For population 25 years and over in Birch Tree:
For population 15 years and over in Birch Tree city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $243 (0.4%)
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: Winona, MO (3.0 miles ), Mountain View, MO (3.4 miles ), Eminence, MO (3.6 miles ), Summersville, MO (4.0 miles ), Alton, MO (4.6 miles ), Willow Springs, MO (5.1 miles ), Brandsville, MO (5.1 miles) , Van Buren, MO (5.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 91.49 W
Area code: 573
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Crime in Birch Tree detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-7.2%).
Work and jobs in Birch Tree: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Birch Tree, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Birch Tree-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 97% 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 slightly above 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 the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from Birch Tree center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1999 at 08:18:00, a magnitude 3.9 (3.3 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from Birch Tree center
On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Shannon County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mel Carnahan - governor, Bob Holden - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Birch Tree:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birch Tree:
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Public elementary/middle school in Birch Tree:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Birch Tree and their reported violations in the past:BIRCH TREE (Population served: 599, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 39.0%
(35.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Birch Tree compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Birch Tree (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Birch Tree (based on Shannon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,688 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:
5.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,174 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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Birch Tree fatal accident list:
Jul 22, 1989 12:00 AM, 99, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,976
Total average daily truck traffic: 761
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 4,141
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Birch Tree)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Birch Tree)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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