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Population in 2012: 206 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 

Males: 79  (38.6%)
Females: 127  (61.4%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 65462

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,503 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Edgar Springs:

$29,503
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,152

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,746 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Edgar Springs:

$57,746
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,056; Detached houses: $77,778; Mobile homes: $13,692

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  • White alone - 197 (94.7%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edgar Springs: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (15.1%), United States (8.6%), English (7.7%), French (7.4%), Dutch (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1974

Elevation: 1205 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 423 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Edgar Springs:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgar Springs city:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 21.4%
  • Divorced: 22.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Edgar Springs, Missouri as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Edgar Springs to the number of sex offenders is 52 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $357 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $450 (0.7%)

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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

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Crime rates in Edgar Springs (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (483.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (483.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 54.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-11.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (17%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Legal support workers (6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)


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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Edgar Springs:

  • LICKING PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LICKING, MO)
  • SUNSET VILLAGE OF THE OZARKS INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAINT ROBERT, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Edgar Springs, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgar Springs:

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 19 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,765)
  • Lincoln University (about 62 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • East Central College (about 70 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • Mineral Area College (about 75 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Jefferson College (about 82 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 85 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 85 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,210)

Public elementary/middle school in Edgar Springs:

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Notable location: Edgar Springs Rural Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Edgar Springs include: Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Edgar Springs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Phelps County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.7%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Edgar Springs compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Edgar Springs travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Edgar Springs city (based on Phelps County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.68%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents38.2%11.4%10.8%6.2%6.1%
Congregations26.5%4.4%8.8%4.4%7.4%
NameLutheran ChurchChurches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%3.7%3.3%2.6%11.9%
Congregations5.9%10.3%1.5%2.9%27.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Phelps County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Phelps County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Phelps County:

29.3%
Missouri:

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

12.5%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$682
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,001
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,355
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,038

Edgar Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $17,000 ($82.52)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($72.82)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($38.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($19.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($87.38)

Edgar Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($126.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($38.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($29.13)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $12,000 ($58.25)
    Property: $8,000 ($38.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($9.71)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.85)

Edgar Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $67,000 ($325.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $58,000 ($281.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($43.69)

Edgar Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($223.30)

9.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.15%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,113 average AGI)
Phelps County:

0.92%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pulaski County, MO  0.65% ($45,958 average AGI)
from Dent County, MO  0.60% ($26,034)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.52% ($31,316)


9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($375 average AGI)
Phelps County:

0.14%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pulaski County, MO  0.48% ($24,414 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.47% ($29,870)
to Greene County, MO  0.39% ($22,724)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edgar Springs:

  • KJPW (1390 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KDAA-KMOZ, LLC)
  • KSMO (1340 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MO; Owner: KSMO ENTERPRISES)
  • KTTR (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBTC (1250 AM; 1 kW; HOUSTON, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edgar Springs:

  • KUMR (88.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KZNN (105.3 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KDAA (97.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KDAA-KMOZ, LLC)
  • KJPW-FM (102.3 FM; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFLW (98.9 FM; ST. ROBERT, MO; Owner: OZARK MEDIA)
  • KKID (92.9 FM; SALEM, MO; Owner: ULTRA-SONIC BROADCAST STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNR (89.7 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF THE UNIV. OF MISSOURI)
  • KTTR-FM (99.7 FM; ST. JAMES, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KFBD-FM (97.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

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:

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  • EDGAR SPRINGS, 14611 State Road Ff (Lat: 37.705333 Lon: -91.837361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WMW242
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2009
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • EDGAR SPRINGS, Section 1, T-34-N, R-9-W (Lat: 37.696111 Lon: -91.869722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.9 m, Call Sign: WQFE787
    Assigned Frequencies: 10552.5 MHz, 10562.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2006, Expiration Date: 06/28/2016, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STATION, Phelps County Hwy. H, 1 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.693639 Lon: -91.850139), Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WEF389
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/1998, Expiration Date: 12/16/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (417) 468-2615

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KF0RJ, Previous Call Sign: KB0HXT
    Grant Date: 05/14/1991, Expiration Date: 05/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2003
    Registrant: Angela Edgar, Hc 4 Box 149, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: KK5KG
    Grant Date: 04/17/1997, Expiration Date: 02/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2007
    Registrant: Gerald E Machan, 15147 N Kimble Dr, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: N0UFA
    Grant Date: 09/22/1992, Expiration Date: 09/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2004
    Registrant: Philip S Payne, Hcr 2 Box 315, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: N4ACS, Licensee ID: L00422620
    Grant Date: 05/14/2003, Expiration Date: 08/10/2013
    Registrant: James F Wood Sr, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: KC0QAM, Licensee ID: L00686165
    Grant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: James J Zboran
    Registrant: James J Zboran, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: KD0HER, Licensee ID: L01479270
    Grant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 03/31/2019, Certifier: Kathryn J Wood
    Registrant: Kathryn J Wood, Edgar Springs, MO 65462


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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