King City, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 1,028 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 532  (51.8%)
Females: 496  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64463.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,819 (it was $24,605 in 2000)
King City:

$42,819
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,591 (it was $14,177 in 2000)

King City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,239 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
King City:

$79,239
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $112,549; Detached houses: $119,168; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,130; Mobile homes: $33,830

Median gross rent in 2013: $476.

  • Races in King City, MO (2010)

    King City races chart
    • 98897.5%White alone
    • 111.1%Hispanic
    • 90.9%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 10.10%Black alone
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in King City: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.0%), United States (23.4%), Irish (12.9%), English (9.3%), French (5.3%), French Canadian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1106 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile   (low).

King City, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in King City:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in King City city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $882 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $836 (1.2%)

King City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (26.3 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (67.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Union Star, MO (2.5 miles ), Stanberry, MO (3.4 miles ), Darlington, MO (3.5 miles) , Rea, MO (3.6 miles) , Amity, MO (3.7 miles) , Guilford, MO (3.7 miles) , Maysville, MO (3.8 miles ), Cosby, MO (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 94.52 W

Area code: 660

King City household income distribution King City home values distribution

Crime rates in King City by Year
Type 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000000
per 100,000 109.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0020001
per 100,000 0.00.0232.60.00.00.098.0
Burglaries 3123500
per 100,000 329.7113.8232.6295.0489.70.00.0
Thefts 2110100
per 100,000 219.8113.8116.30.097.90.00.0
Auto thefts 0005300
per 100,000 0.00.00.0491.6293.80.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 264.3) 124.713.070.262.464.20.020.4

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

Crime rate in King City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in King City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

King City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the King City city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 36.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

King City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.2 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 335.3 miles away from King City center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.4 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 364.6 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 351.0 miles away from King City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 381.7 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 Gentry County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
King City topographic map

Birthplace of: Gerald P. Pulley - Photographer.

Hospitals and medical centers in King City:

  • KING CITY MANOR (300 WEST FAIRVIEW, PO BOX 605)

Other hospitals and medical centers near King City:

  • PINE VIEW MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STANBERRY, MO)
  • SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MAYSVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to King City:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 25 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 29 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Highland Community College (about 42 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Grantham University (about 56 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 61 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 66 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 69 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Public high school in King City:

Public elementary/middle school in King City:

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Gentry 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 84.4. This is about average.

City:

84.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

King City, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in King City (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company: King City Branch at 101 North Ohio, branch established on 1880/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $867.0 mil, Deposits: $709.5 mil, headquarters in Chillicothe, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Young Partners, L.P.
  • Independent Farmers Bank: King City Branch at 206 North Connecticut, branch established on 1994/01/03. Info updated 2009/03/04: Bank assets: $105.0 mil, Deposits: $89.2 mil, headquarters in Maysville, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Missouri average:

11.0

King City travel time to work - commute King City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for King City city (based on Gentry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,91316
Mainline Protestant1,79511
Catholic3381
Other2451
None1,447-
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
Gentry County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Gentry County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gentry County:

30.3%
Missouri:

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

14.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
King City:

49.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
King City:

45.8%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
King City:

30.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
King City:

23.1%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
King City:

20.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
King City:

44.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
King City:

52.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.6%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of King City, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 4$3,801
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,556$30,6720$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,236
Water Supply 2$5,426$32,5561$363
Totals for Government 3$7,982$31,9286$5,400

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Harrison County, MO  1.18% ($17,964 average AGI)
from Nodaway County, MO  0.59% ($45,286)
from Buchanan County, MO  0.42% ($25,200)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.88% ($24,000 average AGI)
to Nodaway County, MO  0.63% ($29,067)
to Harrison County, MO  0.46% ($20,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in King City:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in King City:

  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)

TV broadcast stations around King City:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)

King City fatal accident list:

Jul 2, 2002 10:25 PM, Sr-48, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 19, 1997 09:40 PM, 169, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0PCL, Grant Date: 11/22/1994, Expiration Date: 11/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2006, Registrant: David D Hammer, 610 E South, King City, MO 64463
  • Call Sign: KB0YXW, Licensee ID: L01239493, Grant Date: 01/30/2007, Expiration Date: 01/30/2017, Registrant: Daniel A Oneill, 107 Prospect, King City, MO 64463

Most common first names in King City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2680.3 years
Robert1978.5 years
John1779.7 years
Charles1578.9 years
James1372.6 years
William1381.6 years
Carl1180.9 years
George1084.9 years
Fred1081.2 years
Anna1086.6 years
Most common last names in King City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark1086.5 years
Johnson1081.1 years
Law977.5 years
Rudkin887.8 years
Workman883.9 years
Miller873.5 years
King887.2 years
Spiking880.9 years
Hill769.7 years
Mcmillen775.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

King City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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