Blythedale, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 187 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.7%
 
Males: 86  (46.1%)
Females: 101  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  54.6 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 64426.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,085 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Blythedale:

$38,085
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,798 (it was $11,281 in 2000)

Blythedale village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,124 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Blythedale:

$70,124
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,488; Detached houses: $83,679; Mobile homes: $131,068

Median gross rent in 2016: $330.

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  • Races in Blythedale, MO (2010)

    Blythedale races chart
    • 18897.4%White alone
    • 52.6%Hispanic

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blythedale: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.4%), Irish (18.3%), German (16.1%), English (6.5%), Scottish (3.2%), British (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 1087 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 605 people per square mile   (low).

Blythedale, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Blythedale:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blythedale village:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

8 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

This village:

3.4%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $659 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $642 (0.9%)

Blythedale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (69.1 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (102.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eagleville, MO (1.8 miles ), Ridgeway, MO (2.6 miles ), Cainsville, MO (2.9 miles ), Lamoni, IA (3.2 miles ), Pleasanton, IA (3.5 miles) , Mount Moriah, MO (3.5 miles) , Davis City, IA (3.6 miles ), Bethany, MO (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 93.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

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

4.3%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Blythedale, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blythedale-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Blythedale village center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 10.0 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blythedale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 79% 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 351.5 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 341.4 miles away from Blythedale 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 329.1 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 349.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Blythedale 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 371.5 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 Harrison County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blythedale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blythedale:

  • LAMONI NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAMONI, IA)
  • HOME HEALTH OF HARRISON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BETHANY, MO)
  • HARRISON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BETHANY, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blythedale:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 52 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 68 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Truman State University (about 74 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Drake University (about 80 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Highland Community College (about 83 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 87 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 90 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

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Harrison 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: 8.4%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Blythedale (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Blythedale: Citizens Bank Of Blythedale at 727 7th Street, branch established on 1910/09/06. Info updated 2007/03/07: Bank assets: $32.3 mil, Deposits: $27.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Of Blythedale, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blythedale village (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,19625
Mainline Protestant1,92916
Other3193
Catholic1371
None3,376-
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: 4
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Harrison County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Harrison County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

29.7%
Missouri:

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

13.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blythedale:

40.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Blythedale:

28.9
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blythedale:

19.8%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.0%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blythedale, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$35
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$90
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$398
Health 0$0 1$628
Sewerage 0$0 1$340
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,491

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Daviess County, MO  0.51% ($16,313 average AGI)
from Gentry County, MO  0.35% ($20,273)


6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
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 Gentry County, MO  0.87% ($17,964 average AGI)
to Daviess County, MO  0.53% ($19,824)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.34% ($29,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blythedale:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blythedale:

  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0GOH, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Creta C Johnston, Blythedale, MO 64426
  • Call Sign: W0KQN, Grant Date: 11/19/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2009, Registrant: Gerald E Wilson, 301 Maple, Blythedale, MO 64426

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Blythedale, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William573.0 years
Mary484.0 years
Ralph477.0 years
Robert469.0 years
Clarence374.0 years
Emma386.6 years
Cecil376.4 years
Frank284.4 years
Edward277.5 years
Edwin284.0 years
Most common last names in Blythedale, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Young566.0 years
Hon482.7 years
Greenwood482.8 years
Brinigar479.0 years
Sturdevant486.3 years
Purdun368.7 years
Barth379.0 years
Fowler378.0 years
Wyatt381.0 years
Fine372.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Blythedale compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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