Amazonia, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 308 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 
Males: 164  (53.3%)
Females: 144  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 64421, 64505.

Amazonia Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,433 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Amazonia:

$25,433
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,857 (it was $17,609 in 2000)

Amazonia village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,691 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Amazonia:

$63,691
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $68,480; Detached houses: $63,862; Mobile homes: $125,435

Median gross rent in 2016: $457.

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  • Races in Amazonia, MO (2010)

    Amazonia races chart
    • 30397.1%White alone
    • 31.0%American Indian alone
    • 31.0%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone

Races in Amazonia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amazonia: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), American (22.0%), English (16.0%), Irish (11.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 835 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 873 people per square mile   (low).

Amazonia,MO real estate house value index trend

Amazonia, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Amazonia:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amazonia village:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 7.5%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Amazonia, Missouri as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Amazonia to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $592 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $590 (1.0%)

Amazonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (9.5 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (59.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Savannah, MO (2.2 miles ), Country Club, MO (2.4 miles ), Wathena, KS (3.0 miles ), Elwood, KS (3.1 miles ), St. Joseph, MO (3.1 miles ), Fillmore, MO (3.2 miles ), Rosendale, MO (3.4 miles) , Cosby, MO (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 94.89 W

Area code: 816

Amazonia household income distribution Amazonia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (34%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Amazonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Amazonia, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amazonia, Missouri average temperatures Amazonia, Missouri average precipitation Amazonia, Missouri humidity Amazonia, Missouri wind speed Amazonia, Missouri snowfall Amazonia, Missouri sunshine Amazonia, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Amazonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Amazonia village center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the village center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amazonia-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 388.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Amazonia center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 345.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 358.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 381.9 miles away from Amazonia center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Andrew County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amazonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amazonia:

  • LA VERNA VILLAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SAVANNAH, MO)
  • SILVER LININGS HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • CARRIAGE SQUARE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - WEST (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MO)
  • HELP AT HOME, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • ARBOR VIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)

Amtrak station near Amazonia:

  • 10 miles: ST. JOSEPH (4225 FREDERICK AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amazonia:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 11 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 21 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 33 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Grantham University (about 46 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 50 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 54 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 59 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Public elementary/middle school in Amazonia:

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Andrew County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.49
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.3%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Missouri average:

10.9

Amazonia travel time to work - commute Amazonia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amazonia village (based on Andrew County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,90712
Mainline Protestant2,22211
Catholic4761
Other111
None11,675-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Andrew County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Andrew County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Andrew County:

29.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amazonia:

48.6%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Amazonia:

7.0%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Amazonia:

26.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amazonia, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$900
Health 0$0 1$300
Sewerage 0$0 1$600
Water Supply 0$0 1$225
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$520
Totals for Government 1$2,400$28,8007$2,545

7.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buchanan County, MO  4.43% ($34,591 average AGI)
from Nodaway County, MO  0.34% ($39,435)
from Platte County, MO  0.21% ($43,214)


9.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buchanan County, MO  5.53% ($35,839 average AGI)
to Platte County, MO  0.31% ($36,238)
to DeKalb County, MO  0.22% ($32,267)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amazonia:

  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGNM (1270 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amazonia:

  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amazonia:

  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Amazonia fatal accident list:

May 4, 1979 09:25 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $208,000Total costs
  • 1,763Total average daily traffic
  • 175Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,288Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Peter M Connolly, 5303 Cr 404 (Lat: 39.942944 Lon: -94.949639), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 5303 Cr 404 (Lat: 39.942944 Lon: -94.949639), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 5303 Cr 404 (Lat: 39.942944 Lon: -94.949639), Type: 92.9, Structure height: 29003 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: 2029553000, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Well #2-0.1mi W Of Junction Srt & Cr397 (Lat: 39.883833 Lon: -94.897556), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNJW943
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/15/2022Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • WEST NODAWAY WIU, Bnsf Ls16 Mp76.7 West Nodaway Wiu (Lat: 39.907528 Lon: -94.961083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 11.1 m, Call Sign: WPCH310
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.725 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 05/21/2023Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Nodaway, 1.9mi @ 330 Deg Fr Jct Of Hwy K & T In (Lat: 39.899417 Lon: -94.924111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEI789
    Assigned Frequencies: 2136.40 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2000, Expiration Date: 08/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2007Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (914) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • NODAWAY, 5303 Cr 404 (Lat: 39.942944 Lon: -94.949639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WPXS592
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 06/03/2023, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K8AXH, Licensee ID: L00300249, Grant Date: 08/23/2011, Expiration Date: 11/05/2021, Certifier: Kenneth R Kolthoff, Registrant: Kenneth R Kolthoff, 9420 State Route T, Amazonia, MO 64421
  • Call Sign: KB0UTA, Grant Date: 12/14/1995, Expiration Date: 12/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2007, Registrant: Michael W Mitchell, Amazonia, MO 64421
  • Call Sign: KB0ZFT, Licensee ID: L01203273, Grant Date: 10/17/2006, Expiration Date: 12/19/2016, Certifier: Sheryn R Mitchell, Registrant: Sheryn R Mitchell, Amazonia, MO 64421
  • Call Sign: N0RFK, Licensee ID: L00633531, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 05/04/2023, Certifier: Kelly W Simpson, Registrant: Kelly W Simpson, 14635 N County Rd 410, Amazonia, MO 64421
  • Call Sign: N0SEB, Licensee ID: L00455615, Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: Rose M Van, Registrant: Rose M Van, 14635 County Road 410, Amazonia, MO 64421

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUACKENBUSH ALAN R EIPPER QCKSLVR MX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85954 , Serial Number: 1137, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Burton, Po Box 54, Amazonia, MO 64421

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amazonia that have no violations reported:

  • AMAZONIA (Population served: 312, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amazonia, MO
Most common first names in Amazonia, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John973.1 years
James778.1 years
William575.0 years
Clarence472.7 years
Everett377.3 years
George374.3 years
Elizabeth375.4 years
Edwin364.0 years
Anna380.6 years
Harold374.7 years
Most common last names in Amazonia, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bowman874.9 years
Hubbard774.7 years
Smith782.2 years
Wampler674.3 years
Crippen580.6 years
Strasser587.4 years
Turner578.6 years
Patterson487.0 years
Donahoo373.6 years
Black380.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Other fuel (17%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Amazonia compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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