Joplin, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 50,789 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 23,932  (47.1%)
Females: 26,857  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,884 (it was $30,555 in 2000)
Joplin:

$35,884
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,671 (it was $17,738 in 2000)

Joplin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,108 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Joplin:

$101,108
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $111,658; Detached houses: $112,676; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,367; In 2-unit structures: $123,746; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $280,710; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $6,667; Mobile homes: $39,457

Median gross rent in 2012: $667.

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  • White alone - 42,105 (85.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2,028 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1,923 (3.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,814 (3.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 919 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 488 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 98 (0.2%)

Races in Joplin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Joplin: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (13.9%), English (11.3%), United States (8.0%), French (3.5%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1005 feet

Land area: 31.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,617 people per square mile   (low).

Joplin,MO real estate house value index trend

Joplin, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Joplin:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Joplin city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

1,286 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:  2.6%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 218 registered sex offenders living in Joplin, Missouri as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Joplin to the number of sex offenders is 227 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $702 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $685 (0.7%)

Joplin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (68.0 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (102.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (322.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dennis Acres, MO (1.5 miles) , Duquesne, MO (1.6 miles ), Shoal Creek Drive, MO (1.7 miles ), Leawood, MO (1.8 miles ), Grand Falls Plaza, MO (1.9 miles) , Silver Creek, MO (1.9 miles ), Cliff Village, MO (1.9 miles) , Redings Mill, MO (2.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 182 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1998: 188 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 172 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2001: 217 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 203 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2003: 220 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2004: 208 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2006: 138 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2008: 87 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2010: 58 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2011: 53 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $152,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.08 N, Longitude: 94.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,105 (+42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,893 (69.4%)

Area code: 417

Joplin household income distribution Joplin home values distribution

Crime rates in Joplin by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 231512413122
per 100,000 4.36.62.210.82.14.28.42.16.12.04.03.9
Rapes 243632294334543842393327
per 100,000 52.178.669.462.491.972.0113.678.784.877.565.653.3
Robberies 467063489587959155645470
per 100,000 99.9152.9136.6103.3203.1184.3199.9188.6111.0127.1107.3138.2
Assaults 133104110109112200266242256184160189
per 100,000 288.8227.1238.4234.7239.4423.7559.7501.4516.6365.5317.9373.1
Burglaries 721709618641738656733845692558692653
per 100,000 1565.31548.51339.61380.11577.61389.81542.21750.91396.51108.31374.91289.1
Thefts 3,0452,8112,6492,8033,0823,1462,8773,5543,3082,6122,5622,920
per 100,000 6610.96139.65742.16034.86588.16665.06053.37364.16676.05188.15090.25764.6
Auto thefts 272281216235331404277413312234279265
per 100,000 590.5613.7468.2506.0707.6855.9582.8855.8629.7464.8554.3523.2
Arson 382324191925373746291228
per 100,000 82.550.252.040.940.653.077.876.792.857.623.855.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9) 532.0542.5484.5502.1587.0607.3643.3674.9600.8475.0475.9503.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Joplin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 151 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Missouri average:

2.42

Joplin tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,957 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Joplin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Joplin, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Joplin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Joplin city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 200 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from Joplin center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.4 miles away from the city 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 262.0 miles away from the city 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 274.5 miles away from Joplin center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Joplin topographic map

Birthplace of: William K. Jones - Highly decorated combat veteran of three wars, Langston Hughes - (1902-1967), Simple Comes to Harlem, Hale Irwin - Professional golfer, Tony Alamo - Fraudster, Robert Cummings - Actor, Grant Wistrom - College football player, Dennis Weaver - Actor, Emily Newell Blair - Suffragist, Art Staed - Politician, Mel Purcell - Male tennis player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Joplin: Thomas E. Creek.

Main business address for: EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES).

Hospitals in Joplin:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA - THE FOUR STATES (3130 WISCONSIN SUITE 6)
  • FREEMAN HEALTH SYSTEM - FREEMAN WEST (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1102 WEST 32ND STREET)
  • LANDMARK HOSPITAL OF JOPLIN, LLC (2040 W 32ND STREET)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL JOPLIN (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2817 ST JOHNS BLVD)
  • ST JOHN'S REG MED CENTER HOS (1905 WEST 32ND STREET, SUITE 102)
  • TRINITY HOSPICE OF MISSOUR LLC (1905 W 32ND STREET, SUITE 406)

Dialysis Facilities in Joplin:

  • FMC - JOPLIN EAST (522 WEST 32ND ST SUITE B)
  • FREEMAN NEPHROLOGY AND DIALYSIS CENTER (932 E 34TH ST)

Home Health Centers in Joplin:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF JOPLIN (2902 MCCLELLAND BOULEVARD, SUITE 2A)
  • FREEMAN HOME CARE SERVICES (3315 MCINTOSH CIRCLE)
  • ST JOHNS REG MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (4500 EAST 32ND STREET)

Nursing Homes in Joplin:

  • FREEMAN HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM (932 EAST 34TH STREET)
  • FREEMAN HOSPITAL SNF (1102 WEST 32ND STREET)
  • GREENBRIAR, THE (2502 MOFFET)
  • JOPLIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2218 W 32ND STREET)
  • JOPLIN HEALTHCARE CENTER (2810 JACKSON ROAD)
  • MEADOWS CARE CENTER, THE (1805 WEST 32ND STREET)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, JOPLIN (2700 EAST 34TH STREET, PO BOX 2877)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER OF JOPLIN (2218 W 32ND STREET)
  • SPRING RIVER CHRISTIAN VILLAGE INC (201 SOUTH NORTHPARK LANE)

Airports and heliports located in Joplin:

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Colleges/Universities in Joplin:

  • Missouri Southern State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,456; Location: 3950 E. Newman Road; Public; Website: www.mssu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Ozark Christian College (FT enrollment: 645; Location: 1111 N Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.occ.edu)
  • Vatterott College-Joplin (FT enrollment: 302; Location: 809 Illinois; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott.edu)
  • Franklin Technology-MSSU (FT enrollment: 199; Location: 3950 E. Newman Road; Public; Website: www.franklintechjoplin.com)
  • New Dimensions School of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 62; Location: 621 Kentucky Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: newdimensionsschoolofhairdesign.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Joplin:

  • Crowder College (about 21 miles; Neosho, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,675)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 24 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 25 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 54 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 62 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Drury University (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

Public high schools in Joplin:

Private high schools in Joplin:

  • COLLEGE HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 4311 NEWMAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON INDEPENDENT DAY SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 3401 NEWMAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MCAULEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 930 S PEARL AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Joplin:

Private elementary/middle schools in Joplin:

  • ST MARYS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 505 W 25TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MARTIN LUTHER SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 2616 CONNECTICUT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PETERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 802 BYERS AVE; Grades: 6 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Joplin

Library in Joplin:

  • JOPLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,854,040; Location: 300 S MAIN STREET; 88,591 books; 10,094 e-books; 12,118 audio materials; 10,153 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 499 print serial subscriptions; 36 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • It is now Missouri Southern State University- No longer a college
  • the Southern part of Joplin is in Newton County

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Notable locations in Joplin: Twin Hills Country Club (A), Maiden Lane Shops (B), East Gate Center (C), Around Town Center (D), Joplin Fire Department Station 5 (E), Joplin Fire Department Station 3 (F), Joplin Fire Department Station 1 (G), Joplin Fire Department Station 4 (H), Joplin Fire Department Station 2 (I), Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Southwest Regional Field Fire Office Joplin (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Park Mall (1), Elms Shopping Center (2), Bel-aire Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Joplin: EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Osborne Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery (3), Parkway Cemetery (4), Forest Park Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Joplin Water Supply Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Joplin include: Schifferdecker Park (1), Leonard Park (2), Garvin Park (3), Cunningham Park (4), Spiva Park (5), Landreth Park (6), Royal Heights Park (7), Jungo Stadium (8), Joe Becker Memorial Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Joplin Museum Complex (Schifferdecker Park) (1), Reptile World (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1733 Kodiac Road) (2), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Joplin History Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2101 Indiana Avenue) (3), Ozark Nursery (Water Parks & Slides; 5361 North Main Street) (4), League Operations (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3517 Oak Ridge Drive) (5), Lazer City (Amusement & Theme Parks; 408 South Northpark Lane) (6), Casa for Kids Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 211 South Main Street Suite 316) (7), Joplin Convention & Visitors Bureau (222 West 3rd Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hallmark Inn (3600 South Range Line Road) (1), Capri Motel (3401 South Main Street) (2), Hampton Inn (3107 East 36th Street) (3), Best Western Oasis Inn and Ste (3508 Range Line) (4), Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (3350 South Range Line Road) (5), Drury Inn & Suites (3601 Range Line Road) (6), Baymont Inn & Suites - Joplin (3510 S Range Line Rd) (7), Holiday Inn (I-44 & US71) (8), Days Inn (3500 South Range Line Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Jasper County - Joplin- Courts- Circuit Courts- Small Claims Court (6 Pearl) (1), Duquesne Village - Municipal Court (1501 South Duquesne Road) (2), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (2306 South Range Line Road) (3), Joplin City - Emergency Preparedness- Municipal Court (303 East 3rd Street) (4), Jasper County - Joplin- Courts- Juvenile Court (601 South Pearl Avenue Suite 200) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Jasper 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 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.0317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.546
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.55
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00528. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00528
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Joplin and their reported violations in the past:

EMERALD POINTE SUBD (Address: 2650 E 32ND ST STE 121 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LOVES TRAVEL STOP 282 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
ZANS CREEKSIDE CMPGRND (Address: 2480 COYOTE DR , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
UNDERCLIFF (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2009), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
KOA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
PUMP-N-PANTRY OF DIAMOND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (DEC-05-2011), St Boil Water Order (DEC-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Other (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
JOPLIN SHOAL CREEK RV (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WHITE EAGLE SHOAL CREEK PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.2% for other race residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Joplin in 2010:

  • 1,028 people in college/university student housing
  • 653 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 76 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Joplin in 2000:

  • 1,008 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 618 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 91 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Joplin, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Joplin compared to Missouri state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Joplin (2011 data):

  • Arvest Bank: 15th Street In-Store Branch, 32nd Street Branch, 7th Street In-Store Branch, Operations Center, Joplin Main Branch, Mcclelland Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 7th & Virginia Branch, Northpark Branch, Joplin Branch, Southeast Branch, Southtown Branch, Westown Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Southwest Missouri Bank: 32nd Street, Mcclelland Branch, Zora, Duquesne Branch, Stone's Corner. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $642.0 mil, Deposits: $564.6 mil, headquarters in Carthage, MO, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Missouri Bancorporation, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Joplin: First State Bank Of Joplin, 7th & Maiden Lane Express Branch, 32nd Street Branch, Range Line Branch. Info updated 2006/11/22: Bank assets: $185.8 mil, Deposits: $160.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Buerge Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Bank and Trust: Branch 03, Branch 06, Branch 75, Branch 05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $294.0 mil, Deposits: $252.7 mil, headquarters in Neosho, MO, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • UMB Bank, National Association: 2300 East 7th Street Branch, Fourth And Range Line Road Branch, Joplin Facility. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Commerce Bank: Joplin Main Branch, 20th Street Branch, Southwest Branch. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Hometown Bank, National Association: Hometown Bank- Joplin South Facility at 3016 South Mcclelland Boulevard, branch established on 2006/11/27; Joplin Branch at 1429 East 32nd Street, branch established on 1998/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.7 mil, Deposits: $150.2 mil, headquarters in Carthage, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Liberty Bank: Joplin Branch at 2350 South Range Line Road, branch established on 2004/12/27; Joplin 7th St at 2311 West 7th Street, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2011/03/28: Bank assets: $1,093.3 mil, Deposits: $919.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc
  • 3 other banks with 5 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Joplin, Missouri:

  • Days Inn Of Joplin, 3500 Rangeline, Joplin, MO 64804 , Phone: (417) 623-0100, Fax: (417) 623-4206
  • Drury Inn, 3601 Rangeline, Joplin, MO 64804 , Phone: (417) 781-8000, Fax: (417) 781-8000
  • Westwood Motel, 1700 W 30TH St, Joplin, MO 64804 , Phone: (417) 782-7212
  • Motel 6 0427, 3031 S Range Line Rd, Joplin, MO 64801 , Phone: (417) 781-6400
  • La Quinta Inn, 3320 S Rangeline Rd, Joplin, MO 64804 , Phone: (417) 781-0500, Fax: (417) 781-9388
  • Howard Johnson Lodge Of Joplin, 3510 South Rangeline Rd, Joplin, MO 64804 , Phone: (Inv) lid Input, Fax: (Inv) lid Input
  • Best Western Oasis, 3508 S Rangeline, Joplin, MO 64804 , Phone: (417) 781-6776, Fax: (417) 659-8362
  • Sleep Inn, I-44 & Hwy 43, Joplin, MO 64803 , Phone: (447) 782-1212, Fax: (447) 782-3366
  • 15 other hotels and motels
All 23 fire-safe hotels and motels in Joplin, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Joplin city (based on Jasper County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.41%
Here: 58.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents33.4%15.5%11.5%9.0%6.9%
Congregations20.7%15.6%12.8%2.2%1.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%2.3%2.3%13.9%
Congregations3.9%7.8%1.7%2.2%31.8%
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
Jasper County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jasper County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Jasper County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

14.5%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$73,066$51,5760$0
Other Government Administration 12$57,442$57,4420$0
Judicial and Legal 13$40,047$36,9667$17,858
Police Protection - Officers 107$408,084$45,7661$1,581
Police - Other 32$93,225$34,95912$3,334
Firefighters 94$378,924$48,3730$0
Fire - Other 1$3,520$42,2400$0
Correction 15$42,418$33,9341$1,045
Streets and Highways 45$134,346$35,8261$1,357
Airports 6$17,840$35,6802$2,502
Health 27$92,665$41,18410$6,848
Solid Waste Management 5$16,242$38,9812$3,266
Sewerage 32$96,426$36,1600$0
Parks and Recreation 42$122,416$34,97624$12,381
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$21,943$43,8860$0
Transit 20$47,123$28,2741$1,244
Local Libraries 16$51,245$38,43428$24,137
Other and Unallocable 28$89,494$38,3550$0
Totals for Government 518$1,786,466$41,38589$75,553

Joplin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $9,283,000 ($182.78)
    Regular Highways: $4,999,000 ($98.43)
    Sewerage: $3,779,000 ($74.41)
    Air Transportation: $3,607,000 ($71.02)
    General Public Buildings: $2,035,000 ($40.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,051,000 ($20.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,844,000 ($115.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,027,000 ($79.29)
    General - Other: $4,007,000 ($78.90)
    Sewerage: $3,051,000 ($60.07)
    Regular Highways: $3,041,000 ($59.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,929,000 ($57.67)
    Central Staff Services: $2,234,000 ($43.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,967,000 ($38.73)
    Financial Administration: $1,601,000 ($31.52)
    Health - Other: $1,476,000 ($29.06)
    General Public Buildings: $1,281,000 ($25.22)
    Libraries: $1,062,000 ($20.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $838,000 ($16.50)
    Correctional Institutions: $669,000 ($13.17)
    Transit Utilities: $622,000 ($12.25)
    Air Transportation: $586,000 ($11.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $422,000 ($8.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $277,000 ($5.45)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $236,000 ($4.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $117,000 ($2.30)
    Parking Facilities: $47,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $990,000 ($19.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,042,000 ($59.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $547,000 ($10.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $468,000 ($9.21)
    Regular Highways: $435,000 ($8.56)
    Police Protection: $303,000 ($5.97)
    Libraries: $197,000 ($3.88)
    General Public Building: $119,000 ($2.34)
    Transit Utilities: $92,000 ($1.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $80,000 ($1.58)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($1.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $45,000 ($0.89)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($0.24)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.10)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.04)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,969,000 ($353.80)

Joplin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,314,000 ($104.63)
    All Other: $1,521,000 ($29.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,405,000 ($27.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $741,000 ($14.59)
    Air Transportation: $357,000 ($7.03)
    Parking Facilities: $114,000 ($2.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $92,000 ($1.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,143,000 ($22.50)
    Sewerage: $913,000 ($17.98)
    Natural Resources: $168,000 ($3.31)
    All Other: $98,000 ($1.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $402,000 ($7.92)
    All Other: $77,000 ($1.52)
    Public Welfare: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,671,000 ($32.90)
    Interest Earnings: $1,371,000 ($26.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,198,000 ($23.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $107,000 ($2.11)
    Special Assessments: $67,000 ($1.32)
    Sale of Property: $46,000 ($0.91)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $60,000 ($1.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,916,000 ($77.10)
    Highways: $1,322,000 ($26.03)
    Public Welfare: $667,000 ($13.13)
    Transit Utilities: $450,000 ($8.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $117,000 ($2.30)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $11,840,000 ($233.12)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,251,000 ($221.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,766,000 ($93.84)
    Property: $1,777,000 ($34.99)
    Other License: $970,000 ($19.10)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $409,000 ($8.05)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $267,000 ($5.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $45,000 ($0.89)

Joplin government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,911,000 ($411.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,696,000 ($387.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,215,000 ($23.92)

Joplin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,374,000 ($578.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,649,000 ($32.47)

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.02%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Newton County, MO  1.39% ($34,405 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.31% ($26,362)
from Greene County, MO  0.25% ($31,990)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($79 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newton County, MO  1.41% ($33,694 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.33% ($30,333)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.24% ($25,960)

Strongest AM radio stations in Joplin:

  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVIS (910 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Joplin:

  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KGLC (100.9 FM; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K249BZ (97.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Joplin:

  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCLG-CA (Channel 32; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Joplin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 44
Total length: 168 meters (551ft)
Total costs: $5,657,000
Total average daily traffic: 261,880
Total average daily truck traffic: 28,741

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 14
  • 2000-2009: 7
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Joplin, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Joplin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 324 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Joplin, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 315 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Joplin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Joplin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 87 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED240$88,103189$88,829532$103,36470$32,1356$488,083137$55,82412$13,772
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$75,2059$131,04946$106,7023$6,9770$00$01$23,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$75,03137$70,695223$95,44458$28,0480$020$63,1815$34,496
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$81,88923$84,841160$95,6645$20,4060$010$54,3361$74,770
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$93,9713$114,80315$99,4681$81,7200$00$01$41,530

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Joplin, MO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$125,40225$121,8470$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$89,5866$156,8421$113,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$146,6364$140,7000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$100,6032$41,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$57,0001$110,0001$50,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 603
  • Hazardous Condition: 523
  • Service Call: 207
  • Good Intent Call: 43

Incident types - Joplin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Joplin, MO
Most common first names in Joplin, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William53475.2 years
Mary51477.8 years
John45973.1 years
James43073.5 years
Robert37070.9 years
Charles34673.4 years
Helen22079.0 years
George22076.4 years
Ruth21979.9 years
Dorothy19577.6 years
Most common last names in Joplin, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32475.9 years
Johnson20476.3 years
Brown15776.6 years
Williams14475.8 years
Wilson14076.9 years
Jones13877.3 years
Miller12478.5 years
Davis11975.3 years
Martin11373.6 years
Moore10672.5 years
Businesses in Joplin, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lowe's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's6
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone2Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike15
Best Western1Nissan1
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