Elmira, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -40.2%
Males: 30  (62.2%)
Females: 19  (37.8%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64062

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,914 (it was $49,375 in 2000)
Elmira:

$32,914
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,973 (it was $14,785 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,965 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Elmira:

$60,965
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $77,988; Detached houses: $75,362; Mobile homes: $84,553
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  • White alone - 44 (88.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (8.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (4.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elmira: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (30.2%), Scottish (25.6%), Irish (18.6%), United States (7.0%), French (5.8%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1921

Elevation: 958 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 198 people per square mile   (very low).

Elmira, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Elmira:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmira village:

  • Never married: 42.5%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $383 (0.8%)

Elmira satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (32.6 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (36.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (375.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lawson, MO (2.4 miles ), Polo, MO (2.6 miles ), Excelsior Estates, MO (3.0 miles ), Lathrop, MO (3.1 miles ), Homestead, MO (3.2 miles) , Holt, MO (3.2 miles ), Crystal Lakes, MO (3.3 miles ), Kingston, MO (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 94.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

Elmira household income distribution Elmira home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Elmira, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Elmira village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 16.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmira-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 298.4 miles away from Elmira 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 311.7 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 339.5 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 340.2 miles away from Elmira center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 359.5 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 Ray County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmira topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmira:

  • LAWSON MANOR AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAWSON, MO)
  • LATHROP HEALTH CARE FAC, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LATHROP, MO)
  • VALLEY MANOR AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • ROYAL CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS CITY HOSP AND CONV (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmira:

  • Grantham University (about 33 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 36 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 38 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 39 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 42 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.32
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 42.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elmira compared to Missouri state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Elmira travel time to work - commute Elmira mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmira village (based on Ray County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.22%
Here: 53.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian UnionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents47.5%14.0%8.6%8.2%4.9%
Congregations28.6%17.9%10.7%5.4%5.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneChristian and Missionary AllianceCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.3%2.3%1.9%7.6%
Congregations3.6%1.8%1.8%1.8%23.2%
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: 3
Ray County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Ray County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ray County:

30.3%
Missouri:

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

7.4%
State:

13.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$51
Totals for Government 0$0 1$51

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clay County, MO  2.24% ($31,057 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.91% ($32,038)
from Lafayette County, MO  0.41% ($22,943)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, MO  2.70% ($34,996 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.82% ($30,521)
to Lafayette County, MO  0.44% ($26,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmira:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KEXS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO; Owner: JEFFCO TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmira:

  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elmira:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $540,000
Total average daily traffic: 305
Total average daily truck traffic: 28
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 411

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0DYA, Licensee ID: L01396811
    Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Certifier: Michael A Grant
    Registrant: Michael A Grant, 33596 W 230 St, Elmira, MO 64062

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