Bismarck, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 1,501 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 667  (44.5%)
Females: 834  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63624.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,220 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Bismarck:

$26,220
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,523 (it was $12,150 in 2000)

Bismarck city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,402 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Bismarck:

$59,402
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $71,909; Detached houses: $79,305; Mobile homes: $33,258

Median gross rent in 2012: $519.

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  • White alone - 1,506 (97.4%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bismarck: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (19.6%), United States (12.8%), French (7.6%), English (7.0%), Dutch (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1877

Elevation: 1025 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,508 people per square mile   (low).

Bismarck, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Bismarck:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bismarck city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Bismarck, Missouri as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bismarck to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $484 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $436 (0.8%)

Bismarck satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (62.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Irondale, MO (2.3 miles ), Wortham, MO (2.3 miles ), Iron Mountain Lake, MO (2.4 miles ), Frankclay, MO (2.5 miles ), Leadwood, MO (2.6 miles ), Doe Run, MO (2.7 miles ), Caledonia, MO (2.8 miles) , Park Hills, MO (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.77 N, Longitude: 90.63 W

Area code: 573

Bismarck household income distribution Bismarck home values distribution

Crime rates in Bismarck by Year
Type 2003 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.064.80.00.064.4
Robberies 0200000
per 100,000 0.0128.80.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0010001
per 100,000 0.00.063.70.00.00.064.4
Burglaries 4614153
per 100,000 265.3386.363.7259.264.7324.5193.1
Thefts 0010011
per 100,000 0.00.063.70.00.064.964.4
Auto thefts 0300330
per 100,000 0.0193.20.00.0194.2194.70.0
Arson 0120202
per 100,000 0.064.4127.50.0129.40.0128.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.5) 19.384.520.672.920.942.683.7

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

Crime rate in Bismarck detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -151 (-9.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Bismarck, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bismarck-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Bismarck city center killed 4 people and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bismarck-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% 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 156.4 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 72.9 miles away from Bismarck 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 94.3 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 165.6 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 148.4 miles away from Bismarck center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Bismarck topographic map

Birthplace of: Johnny Reagan - Basketball coache.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bismarck:

  • CAMELOT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, DESLOGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DESLOGE, MO)
  • PARKLAND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PARK HILLS, MO)
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARK HILLS, MO)
  • FARMINGTON DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • GENERATIONS HOME HEALTH AGENCY, LLC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PILOT KNOB, MO)
  • MAPLE VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)

Airports located in Bismarck:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bismarck:

  • Mineral Area College (about 10 miles; Park Hills, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • Jefferson College (about 35 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • East Central College (about 50 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Webster University (about 59 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 61 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 62 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 64 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public high school in Bismarck:

Public elementary/middle school in Bismarck:

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Notable locations in Bismarck: Bismarck Rural Fire Protection Association (A), Bismarck Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Francois 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 2012 was 98.7. This is worse than average.

City:

98.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 6.70. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.223. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.015

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bismarck and their reported violations in the past:

BISMARCK (Population served: 1,470, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-17-2009 to JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-17-2009 to JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.6%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Bismarck, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Bismarck compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Bismarck (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Bismarck Branch at 1001 Cedar Street, branch established on 1902/02/21. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bismarck city (based on St. Francois County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Here: 51.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents45.5%14.9%8.4%5.4%5.3%
Congregations20.7%4.5%9.0%12.6%3.6%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will Baptists General Conference Churches of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.9%3.3%2.2%1.8%8.4%
Congregations7.2%8.1%5.4%2.7%26.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
St. Francois County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
St. Francois County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
St. Francois County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Francois County:

30.4%
Missouri:

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

16.0%
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
Financial Administration 4$9,649$28,9470$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$3,261
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$7,529
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,939$35,6348$9,415
Police - Other 0$0 1$3,624
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$3,061
Solid Waste Management 1$5,920$71,0400$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$3,885
Water Supply 2$4,166$24,9960$0
Gas Supply 1$2,664$31,9680$0
Totals for Government 10$28,338$34,00617$30,775

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Jefferson County, MO  1.04% ($36,306 average AGI)
from Washington County, MO  0.71% ($25,530)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.51% ($33,477)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Jefferson County, MO  0.82% ($27,555 average AGI)
to Washington County, MO  0.62% ($19,392)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($29,723)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bismarck:

  • KFMO (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLAT RIVER, MO; Owner: M. K. S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KREI (800 AM; 1 kW; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KYRO (1280 AM; 1 kW; POTOSI, MO; Owner: SAVOY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bismarck:

  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGM (91.1 FM; PARK HILLS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYLS-FM (95.9 FM; IRONTON, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHZR (97.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KDJR (100.1 FM; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: KDJR RADIO, INC.)
  • KNLP (89.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KPWB-FM (104.9 FM; PIEDMONT, MO; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bismarck:

  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Bismarck fatal accident list:

Oct 24, 1978 08:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Stono Mountain 1 Mi N Of The Jct Of V And W Hwys (Lat: 37.718667 Lon: -90.550389), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: KPN717, Licensee ID: L01609263
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Festus/ Farmington License Co, LLC, 701 Northpoint Parkway Suite 500, West Palm Beach, FL 33407, Phone: (314) 756-6476

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STFMO5, 600 W. Main Street (Lat: 37.763333 Lon: -90.624722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQOT786
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2022, Certifier: John Jennings
    Registrant: Big River Broadband, LLC, 24 S Minnesota Ave, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, Phone: (573) 651-3373, Fax: (573) 651-3608, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bismarck)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bismarck)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 51
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Bismarck

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Businesses in Bismarck, MO

  • U-Haul: 1
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