Gasconade, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 215 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.5%
 
Males: 101  (47.2%)
Females: 114  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 65061.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,172 (it was $27,404 in 2000)
Gasconade:

$37,172
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,747 (it was $13,131 in 2000)

Gasconade city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $50,181 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Gasconade:

$50,181
MO:

$151,400

Median gross rent in 2016: $863.

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  • Races in Gasconade, MO (2010)

    Gasconade races chart
    • 22199.1%White alone
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gasconade: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.8%), American (23.4%), English (13.1%), Irish (6.6%), Italian (4.4%).

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

For population 25 years and over in Gasconade:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gasconade city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $728 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $406 (0.8%)

Gasconade satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.67 N, Longitude: 91.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

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

3.7%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Gasconade, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Missouri state average. It is 75% 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 199.2 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 151.7 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 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 198.5 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 210.4 miles away from Gasconade center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 220.6 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.2%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gasconade city (based on Gasconade County data)

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
Gasconade County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gasconade County:

29.5%
Missouri:

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

12.8%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

72.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Gasconade:

25.4
Missouri:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gasconade:

5.3
Missouri:

6.8

General health condition:
Gasconade:

65.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

94.0%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gasconade, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$650
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$470
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$800
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,420

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Franklin County, MO  1.62% ($24,263 average AGI)
from Crawford County, MO  0.32% ($25,000)
from Maries County, MO  0.31% ($26,889)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Franklin County, MO  1.62% ($27,884 average AGI)
to Maries County, MO  0.41% ($20,167)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.31% ($29,611)

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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 36m118ftTotal length
  • 2,202Total average daily traffic
  • 234Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,072Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Thomas E Jenkins, Gasconade Lake (Lat: 38.664333 Lon: -91.539361), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 4123957231, Thomas.E.Jenkins@usace.Army.Mil, 1000 LIBERTY AVE.
  • Thomas E Jenkins, Gasconade Lake (Lat: 38.664333 Lon: -91.539361), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 4123957231, Thomas.E.Jenkins@usace.Army.Mil, 1000 LIBERTY AVE.
  • David Hazel, Gasconade Lake (Lat: 38.664333 Lon: -91.539361), Type: 91.0, Structure height: 29073 m, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 4123957231, Thomas.E.Jenkins@usace.Army.Mil, 1000 LIBERTY AVE.

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Mile Southwest (Lat: 38.658361 Lon: -91.502917), Call Sign: KSV972
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.250 MHz, 454.325 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

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
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (11%)

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 significantly 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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