Chain-O-Lakes, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 61  (46.7%)
Females: 70  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 65641

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,150 (it was $25,714 in 2000)
Chain-O-Lakes:

$35,150
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,887 (it was $14,944 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $214,448 (it was $93,400 in 2000)
Chain-O-Lakes:

$214,448
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $114,936; Detached houses: $114,616

Median gross rent in 2016: $807.

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    • 10.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chain-O-Lakes: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (31.6%), Irish (22.8%), American (14.0%), German (3.5%), French Canadian (1.8%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1975

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,553 people per square mile   (low).

Chain-O-Lakes, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Chain-O-Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chain-O-Lakes village:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $902 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $887 (0.5%)

Chain-O-Lakes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (39.9 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (126.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (311.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Eagle Rock, MO (1.4 miles) , Holiday Island, AR (1.8 miles ), Golden, MO (2.0 miles ), Emerald Beach, MO (2.0 miles ), Beaver, AR (2.2 miles) , Arrow Point, MO (2.5 miles) , Shell Knob, MO (2.9 miles ), Eureka Springs, AR (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.53 N, Longitude: 93.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

Chain-O-Lakes household income distribution Chain-O-Lakes home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (38%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (38%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)

Average climate in Chain-O-Lakes, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chain-O-Lakes-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Chain-O-Lakes village center injured 4 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 tornado 13.3 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chain-O-Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 125.7 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 127.0 miles away from Chain-O-Lakes 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 199.8 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 216.8 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 236.0 miles away from Chain-O-Lakes 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 346.7 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 Barry County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chain-O-Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chain-O-Lakes:

  • EUREKA SPRINGS HOSPITAL, LLC Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR)
  • BRIGHTON RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL-CASSVILLE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)
  • RED ROSE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL CASSVILLE Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)
  • CASSVILLE HEALTH CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chain-O-Lakes:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 28 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • Crowder College (about 41 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • University of Arkansas (about 42 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • John Brown University (about 53 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 53 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 54 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 54 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

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Barry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.4%
(31.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.5%
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:

6.6
Missouri average:

10.9

Chain-O-Lakes travel time to work - commute Chain-O-Lakes mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chain-O-Lakes village (based on Barry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,90584
Catholic3,7194
Mainline Protestant1,41413
Other2704
None16,289-
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: 7
Barry County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Barry County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Barry County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Barry County:

29.7%
Missouri:

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

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chain-O-Lakes:

37.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chain-O-Lakes:

38.5%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Chain-O-Lakes:

29.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.3%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

5.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chain-O-Lakes:

41.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.0%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chain-O-Lakes, 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

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Lawrence County, MO  1.16% ($25,697 average AGI)
from Benton County, AR  0.64% ($27,438)
from Greene County, MO  0.36% ($23,488)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
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 Lawrence County, MO  1.10% ($26,960 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.70% ($21,588)
to Benton County, AR  0.68% ($29,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chain-O-Lakes:

  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chain-O-Lakes:

  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KLFC (88.1 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MOUNTAINTOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KREB-FM (99.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chain-O-Lakes:

  • KNJE-LP (Channel 68; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV-34, INC., AN ARKANSAS CORPORATION)
  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KWBS-TV (Channel 34; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K18EG (Channel 18; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • K17DL (Channel 17; BRANSON, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Chain-O-Lakes compared to Missouri state average:

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