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Ray County, MO Public Records

Circuit Court - All Divisions
100 W Main, #22
Richmond, MO 64085 www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=1569
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 816-776-3377
F: 816-776-6016
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Traffic, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, expunged, dismissed, or suspended imposition of sentence records released
Local ordinance cases are heard by one of the Municipal Courts, which are Divisions of the Circuit Court.

Ray County, MO Vital Records

Contact the Ray County Office of the Recorder of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Ray County
Recorder of Deeds
100 W Main St, #25
Richmond, MO 64085 raycountymo.com/raycountyrecorder...
8AM-N 1PM-4PM CST
Phone: 816-776-4500

Ray County Vital Certificates

Ray County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Ray County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 569.47 sq mi
Population (2009): 23,358
  • Females: 49.7%
  • White: 96.0%
  • Black/African American: 2.0%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 94.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): 4
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.63
Housing Units (2000): 9,371
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.5%
Migration Flow to Ray County, MO from (2007-2008):

Ray County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $222,048
  • Construction: $17,661
  • Retail Trade: $24,604
  • Professional and Technical Services: $9,976
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $14,671
  • Retail Trade: $24,604
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,168
  • Manufacturing: $22,034
  • Farms: $5,198
  • Government: $58,598
Employed (2000): 10,974
Unemployed (2000): 637
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,907
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,289
Local Government Revenue (2007): $59,214 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $27,799 (thou. dol.)

Ray County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 298
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.7
Deaths (2007): 226
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.4

Ray County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 41
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 3
  • Aggravated Assault: 35
Property Crimes (2008): 398
  • Burglary: 117
  • Larceny-Theft: 265
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 16

Ray County Genealogy Records