Fisk, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 339 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 148  (43.9%)
Females: 191  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63940.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,065 (it was $19,886 in 2000)
Fisk:

$28,065
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,359 (it was $11,577 in 2000)

Fisk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,002 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Fisk:

$49,002
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $54,888; Detached houses: $66,336; Mobile homes: $18,714

Median gross rent in 2013: $597.

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  • Races in Fisk, MO (2010)

    Fisk races chart
    • 33999.1%White alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fisk: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.8%), Irish (14.2%), United States (10.4%), English (8.2%), Dutch (4.4%), French (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1954

Elevation: 328 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,027 people per square mile   (low).

Fisk,MO real estate house value index trend

Fisk, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Fisk:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fisk city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $411 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $457 (0.8%)

Fisk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (71.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (115.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (375.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dudley, MO (2.5 miles ), Poplar Bluff, MO (3.3 miles ), Puxico, MO (3.5 miles ), Qulin, MO (3.6 miles ), Dexter, MO (3.7 miles ), Bernie, MO (3.9 miles ), Harviell, MO (4.1 miles) , Bloomfield, MO (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $15,000

Latitude: 36.78 N, Longitude: 90.21 W

Area code: 573

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

5.6%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -88 (-19.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Fisk, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fisk-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Fisk city center injured 16 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fisk-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% 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 26.1 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 45.6 miles away from Fisk center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 79.5 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 171.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from Fisk center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 58.7 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 Butler County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Fisk:

  • THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE - SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)
  • OAKDALE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)
  • POPLAR BLUFF HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE HOSPIC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)
  • DEXTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; DEXTER, MO)
  • CROWLEY RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DEXTER, MO)
  • POPLAR BLUFF VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 12 miles away; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)

Amtrak station near Fisk:

  • 11 miles: POPLAR BLUFF (400 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fisk:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 13 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 53 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 69 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Mineral Area College (about 76 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 81 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 85 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)

Public elementary/middle school in Fisk:

  • FISK ELEM. (Location: 301 MCKINLEY ST, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Fisk:

  • FISK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,833; Location: 508 GARFIELD ST; 10,950 books; 350 audio materials)

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Notable locations in Fisk: Riverside Mill (A), Poplin Ferry (B), Butler County Fire Protection District Fisk Station (C), Fisk Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.3%
(38.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.0%
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: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Fisk (2011 data):

  • First Missouri State Bank: Fisk Facility at Second And Dale Streets, branch established on 1986/12/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.1 mil, Deposits: $130.4 mil, headquarters in Poplar Bluff, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fms Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fisk city (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,28556
Catholic2,1431
Mainline Protestant2,02213
Other9734
Black Protestant5503
None24,821-
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
Butler County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Butler County:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

31.3%
Missouri:

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

15.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Fisk:

28.2
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fisk:

19.9%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Fisk:

51.7%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fisk, 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$2,198
Water Supply 2$4,660$27,9600$0
Totals for Government 2$4,660$27,9602$2,198

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Ripley County, MO  0.55% ($25,338 average AGI)
from Stoddard County, MO  0.55% ($27,225)
from Wayne County, MO  0.40% ($23,448)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,802 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Ripley County, MO  0.62% ($19,311 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.52% ($24,333)
to Wayne County, MO  0.41% ($28,683)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fisk:

  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KLID (1340 AM; 1 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: BROWNING SKIDMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fisk:

  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KJEZ (95.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLUE (103.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KPPL (92.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KOKS (89.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: CALVARY ED. B/CASTING NETWORK)
  • KLUH (90.3 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WORD OF VICTORY OUTREACH CENTER INC)
  • KAHR (96.7 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPWB-FM (104.9 FM; PIEDMONT, MO; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

TV broadcast stations around Fisk:

  • K39CP (Channel 39; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPOB-TV (Channel 15; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • K26EC (Channel 26; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: VINCIE PRITCHARD)
  • K28ED (Channel 28; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: JAMES W. PRINGLE)
  • K31EB (Channel 31; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: LYN GUIN)
  • K35EP (Channel 35; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: JEFFREY NAROD)
  • K56FP (Channel 56; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: LLOYD JOHNSON)
  • K59FE (Channel 59; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: MARIE JOHNSON)
  • K61FY (Channel 61; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: MARIE JOHNSON)
  • K68FL (Channel 68; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ANA WINKLER)
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Fisk fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 1990 05:27 PM, Co Rd 633, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1982 11:33 AM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4
Jul 4, 1981 10:59 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 19, 1976 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 1975 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • $1,884,000Total costs
  • 6,422Total average daily traffic
  • 787Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,357Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fisk)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0ICS, Grant Date: 12/24/1990, Expiration Date: 12/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2002, Registrant: John M Murray, Fisk, MO 63940
  • Call Sign: KC0KPZ, Licensee ID: L00353978, Grant Date: 05/07/2001, Expiration Date: 05/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2013, Certifier: Nancy E Robitsch, Registrant: Nancy E Robitsch, 1949 County Road 584, Fisk, MO 63940
  • Call Sign: KC0WDS, Licensee ID: L01128207, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 03/13/2026, Certifier: Edward L Norden, Registrant: Edward L Norden, 3660 Highway 51, Fisk, MO 63940

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 422CD , Serial Number: 28-8190272, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Chad T Buttrey, 2698 County Road 644, Fisk, MO 63940

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

FISK (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)

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

  • BUTLER CO PWSD 104 (Population served: 588, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Fisk

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fisk, MO
Most common first names in Fisk, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2975.1 years
William2571.4 years
John1773.1 years
Charles1375.1 years
Mary1370.6 years
Robert1369.6 years
George1275.6 years
Thomas763.0 years
Henry774.0 years
Donald664.6 years
Most common last names in Fisk, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morgan1371.6 years
Crafford967.2 years
Adams869.8 years
Brown874.2 years
Miller864.4 years
Wilkerson870.0 years
Roberts778.0 years
Moore773.6 years
Mondy782.4 years
Crain675.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Fisk compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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