Edgar Springs, Missouri

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.1%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Edgar Springs, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.5%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Truck transportation (12.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Utilities (7.3%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Personal & laundry services (22.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (17.1%)
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Edgar Springs, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Woodworkers (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (17.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (14.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.7%)
  • Legal support workers (5.7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.7%)

Average climate in Edgar Springs, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edgar Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 15% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller 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 133.2 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 137.4 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 229.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Phelps County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edgar Springs topographic map

Hospitals and 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)

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

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 19 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 6,486)
  • Lincoln University (about 62 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • East Central College (about 70 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Mineral Area College (about 77 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Jefferson College (about 82 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • Evangel University (about 84 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 85 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

Public elementary/middle school in Edgar Springs:

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Points of interest:

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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
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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,30660
Catholic2,3343
Mainline Protestant1,7279
Other1,3068
None26,483-
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: 9
This 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.
Missouri:

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

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Phelps County:

8.8%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Phelps County:

29.3%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Edgar Springs:

45.2%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Edgar Springs:

14.6%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Edgar Springs:

35.9%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Edgar Springs:

54.8%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.3%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Edgar Springs, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,400
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,200
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,200
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,200
Totals for Government 0$0 5$6,000

Edgar Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $73,000 ($372.45)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($244.90)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($204.08)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($107.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,000 ($362.24)

Edgar Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($193.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($295.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($5.10)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($56.12)
    Highways: $7,000 ($35.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,000 ($112.24)
    Property: $6,000 ($30.61)

Edgar Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,000 ($30.61)

6.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Crawford County, MO  0.42% ($38,426 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, MO  0.40% ($37,569)
from Dent County, MO  0.39% ($22,456)


8.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Crawford County, MO  0.50% ($27,438 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.42% ($47,032)
to Pulaski County, MO  0.35% ($36,404)

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: 37.708360, Lon: -91.868830, 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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • $255,000Total costs
  • 21,503Total average daily traffic
  • 6,442Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,170Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edgar Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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: 10562.5 MHz, 10552.5 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2006, Expiration Date: 06/28/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2016, 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:
  • MO14887A, 14611 State Rd Ff (Lat: 37.705333 Lon: -91.837361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WQWZ752,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2016, Expiration Date: 01/08/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, 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, Phone: (417) 468-2615

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • 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: 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: KE0LJV, Licensee ID: L02069526, Grant Date: 12/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/12/2026, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2017, Certifier: Terrance R Callahan, Registrant: Terrance R Callahan, 975 Cr 2590, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: KE0LJW, Licensee ID: L02069527, Grant Date: 12/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/12/2026, Certifier: Mark A Mcelvy Sr, Registrant: Mark A Mcelvy Sr, 675 Cr 2590, Edgar Springs, MO 65462
  • Call Sign: AD0ZZ, Previous Call Sign: KE0LJV, Licensee ID: L02069526, Grant Date: 12/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/12/2026, Certifier: Terrance R Callahan, Registrant: Terrance R Callahan, 975 Cr 2590, Edgar Springs, MO 65462

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ANLIKER MARK A KITFOX SERIES 5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 859CB , Serial Number: S97110132, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Balcom, 31455 Private Drive 6265, Edgar Springs, MO 65462

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 19 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Edgar Springs, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (62.5%), and Structure Fires (19.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Edgar Springs, MO
    • 9562.5%Outside Fires
    • 2919.1%Structure Fires
    • 2315.1%Other
    • 53.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Edgar Springs, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Edgar Springs, MO
  • 44.0%Electricity
  • 32.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.0%Wood
  • 2.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Edgar Springs, MO
  • 84.4%Electricity
  • 9.4%Wood
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Edgar Springs compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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