For population 25 years and over in Fordland:
For population 15 years and over in Fordland city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $846 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (19.2 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (159.2 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (371.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Diggins, MO (2.2 miles ), Rogersville, MO (2.7 miles ), Seymour, MO (3.1 miles ), Strafford, MO (3.6 miles ), Marshfield, MO (3.6 miles ), Sparta, MO (3.7 miles ), Niangua, MO (4.1 miles ), Ozark, MO (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 37.16 N, Longitude: 92.94 W
Area code: 417
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Crime rate in Fordland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+30.5%).
Work and jobs in Fordland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fordland, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fordland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Fordland city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 9/26/1959, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fordland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Fordland center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from Fordland center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Webster County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Fordland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fordland:
Public high school in Fordland:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.358. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fordland and their reported violations in the past:FORDLAND (Population served: 689, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.6%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Fordland compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Fordland (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Fordland city (based on Webster County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,972 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,084 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Fordland fatal accident list:
May 4, 2009 04:30 PM, Us-60, Sr-Ff, Lat: 37.15211111, Lon: -92.94347222, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2002 01:45 AM, Us-60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 2, 1997 05:48 AM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 1990 08:31 AM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 16, 1990 11:23 AM, Center, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total average daily traffic: 38,445
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,957
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fordland)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fordland, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fordland)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9704.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.