Cameron, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 9,649 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.1%
Males: 6,317  (65.5%)
Females: 3,332  (34.5%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 64429.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,319 (it was $32,136 in 2000)
Cameron:

$52,319
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,638 (it was $12,375 in 2000)

Cameron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $120,977 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Cameron:

$120,977
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $135,524; detached houses: $128,482; townhouses or other attached units: $155,107; mobile homes: $374,012

Median gross rent in 2019: $797.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cameron: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.9%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Cameron, MO (2019)
    • 7,59878.2%White alone
    • 1,12811.6%Black alone
    • 4574.7%Two or more races
    • 3673.8%Hispanic
    • 760.8%American Indian alone
    • 800.8%Asian alone
    • 60.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Cameron, Missouri as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cameron is 364 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Cameron by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
2
(22.4)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
10
(101.3)
9
(91.4)
9
(92.6)
12
(122.2)
6
(61.4)
5
(51.4)
2
(20.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.7)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.4)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.3)
4
(40.7)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(108.6)
20
(221.9)
8
(88.3)
25
(271.0)
22
(245.9)
30
(300.9)
30
(301.7)
23
(233.1)
28
(284.2)
28
(288.1)
34
(346.3)
41
(419.9)
13
(133.5)
29
(299.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(228.1)
24
(266.2)
31
(342.0)
44
(476.9)
45
(503.0)
38
(381.2)
49
(492.8)
30
(304.0)
20
(203.0)
27
(277.8)
21
(213.9)
24
(245.8)
19
(195.2)
16
(165.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
149
(1,618)
163
(1,808)
131
(1,445)
165
(1,788)
168
(1,878)
168
(1,685)
161
(1,619)
133
(1,348)
123
(1,249)
120
(1,235)
142
(1,446)
170
(1,741)
154
(1,582)
152
(1,571)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(86.9)
8
(88.7)
3
(33.1)
6
(65.0)
5
(55.9)
7
(70.2)
6
(60.3)
3
(30.4)
5
(50.8)
7
(72.0)
11
(112.1)
10
(102.4)
1
(10.3)
4
(41.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(43.4)
5
(55.5)
4
(44.1)
2
(21.7)
2
(22.4)
2
(20.1)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.4)
4
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(40.7)
1
(10.2)
N/A1
(10.3)
City-Data.com crime index118.0145.8102.1179.5229.9175.9167.5214.5201.2250.5261.1231.2145.5157.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cameron, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (32.6%), German (13.1%), Irish (6.7%), African (4.2%), English (3.9%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 1037 feet

Land area: 5.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,812 people per square mile   (low).

Cameron, Missouri map

193 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,292 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,168 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (31.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (49.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (372.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Osborn, MO (2.5 miles ),
Kidder, MO (2.8 miles ),
Turney, MO (2.9 miles),
Winston, MO (3.2 miles ),
Weatherby, MO (3.4 miles),
Maysville, MO (3.4 miles ),
Kingston, MO (3.6 miles ),
Hamilton, MO (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 94.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,436 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,285 (46.0%)

Area code: 816

Distribution of median household income in Cameron, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cameron, MO in 2019
Cameron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $113,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Cameron, MO residents
Average permit cost in Cameron, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Cameron, MO
Historical housing units in Cameron, MO
Most common industries in Cameron, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Cameron, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Cameron, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cameron, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.5. This is about average.

City:

77.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

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

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Cameron city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cameron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 420% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.2 miles away from Cameron center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from Cameron center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 352.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from Cameron 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 310.9 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 Clinton County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cameron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cameron:

  • CAMERON GROUP CARE, INC (625 HARRIS LANE)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1600 E EVERGREEN)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE (1005 WEST THIRD STREET, SUITE 4)
  • CAMERON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (801 EUCLID, PO BOX 438)
  • QUAIL RUN HEALTH CARE CENTER (1405 WEST GRAND AVENUE, PO BOX 525)
  • VILLAGE, THE (320 E LITTLE BRICK RD)
  • CAMERON DIALYSIS (1003 W 4TH)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER RENAL DIALYSIS CENTER (1600 E EVERGREEN)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1005 WEST 3RD, SUITE 3)

Airports and heliports located in Cameron:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cameron:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 30 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Grantham University (about 41 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 45 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 51 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 51 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 53 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 53 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)

Public high schools in Cameron:

  • CAMERON HIGH (Students: 511, Location: 1022 S CHESTNUT, Grades: 9-12)
  • TURNING POINT (Location: 423 N. CHESTNUT, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cameron:

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Library in Cameron:

  • CAMERON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,016; Location: 312 N. CHESTNUT; 39,253 books; 1,264 audio materials; 2,208 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cameron: Four County Plaza (A), Cameron Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cameron: Town and Country Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Packard Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Burlington Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Historical Preservation Society of Cameron (Historical Places & Services; 116 West 4th Street), Ace Amusement & Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 422 Lovers Lane), Cameron Tourist Info Caboost (1515 Bob Griffin Road).

Hotels: Econo Lodge (220 East Grand Avenue), Comfort Inn (I 35 Highway 36), Days Inn (501 Northland Drive), Holiday Inn Express Cameron (601 East Bryan Road), Crossroads Inn (1920 Bob Griffin Road), Econo Lodge Cameron (220 East Grand), Comfort Inn Cameron (1803 Comfort Lane), Best Western Acorn Inn (2210 East Highway 36).

Birthplace of: Joseph I. France - Politician, DeWitt Jennings - Actor, Tim Blackwell - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos).

Clinton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CAMERON (Population served: 9,788, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-07-2009 to JAN-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cameron that have no violations reported:

  • CLINTON CO PWSD 3 (Population served: 3,960, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLINTON CO PWSD 3 (Population served: 3,960, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLINTON CO PWSD 3 (Population served: 3,960, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLINTON CO PWSD 3 (Population served: 3,960, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Cameron in 2010:

  • 3,386 people in state prisons
  • 385 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Cameron in 2000:

  • 2,626 people in state prisons
  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Cameron (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: at 124 East Third St., branch established on 1934/01/01; Walk-Up-drive-in Branch at 416 North Walnut Street, branch established on 1965/02/19. Info updated 2010/12/08: Bank assets: $171.2 mil, Deposits: $151.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fsc Bancshares, Inc.
  • 1st Cameron State Bank: at 124 South Walnut, branch established on 1986/08/11; Platte-Clay Way Branch at 515 Platte-Clay Way, branch established on 1997/10/06. Info updated 2009/07/10: Bank assets: $48.8 mil, Deposits: $39.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: C & M Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Cameron Branch # 29 at 1304 N. Walnut, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Horizon State Bank: at 814 North Walnut, branch established on 1886/07/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $19.4 mil, Deposits: $17.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Osborn Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cameron:

Marital status in Cameron, MO
  • Never married: 39.3%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Cameron:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cameron
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cameron, MO (based on Clinton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,62518
Mainline Protestant3,45511
Catholic1,3143
Other1,1517
Black Protestant621
None10,136-
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: 3
Clinton County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.4%
Missouri:

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

14.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cameron:

50.1%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cameron:

46.8%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Cameron:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cameron:

9.5%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cameron:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Cameron:

58.1%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Cameron:

80.1%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cameron, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$78,000$42,5450$0
Water Supply 9$35,872$47,8290$0
Streets and Highways 8$28,036$42,0541$670
Financial Administration 7$31,360$53,7600$0
Electric Power 6$32,678$65,3560$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,428$45,7125$814
Sewerage 2$10,354$62,1240$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,540$30,4800$0
Airports 1$3,534$42,4080$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,254$39,0482$2,040
Local Libraries 1$2,916$34,9928$4,320
Firefighters 0$0 33$14,598
Totals for Government 61$239,972$47,20849$22,441

Cameron government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,352,000 ($140.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($10.05)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($7.77)
    Air Transportation: $67,000 ($6.94)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($2.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,673,000 ($795.21)
    Water Utilities: $2,551,000 ($264.38)
    Police Protection: $1,564,000 ($162.09)
    Sewerage: $1,477,000 ($153.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,246,000 ($129.13)
    Central Staff Services: $1,080,000 ($111.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000 ($34.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $320,000 ($33.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $234,000 ($24.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $181,000 ($18.76)
    Libraries: $171,000 ($17.72)
    Air Transportation: $130,000 ($13.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000 ($7.77)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($7.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $32,000 ($3.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,096,000 ($320.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $248,000 ($25.70)

Cameron government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,718,000 ($178.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $306,000 ($31.71)
    Air Transportation: $111,000 ($11.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $88,000 ($9.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $68,000 ($7.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($1.55)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,876,000 ($816.25)
    Water Utilities: $2,431,000 ($251.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $397,000 ($41.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,067,000 ($317.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $929,000 ($96.28)
    Property: $750,000 ($77.73)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $50,000 ($5.18)
    Other License: $38,000 ($3.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($2.28)

Cameron government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,063,000 ($1146.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,197,000 ($1056.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $866,000 ($89.75)

Cameron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,096,000 ($1253.60)

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Missouri average:

7.04%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clay County, MO  2.38% ($49,563 average AGI)
from Buchanan County, MO  0.86% ($46,826)
from DeKalb County, MO  0.84% ($46,529)


8.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Missouri average:

7.16%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, MO  2.39% ($49,088 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, MO  1.02% ($28,951)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.76% ($45,066)
Businesses in Cameron, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx2Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cameron:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMRN (1360 AM; 1 kW; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cameron:

  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Cameron:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
Cameron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Cameron fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 1995 87:99 PM, Rta, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 63Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • $5,378,000Total costs
  • 235,058Total average daily traffic
  • 68,902Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Cameron, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cameron, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cameron)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cameron, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cameron)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cameron)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 51. The highest number of reported fires - 79 took place in 2012, and the least - 31 in 2011. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Cameron, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.7%), and Structure Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cameron, MO
    • 40155.7%Outside Fires
    • 16823.3%Structure Fires
    • 12517.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 263.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cameron, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cameron, Missouri:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 501 Northland Dr, Cameron, Missouri 64429 , Phone: (816) 632-6623, Fax: (816) 632-5061
  • Super 8 Motel, 1710 N Walnut St, Cameron, Missouri 64429 , Phone: (816) 632-8888, Fax: (816) 632-8888
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cameron, Missouri
Most common first names in Cameron, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8276.4 years
Mary7781.3 years
William6876.2 years
James5978.7 years
Charles5575.0 years
Robert4371.3 years
George3775.3 years
Helen3582.5 years
Ruth2780.9 years
Margaret2678.6 years
Most common last names in Cameron, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3374.8 years
Jones2280.2 years
Moore2075.6 years
Whiteaker2083.1 years
Thompson1974.3 years
Taylor1979.8 years
Sloan1980.0 years
Burnett1876.9 years
Davis1774.8 years
Cox1776.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cameron, MO
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cameron, MO
  • 57.4%Utility gas
  • 41.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cameron compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cameron on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
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