Homestown, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 146 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.3%
 
Males: 62  (42.8%)
Females: 84  (57.2%)
Median resident age:  27.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 63879

Estimated median household income in 2016: $18,314 (it was $12,143 in 2000)
Homestown:

$18,314
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,691 (it was $6,780 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,804 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Homestown:

$45,804
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $23,506; Detached houses: $28,430; Mobile homes: $22,180

Median gross rent in 2016: $601.

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  • Races in Homestown, MO (2010)

    Homestown races chart
    • 14495.4%Black alone
    • 42.6%White alone
    • 21.3%Two or more races
    • 10.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Homestown: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 269 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,172 people per square mile   (low).

Homestown, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Homestown:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homestown city:

  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 7.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $271 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $214 (2.0%)

Homestown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (59.8 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (84.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (398.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wardell, MO (1.2 miles ), North Wardell, MO (1.4 miles) , Pascola, MO (2.1 miles) , Bragg City, MO (2.6 miles) , Hayti Heights, MO (2.7 miles ), Hayti, MO (2.8 miles ), Portageville, MO (3.1 miles ), Hayward, MO (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 36.33 N, Longitude: 89.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

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

8.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-21.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (45%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (32%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Homestown, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Homestown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Homestown city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homestown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 16.1 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 55.7 miles away from Homestown 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 60.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.8 miles away from the city 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 181.3 miles away from Homestown center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 53.4 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 Pemiscot County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homestown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Homestown:

  • PEMISCOT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HAYTI, MO)
  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF PORTAGEVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PORTAGEVILLE, MO)
  • CARUTHERSVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO)
  • LEGACY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - KENNETT (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, KENNETT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • HERITAGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KENNETT, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homestown:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 32 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 46 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 54 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 70 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Union University (about 71 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Bethel University (about 75 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

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Pemiscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 67.6%
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homestown city (based on Pemiscot County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,26545
Mainline Protestant9457
Black Protestant6985
Catholic2631
Other1-
None7,124-
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: 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pemiscot County:

31.6%
Missouri:

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

19.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Homestown:

47.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Homestown:

30.1
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Homestown:

18.2%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Homestown:

6.6
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Homestown:

35.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Homestown:

82.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homestown, 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
Sewerage 0$0 1$5,315
Totals for Government 0$0 1$5,315

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Dunklin County, MO  0.84% ($24,958 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.72% ($39,195)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.42% ($31,417)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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 Dunklin County, MO  1.34% ($24,987 average AGI)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.73% ($27,738)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.45% ($27,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homestown:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KCRV (1370 AM; 1 kW; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMIS (1050 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORTAGEVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KBOA (1540 AM; 1 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homestown:

  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Homestown:

  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Homestown compared to Missouri state average:

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