Bunker, Missouri

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.9%
(36.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Missouri average:

2.32
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in Bunker, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (24.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.6%)
  • Social assistance (9.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (29.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.4%)
  • Social assistance (9.9%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Wood products (16.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Bunker, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Woodworkers (14.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Extraction workers (6.0%)
  • Bus drivers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Woodworkers (21.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (13.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.7%)
  • Extraction workers (9.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Bus drivers (8.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Bunker, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 0.248. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Bunker-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Bunker city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bunker-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% 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 94.3 miles away from Bunker 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 98.3 miles away from Bunker 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 194.0 miles away from Bunker center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from Bunker 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 204.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Bunker 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 Reynolds County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bunker topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bunker:

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 47 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 6,486)
  • Mineral Area College (about 49 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 64 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Jefferson College (about 67 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • East Central College (about 69 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 91 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Webster University (about 92 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)

Public high school in Bunker:

  • BUNKER HIGH (Students: 113, Location: HWY 72 EAGLE PRIDE DRIVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Bunker:

  • BUNKER ELEM. (Students: 129, Location: HWY 72 EAGLE PRIDE DRIVE, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Mel Bay - Country guitarist, Loy Hanning - Baseball player.

Reynolds County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BUNKER (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Bunker (2011 data):

  • Peoples Community State Bank: Bunker Branch at State Highway 72 And 4th Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/07: Bank assets: $126.9 mil, Deposits: $101.7 mil, headquarters in Doniphan, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ripley County Bancshares, Inc
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bunker
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bunker, MO (based on Reynolds County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,25219
Mainline Protestant1391
Other1391
Catholic832
None3,083-
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: 1
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Reynolds County:

9.34 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Reynolds County:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.7%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.0%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bunker:

34.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bunker:

15.0%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bunker:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bunker:

36.9%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

45.7%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bunker, 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 and Unallocable 2$3,378$20,2683$3,607
Other Government Administration 1$1,791$21,4920$0
Water Supply 1$1,588$19,0561$1,350
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$2,257
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$6,757$20,2715$7,214

Bunker government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($202.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($92.31)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($69.23)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($56.41)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($30.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($15.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($89.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,000 ($146.15)

Bunker government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $49,000 ($125.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($87.18)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($64.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($25.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($17.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($79.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($53.85)
    Highways: $18,000 ($46.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,000 ($61.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000 ($41.03)
    Property: $10,000 ($25.64)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.56)

Bunker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($28.21)

4.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bunker:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KSMO (1340 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MO; Owner: KSMO ENTERPRISES)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KJPW (1390 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bunker:

  • KYLS-FM (95.9 FM; IRONTON, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KPWB-FM (104.9 FM; PIEDMONT, MO; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KBIY (91.3 FM; VAN BUREN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KKID (92.9 FM; SALEM, MO; Owner: ULTRA-SONIC BROADCAST STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHZR (97.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KAUL (106.7 FM; ELLINGTON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

Bunker fatal accident list:

Aug 19, 2014 07:30 PM, Sr-A, Lat: 37.455194, Lon: -91.214528, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 26, 1989 06:30 PM, 72, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 1984 00:30 AM, 72, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 10, 1983 06:15 PM, 72, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 15, 1978 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • $353,000Total costs
  • 130Total average daily traffic
  • 13Total average daily truck traffic
  • 156Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Thomas F Riley, 0.76 Miles Se Of The Intersection Of Sr 72 And Cr 537(Bearing 297.3 Degrees) (Lat: 37.529028 Lon: -91.305667), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Stormi.Sanchez@crossroads.Us, , Oklah-oma City, Phone: (405) 694-2100
  • Brian McCallister, Second Street (Lat: 37.456389 Lon: -91.212389), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 29065 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility, LLC, Brian@environmentex.Com, Suite 1000, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-3068
  • Robert P Walters, Second Street (Lat: 37.456389 Lon: -91.212389), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 29065 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility, LLC, Brian@environmentex.Com, Suite 1000, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-3068
  • Robert P Walters, Second Street (Lat: 37.456389 Lon: -91.212389), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 29065 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., Fccmw@att.Com, , Dalla-s, Phone: (855) 699-7073

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 132 W 72 Hwy (Lat: 37.455417 Lon: -91.209583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPZY597,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.390 MHz, 155.190 MHz, 154.280 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2014, Expiration Date: 04/09/2024, Certifier: Rexel D Conway, Registrant: L & B Electronics, Eldon, MO 65026, Phone: (573) 392-7554, Fax: (573) 392-1405, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB0AMS, Grant Date: 03/25/1997, Expiration Date: 03/25/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2009, Registrant: Angus C Highley, Rr 2 Box 100, Bunker, MO 63629
  • Call Sign: KB0IYV, Licensee ID: L00345345, Grant Date: 04/10/2001, Expiration Date: 04/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2013, Registrant: Wayne D Parker, Rt 1 Box 219, Bunker, MO 63629
  • Call Sign: KB0JER, Grant Date: 05/28/1991, Expiration Date: 05/28/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2003, Registrant: Roy D Wisdom, Bunker, MO 63629
  • Call Sign: KB0KDZ, Grant Date: 04/28/1992, Expiration Date: 04/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2004, Registrant: Jack U Mead Jr, Rt 2 Box 143, Bunker, MO 63629
  • Call Sign: KB0UML, Licensee ID: L01336167, Grant Date: 11/13/2017, Expiration Date: 10/31/2027, Certifier: Roman N Haslag, Registrant: Roman N Haslag, Bunker, MO 63629
  • Call Sign: N0OUK, Previous Call Sign: KB0IYQ, Licensee ID: L00352009, Grant Date: 04/28/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Certifier: Todd A Mead, Registrant: Todd A Mead, 5589 Cr 906, Bunker, MO 63629

Most common first names in Bunker, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1374.8 years
James1275.5 years
William1175.6 years
Charles774.9 years
Mary772.3 years
Donald665.0 years
Edward672.5 years
Walter570.2 years
Pauline576.8 years
Roy571.6 years
Most common last names in Bunker, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Parker1774.7 years
Wisdom1573.3 years
Barton1271.2 years
Strange969.5 years
Davis866.0 years
Bounds877.3 years
Thompson876.5 years
Quick879.3 years
Williams771.7 years
Gordon770.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bunker, MO
  • 41.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 22.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bunker, MO
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.7%Wood


Bunker compared to Missouri state average:

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