Fair Play, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 468 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 236  (50.4%)
Females: 232  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 65649.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,474 (it was $20,438 in 2000)
Fair Play:

$17,474
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,576 (it was $9,151 in 2000)

Fair Play city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,355 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Fair Play:

$57,355
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $63,978; Detached houses: $64,864; Mobile homes: $50,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $448.

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  • White alone - 454 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Fair Play detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fair Play: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), English (15.1%), German (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (7.8%), Dutch (4.6%), Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 994 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,559 people per square mile   (low).

Fair Play,MO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fair Play:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fair Play city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fair Play, Missouri as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fair Play to the number of sex offenders is 235 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $382 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $354 (0.7%)

Fair Play satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (34.2 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (113.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (380.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Aldrich, MO (2.4 miles) , Bolivar, MO (3.0 miles ), Humansville, MO (3.4 miles ), Dadeville, MO (3.5 miles ), Umber View Heights, MO (3.5 miles) , Flemington, MO (3.5 miles) , Stockton, MO (3.6 miles ), Morrisville, MO (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 93.58 W

Area code: 417

Fair Play household income distribution Fair Play home values distribution

Crime rates in Fair Play by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0221.70.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10404000000
per 100,000 235.80.0917.40.0905.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 32136512112100
per 100,000 707.5466.22981.71376.11131.22660.82407.0435.7218.30.00.0
Thefts 1020129213144003
per 100,000 2358.54662.02752.32064.24751.1665.23063.5871.50.00.0630.3
Auto thefts 00400202000
per 100,000 0.00.0917.40.00.0443.50.0435.70.00.00.0
Arson 00001100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0226.2221.70.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 198.8228.1599.2186.2468.6443.1302.9104.315.90.026.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fair Play detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Fair Play: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fair Play, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Fair Play-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Fair Play city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fair Play-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.8 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 224.3 miles away from Fair Play center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 227.1 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) earthquake occurred 315.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from Fair Play center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 186.6 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 Polk County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fair Play topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fair Play:

  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - BOLIVAR (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • PARKVIEW HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • BIG SPRING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUMANSVILLE, MO)
  • NORTHWOOD HILLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HUMANSVILLE, MO)
  • LAKE STOCKTON HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STOCKTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fair Play:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 10 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Drury University (about 33 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 34 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 35 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 62 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 65 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)

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Public elementary/middle school in Fair Play:

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fair Play and their reported violations in the past:

FAIR PLAY (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.3%
(42.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Fair Play compared to Missouri state average:

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

Banks with branches in Fair Play (2011 data):

  • Great Southern Bank: Fair Play Branch at 201 West 1st, branch established on 1997/04/14. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fair Play travel time to work - commute Fair Play mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fair Play city (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.99%
Here: 55.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents39.9%23.2%10.1%8.4%4.3%
Congregations19.5%33.8%10.4%10.4%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%1.7%1.3%5.3%
Congregations1.3%2.6%1.3%2.6%15.6%
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: 4
Polk County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Polk County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Polk County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

28.8%
Missouri:

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

10.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$80
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,824
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$217
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$3,122
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,559
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,559
Local Libraries 0$0 1$2,170
Totals for Government 0$0 13$13,531

7.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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 Greene County, MO  2.11% ($26,461 average AGI)
from Hickory County, MO  0.38% ($31,486)
from Dallas County, MO  0.37% ($15,389)


7.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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 Greene County, MO  2.70% ($27,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, MO  0.41% ($25,800)
to Hickory County, MO  0.23% ($20,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fair Play:

  • KYOO (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KMRF (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fair Play:

  • K265DR (100.9 FM; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KYOO-FM (99.1 FM; HALF WAY, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBX-FM (105.9 FM; NIXA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTXR (101.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: STEREO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTOZ-FM (95.5 FM; PLEASANT HOPE, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSP (105.1 FM; WILLARD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • KWFC (89.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KXUS (97.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBFL (99.9 FM; BUFFALO, MO; Owner: MEYER-BALDRIDGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fair Play:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • K15CZ (Channel 15; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)

Fair Play fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2002 07:30 PM, Sr-123, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1986 09:15 AM, 32, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fair Play)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC0DYU, Licensee ID: L01376222
    Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 11/25/2018
    Registrant: Gregory V Ross, 4715 South Hwy 123, Fair Play, MO 65649
  • Call Sign: KE0BJ, Previous Call Sign: KB1JS, Licensee ID: L00262707
    Grant Date: 04/12/2003, Expiration Date: 06/23/2012
    Registrant: Thomas C Murphy, 17025 S 2025 Rd, Fair Play, MO 65649
  • Call Sign: N0JTP, Licensee ID: L00318528
    Grant Date: 04/24/2008, Expiration Date: 07/22/2018, Certifier: Omer E Boyce
    Registrant: Omer E Boyce, 256 Hwy V V, Fair Play, MO 65649-9269
  • Call Sign: W9BH, Licensee ID: L00793815
    Grant Date: 11/14/2006, Expiration Date: 11/14/2016, Certifier: William E Hill
    Registrant: William E Hill, 607 W 3rd, Fair Play, MO 65649
  • Call Sign: KD0SCR, Licensee ID: L01713348
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2012, Certifier: Elma D Garner
    Registrant: Elma D Garner, 18070 D 1975 Rd, Fair Play, MO 65649
  • Call Sign: AD0BD, Previous Call Sign: KD0SCR, Licensee ID: L01713348
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Elma D Garner
    Registrant: Elma D Garner, 18070 D 1975 Rd, Fair Play, MO 65649

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6513J , Serial Number: 28-4950, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Sam L Alexander, Rr 2 Box 2205, Fair Play, MO 65649, Other Owners: Marsha A Alexander

Most common first names in Fair Play, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2273.7 years
John1575.3 years
Charles1275.8 years
William1180.4 years
George1077.9 years
Robert873.7 years
Ralph871.9 years
Dorothy777.0 years
Cecil675.7 years
Mary681.5 years
Most common last names in Fair Play, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wright1175.0 years
Davis1078.0 years
Brown983.0 years
Miller880.4 years
Hopkins884.1 years
Fisher881.0 years
Cheek877.2 years
Griffin779.9 years
Williams775.2 years
Smith774.0 years
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