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Population in 2019: 127 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 65  (51.6%)
Females: 62  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 64647

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,779 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Jameson:

$32,779
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,008 (it was $10,351 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $39,221 (it was $26,400 in 2000)
Jameson:

$39,221
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $104,882; detached houses: $136,157; mobile homes: $17,249

Median gross rent in 2019: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jameson: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 48.4%
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According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Jameson, Missouri as of July 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jameson is 43 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (31.2%), European (9.4%), English (6.2%), Irish (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), German (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1876

Elevation: 797 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 573 people per square mile   (low).

Jameson, Missouri map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $497 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $296 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (48.3 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (71.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (353.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Viking, MO (2.6 miles ),
Gallatin, MO (2.6 miles ),
Coffey, MO (2.7 miles),
Pattonsburg, MO (2.8 miles ),
Altamont, MO (3.1 miles ),
Jamesport, MO (3.2 miles ),
Gilman City, MO (3.3 miles ),
Winston, MO (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 93.99 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Jameson, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jameson, MO in 2019

Jameson satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.9%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Jameson, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.0%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.1%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (12.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (23.1%)
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
Most common occupations in Jameson, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.7%)
  • Plant and system operators (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (30.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Bus drivers (11.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.7%)

Average climate in Jameson, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jameson-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Jameson town center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 19.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jameson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 385% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from Jameson center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 344.6 miles away from Jameson 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) earthquake occurred 344.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 344.0 miles away from Jameson 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 310.5 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 Daviess County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jameson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jameson:

  • DAVIESS COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALLATIN, MO)
  • GALLATIN SUNRISE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALLATIN, MO)
  • CIRCLE OF LIFE COMMUNITY HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GALLATIN, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jameson:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 46 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 54 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Grantham University (about 64 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 68 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Highland Community College (about 69 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 73 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 74 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public high school in Jameson:

Public elementary/middle school in Jameson:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Jameson Volunteer Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

14.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Jameson:

Marital status in Jameson, MO
  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 32.3%

For population 25 years and over in Jameson:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.6
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jameson, MO (based on Daviess County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,88524
Mainline Protestant1,30210
Other3521
Catholic921
None2,802-
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
Daviess County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Daviess County:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Daviess County:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Daviess County:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Missouri:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 0$0 1$977
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$651
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,681
Totals for Government 0$0 3$3,309

Jameson government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($70.87)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($39.37)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($31.50)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($7.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($7.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($23.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,000 ($125.98)

Jameson government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($181.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($78.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($23.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($149.61)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($23.62)

Jameson government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($566.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,000 ($527.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($39.37)

Jameson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,000 ($322.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,000 ($133.86)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jameson:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jameson:

  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KTTN-FM (92.3 FM; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jameson:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.1mTotal length
  • $1,056,000Total costs
  • 1,789Total average daily traffic
  • 184Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,263Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jameson, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jameson, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Gary D Highfill, W Side Cr, 1 Km S Jct Hwy P, 0.4 Km W Jct Hwy 13 (Lat: 39.998306 Lon: -93.983333), Type: 75.0, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, Wthompson@amce.Com, , 2627 Jopli-n, Phone: (417) 624-5703
  • Gary D Highfill, W Side Cr, 1 Km S Jct Hwy P, 0.4 Km W Jct Hwy 13 (Lat: 39.998306 Lon: -93.983333), Type: 75.0, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, Wthompson@amce.Com, , 2627 Jopli-n, Phone: (417) 624-5703
  • Troy Slagle, W Side Cr, 1 Km S Jct Hwy P, 0.4 Km W Jct Hwy 13 (Lat: 39.998306 Lon: -93.983333), Type: 75.0, Structure height: 29061 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc, Erniem@mw-Radio.Com, , Saint- Joseph, Phone: (816) 279-2065
  • Troy Slagle, W Side Cr, 1 Km S Jct Hwy P, 0.4 Km W Jct Hwy 13 (Lat: 39.998083 Lon: -93.983167), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 29061 m, Overall height: 73.1 m, Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc, Erniem@mw-Radio.Com, , Saint- Joseph, Phone: (816) 279-2065
  • S On County Rd W Side .6 Km S Hwy P South (Lat: 40.000000 Lon: -93.985556), Type: 75.0, Overall height: 73 m, Registrant: N W Electric Power Cooperative Inc, 565 Camer-on, Phone: (816) 632-2121

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Lat: 39.998306 Lon: -93.983333, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 75 m, Call Sign: WQKE684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Troy A Slagle, Registrant: Mid-States Services, LLC., 4100 Oklahoma Ave, Trenton, MO 64683, Phone: (660) 359-3941, Fax: (660) 359-6030, Email:
  • WS-JMSN-RL02, State Rd Uu And 250th St (Lat: 40.046667 Lon: -93.936889), Type: Upole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRCR934, Licensee ID: L01166198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 12/18/2018, Expiration Date: 12/18/2028, Certifier: Brian Corman, Registrant: Business Only Broadband, LLC, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6006, Email:
  • STATION, 1/2 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.000000 Lon: -93.985500), Overall height: 75 m, Call Sign: KFK96,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2010, Expiration Date: 08/09/2020, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2020, Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jameson)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jameson, MO
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 10.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jameson, MO
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Other fuel


Jameson compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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