Arcola, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 54 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.0%
Males: 29  (54.5%)
Females: 25  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 65603

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,855 (it was $15,938 in 2000)
Arcola:

$41,855
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,628 (it was $13,123 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,317 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Arcola:

$89,317
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $61,015; Detached houses: $60,845

Median gross rent in 2016: $830.

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    • 5498.2%White alone
    • 11.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arcola: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (38.8%), German (22.4%), Norwegian (6.1%), English (4.1%), Slavic (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 186 people per square mile   (very low).

Arcola, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Arcola:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arcola village:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $531 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,021 (1.0%)

Arcola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (40.6 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (111.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (367.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Umber View Heights, MO (2.5 miles) , Jerico Springs, MO (3.0 miles ), Greenfield, MO (3.1 miles ), Stockton, MO (3.3 miles ), Dadeville, MO (3.5 miles ), Lockwood, MO (3.5 miles ), South Greenfield, MO (3.5 miles) , Milford, MO (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 93.87 W

Area code: 417

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

4.7%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-37.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (93%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • 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
  • Education, training, and library occupations (46%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (57%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Arcola, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Arcola-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Arcola village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.8 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 237.3 miles away from Arcola 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 240.0 miles away from the city 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 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 188.9 miles away from Arcola 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 332.3 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 Dade County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arcola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arcola:

  • DADE COUNTY NURSING HOME DISTRICT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GREENFIELD, MO)
  • LAKE STOCKTON HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STOCKTON, MO)
  • DADE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LOCKWOOD, MO)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LOCKWOOD, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arcola:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 26 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Drury University (about 40 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 40 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 41 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 41 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 45 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 47 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)

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

Dade 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 85.6. This is about average.

City:

85.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.3%
Average household size:
This village:  1.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  51.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.2%
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:

9.8
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arcola village (based on Dade County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,96926
Other6641
Mainline Protestant57110
Catholic881
Orthodox31
None2,588-
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: 1
Dade County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dade County:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dade County:

29.2%
Missouri:

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

11.7%
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

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Greene County, MO  1.76% ($30,396 average AGI)
from Jasper County, MO  0.40% ($23,727)
from Barton County, MO  0.37% ($23,100)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Greene County, MO  1.98% ($19,963 average AGI)
to Barton County, MO  0.51% ($14,929)
to Lawrence County, MO  0.51% ($17,357)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arcola:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arcola:

  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOSP (105.1 FM; WILLARD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Arcola:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 69m226ftTotal length
  • $2,201,000Total costs
  • 101,393Total average daily traffic
  • 13,608Total average daily truck traffic
  • 145,942Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Arcola, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Arcola)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Arcola, 3.1 Mi Sw (Lat: 37.513889 Lon: -93.915556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 69.4 m, Call Sign: WQQR881
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: Kim E HullRegistrant: Missouri State Highway Patrol, 1510 E Elm St, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Phone: (573) 526-6105, Fax: (573) 526-0484, Email:
  • NEOLA, 3.1 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 37.513917 Lon: -93.915472), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WHD966, Licensee ID: L00115313
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2004Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc. (Debtor-In-Possession)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)

Arcola compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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