Harris, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -43.8%
Males: 28  (48.9%)
Females: 31  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64645

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,259 (it was $20,500 in 2000)
Harris:

$33,259
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,000 (it was $7,952 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $30,266 (it was $16,900 in 2000)
Harris:

$30,266
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $41,671; Detached houses: $42,933; Mobile homes: $56,011

Median gross rent in 2016: $334.

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    • 6098.4%White alone
    • 11.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harris: 74.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (33.3%), Irish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 897 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 380 people per square mile   (very low).

Harris, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Harris:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harris town:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 23.9%

3 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America).

This town:

6.4%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harris, Missouri as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Harris to the number of sex offenders is 47 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $757 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $235 (2.1%)

Harris satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (87.3 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (106.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (314.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Newtown, MO (2.2 miles ), Osgood, MO (2.7 miles) , Lucerne, MO (3.4 miles) , Ravanna, MO (3.5 miles) , Humphreys, MO (3.5 miles) , Galt, MO (3.5 miles ), Spickard, MO (3.7 miles ), Milan, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 93.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

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

5.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (69%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (44%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (31%)
  • Transportation occupations (31%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (44%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Harris, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harris-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Harris town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harris-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 319.0 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 308.9 miles away from Harris 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 299.1 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 321.6 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 339.0 miles away from Harris 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 320.2 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 Sullivan County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harris topographic map

Birthplace of: John C. England - Navy officer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Harris:

  • PEARL'S II EDEN FOR ELDERS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PRINCETON, MO)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MILAN, MO)
  • MILAN COMMUNITY CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MILAN, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harris:

  • Truman State University (about 42 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 72 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 78 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 81 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 85 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Drake University (about 92 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 98 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)

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Notable location: Harris Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sullivan 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)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.08
U.S.:

6.40
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.9%
(27.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  46.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Missouri average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Harris town (based on Sullivan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,27219
Catholic3201
Mainline Protestant2695
Other3-
None3,850-
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: 3
Sullivan County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Sullivan County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

29.9%
Missouri:

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

20.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harris:

46.4%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harris:

37.0%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harris:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harris:

25.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Harris:

51.1%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Harris:

72.2%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harris, 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

6.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Grundy County, MO  0.75% ($29,444 average AGI)
from Adair County, MO  0.70% ($31,882)
from Linn County, MO  0.46% ($24,455)


7.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,547 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
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 Adair County, MO  1.06% ($17,538 average AGI)
to Putnam County, MO  0.57% ($16,714)
to Linn County, MO  0.45% ($27,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harris:

  • 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.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • 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.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harris:

  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTTN-FM (92.3 FM; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Rt Kk 3.5 Mi N On Rt E (Lat: 40.343056 Lon: -93.313278), Call Sign: KLP906
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHz, 151.040 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 10/25/2025Registrant: State Of (Department Of Transportation) Missouri, 105 West Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Phone: (573) 522-9503, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0TCP, Licensee ID: L00918388, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: Tara J Smith, Registrant: Tara J Smith, 29269 Kent Ave, Harris, MO 64645
  • Call Sign: KC0TCQ, Licensee ID: L00918389, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: Robert L Smith, Registrant: Robert L Smith, 29269 Kent Ave, Harris, MO 64645

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6603A , Serial Number: 28703, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip L Wise, 15891 Highway 139, Harris, MO 64645

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (17%)

Harris compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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