Avilla, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 124 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 79  (64.4%)
Females: 45  (35.6%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 64833

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,084 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Avilla:

$24,084
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,550 (it was $11,673 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,501 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Avilla:

$60,501
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $67,121; Detached houses: $67,634

Median gross rent in 2013: $577.

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    • 10886.4%White alone
    • 86.4%Two or more races
    • 64.8%Hispanic
    • 32.4%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Avilla: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.8%), Scotch-Irish (18.5%), Irish (9.2%), English (4.6%), French (4.6%), United States (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 1117 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 616 people per square mile   (low).

Avilla, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Avilla:

  • High school or higher: 56.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avilla town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 11.1%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

8 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America).

This town:

7.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $549 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $430 (0.6%)

Avilla satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (46.4 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (124.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (339.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: La Russell, MO (2.3 miles) , Reeds, MO (2.4 miles) , Sarcoxie, MO (2.9 miles ), Carthage, MO (3.2 miles ), Stotts City, MO (3.4 miles ), Carytown, MO (3.5 miles ), Fidelity, MO (3.6 miles ), Jasper, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.19 N, Longitude: 94.13 W

Area code: 417

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

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Manufacturing (80%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Material moving occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (73%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Avilla, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Avilla-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Avilla town center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 174.9 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 176.3 miles away from Avilla center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.4 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 242.2 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 253.1 miles away from Avilla 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 351.9 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 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: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avilla topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avilla:

  • SARCOXIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SARCOXIE, MO)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • ST LUKE'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • HEARTLAND KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Avilla:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avilla:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 20 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 30 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 35 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 47 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Drury University (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public elementary/middle school in Avilla:

  • AVILLA ELEM. (Students: 164, Location: 400 SARCOXIE ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Jasper 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 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.4%
(29.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Avilla town (based on Jasper County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,313149
Mainline Protestant8,10035
Catholic6,0245
Other3,05218
Black Protestant5022
None49,413-
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: 9
Jasper County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jasper County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Jasper County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

14.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Avilla:

46.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Avilla:

40.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Avilla:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.1%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Avilla:

34.3%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Avilla, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 1$50

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.02%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Newton County, MO  1.39% ($34,405 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.31% ($26,362)
from Greene County, MO  0.25% ($31,990)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($79 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newton County, MO  1.41% ($33,694 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.33% ($30,333)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.24% ($25,960)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avilla:

  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avilla:

  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGMY-FM (100.5 FM; AURORA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKBL (95.9 FM; MONETT, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Avilla:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

Avilla fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2013 12:50 AM, Sr-96, Lat: 37.19544, Lon: -94.13203, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 1979 07:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Kevin L Keith, On Rt 37 0.3 Km S Of Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.193056 Lon: -94.142500), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 80.8 m, Registrant: 5737512551, Modoteoc@modot.Mo.Gov, 105 W CAPITOL AVE
  • Kevin L Keith, On Rt 37 0.3 Km S Of Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.193056 Lon: -94.142500), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 80.8 m, Registrant: 5737512551, Modoteoc@modot.Mo.Gov, 105 W CAPITOL AVE
  • David Nichols, On Mo Rt 37 0.25 Miles South Of Mo Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.192667 Lon: -94.141806), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 29097 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5737512551, Modoteoc@modot.Mo.Gov, 105 W CAPITOL AVE
  • Dave B Nichols, On Mo Rt 37 0.25 Miles South Of Mo Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.192667 Lon: -94.141806), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 29097 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5737512551, Modoteoc@modot.Mo.Gov, 105 W CAPITOL AVE
  • Dave B Nichols, On Mo Rt 37 0.25 Miles South Of Mo Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.192667 Lon: -94.141806), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 29097 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5737512551, Modoteoc@modot.Mo.Gov, 105 W CAPITOL AVE
  • On Rt 37 0.3 Km S Of Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.193056 Lon: -94.142500), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 80.8 m, Registrant: 5737514622
  • W Side Of Hwy 37 3/4 Mi S Of 96 (Lat: 37.185278 Lon: -94.146389), Type: 122.0, Overall height: 122 m, Registrant: 4176255100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • AVILLA, On Mo Rt 37 0.25 Miles South Of Mo Rt 96 Jct (Lat: 37.192667 Lon: -94.141806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KJI570
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.130 MHz, 151.130 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 10/25/2025Registrant: Missouri Dot, 830 Modot Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65109, Phone: (573) 526-4842, Fax: (573) 526-4868, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Along Hwy 37 3/4 Mi S Of 96 Hwy (Lat: 37.185333 Lon: -94.146306), Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WNET233
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.212 MHz, 928.212 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2007, Expiration Date: 01/07/2018Registrant: Empire District Electric Company, 720 Schifferdecker Ave, Joplin, MO 64802, Phone: (417) 625-4223, Fax: (417) 625-5175, Email:
  • STATION, Route 37 0.2 Mi S Route 66 (Lat: 37.193111 Lon: -94.142417), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KVX32, Licensee ID: L00015583
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.700 MHz, 957.600 MHzGrant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 12/31/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2014Registrant: State Of (Department Of Transportation) Missouri, 105 W Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Phone: (573) 751-2551, Fax: (573) 526-0120, Email:
  • AVILLA, W Side Of Hwy 37 3/4 Mi S Of 96 (Lat: 37.185278 Lon: -94.146389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: WEF513
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2007, Expiration Date: 12/31/2017Registrant: Infinity Tdcs, 8801 Fast Park Drive Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27617, Phone: (919) 747-8180, Fax: (866) 902-8289, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (10%)

Avilla compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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