For population 25 years and over in East Prairie:
For population 15 years and over in East Prairie city:
21 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $528 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (85.3 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (119.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Anniston, MO (2.1 miles ), Pinhook, MO (2.7 miles) , Bertrand, MO (3.1 miles ), Charleston, MO (3.2 miles ), Matthews, MO (3.4 miles ), Miner, MO (3.4 miles ), Diehlstadt, MO (3.6 miles) , Sikeston, MO (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.78 N, Longitude: 89.38 W
Area code: 573
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Crime in East Prairie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -299 (-8.5%).
Work and jobs in East Prairie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Prairie, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East Prairie-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the East Prairie city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:East Prairie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.1 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 28.5 miles away from East Prairie center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from East Prairie center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mississippi County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Orlin Collier - Baseball player.
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Airports located in East Prairie:
Local government website: WWW.EASTPRAIRIEMO.NET
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Public high school in East Prairie:
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Public elementary/middle schools in East Prairie:
Drinking water stations with addresses in East Prairie and their reported violations in the past:EAST PRAIRIE (Address: 219 N WASHINGTON , Population served: 3227, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 26.6%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
East Prairie compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in East Prairie (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for East Prairie (based on Mississippi County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.07%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,437 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:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,027 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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East Prairie fatal accident list:
Mar 28, 2009 09:30 PM, Pinest, Lat: 36.779725, Lon: -89.38747222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 1991 07:39 AM, 80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in East Prairie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in East Prairie)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in East Prairie, MO
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.