Amity, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 54 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.9%
Males: 29  (54.5%)
Females: 25  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  65.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64422

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,195 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Amity:

$21,195
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,074 (it was $11,388 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $43,811 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Amity:

$43,811
MO:

$151,400
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amity: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.7%), German (16.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 251 people per square mile   (very low).

Amity, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Amity:

  • High school or higher: 65.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 86.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amity town:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $775 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $224 (2.0%)

Amity satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (22.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (55.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maysville, MO (2.0 miles ), Clarksdale, MO (2.7 miles ), Stewartsville, MO (3.0 miles ), Osborn, MO (3.0 miles ), Weatherby, MO (3.3 miles) , Union Star, MO (3.4 miles ), Cosby, MO (3.6 miles) , Cameron, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 94.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

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

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-29.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (67%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (50%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (67%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (50%)
  • Sales and related occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Amity, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Amity-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Amity town center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 27.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amity-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% 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 364.5 miles away from the city 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 324.3 miles away from Amity 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 339.1 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 357.7 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 79.1 miles away from Amity center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 368.9 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 DeKalb County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amity topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amity:

  • SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MAYSVILLE, MO)
  • QUAIL RUN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON GROUP CARE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amity:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 21 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 42 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Grantham University (about 45 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Highland Community College (about 45 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Park University (about 49 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 55 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 56 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

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DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate 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 24.2 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 22.8 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 24.2 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 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 59.1%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amity town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,02714
Mainline Protestant96410
Other5463
Catholic1461
None9,209-
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: 3
DeKalb County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
DeKalb County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

18.0%
State:

13.5%
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

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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  1.45% ($31,580 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MO  0.87% ($21,767)
from Clay County, MO  0.55% ($60,789)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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  2.00% ($30,638 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  0.93% ($31,656)
to Clay County, MO  0.55% ($36,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amity:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNM (1270 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amity:

  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amity:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $443,000Total costs
  • 165Total average daily traffic
  • 16Total average daily truck traffic
  • 239Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amity)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0ALL, Licensee ID: L00284257, Grant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 05/14/2023, Registrant: Edward J Dobbins Ii, 3799 E Lowell, Amity, MO 64422

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Amity compared to Missouri state average:

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