Elmo, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 79  (48.6%)
Females: 84  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  26.7 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64445

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,172 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Elmo:

$28,172
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,743 (it was $12,966 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $17,713 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Elmo:

$17,713
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $74,889; Detached houses: $74,499

Median gross rent in 2016: $629.

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    • 16397.0%White alone
    • 31.8%Two or more races
    • 21.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elmo: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.6%), German (7.7%), Irish (5.1%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 757 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elmo:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmo city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elmo, Missouri as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Elmo to the number of sex offenders is 208 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $398 (3.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $492 (1.0%)

Elmo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (54.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (69.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clearmont, MO (2.1 miles) , Burlington Junction, MO (2.4 miles ), Braddyville, IA (2.5 miles) , Blanchard, MO (2.5 miles) , Blanchard, IA (2.6 miles) , College Springs, IA (2.7 miles ), Quitman, MO (3.2 miles) , Shambaugh, IA (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 40.52 N, Longitude: 95.12 W

Area code: 660

Elmo household income distribution Elmo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Average climate in Elmo, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elmo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Elmo city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmo-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 411.5 miles away from Elmo center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 249.7 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 379.6 miles away from Elmo 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 402.4 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 Nodaway County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmo:

  • NODAWAY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • TARKIO REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TARKIO, MO)
  • GOLDENROD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • WESTRIDGE QUALITY CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmo:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 17 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Highland Community College (about 47 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 56 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Bellevue University (about 61 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 64 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 68 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 68 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Notable location: Elmo Area Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Nodaway County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 34.0%
(34.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Elmo city (based on Nodaway County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,25917
Mainline Protestant4,17820
Catholic3,4033
Other4953
None11,035-
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: 2
Nodaway County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Nodaway County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nodaway County:

29.3%
Missouri:

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

14.3%
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$312
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$442
Totals for Government 0$0 2$754

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.56% ($31,268 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.33% ($23,208)
from Holt County, MO  0.31% ($28,957)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Jackson County, MO  0.52% ($26,487 average AGI)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.50% ($30,676)
to Clay County, MO  0.34% ($24,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmo:

  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmo:

  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)

Elmo fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 1996 02:50 PM, Rtc, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 536Total average daily traffic
  • 58Total average daily truck traffic
  • 696Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lois L Mills, 5.8 Km Wsw Of Int Of Hwy C & Uu (Lat: 40.519722 Lon: -95.184444), Type: 124.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: 2087346633, Loism@csnradio.Com, 4002 N. 3300 E.
  • Lois L Mills, 5.8 Km Wsw Of Int Of Hwy C & Uu (Lat: 40.519722 Lon: -95.184444), Type: 124.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: 2087346633, Loism@csnradio.Com
  • Ernest L Miller, 1.4 Km S Of Hwy D On County Hwy Kk 3.9 Km N (Lat: 40.553333 Lon: -95.121944), Type: 148.4, Overall height: 147.5 m, Registrant: 7122465270, , 209 N ELM
  • 1.4 Km S Of Hwy D On County Hwy Kk 3.9 Km N (Lat: 40.553333 Lon: -95.121944), Type: 148.4, Overall height: 147.5 m, Registrant: 7122465270, , 209 N ELM
  • 5.8 Km Wsw Of Int Of Hwy C & Uu (Lat: 40.519722 Lon: -95.184444), Type: 124.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: 8002729673, , 3000 W MAC ARTHUR 3RD FLR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sr C .5 Mi S (Lat: 40.512500 Lon: -95.119694), Call Sign: KJY730, Licensee ID: L00968107
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 03/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2015Registrant: James R Campbell, Elmo, MO 64445, Phone: (816) 742-3341

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 5 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 40.563583 Lon: -95.182194), Call Sign: KNKD488
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.690 MHzExpiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999Registrant: Iamo Telephone Company, Coin, IA 51636

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB4JAA, Licensee ID: L00259796, Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/16/2023, Certifier: Gail F Pennebaker, Registrant: Gail F Pennebaker, 13550 Century Trail, Elmo, MO 64445
  • Call Sign: N4RS, Previous Call Sign: WB4EQF, Licensee ID: L00773618, Grant Date: 10/28/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: William T Pennebaker, Registrant: William T Pennebaker, 13550 Century Trail, Elmo, MO 64445

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elmo that have no violations reported:

  • ELMO (Population served: 166, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (7%)

Elmo compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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