Bates City, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 216 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 103  (47.7%)
Females: 113  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64011, 64076.

Bates City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,288 (it was $43,125 in 2000)
Bates City:

$48,288
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,603 (it was $19,950 in 2000)

Bates City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $136,117 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Bates City:

$136,117
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $189,513; Detached houses: $210,164; Mobile homes: $26,521

Median gross rent in 2013: $818.

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  • Races in Bates City, MO (2010)

    Bates City races chart
    • 21397.3%White alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bates City: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), Irish (17.1%), Polish (11.7%), Italian (10.2%), English (9.3%), United States (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 249 people per square mile   (very low).

Bates City,MO real estate house value index trend

Bates City, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Bates City:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bates City city:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Bates City, Missouri as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bates City to the number of sex offenders is 25 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,144 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,587 (2.1%)

Bates City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (17.3 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (26.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oak Grove, MO (1.8 miles ), Odessa, MO (2.5 miles ), Lake Lafayette, MO (2.6 miles ), Grain Valley, MO (2.7 miles ), Napoleon, MO (3.0 miles ), Levasy, MO (3.1 miles) , Wellington, MO (3.2 miles ), Blue Springs, MO (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,700

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 94.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

Bates City household income distribution Bates City home values distribution

Crime rates in Bates City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0373.10.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0408.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 12150002100
per 100,000 401.6800.0398.42,040.80.00.00.0746.3383.10.00.0
Burglaries 23644307020
per 100,000 803.21,200.02,390.41,632.71,652.91,265.80.02,611.90.0909.10.0
Thefts 8121620199119142
per 100,000 3,212.94,800.06,374.58,163.37,851.23,797.54,104.53,358.2383.11,818.2917.4
Auto thefts 13221211130
per 100,000 401.61,200.0796.8816.3413.2843.9373.1373.1383.11,363.60.0
Arson 11000110000
per 100,000 401.6400.00.00.00.0421.9373.10.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.1) 268.8481.2511.7937.7418.6278.6445.5448.9110.9222.033.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bates City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.17
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+13.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (35%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (35%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (2%)
  • Production occupations (39%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Bates City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bates City-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Bates City city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bates City-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 335.7 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 277.5 miles away from Bates 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 286.9 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 310.7 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 333.0 miles away from Bates 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 282.3 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 Lafayette County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bates City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bates City:

  • OAK GROVE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OAK GROVE, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-NEW HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ODESSA, MO)
  • NEW HAVEN NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ODESSA, MO)
  • SHANGRI-LA REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BLUE SPRINGS, MO)
  • ST MARYS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BLUE SPRINGS, MO)
  • CARONDELET HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BLUE SPRINGS, MO)
  • ST MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BLUE SPRINGS, MO)

Airports located in Bates City:

Amtrak station near Bates City:

  • 18 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bates City:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 25 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • Rockhurst University (about 28 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 28 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 29 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 33 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Park University (about 36 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 37 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

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Notable location: Sni Valley Fire Protection District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bates City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lafayette 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 2009 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1

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

  • BATES CITY (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bates City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Missouri average:

11.0

Bates City travel time to work - commute Bates City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bates City city (based on Lafayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,73345
Mainline Protestant4,72726
Other1,7336
Catholic1,3783
Black Protestant7616
None12,049-
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: 8
Lafayette County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lafayette County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

17.4%
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
Other Government Administration 2$5,314$31,8840$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,480$29,7603$1,765
Totals for Government 3$7,794$31,1763$1,765

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Jackson County, MO  2.05% ($33,803 average AGI)
from Johnson County, MO  0.43% ($30,308)
from Ray County, MO  0.31% ($26,158)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Jackson County, MO  2.33% ($31,255 average AGI)
to Johnson County, MO  0.68% ($25,711)
to Saline County, MO  0.33% ($27,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bates City:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bates City:

  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBG (90.9 FM; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bates City:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$121,643
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$160,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$79,650
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0906.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0906.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Bates City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bates City, MO
Most common first names in Bates City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1571.3 years
James1370.1 years
George1369.3 years
Richard1070.5 years
Walter773.4 years
John762.3 years
William773.6 years
Charles670.5 years
Robert562.0 years
Anna578.8 years
Most common last names in Bates City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1073.6 years
Bainbridge577.6 years
Henning584.6 years
Wilson571.2 years
Jones471.3 years
Ford483.5 years
Martin472.8 years
Davis481.7 years
Murry480.2 years
Wood465.5 years
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