Fidelity, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 256 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 122  (47.9%)
Females: 134  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 64836.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,316 (it was $27,250 in 2000)
Fidelity:

$34,316
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,957 (it was $9,810 in 2000)

Fidelity town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $130,280 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Fidelity:

$130,280
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $141,498; Detached houses: $144,936; Mobile homes: $180,604

Median gross rent in 2016: $689.

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  • Races in Fidelity, MO (2010)

    Fidelity races chart
    • 24695.7%White alone
    • 41.6%American Indian alone
    • 41.6%Hispanic
    • 20.8%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fidelity: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (24.1%), German (10.8%), English (9.6%), Northern European (4.8%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1965

Elevation: 1121 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile   (very low).

Fidelity,MO real estate house value index trend

Fidelity, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Fidelity:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fidelity town:

  • Never married: 11.0%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

7 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe).

This town:

2.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $759 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $944 (0.9%)

Fidelity satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (57.1 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (111.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (327.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Duenweg, MO (2.3 miles ), Diamond, MO (2.4 miles ), Carthage, MO (2.5 miles ), Brooklyn Heights, MO (2.7 miles) , Duquesne, MO (2.9 miles ), Reeds, MO (2.9 miles) , Carterville, MO (2.9 miles ), Silver Creek, MO (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.08 N, Longitude: 94.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

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

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Fidelity, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fidelity-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Fidelity town center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fidelity-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 175.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from Fidelity center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 243.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 251.1 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 263.5 miles away from Fidelity 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 363.9 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 Jasper County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fidelity topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fidelity:

  • HEARTLAND KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • ST LUKE'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • ST JOHNS REG MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)
  • SPRING RIVER CHRISTIAN VILLAGE INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, JOPLIN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)
  • SARCOXIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SARCOXIE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fidelity:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 9 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 19 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 31 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 34 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 51 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Drury University (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

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Cemetery: Fidelity Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.9%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.0%
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: 1.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fidelity town (based on Jasper County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,313149
Mainline Protestant8,10035
Catholic6,0245
Other3,05218
Black Protestant5022
None49,413-
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: 9
Jasper County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Jasper County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

14.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fidelity:

42.2%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fidelity:

35.1%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Fidelity:

29.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

33.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.1%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Fidelity:

48.3%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fidelity, MO Residents
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 2$200
Totals for Government 0$0 2$200

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.02%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Newton County, MO  1.39% ($34,405 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.31% ($26,362)
from Greene County, MO  0.25% ($31,990)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($79 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newton County, MO  1.41% ($33,694 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.33% ($30,333)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.24% ($25,960)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fidelity:

  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fidelity:

  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fidelity:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)
  • KCLG-CA (Channel 32; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 116m381ftTotal length
  • $1,803,000Total costs
  • 174,259Total average daily traffic
  • 35,952Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 101990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fidelity, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fidelity)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.6mi E Junction Jones Cr & Center Cr. (Lat: 37.106444 Lon: -94.280778), Structure height: 66 m, Call Sign: KPF224
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/1984, Expiration Date: 02/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000Registrant: Don & Gail Stubblefield, 831 W Daugherty St., Webb City, MO 64870

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Quail, Aspen Rd. S Of Quail Rd. (Lat: 37.038194 Lon: -94.268444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQPT582
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Certifier: Rex MyersRegistrant: 3-Db Networks, 8105 West I-25 Frontage Rd Suite #8, Frederick, CO 80516, Phone: (303) 376-3752, Fax: (303) 648-6828, Email:
  • ATLAS, 14426 Burr Oak Road (Lat: 37.080667 Lon: -94.319222), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQTV373
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2014, Expiration Date: 04/21/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road #b3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (15%)

Fidelity compared to Missouri state average:

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