Bigelow, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.2%
Males: 15  (60.0%)
Females: 10  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  58.7 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64437

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,501 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Bigelow:

$34,501
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,704 (it was $13,067 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $21,556 (it was $11,300 in 2000)
Bigelow:

$21,556
MO:

$151,400
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bigelow: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (39.5%), Scotch-Irish (10.5%), United States (10.5%), Dutch (7.9%), German (5.3%), Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 858 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 274 people per square mile   (very low).

Bigelow, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Bigelow:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 55.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bigelow village:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 40.1%
  • Divorced: 59.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bigelow village:  1.8% ($200)
Missouri:  1.0% ($851)

Bigelow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (34.2 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (81.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mound City, MO (1.9 miles ), Big Lake, MO (2.0 miles) , Fortescue, MO (2.1 miles) , Craig, MO (2.7 miles ), Rulo, NE (2.9 miles ), White Cloud, KS (3.0 miles ), Forest City, MO (3.2 miles ), Oregon, MO (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.11 N, Longitude: 95.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

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

2.8%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+26.7%).

Average climate in Bigelow, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bigelow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Bigelow village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bigelow-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.5 miles away from Bigelow 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 371.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 262.2 miles away from Bigelow 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 384.8 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 Holt County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Bigelow:

  • TIFFANY HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUND CITY, MO)
  • OREGON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OREGON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bigelow:

  • Highland Community College (about 18 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 28 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 37 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Grantham University (about 69 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 72 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 75 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Washburn University (about 78 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)

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Holt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 40.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  50.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 8.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Bigelow village (based on Holt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,87119
Mainline Protestant1,56813
Other1821
Catholic501
None1,241-
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: 2
Holt County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Holt County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Holt County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Holt County:

30.6%
Missouri:

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

16.1%
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

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Buchanan County, MO  1.33% ($25,538 average AGI)
from Nodaway County, MO  0.71% ($20,357)


6.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Buchanan County, MO  1.26% ($26,280 average AGI)
to Nodaway County, MO  1.16% ($28,957)
to Andrew County, MO  0.50% ($344,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bigelow:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bigelow:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bigelow:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Bigelow fatal accident list:

Jul 23, 1981 00:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Sitherwood, Lat: 40.074583 Lon: -95.302278, Type: Building, Structure height: 3.6 m, Call Sign: WQKK968
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Michael E GoinsRegistrant: Rock Port Cablevision, 107 Opp, Rock Port, MO 64482, Phone: (660) 744-5343, Fax: (660) 744-5332, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Bigelow compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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