For population 25 years and over in Dalton:
For population 15 years and over in Dalton town:
5 residents are foreign born
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (47.0 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (86.7 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Keytesville, MO (2.0 miles ), Brunswick, MO (2.8 miles ), Salisbury, MO (3.2 miles ), Gilliam, MO (3.4 miles ), De Witt, MO (3.5 miles) , Slater, MO (3.6 miles ), Triplett, MO (3.6 miles) , Miami, MO (3.7 miles) .
Latitude: 39.40 N, Longitude: 92.99 W
Area code: 660
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-28.9%).
Most common industries for females in 2008-2012 (%):
Average climate in Dalton, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dalton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Dalton town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/12/1970, a category F4 tornado 12.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dalton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.1 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 83.4 miles away from Dalton center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 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 93.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chariton County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dalton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dalton:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dalton compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Dalton town (based on Chariton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,582 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,220 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Dalton fatal accident list:
Feb 26, 1993 09:59 AM, J, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: