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Population in 2012: 274 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.9%
Males: 137  (50.1%)
Females: 137  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,463 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$41,463
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,600

Clarksdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,355 (it was $49,500 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$61,355
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,757; Detached houses: $81,230; Mobile homes: $32,368

Median gross rent in 2012: $455.

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  • White alone - 264 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clarksdale: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.3%), Irish (14.5%), United States (13.8%), English (10.9%), French Canadian (4.4%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 942 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 856 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Clarksdale:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarksdale city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Clarksdale, Missouri as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Clarksdale to the number of sex offenders is 69 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $775 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (1.0%)

Clarksdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (15.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (50.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (385.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stewartsville, MO (2.2 miles ), Amity, MO (2.7 miles) , Cosby, MO (2.8 miles) , Easton, MO (2.8 miles ), Osborn, MO (3.4 miles ), Maysville, MO (3.4 miles ), Union Star, MO (3.4 miles ), Gower, MO (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 94.55 W

Area code: 816

Clarksdale household income distribution Clarksdale home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+22.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Clarksdale-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Clarksdale city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 31.8 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:

Clarksdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Clarksdale center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from Clarksdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarksdale topographic map

Birthplace of: Raymond L. Wallace - Bigfoot researcher.


Hospitals/medical centers near Clarksdale:

  • SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MAYSVILLE, MO)
  • ST. JOSEPH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Clarksdale, MO

Amtrak station near Clarksdale:

  • 14 miles: ST. JOSEPH (4225 FREDERICK AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarksdale:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 14 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,088)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Grantham University (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 42 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 50 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 54 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 63 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.41
U.S.:

3.97
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • DEKALB CO PWSD #1 (Address: PO BOX 79, Population served: 5323, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • CLARKSDALE (Address: PO BOX 47, Population served: 351, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Clarksdale, MO

Clarksdale compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Clarksdale (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Fairport: Clarksdale Branch at 202 N Main Street, branch established on 1985/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $25.5 mil, Deposits: $23.1 mil, headquarters in Maysville, MO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fairport Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clarksdale travel time to work - commute


Clarksdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clarksdale city (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.41%
Here38.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodCommunity Church of Christ
Adherents43.5%17.6%10.1%7.3%5.8%
Congregations25.0%27.8%8.3%2.8%8.3%
NameLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents4.6%2.9%2.4%2.3%3.5%
Congregations2.8%2.8%2.8%2.8%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
DeKalb County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.9%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.7%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$260
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$255
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$400
Sewerage 0$0 1$800
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,015


8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Buchanan County, MO  2.35% ($31,718 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MO  0.72% ($31,917)
from Andrew County, MO  0.63% ($32,095)


8.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buchanan County, MO  2.73% ($29,956 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  0.84% ($51,286)
to Clay County, MO  0.48% ($50,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarksdale:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KGNM (1270 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarksdale:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarksdale:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.5 Mi N Of Jct Hwys Uu & P (Lat: 39.834167 Lon: -94.620806), Call Sign: KNFH507
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Email:
  • 1/2 Mi S Int O & M031 (Lat: 39.813333 Lon: -94.547444), Call Sign: WNMH635, Licensee ID: L00121221
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/1998, Expiration Date: 08/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2003
    Registrant: Dekalb County Public Water Supply District 1, Clarksdale, MO 64430, Phone: (816) 393-5311

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • DeShon MO N, Lat: 39.775556 Lon: -94.571917, Type: Silo, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQMR393
    Assigned Frequencies: 3666.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug Mr
    Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc., 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:
  • DeShon MO E, Lat: 39.775556 Lon: -94.571917, Type: Silo, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQMR393
    Assigned Frequencies: 3656.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug Mr
    Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc., 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:
  • DeShon MO S, Lat: 39.775556 Lon: -94.571917, Type: Silo, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQMR393
    Assigned Frequencies: 3666.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug Mr
    Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc., 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:
  • DeShon MO W, Lat: 39.775556 Lon: -94.571917, Type: Silo, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQMR393
    Assigned Frequencies: 3656.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug Mr
    Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc., 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KF0JH, Previous Call Sign: N0LDC, Licensee ID: L00469725
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 08/22/2022, Certifier: Joyce K Bunse
    Registrant: Joyce K Bunse, 8489 Sw Thornton Rd, Clarksdale, MO 64430
  • Call Sign: KF0KO, Previous Call Sign: KB0DMR, Licensee ID: L00469715
    Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/22/2022, Certifier: Thomas L Bunse
    Registrant: Thomas L Bunse, 8489 Sw Thornton Rd, Clarksdale, MO 64430
  • Call Sign: WA0BUJ, Licensee ID: L01230199
    Grant Date: 01/03/2007, Expiration Date: 03/31/2017, Certifier: Leo H Schmitz Jr
    Registrant: Leo H Schmitz Jr, 16771 St Rt Uu, Clarksdale, MO 64430
  • Call Sign: WD0GEZ, Licensee ID: L00965238
    Grant Date: 01/13/2005, Expiration Date: 03/08/2015, Certifier: Stephen R Sterling
    Registrant: Stephen R Sterling, 9062 Sw State Rt O, Clarksdale, MO 64430


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Clarksdale


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarksdale, MO

Most common first names in Clarksdale, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Clarence677.3 years
James676.0 years
John681.5 years
Raymond474.3 years
Mary473.7 years
Helen476.8 years
Harry477.7 years
Lawrence468.5 years
Frank376.7 years
Chester379.0 years
Most common last names in Clarksdale, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thornton983.6 years
Divelbiss671.3 years
Clark678.3 years
Carrel679.0 years
Riggs674.0 years
Morgan587.0 years
Leonard584.0 years
Mcmanus482.5 years
Schottel483.3 years
Richardson475.2 years
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