For population 25 years and over in La Belle:
For population 15 years and over in La Belle city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $313 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (83.8 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (136.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (251.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Knox City, MO (2.3 miles ), Lewistown, MO (2.4 miles ), Newark, MO (3.0 miles) , Monticello, MO (3.3 miles) , Ewing, MO (3.6 miles ), Plevna, MO (3.7 miles) , Edina, MO (3.8 miles ), Rutledge, MO (4.1 miles) .
Latitude: 40.12 N, Longitude: 91.92 W
Area code: 660
Crime rates in La Belle (2002):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in La Belle (2003):
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-10.1%).
Work and jobs in La Belle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in La Belle, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
La Belle-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the La Belle city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/20/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Belle:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
51 people in nursing homes in 2000
La Belle compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in La Belle (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for La Belle city (based on Lewis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,973 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,475 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in La Belle:
Strongest FM radio stations in La Belle:
TV broadcast stations around La Belle:
La Belle fatal accident list:
Sep 1, 1996 00:01 AM, Rtd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 7, 1979 01:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1977 09:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 21, 1975 12:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,656,000
Total average daily traffic: 74
Total average daily truck traffic: 8
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 107
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: