Iron Mountain Lake, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 713 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 358  (50.2%)
Females: 355  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 63624.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $29,492 (it was $19,583 in 2000)
Iron Mountain Lake:

$29,492
MO:

$50,238

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $15,556 (it was $9,399 in 2000)

Iron Mountain Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $46,216 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Iron Mountain Lake:

$46,216
MO:

$147,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $65,767; Detached houses: $73,887; Mobile homes: $22,344

Median gross rent in 2015: $580.

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  • Races in Iron Mountain Lake, MO (2010)

    Iron Mountain Lake races chart
    • 69994.8%White alone
    • 152.0%American Indian alone
    • 141.9%Hispanic
    • 81.1%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Iron Mountain Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Iron Mountain Lake: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (50.7%), German (10.7%), Irish (6.6%), English (6.2%), French (1.6%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1983

Elevation: 1055 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 362 people per square mile   (very low).

Iron Mountain Lake, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Iron Mountain Lake:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iron Mountain Lake city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $662 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $368 (1.1%)

Iron Mountain Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (68.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pilot Knob, MO (2.2 miles ), Bismarck, MO (2.4 miles ), Ironton, MO (2.5 miles ), Arcadia, MO (2.7 miles ), Doe Run, MO (2.8 miles ), Caledonia, MO (3.1 miles) , Irondale, MO (3.2 miles ), Wortham, MO (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $24,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 90.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Iron Mountain Lake household income distribution Iron Mountain Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Iron Mountain Lake by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 00000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0135.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0140.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 102000111541
per 100,000 1,424.5286.90.00.00.0143.1142.9135.0696.4565.8141.4
Burglaries 661132250221
per 100,000 854.7860.8143.11,828.4282.9286.1714.30.0278.6282.9141.4
Theft 1011175753630
per 100,000 1,424.51,578.2143.1984.5707.21,001.4714.3404.9835.7424.30.0
Auto thefts 00004300200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0565.8429.20.00.0278.60.00.0
Arson 01000000001
per 100,000 0.0143.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0141.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.5) 418.1188.215.7279.993.4123.0107.1313.1214.5149.938.2

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Crime rate in Iron Mountain Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Missouri average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+9.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Work and jobs in Iron Mountain Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Iron Mountain Lake, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Iron Mountain Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Iron Mountain Lake city center killed 4 people and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iron Mountain Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.8 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 158.1 miles away from Iron Mountain Lake 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 89.4 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 142.9 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 168.1 miles away from Iron Mountain Lake center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.7 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 St. Francois County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iron Mountain Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Iron Mountain Lake:

  • GENERATIONS HOME HEALTH AGENCY, LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; PILOT KNOB, MO)
  • FARMINGTON DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • CAMELOT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • FLEUR DE LIS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • SOUTHBROOK-SKILLED NURSING BY AMERICARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • PARKLAND HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iron Mountain Lake:

  • Mineral Area College (about 14 miles; Park Hills, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • Jefferson College (about 40 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • East Central College (about 55 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 65 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Webster University (about 65 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 66 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 66 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)

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Reservoir: Iron Mountain Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Middlebrook Creek (A), Mud Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Francois 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 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 6.70. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.313. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.313
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 29.6%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Missouri average:

11.1

Iron Mountain Lake travel time to work - commute Iron Mountain Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Iron Mountain Lake city (based on St. Francois County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,69796
Mainline Protestant3,15618
Catholic2,9915
Other8536
Orthodox401
None36,622-
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: 11
St. Francois County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
St. Francois County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
St. Francois County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Francois County:

30.4%
Missouri:

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

16.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.7%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Iron Mountain Lake:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.0%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.1%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.7%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Iron Mountain Lake:

74.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iron Mountain Lake, 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 1$1,138$13,6560$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,869$22,4281$1,218
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,196
Sewerage 0$0 1$443
Totals for Government 2$3,007$18,0423$2,857

Iron Mountain Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($16.83)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($5.61)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $45,000 ($63.11)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($29.45)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($15.43)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($9.82)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.40)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($51.89)

Iron Mountain Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($7.01)
    All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($5.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($36.47)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.40)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($25.25)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $20,000 ($28.05)
    Property: $10,000 ($14.03)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.40)

Iron Mountain Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($14.03)

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Jefferson County, MO  1.04% ($36,306 average AGI)
from Washington County, MO  0.71% ($25,530)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.51% ($33,477)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Jefferson County, MO  0.82% ($27,555 average AGI)
to Washington County, MO  0.62% ($19,392)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($29,723)

Strongest AM radio stations in Iron Mountain Lake:

  • 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.)
  • KREI (800 AM; 1 kW; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KFMO (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLAT RIVER, MO; Owner: M. K. S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KYLS (1450 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKTOWN, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iron Mountain Lake:

  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KYLS-FM (95.9 FM; IRONTON, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGM (91.1 FM; PARK HILLS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHZR (97.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KPWB-FM (104.9 FM; PIEDMONT, MO; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KDJR (100.1 FM; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: KDJR RADIO, INC.)
  • KNLP (89.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $449,000Total costs
  • 400Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total average daily truck traffic
  • 600Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Fred M Dockins, 1.1 Miles Wsw Of The Route V And King School Rd Intersection (Lat: 37.667278 Lon: -90.577333), Type: 92.3, Overall height: 91.3 m, Registrant: 5737019590, , 540 S. MAPLE VALLEY DRIVE
  • Fred Dockins, 1.1 Miles Wsw Of The Route V And King School Rd Intersection (Lat: 37.667278 Lon: -90.577333), Type: 92.3, Overall height: 91.3 m, Registrant: 5737019590, , 540 S. MAPLE VALLEY DRIVE

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Iron Mountain Lake compared to Missouri state average:

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