For population 25 years and over in Edgar Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Edgar Springs city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $351 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (85.5 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (109.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (362.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fort Leonard Wood, MO (3.7 miles ), Licking, MO (3.8 miles ), Newburg, MO (3.9 miles ), Doolittle, MO (4.1 miles ), St. Robert, MO (4.1 miles ), Rolla, MO (4.2 miles ), Salem, MO (4.3 miles ), Waynesville, MO (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 91.87 W
Area code: 573
Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-11.6%).
Average climate in Edgar Springs, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Edgar Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Edgar Springs city center killed 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 9 people.
Earthquake activity:Edgar Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Edgar Springs center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1999 at 08:18:00, a magnitude 3.9 (3.3 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from Edgar Springs center
On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Phelps County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgar Springs:
See full list of schools located in Edgar Springs
Public elementary/middle school in Edgar Springs:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.5%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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)
Edgar Springs compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Edgar Springs (based on Phelps County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Edgar Springs government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,649 average adjusted gross income)
0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,978 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($375 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Edgar Springs:
Strongest FM radio stations in Edgar Springs:
Edgar Springs fatal accident list:
Mar 16, 2006 12:21 AM, Us-63, Sr-M, Lat: 37.708361, Lon: -91.868833, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 2000 04:12 PM, Us-63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
Jul 22, 1996 03:00 PM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1995 04:20 PM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 5
May 15, 1989 12:25 AM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edgar Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: