For population 25 years and over in Gower:
For population 15 years and over in Gower city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,353 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (16.3 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (37.1 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Edgerton, MO (2.8 miles ), Easton, MO (2.8 miles ), Agency, MO (2.9 miles ), Plattsburg, MO (2.9 miles ), Trimble, MO (3.1 miles ), Dearborn, MO (3.3 miles ), Stewartsville, MO (3.3 miles ), Ridgely, MO (3.3 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 94.60 W
Area code: 816
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Gower detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+11.6%).
Work and jobs in Gower: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gower, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gower-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Gower city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gower-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from Gower center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Gower center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clinton County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Gower:
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Public high school in Gower:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gower and their reported violations in the past:GOWER (Population served: 1249, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:AIRY ACRES MHP (Address: 9000 NW 268TH ST , Population served: 90, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.4%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gower compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Gower (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Gower city (based on Clinton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,540 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:
9.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,579 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $187,000
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 115
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gower)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gower)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Gower, MO
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.