Blodgett, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 210 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.8%
Males: 99  (47.5%)
Females: 111  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63801, 63824.

Blodgett Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,978 (it was $33,194 in 2000)
Blodgett:

$34,978
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,937 (it was $14,674 in 2000)

Blodgett village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,600 (it was $28,300 in 2000)
Blodgett:

$59,600
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $59,996; Detached houses: $59,458

Median gross rent in 2013: $793.

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  • Races in Blodgett, MO (2010)

    Blodgett races chart
    • 19792.5%White alone
    • 62.8%Hispanic
    • 52.3%Two or more races
    • 31.4%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blodgett: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.1%), German (20.5%), English (6.3%), Dutch (3.7%), United States (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,585 people per square mile   (low).

Blodgett,MO real estate house value index trend

Blodgett, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Blodgett:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blodgett village:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 25.2%

5 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This village:

2.5%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Blodgett, Missouri as of May 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Blodgett to the number of sex offenders is 107 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $476 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $392 (1.3%)

Blodgett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (102.7 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (118.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (348.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Haywood City, MO (2.0 miles ), Morley, MO (2.3 miles ), Diehlstadt, MO (2.5 miles) , Lambert, MO (2.5 miles) , Benton, MO (2.6 miles ), Miner, MO (2.8 miles ), Bertrand, MO (2.8 miles ), Vanduser, MO (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 89.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Blodgett household income distribution Blodgett home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+32.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (28%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Blodgett, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blodgett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Blodgett village center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 33.0 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blodgett-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 11.3 miles away from the city 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 34.6 miles away from Blodgett 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 134.5 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 104.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from Blodgett 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 117.5 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 Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blodgett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blodgett:

  • SIKESTON JAYCEE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • CONTINU-CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE GROUP INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • HUNTER ACRES CARING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blodgett:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 22 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 53 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 53 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • John A Logan College (about 57 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 59 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 67 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • On June 5th 1916 Blodgett was hit by an f3 tornado killing 5 people and injuring 60. Most of Blodgett was destroyed.

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Notable location: Scott County Rural Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BLODGETT (Population served: 213, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.0%
(31.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  74.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Blodgett compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blodgett village (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01764
Catholic6,5317
Mainline Protestant2,52214
Other8914
Black Protestant3543
None15,876-
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: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Scott County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Scott County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
Missouri:

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

13.5%
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
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,248
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,248

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.56% ($25,103 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.50% ($26,611)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($22,672)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.87% ($30,112 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.58% ($23,181)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.47% ($20,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blodgett:

  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KCHR (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: SOUTH MISSOURI B/C COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blodgett:

  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Blodgett:

  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0KWG, Licensee ID: L01556358
    Grant Date: 03/23/2010, Expiration Date: 03/23/2020, Certifier: Jeff J Quigley
    Registrant: Jeff J Quigley, Blodgett, MO 63824

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Blodgett, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James376.3 years
Inez290.5 years
Charles281.0 years
George270.0 years
Anna276.5 years
Mary282.0 years
Robert265.0 years
Most common last names in Blodgett, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wagoner578.2 years
Deason481.5 years
Dodson371.7 years
Myers372.3 years
Stubbs384.0 years
Adams271.5 years
Childers274.5 years
Brumit289.0 years
Hurst241.0 years
Kearby279.0 years
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