Elmo, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 157 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 76  (48.6%)
Females: 81  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

26.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 64445

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,425 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Elmo:

$29,425
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,146 (it was $12,966 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $18,030 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Elmo:

$18,030
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,619; detached houses: $76,307

Median gross rent in 2017: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elmo: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.0%
(34.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elmo, MO (2010)
    • 16397.0%White alone
    • 31.8%Two or more races
    • 21.2%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: American (38.6%), German (8.4%), Irish (6.0%), English (2.4%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 729 people per square mile   (low).

Elmo, Missouri map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

3.8%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $412 (3.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $507 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Elmo, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elmo, MO in 2017

Elmo satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Elmo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.7%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (21.9%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Wood products (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (42.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (21.1%)
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Elmo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (18.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Carpenters (9.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (21.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (21.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.5%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Bus drivers (10.5%)

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 the city 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 Elmo 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 Elmo 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 Elmo 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Elmo:

Marital status in Elmo, MO
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

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

8.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmo, MO (based on Nodaway County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Nodaway County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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.
Missouri:

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

7.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nodaway County:

29.3%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Nodaway County:

14.3%
Missouri:

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
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$754

Elmo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($152.87)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($114.65)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($114.65)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($82.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,000 ($63.69)

Elmo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($76.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($89.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($159.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($63.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000 ($299.36)

4.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.28% ($38,350 average AGI)

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:

Nov 13, 2016 05:50 PM, Sr-Kk, Plum St, Lat: 40.519389, Lon: -95.116472, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 10, 1996 02:50 PM, Rtc, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.3mTotal length
  • $2,289,000Total costs
  • 1,552Total average daily traffic
  • 198Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,975Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elmo, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elmo, MO

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: Csn International, Loism@csnradio.Com, , 391 Twin -Falls, Phone: (208) 734-6633
  • 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: Csn International, Loism@csnradio.Com, , 391 Twin -Falls, Phone: (208) 734-6633
  • 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: Kma Broadcasting Lp Dba , Shena-ndoah, Phone: (712) 246-5270
  • 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: Kma Broadcasting Lp Dba , Shena-ndoah, Phone: (712) 246-5270
  • 5.8 Km Wsw Of Int Of Hwy C & Uu (Lat: 40.519722 Lon: -95.184444), Type: 124.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: Csn International, Santa- Ana, Phone: (800) 272-9673

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 03/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2015, Registrant: 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 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: 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: 08/08/2016, Expiration Date: 11/04/2026, Certifier: William T Pennebaker, Registrant: William T Pennebaker, 13550 Century Trail, Elmo, MO 64445

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elmo, MO
  • 54.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elmo, MO
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Other fuel
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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