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Population in 2012: 221 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 116  (52.9%)
Females: 105  (47.1%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 65333.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,507 (it was $34,219 in 2000)
Houstonia:

$35,507
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,281

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,284 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Houstonia:

$48,284
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,445; Detached houses: $75,153; Mobile homes: $16,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $538.

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  • White alone - 214 (97.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Houstonia: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.7%), Irish (31.3%), United States (3.6%), English (1.9%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 759 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Houstonia:

  • High school or higher: 52.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houstonia city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 6.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Houstonia, Missouri as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Houstonia to the number of sex offenders is 221 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $456 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (1.1%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Birthplace of: Elmer Allison - Socialist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Houstonia:

  • BROOKSIDE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SWEET SPRINGS, MO)
  • SWEET SPRINGS VILLA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SWEET SPRINGS, MO)
  • SWEET SPRINGS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SWEET SPRINGS, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Houstonia, MO

Amtrak station near Houstonia:

  • 15 miles: SEDALIA (PACIFIC & OSAGE STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houstonia:

  • State Fair Community College (about 15 miles; Sedalia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 23 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Columbia College (about 56 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 8,442)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 56 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 26,553)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 59 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 61 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 67 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)

Public elementary/middle school in Houstonia:

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Houstonia, MO

Houstonia compared to Missouri state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Houstonia travel time to work - commute


Houstonia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Houstonia city (based on Pettis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.39%
Here61.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents41.7%13.8%12.3%7.8%4.7%
Congregations32.9%5.5%21.9%2.7%1.4%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.5%3.2%2.0%1.6%9.5%
Congregations4.1%4.1%1.4%2.7%23.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Pettis County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Here:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

10.06 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pettis County:

8.8%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pettis County:

28.2%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$588
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$176
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,064

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($452.49)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($85.97)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($58.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($45.25)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($40.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($58.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($27.15)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($45.25)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($40.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($271.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($144.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($45.25)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($13.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($126.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($54.30)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $10,000 ($45.25)
    Property: $8,000 ($36.20)

Houstonia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($416.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($402.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($13.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $91,000 ($411.76)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($72.40)

7.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Pettis County:

0.07%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Benton County, MO  0.74% ($24,676 average AGI)
from Johnson County, MO  0.61% ($28,517)
from Saline County, MO  0.50% ($25,863)


6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Pettis County:

0.08%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, MO  0.82% ($29,050 average AGI)
to Benton County, MO  0.47% ($30,500)
to Jackson County, MO  0.45% ($36,815)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houstonia:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KSIS (1050 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMO (1300 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KDRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: MATHEWSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOKO (1450 AM; 1 kW; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houstonia:

  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)
  • KMMO-FM (102.9 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMVC (91.7 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KXKX (105.7 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCVQ (89.7 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUC. B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KYRV (88.1 FM; CONCORDIA, MO; Owner: FULL SMILE INC)
  • KSDL (92.1 FM; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KTBG (90.9 FM; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCVK (107.7 FM; OTTERVILLE, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Houstonia:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Houstonia)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3.5 Mi S On Cr T (Lat: 38.838361 Lon: -93.366611), Structure height: 117 m, Call Sign: KAA914
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2011, Expiration Date: 11/13/2021, Certifier: Jerry D Hasten
    Registrant: Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP, 5444 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77210-4967, Phone: (713) 989-7220, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:
  • HOUSTONIA PS, Houstonia Ps - Hwy T & Hwy D (Lat: 38.864194 Lon: -93.367639), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQGQ389
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2007, Expiration Date: 03/22/2017, Certifier: Penny Stoneking
    Registrant: Fedeal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 3.5 Mi S County Rd T (Lat: 38.838333 Lon: -93.366583), Overall height: 114.3 m, Call Sign: WNTN592
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.093 MHz, 928.093 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: Jerry D Hasten
    Registrant: Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP, 5444 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77210-4967, Phone: (713) 989-7220, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:
  • STATION, 3.5 Mi S On County Rd T (Lat: 38.838333 Lon: -93.366583), Overall height: 117.3 m, Call Sign: KAE32
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Certifier: Jerry D Hasten
    Registrant: Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP, 5051 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77210-4967, Phone: (713) 989-7220, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:



Most common first names in Houstonia, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1080.9 years
William968.0 years
Mary877.4 years
Robert771.8 years
Walter578.0 years
Charles479.0 years
James480.8 years
Joseph479.7 years
Mabel378.0 years
Elsie379.4 years
Most common last names in Houstonia, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Higgins1385.8 years
Reid879.8 years
Mullins782.3 years
Cramer673.3 years
Smith683.0 years
Wiley579.6 years
Karrick583.0 years
Robb482.0 years
Nolting484.8 years
Wilhite477.2 years
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