For population 25 years and over in Holden:
For population 15 years and over in Holden city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $755 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (25.2 miles , pop. 70,700).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (39.4 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (396.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kingsville, MO (2.2 miles ), Centerview, MO (2.8 miles ), La Tour, MO (2.9 miles) , Gunn City, MO (3.1 miles) , Strasburg, MO (3.2 miles) , Blairstown, MO (3.3 miles) , Chilhowee, MO (3.4 miles ), East Lynne, MO (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.71 N, Longitude: 93.99 W
Area code: 816
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Crime rate in Holden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+4.6%).
Work and jobs in Holden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Holden, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Holden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Holden city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Holden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 95% 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 17.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from Holden center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 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 46.6 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 87.0 miles away from Holden center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 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).
Birthplace of: George Gillpatrick - Baseball player, Hooks Cotter - Major League Baseball first baseman.
Other hospitals/medical centers near Holden:
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Public high school in Holden:
See full list of schools located in Holden, School District: HOLDEN R-III SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Holden:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.1%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 88.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 61.9% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Holden compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Holden (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Holden city (based on Johnson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,707 average adjusted gross income)
0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,936 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,999 average adjusted gross income)
0.89% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,194 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Holden fatal accident list:
Dec 2, 1990 00:40 AM, Pine St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 3, 1988 04:15 PM, 131, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 1988 11:42 AM, Olive N, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1986 04:10 AM, 58, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 17, 1984 09:55 PM, Plum, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 13, 1976 11:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Holden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Holden, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holden)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Holden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Holden, MO
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.