Galt, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 252 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 112  (44.7%)
Females: 140  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,922 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Galt:

$29,922
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,395 (it was $10,493 in 2000)

Galt city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $27,507 (it was $15,600 in 2000)
Galt:

$27,507
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $45,563; Detached houses: $47,853; Mobile homes: $31,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $330.

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  • White alone - 240 (94.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 4 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galt: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.3%), English (17.5%), Polish (13.8%), United States (6.1%), Irish (5.3%), Scottish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 877 people per square mile   (low).

Galt, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Galt:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galt city:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Galt, Missouri as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Galt to the number of sex offenders is 256 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $356 (1.5%)

Galt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (81.0 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (95.7 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (320.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Humphreys, MO (1.9 miles) , Osgood, MO (2.3 miles) , Laredo, MO (2.8 miles ), Tindall, MO (3.5 miles) , Trenton, MO (3.5 miles ), Harris, MO (3.5 miles) , Spickard, MO (3.7 miles ), Browning, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 93.39 W

Area code: 660

Galt household income distribution Galt home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Food processing workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Galt, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Galt-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Galt city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galt-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from Galt 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 291.9 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 313.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 335.5 miles away from Galt center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 317.7 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 Grundy County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Galt:

  • WRIGHT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; TRENTON, MO)
  • EASTVIEW MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TRENTON, MO)
  • SUNNYVIEW NURSING HOME AND APARTMENTS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TRENTON, MO)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MILAN, MO)
  • MILAN COMMUNITY CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MILAN, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galt:

  • Truman State University (about 43 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 70 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 79 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 81 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 83 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Grantham University (about 92 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 95 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in Galt:

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Notable location: Galt Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Grundy 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 Galt and their reported violations in the past:

GALT (Population served: 253, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.6%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.7%
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

Galt compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Galt city (based on Grundy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.33%
Here: 72.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents49.6%15.2%13.1%7.2%4.3%
Congregations31.7%9.8%19.5%9.8%2.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.7%1.7%1.6%1.5%3.1%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%4.9%14.6%
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: 6
Grundy County:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Grundy County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

28.9%
Missouri:

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

17.2%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,635
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$3,047
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,039
Totals for Government 0$0 3$6,721

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Livingston County, MO  0.61% ($27,091 average AGI)
from Daviess County, MO  0.58% ($28,333)
from Clay County, MO  0.33% ($121,667)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
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 Livingston County, MO  0.55% ($23,500 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, MO  0.50% ($29,444)
to Jackson County, MO  0.41% ($19,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galt:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTN (1600 AM; 1 kW; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galt:

  • KTTN-FM (92.3 FM; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KULH (105.9 FM; WHEELING, MO; Owner: RESOURCES MANAGEMENT UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZBK (96.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: BEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCHI-FM (98.5 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: DANIEL D. LEATHERMAN)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 40
Total average daily truck traffic: 4
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 44

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • William M Thompson, E Side Crj 2.5 Km N & 2.1 Km W (Lat: 40.154444 Lon: -93.422778), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 8166322121
  • W Side Hwy J 6 Km N Hwy 64 Km Nw (Lat: 40.154444 Lon: -93.422778), Type: 79.0, Overall height: 76 m
    Registrant: 8166322121
  • E Side Crj 2.5 Km N & 2.1 Km W (Lat: 40.154444 Lon: -93.422778), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 8166322121

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Corner Of Main & Garfield Fire Station (Lat: 40.127528 Lon: -93.385222), Call Sign: KLV684
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.235 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Inc., 812 S 10th, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • On Rt J 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.154472 Lon: -93.422722), Call Sign: KAG250
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:
  • GALT, E Side Crj 2.5 Km N & 2.1 Km W (Lat: 40.154444 Lon: -93.422778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPUD585
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.235 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2011, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Certifier: Kenneth R Roberts
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service, 812 S 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 1.5 Mi W Then 1.5 Mi N Of City On Creek J (Lat: 40.154444 Lon: -93.422694), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPJD531
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.543 MHz, 928.543 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2011, Expiration Date: 04/09/2021
    Registrant: Phone: (314) 272-3663
  • Galt West, Lat: 40.120778 Lon: -93.420528, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris Martin
    Registrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Galt West, Lat: 40.120778 Lon: -93.420528, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris Martin
    Registrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Galt West, Lat: 40.120778 Lon: -93.420528, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris Martin
    Registrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Galt West, Lat: 40.120778 Lon: -93.420528, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris Martin
    Registrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • GALT, E Side Crj 2.5 Km N & 2.1 Km W (Lat: 40.154444 Lon: -93.422778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KFK91
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2010, Expiration Date: 10/13/2020
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Assoc Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0MAB, Licensee ID: L00829105
    Grant Date: 03/11/2004, Expiration Date: 03/08/2014, Certifier: William E Courtney
    Registrant: William E Courtney, 1073 Ne 102nd Ave, Galt, MO 64641
  • Call Sign: KB0TDE, Licensee ID: L00998592
    Grant Date: 03/31/2005, Expiration Date: 06/26/2015, Certifier: Dena K Courtney
    Registrant: Dena K Courtney, 1073 Ne 102 Ave, Galt, MO 64641

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Galt

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galt, MO
Most common first names in Galt, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1283.8 years
James868.7 years
George777.9 years
Charles674.2 years
John674.7 years
Kenneth570.8 years
William578.8 years
Donald466.0 years
Harry465.0 years
Ruth478.8 years
Most common last names in Galt, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith971.1 years
Vencill975.9 years
Johnson878.7 years
Weston883.1 years
Carver777.6 years
Berry778.3 years
Rhoades688.2 years
Williams574.1 years
Meeker571.8 years
Gibson580.2 years
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