For population 25 years and over in Bell City:
For population 15 years and over in Bell City city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $359 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (96.0 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (113.3 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (352.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Advance, MO (2.7 miles ), Vanduser, MO (2.8 miles ), Oran, MO (3.2 miles ), Bloomfield, MO (3.3 miles ), Morley, MO (3.4 miles ), Haywood City, MO (3.5 miles ), Delta, MO (3.6 miles ), Chaffee, MO (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.02 N, Longitude: 89.82 W
Area code: 573
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-1.7%).
Work and jobs in Bell City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bell City, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bell City-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 167% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Bell City city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/24/2002, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused $45 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bell City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 35% greater 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 18.6 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 31.8 miles away from Bell City center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from Bell City center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Stoddard County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dave Basham - (1913-1991), businessman.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bell City that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Bell City compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Bell City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bell City city (based on Stoddard County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,079 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,118 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bell City fatal accident list:
Jan 23, 1988 00:14 AM, 91, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: