Caruthersville, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 5,348 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.9%
 
Males: 2,437  (45.6%)
Females: 2,911  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 63830.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,422 (it was $19,601 in 2000)
Caruthersville:

$32,422
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,730 (it was $12,034 in 2000)

Caruthersville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,099 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Caruthersville:

$101,099
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $123,277; detached houses: $124,685; mobile homes: $30,086

Median gross rent in 2019: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Caruthersville: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.0%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.0% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Caruthersville, MO (2019)
    • 3,23957.4%White alone
    • 2,18438.7%Black alone
    • 1833.2%Hispanic
    • 220.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Caruthersville, Missouri as of September 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Caruthersville is 146 to 1.


Crime rates in Caruthersville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.8)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.8)
7
(113.3)
1
(16.4)
2
(33.8)
1
(16.2)
3
(48.9)
5
(81.9)
8
(133.3)
3
(50.6)
4
(67.9)
3
(53.2)
5
(91.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(123.1)
7
(110.9)
8
(129.5)
5
(82.2)
5
(84.6)
9
(145.4)
14
(228.1)
12
(196.5)
7
(116.6)
14
(236.0)
6
(101.9)
8
(141.8)
5
(91.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(246.3)
13
(206.0)
50
(809.5)
57
(937.2)
40
(676.6)
62
(1,002)
88
(1,433)
71
(1,163)
66
(1,099)
67
(1,130)
73
(1,240)
57
(1,011)
55
(1,009)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
83
(1,278)
58
(919.2)
75
(1,214)
93
(1,529)
120
(2,030)
96
(1,551)
98
(1,596)
90
(1,474)
100
(1,666)
94
(1,585)
94
(1,597)
82
(1,454)
78
(1,431)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
214
(3,294)
172
(2,726)
147
(2,380)
108
(1,776)
166
(2,808)
138
(2,229)
176
(2,867)
152
(2,489)
128
(2,132)
116
(1,956)
153
(2,599)
177
(3,138)
129
(2,367)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(184.7)
8
(126.8)
8
(129.5)
12
(197.3)
7
(118.4)
9
(145.4)
9
(146.6)
14
(229.2)
14
(233.2)
11
(185.5)
13
(220.8)
11
(195.0)
14
(256.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.9)
3
(50.7)
3
(48.5)
2
(32.6)
4
(65.5)
2
(33.3)
3
(50.6)
2
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.7)
City-Data.com crime index334.5270.7481.9419.1519.3498.5632.4610.8615.4541.2566.3601.1518.1

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 Caruthersville, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (12.7%), German (3.7%), English (3.0%), Irish (1.2%), British (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 282 feet

Land area: 5.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,021 people per square mile   (low).

Caruthersville, Missouri map

65 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,348 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $964 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (60.6 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (75.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hayti, MO (2.4 miles ),
Hayti Heights, MO (2.6 miles ),
Mississippi-Obion, TN (3.2 miles ),
Pascola, MO (3.3 miles),
Ridgely, TN (3.4 miles ),
Steele, MO (3.4 miles ),
Cooter, MO (3.6 miles ),
Homestown, MO (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 36.18 N, Longitude: 89.66 W

Area code: 573

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $50,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $49,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $102,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $46,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Caruthersville, MO residents
Average permit cost in Caruthersville, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Caruthersville, MO
Historical housing units in Caruthersville, MO
Most common industries in Caruthersville, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
  • Utilities (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Caruthersville, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)

Average climate in Caruthersville, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Caruthersville, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.2. This is better than average.

City:

60.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Caruthersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Caruthersville city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caruthersville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 413% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from Caruthersville 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 68.3 miles away from Caruthersville 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 13.7 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 184.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from Caruthersville 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 Pemiscot County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 13, Winds: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Caruthersville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Caruthersville:

  • CARUTHERSVILLE NURSING CENTER (500 TRUMAN BOULEVARD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Caruthersville:

  • PEMISCOT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HAYTI, MO)
  • RIVER OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; STEELE, MO)
  • RIDGELY CONVALESCENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIDGELY, TN)
  • THE BRIDGE AT RIDGELY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIDGELY, TN)

Airports located in Caruthersville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caruthersville:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 18 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 46 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Union University (about 58 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 60 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 62 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Bethel University (about 65 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

Public high school in Caruthersville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Caruthersville:

  • CARUTHERSVILLE ELEM. (Students: 766, Location: 900 WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • CARUTHERSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 345, Location: 1705 WARD AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • PEMISCOT CO. R-III ELEM. (Location: 1727 COUNTY HWY 536, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Caruthersville

Library in Caruthersville:

  • CARUTHERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $172,810; Location: 707 WEST 13TH STREET; 25,162 books; 848 audio materials; 319 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Caruthersville: Sacred Heart Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Little Prairie Cemetery (1), Maple Cemetery (2), Magnolia Cemetery (3), Morgan Ridge Cemetery (4), Rice Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Caruthersville: Eastside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Country Hearth Inn (407 East 4th Street), Economy Hotel (921 Truman Blvd).

Courts: Pemiscot-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Division Ii Court (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Div Iii Probate Judge & C (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Div I Judge (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Div I Clerk (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Assessor (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Treasurer (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Recorder Of Deeds (Court House), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Public Administrator (911 Highway 84 West), Pemiscot-County - Court House- Prosecuting Attorney (800 Ward Avenue).

Birthplace of: John B. England - Soilder, Reggie Young - Guitarist, Eddie Acuff - Actor, Fred L. Henley - Judge.

Pemiscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CARUTHERSVILLE (Address: 200 W 3RD ST , Population served: 6,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.2%
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
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
50 people in nursing homes in 2000
33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Caruthersville (2011 data):

  • Focus Bank: Caruthersville Drive-In Facility at 4th And Walker, branch established on 1981/08/17; Caruthersville Facility at 323 Ward Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/08/10: Bank assets: $659.4 mil, Deposits: $506.7 mil, headquarters in Charleston, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: First State Bank And Trust Company, Inc. at 100 West Third Street, branch established on 1934/04/02. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $361.3 mil, Deposits: $319.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank Star of the BootHeel: Caruthersville Branch at 713 Ward Avenue, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.4 mil, Deposits: $86.9 mil, headquarters in Steele, MO, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bancstar, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Caruthersville:

Marital status in Caruthersville, MO
  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Caruthersville:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Caruthersville, MO (based on Pemiscot County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,26545
Mainline Protestant9457
Black Protestant6985
Catholic2631
Other1-
None7,124-
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: 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Pemiscot County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pemiscot County:

9.9%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pemiscot County:

31.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pemiscot County:

19.1%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Caruthersville:

46.7%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Caruthersville:

42.2%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Caruthersville:

29.3
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.9%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Caruthersville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

52.3%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Caruthersville:

77.9%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Caruthersville, 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 18$47,158$31,4391$268
Water Supply 5$28,704$68,8901$788
Parks and Recreation 4$14,630$43,89019$13,204
Firefighters 4$10,667$32,00120$5,319
Solid Waste Management 3$12,613$50,4520$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,008$36,0481$777
Sewerage 2$13,000$78,0000$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,047$72,56411$10,750
Health 1$4,628$55,5360$0
Local Libraries 1$5,447$65,3646$6,242
Financial Administration 1$3,020$36,2402$251
Judicial and Legal 1$5,443$65,3163$1,154
Other and Unallocable 1$3,149$37,7880$0
Totals for Government 44$160,513$43,77664$38,753

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,322,000 ($247.20)
    Police Protection: $1,181,000 ($220.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $861,000 ($160.99)
    Water Utilities: $806,000 ($150.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $498,000 ($93.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000 ($66.75)
    Central Staff Services: $340,000 ($63.58)
    Sewerage: $324,000 ($60.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $239,000 ($44.69)
    Libraries: $147,000 ($27.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($19.07)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($18.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000 ($12.90)
    Air Transportation: $40,000 ($7.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($10.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($1.87)
    Other - General - Other: $8,000 ($1.50)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,774,000 ($2949.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $442,000 ($82.65)
    Sewerage: $229,000 ($42.82)
    Other: $180,000 ($33.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000 ($19.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($17.02)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($4.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($2.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $154,000 ($28.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,747,000 ($326.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000 ($12.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $820,000 ($153.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000 ($46.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $771,000 ($144.17)
    Property: $510,000 ($95.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $462,000 ($86.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($6.54)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.50)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,400,000 ($261.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,400,000 ($261.78)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $34,000 ($6.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,536,000 ($848.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000 ($261.78)
Businesses in Caruthersville, MO
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Caruthersville:

  • KCRV (1370 AM; 1 kW; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, 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.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIS (1050 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORTAGEVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTRO (1450 AM; 1 kW; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caruthersville:

  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

TV broadcast stations around Caruthersville:

  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Caruthersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Caruthersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 814ft / 248mTotal length
  • $1,814,000Total costs
  • 54,946Total average daily traffic
  • 18,847Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,652Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Caruthersville, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 141970-1979
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Caruthersville, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Caruthersville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 104 E Seventh St (Lat: 36.192833 Lon: -89.653139), Call Sign: KXA232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.415 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2014, Expiration Date: 10/26/2024, Registrant: Aerowave Technologies, 129 Mustang Creek Drive, Waxahachie, TX 75165, Phone: (214) 222-2376, Fax: (888) 677-8858, Email:
  • Weigh Station Northbound Ln I55 3 Mi Se (Lat: 36.143139 Lon: -89.643139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KEF922,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0600 MHz, 42.1200 MHz, 42.2200 MHz, 42.3200 MHz, 42.9200 MHz, 42.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Registrant: Missouri State Highway Patrol, 1510 E Elm St, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0568, Phone: (573) 526-6105, Fax: (573) 526-1112, Email:
  • 200 W 3rd St (Lat: 36.194222 Lon: -89.653694), Type: Building, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNIV270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 08/20/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Registrant: Jcs Wireless, 1606 N. Kings Highway, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, Phone: (573) 335-5555, Fax: (573) 335-6710, Email:
  • 121 W 4th St In (Lat: 36.191167 Lon: -89.654528), Call Sign: KVB536, Licensee ID: L00067701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/1999, Expiration Date: 08/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2004, Registrant: Lee M Dorroh, 121 W 4th St, Caruthersville, MO 63830, Phone: (314) 359-2222
  • 1205 Ward Ave (Lat: 36.185056 Lon: -89.660361), Call Sign: KAA422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.250 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/1996, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Arkansas Western Gas Co., 3078 East State Hwy 150, Blytheville, AR 72315, Phone: (870) 763-1446, Fax: (870) 763-1508, Email:
  • 1708 Ward Ave. (Lat: 36.180250 Lon: -89.664472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.5 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQNN915,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2021, Expiration Date: 04/05/2031, Certifier: Ronald Stutzman, Registrant: Primex Wireles, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 36.185028 Lon: -89.667333, Call Sign: WRAG229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.793 MHz, 456.793 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2017, Expiration Date: 11/07/2027, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063-5093, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Caruthersville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Caruthersville)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 53. The highest number of fire incidents - 92 took place in 2006, and the least - 18 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Caruthersville, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Caruthersville, MO
    • 37641.6%Structure Fires
    • 32836.3%Outside Fires
    • 19521.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Caruthersville, MO
Most common first names in Caruthersville, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13072.2 years
Mary10678.0 years
William8875.0 years
John7774.9 years
Robert6970.1 years
Willie5374.1 years
Charles4570.2 years
Henry3876.9 years
George3774.4 years
Roy2968.2 years
Most common last names in Caruthersville, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7275.2 years
Smith7171.9 years
Jones4575.3 years
Williams3773.8 years
Brown3274.1 years
Davis3175.0 years
Taylor2871.9 years
Robinson2875.2 years
Clark2373.9 years
Moore2270.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Caruthersville, MO
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Caruthersville, MO
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Caruthersville compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

Caruthersville on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
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