La Russell, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 113 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.1%
Males: 57  (51.0%)
Females: 56  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  25.8 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 64848

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,097 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
La Russell:

$61,097
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,209 (it was $10,451 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,429 (it was $37,200 in 2000)
La Russell:

$86,429
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,342; Detached houses: $100,725; Mobile homes: $19,858
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    • 10995.6%White alone
    • 32.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Russell: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.0%), German (7.0%), French (4.1%), Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 332 people per square mile   (very low).

La Russell, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in La Russell:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • 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: 35.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

80 residents are foreign born (32.9% Oceania).

This city:

32.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $816 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $581 (0.8%)

La Russell satellite photo by USGS

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

La Russell household income distribution La Russell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+21.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (63%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (51%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in La Russell, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Russell-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 169.7 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 171.1 miles away from La Russell 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 232.5 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 237.9 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 249.5 miles away from La Russell 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 349.4 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 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).
La Russell topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, MO)
  • MT VERNON PLACE CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, MO)
  • MISSOURI REHABILITATION CTR (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, MO)
  • HEARTLAND KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)

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

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 23 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 29 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 40 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Drury University (about 44 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 44 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 44 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 45 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
Missouri average:

11.0

La Russell travel time to work - commute La Russell mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,313149
Mainline Protestant8,10035
Catholic6,0245
Other3,05218
Black Protestant5022
None49,413-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Russell:

39.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
La Russell:

27.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

54.7%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Russell:

4.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Missouri:

6.8

General health condition:
La Russell:

38.0%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.6%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Russell, 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

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 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2000, Expiration Date: 02/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2010Registrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (7%)

La Russell 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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