Darlington, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 118 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 51  (43.8%)
Females: 67  (56.3%)
Median resident age:

57.1 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 64438

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,437 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Darlington:

$29,437
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,039 (it was $9,586 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $32,702 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Darlington:

$32,702
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $30,369; detached houses: $30,446

Median gross rent in 2019: $844.

March 2019 cost of living index in Darlington: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.5%
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Ancestries: American (33.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 836 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 288 people per square mile   (very low).

Darlington, Missouri map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $286 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $305 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (38.3 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (78.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (368.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Albany, MO (2.2 miles ),
Stanberry, MO (2.7 miles ),
Gentry, MO (3.1 miles),
McFall, MO (3.3 miles),
New Hampton, MO (3.4 miles ),
King City, MO (3.5 miles ),
Denver, MO (3.8 miles),
Worth, MO (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 40.20 N, Longitude: 94.40 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Darlington, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Darlington, MO in 2019

Darlington satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+11.9%).
Most common industries in Darlington, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Machinery (10.3%)
  • Utilities (10.3%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.2%)
  • Machinery (16.7%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (8.3%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (60.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (13.3%)
  • Utilities (13.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Darlington, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Construction laborers (7.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (16.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.7%)
  • Construction laborers (12.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (26.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13.3%)
  • Printing workers (13.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)

Average climate in Darlington, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Darlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Darlington village center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 24.8 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darlington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 342% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.9 miles away from Darlington center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 347.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 266.8 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 368.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 319.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 347.0 miles away from Darlington center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gentry County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Darlington:

  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ALBANY, MO)
  • PINE VIEW MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; STANBERRY, MO)
  • KING CITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KING CITY, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darlington:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 28 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 37 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 52 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Grantham University (about 68 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 72 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 77 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 79 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Points of interest:

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Gentry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Darlington:

Marital status in Darlington, MO
  • Never married: 3.6%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 27.9%
  • Divorced: 26.3%

For population 25 years and over in Darlington:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Darlington, MO (based on Gentry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,91316
Mainline Protestant1,79511
Catholic3381
Other2451
None1,447-
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
Gentry County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Gentry County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

10.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Missouri:

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

14.5%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darlington:

44.5%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Darlington:

47.8%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.5%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Darlington:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Darlington:

36.3%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

46.8%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Darlington:

82.6%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darlington, 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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Strongest AM radio stations in Darlington:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darlington:

  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Darlington:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.7mTotal length
  • $585,000Total costs
  • 6,181Total average daily traffic
  • 726Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,778Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Darlington, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Darlington, MO

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ne 1/4 Nw 1/4 Sec 16 T62n R31w (Lat: 40.183056 Lon: -94.398278), Type: Building, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPGB575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.175 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2000, Expiration Date: 11/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2006, Certifier: Lisa Bush, Registrant: Microcomm Inc, 6980 W 153rd St, Overland Park, KS 66223, Fax: (913) 681-2753

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Darlington, Darlington, 1.1 Miles Ssw Of Darlington (Lat: 40.183472 Lon: -94.403111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 43.9 m, Call Sign: WQTK538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2014, Expiration Date: 02/24/2024, Certifier: Rick S Speck, Registrant: Evergy Missouri West, Inc., 1200 Main, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 245-3804, Email:
  • DARLINGTON, 370 St (Lat: 40.183472 Lon: -94.403111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQYY855,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/07/2017, Expiration Date: 03/07/2027, Certifier: Heather Humphrey, Registrant: Evergy Metro, Inc., 1200 Main, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 245-3804, Email:
  • DARLINGTON SUB, Sw Corner Int Hwy H & Cr 324 1.09 Mi S (Lat: 40.183833 Lon: -94.404611), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: KFK89,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2001, Expiration Date: 11/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2011, Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darlington, MO
  • 69.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Wood
  • 8.3%Other fuel
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darlington, MO
  • 71.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.6%Wood


Darlington compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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