Birch Tree, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 656 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 270  (41.3%)
Females: 386  (58.7%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65438.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $20,107 (it was $14,236 in 2000)
Birch Tree:

$20,107
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,363 (it was $7,695 in 2000)

Birch Tree city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $56,801 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Birch Tree:

$56,801
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,836; detached houses: $88,250; mobile homes: $231,969

Median gross rent in 2017: $382.

March 2019 cost of living index in Birch Tree: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 42.5%
(45.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Birch Tree, MO (2010)
    • 60589.1%White alone
    • 476.9%Hispanic
    • 152.2%Two or more races
    • 60.9%American Indian alone
    • 50.7%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in Birch Tree detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Birch Tree, Missouri as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Birch Tree is 24 to 1.


Crime rates in Birch Tree by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(149.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(149.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(154.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(961.5)
3
(478.5)
3
(481.5)
1
(160.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(146.8)
9
(1,325)
0
(0.0)
2
(299.4)
1
(149.9)
4
(607.9)
2
(308.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(1,763)
2
(319.0)
2
(321.0)
2
(321.0)
1
(163.1)
2
(293.7)
4
(589.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(299.4)
1
(149.9)
1
(152.0)
2
(308.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(160.3)
1
(159.5)
1
(160.5)
1
(160.5)
2
(326.3)
7
(1,028)
7
(1,031)
2
(301.2)
1
(149.7)
1
(149.9)
2
(304.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(160.3)
2
(319.0)
1
(160.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(587.4)
3
(441.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(149.7)
1
(149.9)
1
(152.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(159.5)
1
(160.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(149.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)334.9149.9138.061.024.5138.0382.912.0263.558.5156.5129.4

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Crime rate in Birch Tree detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Missouri average:

2.63
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Ancestries: American (21.2%), German (11.7%), Irish (9.9%), English (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 991 feet

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 495 people per square mile   (low).

Birch Tree, Missouri map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $269 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $357 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (92.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (132.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (392.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Montier, MO (2.1 miles),
Winona, MO (3.0 miles ),
Mountain View, MO (3.4 miles ),
Eminence, MO (3.6 miles ),
Thomasville, MO (3.8 miles),
Summersville, MO (4.0 miles ),
Fremont, MO (4.3 miles),
Alton, MO (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 91.49 W

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Birch Tree, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Birch Tree, MO in 2017
Birch Tree satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $15,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Birch Tree, MO residents
Average permit cost in Birch Tree, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.3%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Birch Tree, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (22.3%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (38.2%)
  • Truck transportation (13.5%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Apparel (3.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Birch Tree, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Woodworkers (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.7%)
  • Woodworkers (13.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Birch Tree, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Birch Tree-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Birch Tree city center killed 7 people and injured 75 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Birch Tree-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% 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 97.2 miles away from Birch Tree 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 108.7 miles away from Birch Tree center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Birch Tree 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 221.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.8 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) earthquake occurred 129.7 miles away from Birch Tree 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 Shannon County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birch Tree topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Birch Tree:

  • BIRCH VIEW NURSING CENTER (RR 2, BOX 2215)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Birch Tree:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MOUNTAIN VIEW, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birch Tree:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 61 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 69 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • Mineral Area College (about 82 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 92 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Evangel University (about 99 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 100 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 100 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

Public elementary/middle school in Birch Tree:

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Points of interest:

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

Hotels: Hickory House (JCT Highway 60 & 99), Colonial Lodge Motel (Highway 60 & 99).

Birthplace of: Mel Carnahan - governor, Bob Holden - Politician.

Shannon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Birch Tree that have no violations reported:

  • BIRCH TREE (Population served: 679, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Birch Tree (2011 data):

  • Bank of Birch Tree: Bank Of Birch Tree at County Road Ff And U.S. Highway 60, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $23.5 mil, Deposits: $19.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Dkb Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Birch Tree:

Marital status in Birch Tree, MO
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Birch Tree:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Birch Tree, MO (based on Shannon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,46118
Mainline Protestant3535
Other1832
Catholic421
None6,402-
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: 3
Shannon County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Shannon County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Shannon County:

14.28 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Shannon County:

22.3%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Birch Tree:

45.0%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Birch Tree:

37.9%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.5%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Birch Tree:

32.9%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

49.4%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.1%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birch Tree, 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 2$2,226$13,3560$0
Water Supply 1$1,771$21,2521$771
Judicial and Legal 1$400$4,8000$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,829$21,9482$465
Streets and Highways 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,612
Totals for Government 6$7,997$15,9945$2,848

Birch Tree government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($48.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($39.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,000 ($68.60)

Birch Tree government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $32,000 ($48.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $13,000 ($19.82)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($9.15)
  • Tax - Property: $32,000 ($48.78)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,000 ($28.96)

Birch Tree government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $136,000 ($207.32)

5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Howell County, MO  1.77% ($24,333 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birch Tree:

  • KBMV (1310 AM; 1 kW; BIRCH TREE, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWPM (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birch Tree:

  • KBMV-FM (107.1 FM; BIRCH TREE, MO; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUPH (96.9 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, MO; Owner: CENTRAL OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSPQ (93.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUNQ (99.3 FM; HOUSTON, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBIY (91.3 FM; VAN BUREN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K269EH (101.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KUKU-FM (100.3 FM; WILLOW SPRINGS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KSMW (90.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SW MO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKDY (102.5 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CENTRAL OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Birch Tree fatal accident list:

Nov 20, 2017 10:10 AM, Us-60, Cst-Ozark St, Lat: 36.999361, Lon: -91.492778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 2006 11:49 AM, Us-60, Sr-99, Lat: 36.999140, Lon: -91.492830, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1989 12:00 AM, 99, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • 8,809Total average daily traffic
  • 1,498Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,304Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Birch Tree, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Birch Tree, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Birch Tree)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Birch Tree Water Tower (Lat: 36.983389 Lon: -91.498472), Call Sign: KEG335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.730 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2003, Expiration Date: 06/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2013, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Mo Rt M 5 Mi Sw (Lat: 36.960889 Lon: -91.574306), Call Sign: KNEP799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Registrant: Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative, 301 West Jackson, Marshfield, MO 65706, Phone: (417) 468-2615, Fax: (417) 468-2611, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BIRCH TREE, Section 23, T-27-N, R-5-W, Shannon County (Lat: 36.995556 Lon: -91.461944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQFW598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2016, Expiration Date: 10/23/2026, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • MO13616A, 386 Elm Street (Lat: 36.988139 Lon: -91.490694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WRCT497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2019, Expiration Date: 01/03/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • STATION, Shannon Co Rd 1 Mile Ssw Of (Lat: 36.976417 Lon: -91.503722), Overall height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WHC523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/1996, Expiration Date: 02/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2002, Phone: (417) 468-2615
  • 3 Miles West Of (Lat: 36.985306 Lon: -91.549583), Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WLE469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2007, Registrant: Eagle Bluff Enterprises, 932 County Road 448, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Birch Tree)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 58 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Birch Tree, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.9%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Birch Tree, MO
    • 26354.9%Outside Fires
    • 15031.3%Structure Fires
    • 5611.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 102.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Birch Tree, MO
Most common first names in Birch Tree, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3471.5 years
William2776.0 years
John1775.1 years
Robert1670.7 years
Mary1183.1 years
Henry1077.8 years
George1075.5 years
Thomas877.7 years
Clarence873.0 years
Arthur871.0 years
Most common last names in Birch Tree, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomas1673.4 years
Smotherman1484.6 years
Williams1384.1 years
Smith1281.6 years
Barnes1179.2 years
Cooper1178.8 years
Grandstaff1169.5 years
Martin1175.3 years
Nicholson1082.8 years
Ledgerwood1074.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Birch Tree, MO
  • 40.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.5%Wood
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Birch Tree, MO
  • 50.5%Electricity
  • 41.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Wood


Birch Tree compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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