Hermitage, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 458 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.8%
Males: 212  (46.5%)
Females: 246  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  56.6 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 65668, 65779.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,811 (it was $23,958 in 2000)
Hermitage:

$27,811
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,323 (it was $12,944 in 2000)

Hermitage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,490 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Hermitage:

$84,490
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $99,891; Detached houses: $106,192; Mobile homes: $53,644

Median gross rent in 2013: $353.

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  • Races in Hermitage, MO (2010)

    Hermitage races chart
    • 45096.4%White alone
    • 102.1%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hermitage: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.6%), United States (15.8%), English (11.8%), Irish (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1957

Elevation: 822 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 381 people per square mile   (very low).

Hermitage, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Hermitage:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hermitage city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hermitage, Missouri as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hermitage to the number of sex offenders is 116 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $363 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $820 (0.7%)

Hermitage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (51.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (103.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (402.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wheatland, MO (2.2 miles ), Preston, MO (2.4 miles) , Cross Timbers, MO (2.7 miles) , Urbana, MO (3.3 miles ), Weaubleau, MO (3.6 miles ), Flemington, MO (3.7 miles) , Gerster, MO (3.8 miles) , Louisburg, MO (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.94 N, Longitude: 93.32 W

Area code: 417

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

8.3%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Hermitage, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hermitage-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Hermitage city center injured 19 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/15/1982, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.2 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 214.7 miles away from Hermitage 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 297.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 229.9 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 199.3 miles away from Hermitage center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 201.4 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 Hickory County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hermitage topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hermitage:

  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION OF HERMITAGE (FIRST AND HWY 54, PO BOX 325)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hermitage:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 25 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Evangel University (about 50 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 50 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 51 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 52 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • State Fair Community College (about 53 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 61 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)

Public high school in Hermitage:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hermitage:

See full list of schools located in Hermitage

Library in Hermitage:

  • HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,525; Location: 99 NEW HERMITAGE DR.; 87,201 books; 2,500 audio materials; 3,000 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hermitage: Hermitage Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Hickory County Emergency Management Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hermitage Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Crane Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Pomme De Terre Lake Area Chamber Of Commerce (PO Box 36).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hermitage and their reported violations in the past:

POMME DE TERRE LIGHTFOOT LANDING (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
POMME DE TERRE ADMIN (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
STARLIGHT LANE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-28-2007 to AUG-28-2007), St Public Notif requested (2 times from AUG-28-2007 to AUG-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2007), St BCA signed (APR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006), St BCA signed (APR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2006), St BCA signed (APR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2006), St BCA signed (APR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
POMME DE TERRE PITTSBURG PUA (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hermitage that have no violations reported:

  • POMME DE TERRE NEMO AREA PARK (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POMME DE TERRE DAMSITE CAMP (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POMME DE TERRE WHEATLAND AREA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Hermitage compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Hermitage (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hermitage Branch at 214 South Spring Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Bank of Urbana: Hermitage Branch at U.S. Highway 54 And Lakeshore Drive, branch established on 1996/03/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.8 mil, Deposits: $135.7 mil, headquarters in Urbana, MO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Urbana, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hermitage city (based on Hickory County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,63918
Mainline Protestant8316
Catholic2301
Other-1
None5,927-
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: 1
Hickory County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hickory County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hickory County:

7.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hickory County:

28.7%
Missouri:

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

10.8%
State:

13.5%
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 1$75
Other Government Administration 1$2,389$28,6685$400
Police - Other 0$0 1$225
Sewerage 1$2,509$30,1080$0
Water Supply 1$2,509$30,1080$0
Totals for Government 3$7,407$29,6287$700

6.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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  0.73% ($25,364 average AGI)
from Polk County, MO  0.73% ($20,682)
from Jackson County, MO  0.56% ($30,647)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Polk County, MO  1.23% ($31,486 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.80% ($14,458)
to Dallas County, MO  0.46% ($23,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hermitage:

  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KYOO (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KMRF (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hermitage:

  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOO-FM (99.1 FM; HALF WAY, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KWKJ (98.5 FM; WINDSOR, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, LLC)
  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCVJ (92.3 FM; OSCEOLA, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hermitage:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)

Hermitage fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2002 02:17 AM, Sr-254, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 6, 1990 00:45 AM, 254, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 6, 1989 01:40 PM, 54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 18, 1987 02:05 PM, 254, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 3,315Total average daily traffic
  • 464Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,801Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hermitage)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 54 1/4 Mi Nw Of County Courthouse (Lat: 37.946139 Lon: -93.327417), Call Sign: KBX614, Licensee ID: L00043194
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.730 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/1998, Expiration Date: 02/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2004
    Registrant: County Of Hickory, Hermitage, MO 65668, Phone: (417) 745-6450

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hermitage)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Hermitage, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2078.7 years
James1573.3 years
John1572.9 years
Mary1580.1 years
Charles1375.2 years
George1278.9 years
Ralph1274.4 years
Robert1173.0 years
Mildred980.8 years
Dorothy879.7 years
Most common last names in Hermitage, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor1279.2 years
Smith1282.1 years
Pitts982.8 years
Moore977.0 years
Dorman882.7 years
Wright784.3 years
Johnson686.5 years
Miller676.5 years
Martin672.8 years
Parker573.0 years

Businesses in Hermitage, MO

  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
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