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Population in 2012: 62 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -38.0%
Males: 29  (47.2%)
Females: 33  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  60.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 63539

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,347 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Ethel:

$20,347
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,615

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $21,947 (it was $14,600 in 2000)
Ethel:

$21,947
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $25,875; Detached houses: $25,875

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  • White alone - 60 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ethel: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), Scottish (13.5%), French (8.1%), Norwegian (8.1%), German (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Ethel:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ethel town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 14.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (68.9 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (112.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (296.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elmer, MO (2.5 miles) , New Cambria, MO (2.9 miles ), South Gifford, MO (3.1 miles) , Bucklin, MO (3.3 miles ), Callao, MO (3.3 miles ), Winigan, MO (3.7 miles) , Bevier, MO (3.7 miles ), Atlanta, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 92.74 W

Area code: 660

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (60%)
  • Information (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Ethel, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Ethel-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Ethel town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ethel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ethel:

  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MARCELINE, MO)
  • PERSHING REGIONAL HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MARCELINE, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Ethel, MO

Amtrak station near Ethel:

  • 17 miles: LA PLATA (HWY. 63 AT BNSF RAILROAD) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ethel:

  • Truman State University (about 23 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,595)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 37 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Columbia College (about 69 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 8,442)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 70 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 26,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 82 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • State Fair Community College (about 88 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 95 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)

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Notable location: Ethel Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Macon 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: 55.6%

Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  47.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ethel, MO

Ethel 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 significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ethel travel time to work - commute


Ethel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ethel town (based on Macon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.04%
Here70.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents40.2%15.3%11.8%10.9%6.6%
Congregations25.4%13.6%5.1%3.4%11.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOld Order AmishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%3.3%1.8%1.6%4.6%
Congregations8.5%1.7%5.1%1.7%23.7%
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
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macon County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Macon County:

11.57 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Missouri:

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

17.5%
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 6$80
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 7$130


5.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Randolph County, MO  0.83% ($26,700 average AGI)
from Adair County, MO  0.53% ($27,250)
from Boone County, MO  0.41% ($18,560)


6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Randolph County, MO  0.66% ($22,275 average AGI)
to Boone County, MO  0.62% ($39,237)
to Adair County, MO  0.57% ($22,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ethel:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KLTI (1560 AM; 1 kW; MACON, MO; Owner: CHIRILLO ELECTRONICS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRX (1450 AM; 1 kW; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX,INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ethel:

  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KZBK (96.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: BEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIRK (99.9 FM; MACON, MO; Owner: KIRK, L.L.C.)
  • KTUF (93.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KHGN (90.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: CARE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K218BQ (91.5 FM; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ethel:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K34CW (Channel 34; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 20869 State Highway 149 (Lat: 39.894750 Lon: -92.750500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN487
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, 3204 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 180, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 600-7274, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • James Simon, 0.6 Mile West Of Ethel, Mo On South Side Of Mo Hwy 149 (Lat: 39.894750 Lon: -92.750500), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 6603959600, Vnanneman@charitonvalley.Com, 1213 E BRIGGS DR.
  • James Simon, 0.6 Mile West Of Ethel, Mo On South Side Of Mo Hwy 149 (Lat: 39.894750 Lon: -92.750500), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 6603959600, Vnanneman@charitonvalley.Com, 1213 E BRIGGS DR.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0AEO, Licensee ID: L01349596
    Grant Date: 12/13/2007, Expiration Date: 12/13/2017
    Registrant: Ronald E Settle, 21157 Crystal Ave., Ethel, MO 63539
  • Call Sign: KD0JBL, Licensee ID: L01522159
    Grant Date: 10/05/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019, Certifier: Cindy M Malloy
    Registrant: Cindy M Malloy, 21341 Bayport Ave, Ethel, MO 63539


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