Blairstown, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.9%
Males: 49  (51.8%)
Females: 47  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64726

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,596 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Blairstown:

$30,596
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,005 (it was $9,613 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,779 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Blairstown:

$85,779
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $99,283; Detached houses: $108,825; Mobile homes: $83,873

Median gross rent in 2016: $648.

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    • 8587.6%White alone
    • 1010.3%Two or more races
    • 22.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blairstown: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), German (10.8%), English (6.2%), Scottish (6.2%), American (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1959

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 388 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blairstown:

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blairstown city:

  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

4 residents are foreign born (2.8% Oceania).

This city:

2.8%
Missouri:

2.7%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Blairstown, Missouri as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Blairstown to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $627 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $323 (0.6%)

Blairstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (33.7 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (48.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chilhowee, MO (2.4 miles ), Urich, MO (2.7 miles ), Creighton, MO (2.8 miles ), Hartwell, MO (2.9 miles) , La Tour, MO (3.1 miles) , Holden, MO (3.3 miles ), Garden City, MO (3.5 miles ), Gunn City, MO (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 38.56 N, Longitude: 93.96 W

Area code: 660

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

5.1%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-23.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (46%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Blairstown, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blairstown-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Blairstown city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blairstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 328.7 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 260.0 miles away from Blairstown 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 265.4 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 284.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from Blairstown center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 253.6 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 Henry County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blairstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blairstown:

  • HOLDEN MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLDEN, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WESTWOOD (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC, INC - CLINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CLINTON, MO)

Amtrak station near Blairstown:

  • 19 miles: WARRENSBURG (100 S. HOLDEN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blairstown:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 19 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • State Fair Community College (about 39 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Wright Career College (about 47 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Rockhurst University (about 47 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 47 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 49 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 50 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

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

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 45.6%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Blairstown city (based on Henry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,67840
Mainline Protestant2,68818
Catholic1,5485
Other7562
Black Protestant1821
None8,420-
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
Henry County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Henry County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

9.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

29.4%
Missouri:

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

11.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blairstown:

47.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Blairstown:

29.1
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blairstown:

19.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blairstown:

9.5%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

58.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blairstown, 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 0$0 6$430
Firefighters 0$0 5$45
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$130
Totals for Government 0$0 12$605

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.77% ($30,806 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.60% ($30,375)
from Pettis County, MO  0.57% ($38,804)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.84% ($24,456 average AGI)
to Cass County, MO  0.63% ($28,529)
to Jackson County, MO  0.57% ($24,065)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blairstown:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKD (1280 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOKO (1450 AM; 1 kW; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blairstown:

  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKD-FM (95.3 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KXKX (105.7 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KTBG (90.9 FM; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Blairstown:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 5Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Approximately 1697 Northwest Highway 7 (77246) (Lat: 38.498944 Lon: -94.065889), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN907
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi W On Hwy N 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 38.551139 Lon: -94.031889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17.3 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KIH779, Licensee ID: L00044859
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.645 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2002, Expiration Date: 01/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012Registrant: Ronald L Carneal, 1360 Nw 1531 Rd., Blairstown, MO 64726, Phone: (860) 499-2358

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE0WN, Licensee ID: L00140007, Grant Date: 03/09/1998, Expiration Date: 03/02/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2000, Registrant: Michael J Chatfield, 1308 Nw 1200 Rd, Blairstown, MO 64726-9209
  • Call Sign: W0BBC, Previous Call Sign: KE0WN, Licensee ID: L00140007, Grant Date: 07/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/08/2020, Certifier: Michael J Chatfield, Registrant: Michael J Chatfield, 1308 Nw 1200 Rd, Blairstown, MO 64726-9209
  • Call Sign: KD0FDE, Licensee ID: L01418044, Grant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 09/03/2018, Certifier: William H Evans, Registrant: William H Evans, 800 Nw 950 Rd, Blairstown, MO 64726
  • Call Sign: KD0RCQ, Licensee ID: L01693248, Grant Date: 03/02/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2022, Certifier: James E Minatee, Registrant: James E Minatee, 881 Nw Highway N, Blairstown, MO 64726

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

BLAIRSTOWN (Population served: 185, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-19-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-19-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-19-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-25-2013)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2012)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (12%)

Blairstown compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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