For population 25 years and over in Alba:
For population 15 years and over in Alba city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $550 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (62.4 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (113.8 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (334.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Purcell, MO (1.1 miles ), Neck City, MO (1.4 miles) , Oronogo, MO (2.1 miles ), Brooklyn Heights, MO (2.2 miles) , Carytown, MO (2.2 miles ), Carterville, MO (2.5 miles ), Webb City, MO (2.6 miles ), Carthage, MO (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.24 N, Longitude: 94.42 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 417
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+26.7%).
Work and jobs in Alba: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alba, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Alba-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Alba city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 200 people and caused $45 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Alba-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Alba center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Alba:
Airports located in Alba:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alba:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Alba and their reported violations in the past:ALBA (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.9%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 61.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
51 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
Alba compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Alba (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Alba (based on Jasper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.41%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alba government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,137 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($195 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,570 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($66 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Alba:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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