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Population in 2012: 10,389 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 

Males: 5,123  (49.3%)
Females: 5,266  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  30.3 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 65613.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,784 (it was $24,609 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$33,784
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,875

Bolivar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,201 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$103,201
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $124,973; Detached houses: $126,242; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $43,211; Mobile homes: $43,377

Median gross rent in 2012: $645.

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  • White alone - 9,624 (93.2%)
  • Hispanic - 267 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 154 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 152 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 104 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bolivar: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.7%), United States (14.0%), English (11.6%), Irish (10.1%), French (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1835

Elevation: 1056 feet

Land area: 6.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,658 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bolivar:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bolivar city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

154 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Bolivar, Missouri as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bolivar to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $808 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $851 (0.9%)

Bolivar satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (29.6 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (118.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (383.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Aldrich, MO (2.9 miles) , Fair Play, MO (3.0 miles ), Morrisville, MO (3.0 miles ), Halfway, MO (3.1 miles) , Pleasant Hope, MO (3.6 miles ), Flemington, MO (3.8 miles) , Goodnight, MO (3.9 miles) , Humansville, MO (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2006: 86 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $126,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.61 N, Longitude: 93.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,738 (+26.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,952 (72.4%)

Area code: 417

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Crime rates in Bolivar by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 101000101000
per 100,000 10.90.010.50.00.00.09.30.08.90.00.00.0
Rapes 1034888760022
per 100,000 108.732.442.182.681.378.065.153.90.00.019.319.3
Robberies 314004438261
per 100,000 32.610.842.10.00.039.037.227.071.217.757.99.7
Assaults 161965175470N/A105204444
per 100,000 173.9205.063.151.6172.8526.7651.3N/A934.2176.9424.6425.0
Burglaries 534342464074895574674671
per 100,000 576.1463.9441.7475.1406.7721.7828.1494.2658.4592.5443.9685.8
Thefts 338391345372389332270265258277245271
per 100,000 3674.34217.93628.53842.23954.93238.12512.12381.22295.42449.62364.22617.6
Auto thefts 615191181614561164
per 100,000 65.2161.8199.8113.681.3156.1130.344.953.497.357.938.6
Arson 115325204111
per 100,000 10.910.852.631.020.348.818.60.035.68.89.69.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 347.9286.0273.6274.1294.6374.3383.3N/A370.4189.1249.5260.7

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Crime rate in Bolivar detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Missouri average:

2.42

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Bolivar, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,774 (+24.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Bolivar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Bolivar city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bolivar-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.7 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 66.0 miles away from Bolivar center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city 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 48.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Bolivar center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Andrew W. Hockenhull - Politician, M. Waldo Hatler - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bolivar: M. Waldo Hatler.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bolivar:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - BOLIVAR (Dialysis Facility, 1145 N BUTTERFIELD)
  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1500 N OAKLAND)
  • TRANSITIONS HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, 315 A SOUTH MAIN)
  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1218 WEST LOCUST, PO BOX 590)
  • PARKVIEW HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 119 WEST FOREST)

Political contributions by individuals in Bolivar, MO

Airports located in Bolivar:


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College/University in Bolivar:

  • Southwest Baptist University (Full-time enrollment: 2,210; Location: 1600 University Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sbuniv.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bolivar:

  • Drury University (about 29 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 29 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Missouri State University (about 30 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 68 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 73 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • State Fair Community College (about 76 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Crowder College (about 77 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)

Public high schools in Bolivar:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bolivar:

Private elementary/middle school in Bolivar:

  • POLK COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 2490 TOWER DR; Grades: PK - 9)
See full list of schools located in Bolivar, School District: BOLIVAR R-I

Library in Bolivar:

  • POLK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $281,915; Location: 1690 W. BROADWAY; 50,987 books; 1,750 audio materials; 2,942 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Polk County Christian School 119 students Grades PK-7
  • Polk County Christian School 119 students Grades PK-7

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Notable locations in Bolivar: Bolivar Fire Department Station 2 (A), Department of Conservation Southwest Field Fire Office Bolivar (B), Central Polk County Fire and Rescue (C), Bolivar Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bolivar: Dunnegan Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dunnegan Gallery of Art Inc (Museums; 511 North Pike Avenue), Polk County Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 201 West Locust Street).

Hotels: Aldrich House The (120 West Aldrich Road), Country Inn (1819 South Killingsworth Avenue).

Courts: Home Court 2 (1211 East Broadway Street), Polk County - Circuit Judge- Court Reporter (102 East Broadway Street).

 
Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bolivar and their reported violations in the past:

BOLIVAR (Population served: 8125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2001)
SOUTHTOWN UTILITIES COMPANY INC (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2005)
BROOKSIDE MHP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ROADSIDE CAFE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WELCOME INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 65.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for American Indian residents, 63.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bolivar, MO

People in group quarters in Bolivar in 2010:

  • 895 people in college/university student housing
  • 169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Bolivar in 2000:

  • 975 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 285 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 31 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Bolivar compared to Missouri state average:

Bolivar, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Bolivar (2011 data):

  • Commerce Bank: Bolivar Drive-In Branch at 623 S Albany, branch established on 1978/05/15; Bolivar Facility at 2370 S Springfield Ave, branch established on 1959/02/27. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmers State Bank, S/B: Bolivar Branch at 111 West Jackson Street, branch established on 1997/07/07; Bolivar Branch - South Killingsworth at 1630 South Killingsworth, branch established on 1999/01/11. Info updated 2007/12/20: Bank assets: $69.7 mil, Deposits: $56.2 mil, headquarters in Schell City, MO, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Bolivar: Bolivar Branch at 2126 West Broadway, branch established on 2005/05/05; Bank Of Bolivar at 495 South Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1997/04/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $197.3 mil, Deposits: $169.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bolivar Bancshares, Inc
  • Mid-Missouri Bank: Bolivar Branch at 2275 South Springfield Avenue, branch established on 2001/10/15. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $509.3 mil, Deposits: $452.7 mil, headquarters in Springfield, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Missouri Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Bolivar Branch at 809 South Springfield, branch established on 1985/09/23. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Bolivar Branch at 340 South Springfield, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bolivar, Missouri:

  • Comfort Inn, 2451 W Aldrich Rd, Bolivar, MO 65613 , Phone: (417) 326-6169, Fax: (417) 326-6170
  • Super 8 - Bolivar, 1919 S Killingsworth, Bolivar, MO 65613 , Phone: (800) 800-8000, Fax: (417) 882-8840
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bolivar, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bolivar travel time to work - commute


Bolivar mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bolivar city (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.99%
Here55.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents39.9%23.2%10.1%8.4%4.3%
Congregations19.5%33.8%10.4%10.4%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%1.7%1.3%5.3%
Congregations1.3%2.6%1.3%2.6%15.6%
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: 4
Polk County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Polk County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Polk County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

28.8%
Missouri:

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

10.0%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$9,828$23,5870$0
Other Government Administration 4$6,152$18,4569$8,672
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,812
Police Protection - Officers 17$47,041$33,2050$0
Police - Other 6$12,834$25,6683$1,706
Firefighters 1$2,086$25,0320$0
Streets and Highways 7$20,332$34,8550$0
Health 1$1,900$22,8000$0
Sewerage 3$8,216$32,8640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,557$30,6845$3,948
Water Supply 11$23,455$25,5870$0
Other and Unallocable 5$10,996$26,3901$987
Totals for Government 61$145,397$28,60321$19,125

Bolivar government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,134,000 ($109.15)
    Regular Highways: $335,000 ($32.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $245,000 ($23.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $93,000 ($8.95)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($2.60)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $991,000 ($95.39)
    Water Utilities: $507,000 ($48.80)
    Regular Highways: $372,000 ($35.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $292,000 ($28.11)
    Sewerage: $284,000 ($27.34)
    Central Staff Services: $230,000 ($22.14)
    General - Other: $154,000 ($14.82)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($5.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($4.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $37,000 ($3.56)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($3.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($2.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($7.22)
    Air Transportation: $68,000 ($6.55)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($6.45)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($4.24)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($3.95)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($0.77)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,737,000 ($167.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $175,000 ($16.84)

Bolivar government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $80,000 ($7.70)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $414,000 ($39.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $65,000 ($6.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($2.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($2.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $151,000 ($14.53)
    Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($8.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $538,000 ($51.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,065,000 ($102.51)
    Highways: $196,000 ($18.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $67,000 ($6.45)
    General Support: $10,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,444,000 ($138.99)
    Property: $300,000 ($28.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $250,000 ($24.06)
    NEC: $207,000 ($19.92)
    Public Utilities: $111,000 ($10.68)
    Motor Vehicle License: $90,000 ($8.66)

Bolivar government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,636,000 ($349.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,516,000 ($338.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($11.55)

Bolivar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,030,000 ($99.14)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $374,000 ($36.00)

9.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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:
from Greene County, MO  2.92% ($30,445 average AGI)
from Hickory County, MO  0.49% ($21,723)
from Dallas County, MO  0.42% ($26,195)


8.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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:
to Greene County, MO  2.95% ($27,669 average AGI)
to Dallas County, MO  0.41% ($26,744)
to Christian County, MO  0.40% ($24,184)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bolivar:

  • KYOO (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMRF (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bolivar:

  • K265DR (100.9 FM; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KYOO-FM (99.1 FM; HALF WAY, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KGBX-FM (105.9 FM; NIXA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOZ-FM (95.5 FM; PLEASANT HOPE, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTXR (101.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: STEREO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBFL (99.9 FM; BUFFALO, MO; Owner: MEYER-BALDRIDGE, INC.)
  • KWFC (89.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KXUS (97.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOSP (105.1 FM; WILLARD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • KSCV (90.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Bolivar:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWBS-LP (Channel 56; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K15CZ (Channel 15; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bolivar, Missouri:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Missouri average:
  • Fatal accident count: 107
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 165
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 272
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Bolivar fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 17,658
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,563


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 124
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Bolivar


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bolivar, MO

Most common first names in Bolivar, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12475.3 years
William10277.4 years
John9974.8 years
Mary8079.2 years
Robert6572.0 years
Charles6277.8 years
George4678.1 years
Roy3977.4 years
Helen3778.7 years
Dorothy3678.8 years
Most common last names in Bolivar, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4778.8 years
Brown3978.6 years
Wilson3879.5 years
Johnson3777.3 years
Miller3281.4 years
Stewart3280.4 years
Roberts2979.8 years
Davis2774.4 years
Jenkins2473.2 years
Mitchell2076.6 years
Businesses in Bolivar, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Quiznos1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Maurices1Wendy's1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Pizza Hut1
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