Christian County is located in southwestern Missouri. The County Seat is Ozark and the largest city is Nixa. The Official Web Site is located at http://christiancountymo.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 82,101 and the 2010 census population was 77,422. The land area is 562.65 square miles and there are 137.6 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 91.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 25.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $142,600, there are 29,652 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,134, the median household income is $52,838, and 10.6% of the persons in Christian County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,712. Retail sales (in $1000) were $716,787, and sales per capita were $9,781. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.4%.
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