Amoret, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 
Males: 98  (54.2%)
Females: 84  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64722.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,076 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Amoret:

$37,076
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,871 (it was $10,071 in 2000)

Amoret city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $47,966 (it was $26,600 in 2000)
Amoret:

$47,966
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $38,877; detached houses: $37,594; mobile homes: $43,143

Median gross rent in 2017: $447.

March 2019 cost of living index in Amoret: 74.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.1%
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  • Races in Amoret, MO (2010)
    • 17491.6%White alone
    • 94.7%Hispanic
    • 52.6%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Amoret, Missouri as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amoret is 71 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (19.0%), English (9.5%), American (7.1%), Irish (4.8%), Italian (4.8%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1930

Elevation: 852 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 845 people per square mile   (low).

Amoret, Missouri map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $538 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $293 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (44.9 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (56.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (397.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Amsterdam, MO (2.6 miles ),
Foster, MO (2.7 miles),
Pleasanton, KS (2.9 miles ),
Merwin, MO (3.2 miles),
Linn Valley, KS (3.3 miles ),
Hume, MO (3.4 miles ),
La Cygne, KS (3.4 miles ),
Butler, MO (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 94.59 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Amoret, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Amoret, MO in 2017
Amoret satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Amoret, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (17.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (11.8%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Amoret, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (10.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (17.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Customer service representatives (14.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.8%)
  • Other transportation occupations (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)

Average climate in Amoret, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amoret, Missouri average temperatures Amoret, Missouri average precipitation Amoret, Missouri humidity Amoret, Missouri wind speed Amoret, Missouri snowfall Amoret, Missouri sunshine Amoret, Missouri clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.495. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.495
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Amoret-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Amoret city center .

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amoret-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.5 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 286.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 363.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from Amoret center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 249.2 miles away from Amoret center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 250.8 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 Bates County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, 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).
Amoret topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amoret:

  • PLEASANT VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLEASANTON, KS)
  • SWAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LA CYGNE, KS)
  • BATES COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, MO)
  • BATES COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BUTLER, MO)
  • HEARTLAND OF WILLOW LANE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, MO)
  • NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, MO)
  • WILLOW LANE NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amoret:

  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 45 miles; Olathe, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 47 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Wright Career College (about 48 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Baker University (about 49 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Allen County Community College (about 50 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Rockhurst University (about 54 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 55 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Amoret Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bates County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amoret and their reported violations in the past:

AMORET (Population served: 250, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Amoret:

Marital status in Amoret, MO
  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Amoret:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amoret, MO (based on Bates County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,58230
Mainline Protestant2,36515
Catholic4241
Other3603
Black Protestant1241
None8,194-
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: 5
Bates County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bates County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bates County:

8.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bates County:

30.1%
State:

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

18.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amoret:

51.4%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.7%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Amoret:

43.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Amoret:

57.7%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amoret, 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 0$0 1$150
Sewerage 0$0 1$650
Water Supply 0$0 2$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$205
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,405

Amoret government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $68,000 ($373.63)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($126.37)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($27.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,000 ($93.41)

Amoret government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $50,000 ($274.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($54.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($461.54)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($16.48)
    Property: $2,000 ($10.99)

Amoret government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,000 ($615.38)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cass County, MO  1.51% ($41,159 average AGI)
from Vernon County, MO  0.65% ($25,842)
from Jackson County, MO  0.56% ($35,939)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, MO  1.71% ($38,350 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.78% ($29,957)
to Vernon County, MO  0.56% ($27,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amoret:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMAM (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUTLER, MO; Owner: BATES COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amoret:

  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOE (92.1 FM; BUTLER, MO; Owner: BATES COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Amoret fatal accident list:

Mar 22, 2000 06:50 AM, Sr-52, Lat: 38.255133, Lon: -94.590655, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 2000 06:10 PM, Sr-52, Lat: 38.255056, Lon: -94.587969, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 4, 1979 05:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • $133,000Total costs
  • 1,418Total average daily traffic
  • 244Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,239Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Amoret, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11950-1959
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Amoret, MO

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mp67.8 @ Kcs Track (Lat: 38.272389 Lon: -94.592083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WRAI932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2017, Expiration Date: 12/01/2027, Certifier: Danny Hall, Registrant: Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 427 W 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 983-1953, Fax: (816) 983-1446, Email:

Most common first names in Amoret, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George876.4 years
John781.0 years
James761.6 years
Charles480.8 years
William473.5 years
Thomas475.3 years
Albert376.7 years
Lawrence368.7 years
Harry378.7 years
Ruby387.0 years
Most common last names in Amoret, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Castle680.0 years
Mcguire681.7 years
Jones574.4 years
Sergent481.3 years
Bond477.3 years
Grimsley477.2 years
Booth395.4 years
Henderson372.0 years
Allen369.7 years
Taute379.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amoret, MO
  • 68.0%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Wood
  • 8.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amoret, MO
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Electricity


Amoret compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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