For population 25 years and over in Blackwater:
For population 15 years and over in Blackwater city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $529 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (35.4 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (84.3 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (342.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Nelson, MO (1.6 miles ), Arrow Rock, MO (2.6 miles) , Pilot Grove, MO (2.9 miles ), Franklin, MO (3.6 miles) , Boonville, MO (3.7 miles ), New Franklin, MO (3.7 miles ), Marshall, MO (3.8 miles ), Bunceton, MO (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 38.98 N, Longitude: 92.99 W
Area code: 660
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-10.0%).
Average climate in Blackwater, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blackwater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Blackwater city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blackwater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from Blackwater center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Blackwater center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cooper County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Blackwater:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackwater:
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Public elementary/middle school in Blackwater:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackwater and their reported violations in the past:BLACKWATER (Population served: 290, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:COOPER COUNTY PWSD #3 (Population served: 160, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.1%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Blackwater compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Blackwater (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blackwater (based on Cooper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.20%
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 (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,441 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:
7.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,526 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blackwater)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: