Halfway, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 173 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 103  (60.0%)
Females: 70  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 65663

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,671 (it was $32,813 in 2000)
Halfway:

$18,671
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,959 (it was $14,551 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,669 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Halfway:

$76,669
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,669; Detached houses: $102,333; Mobile homes: $103,750
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  • White alone - 159 (91.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Halfway: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (31.9%), German (11.7%), Irish (6.4%), English (5.3%), Dutch (4.3%), French Canadian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Halfway:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halfway village:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.1%
Missouri:  3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $333 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $517 (0.7%)

Halfway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (29.4 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (123.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (389.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Buffalo, MO (2.8 miles ), Bolivar, MO (3.1 miles ), Louisburg, MO (3.3 miles) , Pleasant Hope, MO (3.3 miles ), Goodnight, MO (3.5 miles) , Morrisville, MO (3.8 miles ), Urbana, MO (4.0 miles ), Fair Grove, MO (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 93.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

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

7.4%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (33%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)

Average climate in Halfway, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Halfway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Halfway village 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 36.0 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Halfway-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.8 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 205.6 miles away from Halfway center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 296.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from Halfway center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 178.7 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 Polk County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Halfway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Halfway:

  • COLONIAL SPRINGS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BUFFALO, MO)
  • BUFFALO PRAIRIE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BUFFALO, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - BOLIVAR (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • PARKVIEW HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)
  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halfway:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 10 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Evangel University (about 28 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 28 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 28 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 30 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • State Fair Community College (about 75 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 77 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)

Public high school in Halfway:

Public elementary/middle school in Halfway:

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Notable location: Halfway Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Halfway: Half Way Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 42.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 53.1%
(54.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Halfway compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (40%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halfway village (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.99%
Here: 55.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents39.9%23.2%10.1%8.4%4.3%
Congregations19.5%33.8%10.4%10.4%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%1.7%1.3%5.3%
Congregations1.3%2.6%1.3%2.6%15.6%
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: 4
Polk County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Polk County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Polk County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

28.8%
Missouri:

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

10.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 2$200
Totals for Government 0$0 2$200

Halfway government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($23.12)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($23.12)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($11.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($5.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($40.46)

Halfway government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($98.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($40.46)

Halfway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,000 ($138.73)

7.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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 Greene County, MO  2.11% ($26,461 average AGI)
from Hickory County, MO  0.38% ($31,486)
from Dallas County, MO  0.37% ($15,389)


7.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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 Greene County, MO  2.70% ($27,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, MO  0.41% ($25,800)
to Hickory County, MO  0.23% ($20,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halfway:

  • KYOO (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMRF (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halfway:

  • KYOO-FM (99.1 FM; HALF WAY, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBFL (99.9 FM; BUFFALO, MO; Owner: MEYER-BALDRIDGE, INC.)
  • KGBX-FM (105.9 FM; NIXA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOZ-FM (95.5 FM; PLEASANT HOPE, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K265DR (100.9 FM; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTXR (101.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: STEREO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWFC (89.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KXUS (97.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCV (90.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSP (105.1 FM; WILLARD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • KKLH (104.7 FM; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • KTTK (90.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: LEBANON EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Halfway:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWBS-LP (Channel 56; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K15CZ (Channel 15; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • K68EL (Channel 68; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K41FQ (Channel 41; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64FQ (Channel 64; LEBANON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Jimmy L Didier, East 443 Road (Lat: 37.604639 Lon: -93.256306), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 4794241100, Jdidier@didiercomm.Com, 6315 OLD HARRISON LANE
  • Jimmy L Didier, East 443 Road (Lat: 37.604639 Lon: -93.256306), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 4794241100, Jdidier@didiercomm.Com, 6315 OLD HARRISON LANE
  • Janis E Merritts, East 443 Road (Lat: 37.604639 Lon: -93.256306), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, East 443 Road (Lat: 37.604639 Lon: -93.256306), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Bonnie K Clark, East 443 Road (Lat: 37.604639 Lon: -93.256333), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 92 m
    Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Bonnie K Clark, East 443 Road (Lat: 37.604639 Lon: -93.256333), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 92 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • 10.2 Mi N Of Hwy 64 .55 Mi W Of Star Ridge Church N (Lat: 37.761389 Lon: -93.261667), Type: 100.9, Overall height: 100.9 m
    Registrant: 4173265257, , 304 E JACKSON

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES 1123 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 390 mph), Engine: GE CJ610-SER (2700 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 35D , Serial Number: 156, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1973
    Registrant (Individual): G W Dba Taylor, Rt 2 Box 26, Halfway, MO 65663, Other Owners: Aircraft Taylor

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