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Population in 2012: 47 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -47.8%
Males: 25  (53.5%)
Females: 22  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64750

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,451 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Harwood:

$24,451
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,005

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,040 (it was $12,000 in 2000)
Harwood:

$50,040
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,571; Detached houses: $67,863; Mobile homes: $15,347

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  • White alone - 45 (95.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (4.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harwood: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (53.3%), Dutch (11.1%), English (11.1%), German (8.9%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1822

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Harwood:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harwood village:

  • Never married: 51.1%
  • Now married: 19.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

7 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 3.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This village:  7.8%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harwood, Missouri as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harwood to the number of sex offenders is 47 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (67.9 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (80.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (386.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Schell City, MO (2.2 miles ), Walker, MO (2.4 miles ), Rockville, MO (3.0 miles) , El Dorado Springs, MO (3.1 miles ), Nevada, MO (3.7 miles ), Rich Hill, MO (3.9 miles ), Metz, MO (4.0 miles) , Milo, MO (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.96 N, Longitude: 94.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

Harwood household income distribution Harwood home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (80%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (52%)
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Harwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/17/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Harwood village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1995, a category F3 tornado 5.5 miles away from the village center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from Harwood center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.9 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 84.4 miles away from Harwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vernon County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Harwood:

  • SAC OSAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO)
  • CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; EL DORADO SPG, MO)
  • CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harwood:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 48 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,210)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 50 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 60 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 62 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 68 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Drury University (about 70 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 71 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.1%

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harwood, MO

Harwood 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harwood travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Harwood village (based on Vernon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.89%
Here48.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents45.9%12.8%12.0%7.7%3.2%
Congregations30.6%16.3%16.3%2.0%2.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%2.2%2.2%2.0%9.0%
Congregations2.0%4.1%2.0%2.0%22.4%
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: 2
Vernon County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Vernon County:

9.5%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

29.7%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$210
Water Supply 1$676$8,1121$75
Totals for Government 1$676$8,1123$435

Harwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,000 ($106.38)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($42.55)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($85.11)

Harwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($85.11)
    All Other: $2,000 ($42.55)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($42.55)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($21.28)

Harwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($191.49)

6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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:
from Cedar County, MO  0.92% ($23,429 average AGI)
from Bates County, MO  0.51% ($26,114)
from Bourbon County, KS  0.32% ($36,318)


7.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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:
to Bates County, MO  0.65% ($19,133 average AGI)
to Cedar County, MO  0.58% ($33,650)
to Jasper County, MO  0.55% ($26,237)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harwood:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KESM (1580 AM; 1 kW; ELDORADO SPRINGS, MO; Owner: WILDWOOD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KNEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harwood:

  • KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KESM-FM (105.5 FM; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO; Owner: WILDWOOD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K206CH (89.1 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0SQW, Licensee ID: L00149141
    Grant Date: 03/17/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015, Certifier: Larry A Carter
    Registrant: Larry A Carter, Rt 1 Box 94, Harwood, MO 64750
  • Call Sign: N0ACS
    Grant Date: 03/16/1995, Expiration Date: 03/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2007
    Registrant: John R Morris, Harwood, MO 64750


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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