For population 25 years and over in Houstonia:
For population 15 years and over in Houstonia city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $456 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (54.7 miles , pop. 70,700).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (65.5 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Sweet Springs, MO (2.3 miles ), Hughesville, MO (2.3 miles) , Emma, MO (3.0 miles ), La Monte, MO (3.1 miles ), Concordia, MO (3.6 miles ), Knob Noster, MO (3.8 miles ), Sedalia, MO (3.9 miles ), Whiteman AFB, MO (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.90 N, Longitude: 93.36 W
Area code: 660
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.8%).
Work and jobs in Houstonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Houstonia, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Houstonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Houstonia city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Houstonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from Houstonia center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 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 72.5 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 73.4 miles away from Houstonia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pettis County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elmer Allison - Socialist.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
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Religion statistics for Houstonia city (based on Pettis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
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Houstonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,038 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,363 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Houstonia)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2