Clarksdale, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 268 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.6%
Males: 131  (49.0%)
Females: 137  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 64430.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,740 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$42,740
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,559 (it was $13,394 in 2000)

Clarksdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,157 (it was $49,500 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$66,157
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $73,736; Detached houses: $77,398; Mobile homes: $51,920

Median gross rent in 2016: $353.

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  • Races in Clarksdale, MO (2010)

    Clarksdale races chart
    • 26497.4%White alone
    • 41.5%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clarksdale: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (45.8%), German (10.0%), English (8.3%), Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 942 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 838 people per square mile   (low).

Clarksdale, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Clarksdale:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarksdale city:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Clarksdale, Missouri as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Clarksdale to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,041 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $724 (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 September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+22.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Clarksdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Clarksdale, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clarksdale, Missouri average temperatures Clarksdale, Missouri average precipitation Clarksdale, Missouri humidity Clarksdale, Missouri wind speed Clarksdale, Missouri snowfall Clarksdale, Missouri sunshine Clarksdale, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Clarksdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 93% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.6 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 327.4 miles away from Clarksdale 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 341.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 363.1 miles away from the city center
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 Clarksdale center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 369.8 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 DeKalb County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarksdale topographic map

Birthplace of: Raymond L. Wallace - Bigfoot researcher.

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • ANGELS IN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • ABBEY WOODS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • CARRIAGE SQUARE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • HELP AT HOME, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, 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: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 39 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Grantham University (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 42 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Park University (about 44 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 49 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 52 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.49
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.5%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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

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 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Missouri average:

10.9

Clarksdale travel time to work - commute Clarksdale mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,02714
Mainline Protestant96410
Other5463
Catholic1461
None9,209-
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
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.
State:

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

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

18.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clarksdale:

45.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.0%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clarksdale:

12.5%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.0%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarksdale, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$127
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$236
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$225
Sewerage 0$0 1$800
Water Supply 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,788

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Buchanan County, MO  1.45% ($31,580 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MO  0.87% ($21,767)
from Clay County, MO  0.55% ($60,789)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Buchanan County, MO  2.00% ($30,638 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  0.93% ($31,656)
to Clay County, MO  0.55% ($36,158)

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 MHzGrant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/1998, Expiration Date: 08/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2003Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug MrRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug MrRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug MrRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug MrRegistrant: 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: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 03/08/2025, Certifier: Stephen R Sterling, Registrant: Stephen R Sterling, Clarksdale, MO 64430

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

DEKALB CO PWSD 1 (Population served: 7,070, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)

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

  • CLARKSDALE (Population served: 271, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Clarksdale compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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