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Population in 2012: 111 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 60  (54.9%)
Females: 51  (45.1%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64848

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,255 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
La Russell:

$57,255
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,441

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,364 (it was $37,200 in 2000)
La Russell:

$105,364
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $90,469; Detached houses: $99,714; Mobile homes: $25,750

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  • White alone - 109 (95.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Russell: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.0%), United States (9.0%), Irish (3.0%), English (1.8%), Welsh (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 326 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in La Russell:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Russell city:

  • Never married: 55.3%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

88 residents are foreign born

This city:  45.6%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in La Russell, Missouri as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in La Russell to the number of sex offenders is 28 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $683 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,125 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (42.9 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (125.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (337.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Avilla, MO (2.3 miles) , Sarcoxie, MO (2.5 miles ), Reeds, MO (2.5 miles) , Stotts City, MO (2.6 miles ), Wentworth, MO (3.2 miles) , Freistatt, MO (3.5 miles) , Hoberg, MO (3.6 miles) , Miller, MO (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.14 N, Longitude: 94.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+21.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (76%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (41%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)


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Tornado activity:

La Russell-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the La Russell city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Russell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from La Russell center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near La Russell:

  • SARCOXIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SARCOXIE, MO)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • ST LUKE'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in La Russell, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Russell:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 23 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,115)
  • Crowder College (about 29 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 40 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Drury University (about 44 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 44 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Missouri State University (about 44 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 48 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,210)

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Notable location: Avilla Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location 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
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AQI  PM10 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.8. This is better than average.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.3
U.S.:

11.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in La Russell, MO

La Russell compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


La Russell travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for La Russell city (based on Jasper County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.41%
Here58.4%
USA50.2%

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
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Jasper County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jasper County:

14.5%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($195 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.07%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Newton County, MO  1.63% ($29,555 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.35% ($24,281)
from Greene County, MO  0.27% ($33,087)


6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($66 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Newton County, MO  1.46% ($28,066 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.38% ($27,417)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.33% ($23,280)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Russell:

  • 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.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Russell:

  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKBL (95.9 FM; MONETT, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KGMY-FM (100.5 FM; AURORA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOSP (105.1 FM; WILLARD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around La Russell:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K38DD (Channel 38; MONETT, MO; Owner: PEGGY L. DAVIS AND DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Substation Section Of Energy Center, 2 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.137833 Lon: -94.104361), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WEF515
    Assigned Frequencies: 2183.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2000, Expiration Date: 02/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2010
    Registrant: Empire District Electric Company, 720 Schifferdecker Ave, Joplin, MO 64801, Phone: (417) 625-4223, Fax: (417) 625-5175, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0MK, Licensee ID: L00137511
    Grant Date: 01/25/1995, Expiration Date: 01/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/28/1999
    Registrant: Monte R Broadaway Jr, Rr1 Box 5, La Russell, MO 64848


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