half of the 17th century. In 17t century the French explorers arrived the area was inhabited by Native Americans of the Osage and the Missouri groups. In the early 18th century the French worked the area's lead mines and made numerous trips through Missouri in search of furs. In 1800, France reclaimed the Louisiana Territory and in 1803, sold it to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase. The Missouri Territory was organized in 1812 but settlement was slow even after the War of 1812. The coming of the steamboat increased traffic and trade on the Mississippi, and settlement progressed. In 1820, the Missouri Compromise was passed whereby Missouri was to be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Missouri became the 24th state on 10 August 1821. The site for a new capital, Jefferson City, was selected in 1821. During the Civil War, Missouri remained loyal to the Union, though not without difficulty. In this time Missouri state supplied some 110,000 soldiers to the Union and 40,000 to the Confederacy. Although during World War I, general prosperity prevailed in the Missouri state. Missouri's industries expanded to help supply war materials. The Missouri state's economy increasingly shifted from agriculture to industry, and Missouri's rural population declined from about three-fourths of the total in 1880 to less than one-third by 1970.World War II also revived the economy as factories again opened to provide war materials and both St. Louis and Kansas City served as vital transportation centers, and industrialization increased enormously. During the 1950s new industries are moved to Missouri.

Missouri State Tourist Information

Tourism is the most importance of the Missouri state economy. Missouri State leaders encouraged tourism and the expansion of mining throughout the Missouri state. In 2002, the Missouri state hosted about 35.6 million domestic travelers, with 69% of all visitors coming from out-of-state. The most popular vacation areas are the St. Louis region and the Kansas City area. The southeast portion of Missouri is known as the Bootheel for its shape and features a number of historical attractions. Missouri State has 27 state parks. The Missouri state has also 27 historical sites. These parks are authorized by the Department of Natural Resources. Total travel revenues were at about $5.5 billion dollars and the industry supported over 192,159 jobs.

Missouri State Transportation

The Missouri state has several highways. These are authorized by the Missouri Department of Transportation. Missouri State has river transportation also. The Mississippi River and Missouri River are commercially navigable over their entire lengths in Missouri. Missouri's major railroad is Kansas City. Kansas City is the second largest freight rail center in the US. The Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center in St. Louis is the largest active multi-use transportation center in the Missouri state. The Missouri state has two major airports. There are Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and Kansas City International Airport. The largest and busiest airport is Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. It is the fourth largest worldwide hub for American Airlines.

Missouri Taxes

Missouri State Tax Rate Range Low 1.5% High 6.0%
Missouri State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate 1,000 - Highest flat rate 9,000
Missouri State Personal Exemptions Single - 2,100, Married - 4,200, Dependents - 1,200
Missouri State Sales Tax Rate on Food 4.225%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Missouri State Total Tax on Gasoline 17.55%, on Diesel Fuel 17.55%
Missouri State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 17(¢ per pack)
Missouri State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.06($ per gallon)
Missouri State Wine Excise Tax Rate $0.30($ per gallon)

Missouri Universities

Washington University in St Louis - 13,355 Students
Missouri University of Science and Technology - 5,858 Students
Research College of Nursing - 351 Students
Truman State University - 5,820 Students
St Louis College of Pharmacy - 1,126 Students
Evangel University - 1,911 Students
Rockhurst University - 3,066 Students
Saint Louis University-Main Campus - 14,897 Students
University of Missouri-Columbia - 28,184 Students
Cleveland Chiropractic College - 479 Students

Missouri Religions

Christian - 77%
Baptist - 22%
Methodist - 7%
Episcopal - 4%
Lutheran - 4%
Other Protestant - 12%
Roman Catholic - 19%
Latter Day Saint - 1%
Other or unspecified Christian - 8%
Other religions - 2%
Not religious - 15%
No answer - 5%

Missouri Counties

Adair County, Missouri - Population 24,977
Andrew County, Missouri - Population 16,492
Atchison County, Missouri - Population 6,430
Audrain County, Missouri - Population 25,853
Barry County, Missouri - Population 34,010
Barton County, Missouri - Population 12,541
Bates County, Missouri - Population 16,653
Benton County, Missouri - Population 17,180
Bollinger County, Missouri - Population 12,029
Boone County, Missouri - Population 135,454
Buchanan County, Missouri - Population 85,998
Butler County, Missouri - Population 40,867
Caldwell County, Missouri - Population 8,969
Callaway County, Missouri - Population 40,766
Camden County, Missouri - Population 37,051
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri - Population 68,693
Carroll County, Missouri - Population 10,285
Carter County, Missouri - Population 5,941
Cass County, Missouri - Population 82,092
Cedar County, Missouri - Population 13,733
Chariton County, Missouri - Population 8,438
Christian County, Missouri - Population 54,285
Clark County, Missouri - Population 7,416
Clay County, Missouri - Population 184,006
Clinton County, Missouri - Population 18,979
Cole County, Missouri - Population 71,397
Cooper County, Missouri - Population 16,670
Crawford County, Missouri - Population 22,804
Dade County, Missouri - Population 7,923
Dallas County, Missouri - Population 15,661
Daviess County, Missouri - Population 8,016
DeKalb County, Missouri - Population 11,597
Dent County, Missouri - Population 14,927
Douglas County, Missouri - Population 13,084
Dunklin County, Missouri - Population 33,155
Franklin County, Missouri - Population 93,807
Gasconade County, Missouri - Population 15,342
Gentry County, Missouri - Population 6,861
Greene County, Missouri - Population 240,391
Grundy County, Missouri - Population 10,432
Harrison County, Missouri - Population 8,850
Henry County, Missouri - Population 21,997
Hickory County, Missouri - Population 8,940
Holt County, Missouri - Population 5,351
Howard County, Missouri - Population 10,212
Howell County, Missouri - Population 37,238
Iron County, Missouri - Population 10,697
Jackson County, Missouri - Population 654,880
Jasper County, Missouri - Population 104,686
Jefferson County, Missouri - Population 198,099
Johnson County, Missouri - Population 48,258
Knox County, Missouri - Population 4,361
Laclede County, Missouri - Population 32,513
Lafayette County, Missouri - Population 32,960
Lawrence County, Missouri - Population 35,204
Lewis County, Missouri - Population 10,494
Lincoln County, Missouri - Population 38,944
Linn County, Missouri - Population 13,754
Livingston County, Missouri - Population 14,558
Macon County, Missouri - Population 15,762
Madison County, Missouri - Population 11,800
Maries County, Missouri - Population 8,903
Marion County, Missouri - Population 28,289
McDonald County, Missouri - Population 21,681
Mercer County, Missouri - Population 3,757
Miller County, Missouri - Population 23,564
Mississippi County, Missouri - Population 13,427
Moniteau County, Missouri - Population 14,827
Monroe County, Missouri - Population 9,311
Montgomery County, Missouri - Population 12,136
Morgan County, Missouri - Population 19,309
New Madrid County, Missouri - Population 19,760
Newton County, Missouri - Population 52,636
Nodaway County, Missouri - Population 21,912
Oregon County, Missouri - Population 10,344
Osage County, Missouri - Population 13,062
Ozark County, Missouri - Population 9,542
Pemiscot County, Missouri - Population 20,047
Perry County, Missouri - Population 18,132
Pettis County, Missouri - Population 39,403
Phelps County, Missouri - Population 39,825
Pike County, Missouri - Population 18,351
Platte County, Missouri - Population 73,781
Polk County, Missouri - Population 26,992
Pulaski County, Missouri - Population 41,165
Putnam County, Missouri - Population 5,223
Ralls County, Missouri - Population 9,626
Randolph County, Missouri - Population 24,663
Ray County, Missouri - Population 23,354
Reynolds County, Missouri - Population 6,689
Ripley County, Missouri - Population 13,509
Saint Charles County, Missouri - Population 283,883
Saint Clair County, Missouri - Population 9,652
Saint Francois County, Missouri - Population 55,641
Saint Louis County, Missouri - Population 1,016,315
Saint Louis City, Missouri - Population 348,189
Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri - Population 17,842
Saline County, Missouri - Population 23,756
Schuyler County, Missouri - Population 4,170
Scotland County, Missouri - Population 4,983
Scott County, Missouri - Population 40,422
Shannon County, Missouri - Population 8,324
Shelby County, Missouri - Population 6,799
Stoddard County, Missouri - Population 29,705
Stone County, Missouri - Population 28,658
Sullivan County, Missouri - Population 7,219
Taney County, Missouri - Population 39,703
Texas County, Missouri - Population 23,003
Vernon County, Missouri - Population 20,454
Warren County, Missouri - Population 24,525
Washington County, Missouri - Population 23,344
Wayne County, Missouri - Population 13,259
Webster County, Missouri - Population 31,045
Worth County, Missouri - Population 2,382
Wright County, Missouri - Population 17,955

Missouri State Government

In 1820, May 12th Missouri's first constitutional convention met in St. Louis. The constitution was rewritten in 1865 and again in 1875. The Missouri state's elected executives are the governor and lieutenant governor. The governor must be at least 30 years old and must have been a US citizen for 15 years and a Missouri resident for 10 years prior to election. The Missouri state was the first in the union to grant home rule to cities. The legislative branch, or general assembly, consists of a 34-member senate and a 163-seat house of representatives. Missouri State had 114 counties, 946 municipalities, 312 townships, 536 public school districts, and 1,514 special districts. Most other cities are governed by an elected mayor and council. The major political groups in Missouri are the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Democratic Party held the governorship from the late 1820s to the early 1900s. Ten Democrats and seven Republicans served in the statehouse from 1908 through 1985. In court judges are selected by the governor from three nominees proposed by a nonpartisan judicial commission.

Missouri Economy

Missouri is the most business center by its Mississippi River. Missouri's main income is based on agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, government, mining and trade. Missouri mining is leading from the 19 century, and the mined outputs are lead, limestone, coal, copper, silver and zinc and the lime rank was 1st for production. The outputs of agricultural of Missouri are cattle, turkeys, hogs, sheep, soybeans, Corn, sorghum, cotton, wheat and hay. The cattle rank was7th and 6th rank for hogs in the nation. Missouri soy beans rank was 7th and 5th rank for rice crop. The manufacturing outputs are transportation tools, airplanes, barges, cars, truck, buses and chemicals. Monsanto is the great gene companies in Missouri and its development in science and biotechnology sectors. Missouri rank was second for agriculture in 2011.

Missouri Parks

California National Historic Trail - Various States, CA,CO,ID,KS,MO,NE,NV,OR,UT,WY: There are no fee. George Washington Carver National Monument - Diamond, MO: The park is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Harry S Truman National Historic Site - Independence and Grandview, MO: Fee is the $4.00. Children 15 and under are free. Missouri is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - St. Louis, MO: It is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - Eleven States: ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA: Open hours 8AM to 5PM Monday to Friday. Oregon National Historic Trail - Various States, ID,KS,MO,NE,OR,WY: Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations. Ozark National Scenic Riverways - Van Buren,Eminence,Salem,Winona, MO: Fee is $14.00 per day. Open at Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pony Express National Historic Trail - Various States, CA,CO,KS,MO,NE,NV,UT,WY: Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations. Santa Fe National Historic Trail - CO,KS,MO,NM,OK: There are no user or entry fees. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail - AL,AR,GA,IL,KY,MO,NC,OK,TN: There are no user or entry fees for the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site - St. Louis, MO: Entrance into the site is free. The park is open daily year-round, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - Republic, MO: entrance fee is $5.00 per adult the receipt is honored for seven days. Opening hours are currently 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.