Gasconade, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 215 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.5%
 
Males: 110  (51.3%)
Females: 105  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 65061.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,429 (it was $27,404 in 2000)
Gasconade:

$38,429
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,530 (it was $13,131 in 2000)

Gasconade city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $52,046 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Gasconade:

$52,046
MO:

$168,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $929.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gasconade: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.7%

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According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gasconade, Missouri as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gasconade is 284 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (29.9%), German (20.1%), English (12.2%), Italian (7.9%), European (4.3%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1926

Elevation: 527 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,031 people per square mile   (low).

Gasconade, Missouri map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $582 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $427 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (46.0 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (71.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (300.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rhineland, MO (2.0 miles),
Morrison, MO (2.0 miles),
Hermann, MO (2.6 miles ),
McKittrick, MO (2.8 miles),
Big Spring, MO (3.2 miles),
Chamois, MO (3.4 miles ),
Berger, MO (3.5 miles ),
Danville, MO (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 38.67 N, Longitude: 91.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Distribution of median household income in Gasconade, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gasconade, MO in 2019
Gasconade satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gasconade, MO residents
Average permit cost in Gasconade, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Gasconade, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (18.2%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (20.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (14.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (16.7%)
  • Public administration (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Gasconade, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Religious workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Religious workers (10.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)

Average climate in Gasconade, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Gasconade-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Gasconade city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gasconade-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 373% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 199.2 miles away from Gasconade 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 151.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 199.2 miles away from Gasconade 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 174.0 miles away from Gasconade 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 198.5 miles away from Gasconade center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 332.9 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 Gasconade County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gasconade topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gasconade:

  • HERMANN AREA DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HERMANN, MO)
  • FRENE VALLEY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HERMANN, MO)

Amtrak station near Gasconade:

  • 8 miles: HERMANN (WHARF & GUTENBURG STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gasconade:

  • Lincoln University (about 34 miles; Jefferson City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,348)
  • East Central College (about 36 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 46 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Columbia College (about 46 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • St Charles Community College (about 50 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 51 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 57 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Morrison Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Gasconade: River Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Gasconade 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 Gasconade and their reported violations in the past:

GASCONADE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Gasconade:

Marital status in Gasconade, MO
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Gasconade:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gasconade, MO (based on Gasconade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,42331
Mainline Protestant2,51215
Catholic2,0223
Other11
None6,264-
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: 5
Here:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Gasconade County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Gasconade County:

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gasconade County:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gasconade County:

12.8%
Missouri:

13.5%

5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, MO  1.81% ($38,821 average AGI)
to Cole County, MO  0.38% ($44,500)
to Maries County, MO  0.34% ($27,550)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gasconade:

  • 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.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWRE (730 AM; 1 kW; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO. OF MISSOURI)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFAL (900 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gasconade:

  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KFAV (99.9 FM; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR B/CASTING COMPANY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLPW-FM (101.7 FM; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KMCR (103.9 FM; MONTGOMERY CITY, MO; Owner: CHIRILLO ELECTRONICS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Gasconade:

  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.8mTotal length
  • $1,062,000Total costs
  • 3,249Total average daily traffic
  • 353Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,463Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MORRISON, 1330 Highway 100 (Lat: 38.669111 Lon: -91.577139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WRFS261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2020, Expiration Date: 04/21/2030, Certifier: Kevin Hetrick, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Mile Southwest (Lat: 38.658361 Lon: -91.502917), Call Sign: KSV972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.250 MHz, 454.325 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Rcc, Inc., D/B/A Radio Comm Co., 3057 Highway A, Washington, MO 63090, Phone: (636) 239-7192, Fax: (636) 239-1871, Email:

Most common first names in Gasconade, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William573.2 years
Charles370.3 years
Henry374.7 years
Ernest377.3 years
Raymond368.7 years
Robert370.4 years
John265.5 years
Clara289.0 years
Jesse284.0 years
Floyd284.5 years
Most common last names in Gasconade, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sontag571.6 years
Baker476.5 years
Feagan482.3 years
Lampkin378.7 years
Jackisch387.3 years
Rabenau379.4 years
Smith380.0 years
Wilson383.0 years
Alley270.5 years
Enloe258.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gasconade, MO
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 30.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.8%Wood
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gasconade, MO
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


Gasconade compared to Missouri 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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