Homestead, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 186 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 94  (50.6%)
Females: 92  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64024

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,215 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Homestead:

$41,215
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,707 (it was $14,324 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,334 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Homestead:

$64,334
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $71,372; Detached houses: $117,338; Mobile homes: $60,345

Median gross rent in 2016: $863.

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    • 17795.7%White alone
    • 31.6%Black alone
    • 21.1%American Indian alone
    • 21.1%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Homestead: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (40.3%), Irish (7.5%), European (6.0%), English (4.5%), German (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 981 people per square mile   (low).

Homestead, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Homestead:

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homestead village:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 23.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $978 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $402 (0.6%)

Homestead satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (22.5 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (27.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (382.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crystal Lakes, MO (0.9 miles ), Excelsior Estates, MO (1.4 miles ), Excelsior Springs, MO (1.5 miles ), Woods Heights, MO (1.6 miles ), Wood Heights, MO (1.6 miles ), Lawson, MO (2.3 miles ), Prathersville, MO (2.3 miles) , Mosby, MO (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $213,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 94.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

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

4.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

Average climate in Homestead, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Homestead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Homestead village center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homestead-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 345.5 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 295.3 miles away from Homestead 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 307.2 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 340.9 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 333.9 miles away from Homestead 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 308.0 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 Ray County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 17, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homestead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Homestead:

  • ROYAL CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • VALLEY MANOR AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • EXCELSIOR SPRINGS CITY HOSP AND CONV (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO)
  • LAWSON MANOR AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAWSON, MO)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LIBERTY, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homestead:

  • Grantham University (about 27 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 29 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 30 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Rockhurst University (about 31 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 31 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 34 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Wright Career College (about 39 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

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Ray 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 2013 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.768. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.768
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 29.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.95
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.7%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.2%
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:

8.4
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homestead village (based on Ray County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,69035
Mainline Protestant1,83913
Catholic2911
Black Protestant2462
Other1812
None14,247-
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
Ray County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Ray County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ray County:

30.3%
Missouri:

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

7.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Homestead:

43.9%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Homestead:

18.5%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Homestead:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.7%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.4%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homestead, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$440
Sewerage 0$0 1$880
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,320

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,000 ($21.51)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($21.51)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($10.75)
    Financial Administration: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $10,000 ($53.76)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($26.88)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($21.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($48.39)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($80.65)
    All Other: $5,000 ($26.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($80.65)
    Highways: $7,000 ($37.63)
    All Other: $7,000 ($37.63)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($26.88)
    NEC: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($161.29)

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Clay County, MO  2.24% ($31,057 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.91% ($32,038)
from Lafayette County, MO  0.41% ($22,943)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
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 Clay County, MO  2.70% ($34,996 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.82% ($30,521)
to Lafayette County, MO  0.44% ($26,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homestead:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEXS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO; Owner: JEFFCO TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homestead:

  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Homestead:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Homestead compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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