Burgess, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.0%
Males: 26  (48.1%)
Females: 30  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  30.6 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64769

Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,216 (it was $19,375 in 2000)
Burgess:

$25,216
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,853 (it was $7,409 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $24,657 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Burgess:

$24,657
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $24,701; Detached houses: $32,491; Mobile homes: $17,275

Median gross rent in 2016: $885.

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    • 5393.0%White alone
    • 35.3%Hispanic
    • 11.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burgess: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (43.8%), American (6.3%), Italian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 892 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 746 people per square mile   (low).

Burgess, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Burgess:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 71.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burgess town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $420 (2.2%)

Burgess satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (77.2 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (105.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mulberry, KS (0.6 miles ), Arma, KS (2.2 miles ), Liberal, MO (2.3 miles ), Franklin, KS (2.3 miles ), Mindenmines, MO (2.4 miles ), Arcadia, KS (2.4 miles ), Frontenac, KS (2.9 miles ), Pittsburg, KS (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.56 N, Longitude: 94.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

5.2%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-27.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (78%)
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (67%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (56%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Burgess, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burgess-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Burgess town center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 3/26/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burgess-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 211.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from Burgess center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.6 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 273.3 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 280.6 miles away from Burgess 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 371.9 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 Barton County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burgess topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Burgess:

  • ARMA CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ARMA, KS)
  • HHA OF OF GIRARD MEDICAL CENTER (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ARMA, KS)
  • SUNSET MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRONTENAC, KS)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP PITTSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • NEW HORIZONS OF PITTSBURG (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • MEDICALODGE NORTH OF PITTSBURG (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • VIA CHRISTI VILLAGE PITTSBURG INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burgess:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 13 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 33 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 49 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Allen County Community College (about 51 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Crowder College (about 54 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 67 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Drury University (about 77 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.5%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
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:

8.4
Missouri average:

10.9

Burgess travel time to work - commute Burgess 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 Burgess town (based on Barton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,49729
Mainline Protestant1,7927
Catholic2251
Other1352
None5,753-
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: 2
Barton County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Barton County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

29.2%
Missouri:

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

20.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

37.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.0%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Burgess:

40.5
State:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burgess:

100.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

37.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Burgess:

100.0%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burgess, 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

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 Jasper County, MO  1.36% ($22,797 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.69% ($23,100)
from Vernon County, MO  0.53% ($26,174)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Jasper County, MO  1.34% ($22,339 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.71% ($26,065)
to Greene County, MO  0.48% ($17,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burgess:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burgess:

  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Burgess:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, On Kcs Row .5 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 37.563361 Lon: -94.612722), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WBU955
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.200 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2007, Expiration Date: 12/17/2017Registrant: The Kansas City Railway Company, 427 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 983-2023, Fax: (816) 983-1446, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Burgess compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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