Excelsior Springs, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 11,731 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 5,483  (46.7%)
Females: 6,248  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 64024.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,248 (it was $36,657 in 2000)
Excelsior Springs:

$49,248
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,488 (it was $17,718 in 2000)

Excelsior Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $151,580 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Excelsior Springs:

$151,580
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $227,818; detached houses: $232,206; townhouses or other attached units: $164,512; in 2-unit structures: $162,344; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,405; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $177,665; mobile homes: $61,703

Median gross rent in 2019: $729.

March 2019 cost of living index in Excelsior Springs: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.7%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Excelsior Springs, MO (2019)
    • 10,60888.4%White alone
    • 5474.6%Black alone
    • 3482.9%Two or more races
    • 2952.5%Hispanic
    • 930.8%Asian alone
    • 300.3%Other race alone
    • 60.05%American Indian alone

Races in Excelsior Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Excelsior Springs, Missouri as of January 29, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Excelsior Springs is 193 to 1.


Crime rates in Excelsior Springs by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(26.0)
2
(17.0)
2
(16.7)
5
(41.2)
5
(39.5)
5
(44.9)
3
(26.7)
4
(35.3)
3
(26.1)
8
(69.1)
4
(34.6)
7
(60.4)
11
(94.6)
8
(68.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(60.6)
6
(51.1)
7
(58.5)
6
(49.5)
4
(31.6)
4
(36.0)
2
(17.8)
7
(61.7)
5
(43.5)
5
(43.2)
3
(25.9)
4
(34.5)
2
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(475.9)
60
(510.8)
55
(459.7)
51
(420.4)
34
(268.3)
38
(341.6)
24
(213.2)
13
(114.6)
16
(139.2)
7
(60.4)
4
(34.6)
10
(86.3)
9
(77.4)
7
(59.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(839.4)
100
(851.3)
93
(777.3)
87
(717.1)
102
(804.8)
91
(818.1)
96
(853.0)
80
(705.1)
71
(617.6)
69
(595.6)
88
(761.1)
54
(465.8)
55
(473.1)
32
(273.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
314
(2,717)
265
(2,256)
295
(2,466)
238
(1,962)
238
(1,878)
262
(2,355)
367
(3,261)
331
(2,917)
309
(2,688)
285
(2,460)
257
(2,223)
236
(2,036)
273
(2,348)
201
(1,716)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(181.7)
24
(204.3)
13
(108.7)
17
(140.1)
17
(134.1)
15
(134.8)
32
(284.3)
26
(229.2)
24
(208.8)
11
(95.0)
21
(181.6)
17
(146.7)
23
(197.8)
20
(170.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(17.3)
3
(25.5)
7
(58.5)
2
(16.5)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index316.1314.3284.6271.8236.9277.3282.2254.0246.6228.0199.1201.7239.2168.0

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City-data.com crime index in Excelsior Springs, MO

Crime rate in Excelsior Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 34 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (18.2%), German (15.1%), Irish (10.3%), European (9.8%), English (3.8%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 9.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,195 people per square mile   (low).

Excelsior Springs, Missouri map

76 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,654 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,780 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (20.4 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (25.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (384.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Homestead, MO (1.5 miles),
Crystal Lakes, MO (1.6 miles ),
Prathersville, MO (1.8 miles),
Woods Heights, MO (1.8 miles ),
Excelsior Estates, MO (1.9 miles ),
Wood Heights, MO (1.9 miles ),
Mosby, MO (2.1 miles ),
Lawson, MO (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 94.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +628 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,036 (39.9%)

Area code: 816

Distribution of median household income in Excelsior Springs, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Excelsior Springs, MO in 2019
Excelsior Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $220,300
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2018: 17 buildings, average cost: $248,400
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $229,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Excelsior Springs, MO residents
Average permit cost in Excelsior Springs, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Excelsior Springs, MO
Historical housing units in Excelsior Springs, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +350 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in Excelsior Springs, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Excelsior Springs, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Excelsior Springs, Missouri

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Excelsior Springs, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.4. This is about average.

City:

82.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.285. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.285
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.884. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.884
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Excelsior Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Excelsior Springs city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Excelsior Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 457% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 298.0 miles away from Excelsior Springs center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 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) earthquake occurred 347.0 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 296.0 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 Clay County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Excelsior Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Excelsior Springs:

  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (1700 RAINBOW BLVD)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS CITY HOSP AND CONV (1700 RAINBOW DRIVE)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (1700 RAINBOW BOULEVARD)
  • ROYAL CARE CENTER INC (1003 MEADOWLARK LANE)
  • VALLEY MANOR AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1410 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Airports located in Excelsior Springs:

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

  • Grantham University (about 25 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 27 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 28 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Rockhurst University (about 29 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 29 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 32 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Wright Career College (about 37 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high schools in Excelsior Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Excelsior Springs:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The location of the Career Center has changed. It is no longer on Line Street.

Points of interest:

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

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Cemetery (2), Crown Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Maurer (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Fork (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Excelsior Springs include: Siloam Park (1), Sunnyside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Excelsior Springs Historical Museum (101 East Broadway Street), Hall of Waters Spa & Waterbar (Tours & Charters; 201 East Broadway Street).

Hotels: Inn On Crescent Lake (1261 Saint Louis Avenue), Monterey Motel (217 Concourse Avenue).

Birthplace of: Gregg Williams - Football coach, Donald Judd - (1928-1994), artist, Brenda Joyce (actress) - Actress, Tim Spehr - Major League Baseball catcher.

Clay 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 Excelsior Springs that have no violations reported:

  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS (Population served: 11,400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Excelsior Springs in 2010:

  • 326 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Excelsior Springs in 2000:

  • 361 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Excelsior Springs (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Excelsior Springs Jesse James Branch at 201 N. Jesse James Road, branch established on 1990/03/01; Crown Hill Branch # 17 at 134 N. Crown Hill Road, branch established on 1973/02/02. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • UMB Bank, National Association: Excelsior Springs Price Shop. Branch at 1645 Kearney Road, branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Excelsior Springs Branch at 1500 Kearney Road, branch established on 1974/12/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Lawson Bank: Excelsior Springs Branch at 2210 Patsy Ln, branch established on 2007/12/27. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $120.0 mil, Deposits: $108.0 mil, headquarters in Lawson, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lawson Financial Corporation
  • North American Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Community Bank - Excelsior Springs B at 1001 N Jesse James Road, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,184.7 mil, Deposits: $889.0 mil, headquarters in Grandview, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • National Bank of Kansas City: Excelsior Springs Branch at 2380 Vintage Court, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2007/09/13: Bank assets: $619.5 mil, Deposits: $386.6 mil, headquarters in Overland Park, KS, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ameri-National Corporation
  • Community Bank of Missouri: Community Bank Of Missouri Branch at 1400 Hospital Drive, branch established on 2004/11/14. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $49.5 mil, Deposits: $37.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Excelsior Springs:

Marital status in Excelsior Springs, MO
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Excelsior Springs:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Excelsior Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Excelsior Springs, MO (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant55,953140
Catholic23,5119
Mainline Protestant20,19341
Other5,45423
Black Protestant1251
Orthodox441
None116,659-
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: 33
Clay County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Clay County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Clay County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Clay County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 135
Clay County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.5%
Missouri:

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

12.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Excelsior Springs:

52.6%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.4%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Excelsior Springs:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Excelsior Springs:

20.0%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Excelsior Springs:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Excelsior Springs:

33.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Excelsior Springs:

60.4%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Excelsior Springs:

79.8%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Excelsior Springs, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 185$886,494$57,502107$200,165
Other and Unallocable 22$73,017$39,82731$32,454
Police Protection - Officers 21$64,996$37,1411$2,787
Firefighters 20$75,158$45,09515$21,513
Parks and Recreation 13$47,992$44,300118$124,977
Police - Other 12$47,879$47,8790$0
Water Supply 10$41,402$49,6821$3,726
Health 9$26,536$35,3810$0
Other Government Administration 8$38,744$58,1160$0
Streets and Highways 5$13,526$32,4622$718
Financial Administration 4$19,283$57,8490$0
Welfare 3$8,912$35,6480$0
Sewerage 3$11,320$45,2800$0
Fire - Other 3$16,563$66,2520$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$9,918$59,5080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,515$42,1802$3,250
Solid Waste Management 1$2,909$34,9081$1,858
Totals for Government 322$1,388,164$51,733278$391,448

Excelsior Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $11,588,000 ($987.81)
    Water Utilities: $3,734,000 ($318.30)
    Sewerage: $3,149,000 ($268.43)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $28,249,000 ($2408.06)
    Police Protection: $3,092,000 ($263.58)
    Water Utilities: $2,427,000 ($206.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,404,000 ($204.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,254,000 ($192.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,807,000 ($154.04)
    Sewerage: $1,320,000 ($112.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,138,000 ($97.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $830,000 ($70.75)
    Central Staff Services: $801,000 ($68.28)
    Financial Administration: $454,000 ($38.70)
    General Public Buildings: $129,000 ($11.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000 ($10.31)
    Health - Other: $62,000 ($5.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $51,000 ($4.35)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($1.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,361,000 ($201.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $969,000 ($82.60)
    Air Transportation: $508,000 ($43.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000 ($22.08)

Excelsior Springs government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $27,806,000 ($2370.30)
    Sewerage: $3,112,000 ($265.28)
    Other: $1,172,000 ($99.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $895,000 ($76.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $770,000 ($65.64)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($1.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $447,000 ($38.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $395,000 ($33.67)
    Interest Earnings: $303,000 ($25.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $303,000 ($25.83)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($2.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,421,000 ($291.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $576,000 ($49.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $284,000 ($24.21)
    Other: $240,000 ($20.46)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,917,000 ($674.88)
    Property: $2,123,000 ($180.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,427,000 ($121.64)
    Other License: $210,000 ($17.90)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $121,000 ($10.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($5.11)

Excelsior Springs government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,648,000 ($5084.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,857,000 ($4931.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,000 ($152.67)

Excelsior Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,988,000 ($425.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,589,000 ($1925.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $530,000 ($45.18)

9.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,818 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.28%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  2.26% ($44,314 average AGI)
from Platte County, MO  1.65% ($51,706)
from Johnson County, KS  0.56% ($62,830)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($494 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  1.93% ($43,300 average AGI)
to Platte County, MO  1.60% ($64,171)
to Johnson County, KS  0.47% ($64,452)
Businesses in Excelsior Springs, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
AutoZone1Subway2
Blockbuster1T-Mobile1
Burger King1Taco Bell1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS1
FedEx1Waffle House1
Ford1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Excelsior Springs:

  • KEXS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO; Owner: JEFFCO TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCXL (1140 AM; 1 kW; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Excelsior Springs:

  • 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)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Excelsior Springs:

  • 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.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Excelsior Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 325ft / 99.5mTotal length
  • $2,358,000Total costs
  • 90,035Total average daily traffic
  • 5,598Total average daily truck traffic
  • 132,215Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Excelsior Springs, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Excelsior Springs, MO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$105,07819$101,51592$125,8542$4,4509$78,3461$86,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$83,5301$119,99011$125,2351$15,6901$27,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$81,4103$95,26037$112,1193$7,3505$56,7321$3,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$142,8902$81,19523$129,0991$12,7202$44,9450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$155,3970$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$129,4604$136,105
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$186,9801$65,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Excelsior Springs, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Excelsior Springs, MO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 120 took place in 2012, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Excelsior Springs, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.7%), and Outside Fires (41.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Excelsior Springs, MO
    • 37347.7%Structure Fires
    • 32641.7%Outside Fires
    • 709.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 131.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Excelsior Springs, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Excelsior Springs, MO
  • 82.0%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Excelsior Springs, MO
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Excelsior Springs compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Excelsior Springs on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in job corps and vocational training facilities (population 1,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy Lee Cox (2)
  • Leslie R. Pingel (2)
  • John Rolland Spencer (1)
  • L. Rex Baxter (1)
  • Israel Eggers (1)
  • Leo M. Galey (1)
  • John Spencer (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2023.