Leadwood, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 1,246 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 650  (52.2%)
Females: 596  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63653.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,156 (it was $25,391 in 2000)
Leadwood:

$25,156
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,233 (it was $11,402 in 2000)

Leadwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,856 (it was $35,400 in 2000)
Leadwood:

$52,856
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $67,823; Detached houses: $68,583; Mobile homes: $54,357

Median gross rent in 2012: $639.

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  • White alone - 1,261 (98.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leadwood: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), German (18.0%), United States (16.5%), English (6.2%), French (4.6%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1964

Elevation: 805 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,077 people per square mile   (low).

Leadwood, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Leadwood:

  • High school or higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leadwood city:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Missouri:  3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $536 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $399 (0.7%)

Leadwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (56.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (315.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Frankclay, MO (1.2 miles ), Wortham, MO (1.3 miles ), Terre du Lac, MO (1.7 miles ), Desloge, MO (2.0 miles ), Bonne Terre, MO (2.1 miles ), Park Hills, MO (2.1 miles ), Irondale, MO (2.2 miles ), Leadington, MO (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $20,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.86 N, Longitude: 90.59 W

Area code: 573

Leadwood household income distribution Leadwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Leadwood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100100011
per 100,000 85.00.00.085.20.00.00.077.777.6
Robberies 000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.077.70.0
Assaults 1174737111020
per 100,000 935.4607.1346.3596.3255.8605.5949.1777.01551.6
Burglaries 0111358810
per 100,000 0.086.786.685.2255.8432.5690.3621.6775.8
Thefts 6121910131821
per 100,000 510.286.7173.285.2767.3865.11121.71398.61629.2
Auto thefts 710122212
per 100,000 595.286.70.085.2170.5173.0172.677.7155.2
Arson 000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.085.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 336.3143.585.6211.9118.0208.0308.9360.7524.9

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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 Leadwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.88
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -92 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

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

Average climate in Leadwood, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leadwood, Missouri average temperatures Leadwood, Missouri average precipitation Leadwood, Missouri humidity Leadwood, Missouri wind speed Leadwood, Missouri snowfall Leadwood, Missouri sunshine Leadwood, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Leadwood-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Leadwood city center killed 4 people and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leadwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 152.6 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 75.4 miles away from Leadwood 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 99.4 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 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.6 miles away from Leadwood center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Leadwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Leadwood:

  • CAMELOT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, DESLOGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DESLOGE, MO)
  • BONNE TERRE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BONNE TERRE, MO)
  • ST JOE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BONNE TERRE, MO)
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PARK HILLS, MO)
  • PARKLAND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PARK HILLS, MO)
  • MARMC HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leadwood:

  • Mineral Area College (about 7 miles; Park Hills, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • Jefferson College (about 28 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • East Central College (about 45 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Webster University (about 52 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 55 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 55 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 57 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public elementary/middle school in Leadwood:

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Notable locations in Leadwood: Hunts Ford (A), Leadwood Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Leadwood Tailings Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Leadwood City - Municipal Court (102 West 7th Street).

St. Francois 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 98.7. This is worse than average.

City:

98.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 6.70. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.2%
(34.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Leadwood compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Leadwood (2011 data):

  • Bank Star of the LeadBelt: Leadwood Facility at 613 Bank Street, branch established on 1988/03/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.4 mil, Deposits: $98.7 mil, headquarters in Park Hills, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bancstar, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leadwood city (based on St. Francois County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Here: 51.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents45.5%14.9%8.4%5.4%5.3%
Congregations20.7%4.5%9.0%12.6%3.6%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will Baptists General Conference Churches of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.9%3.3%2.2%1.8%8.4%
Congregations7.2%8.1%5.4%2.7%26.1%
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: 11
St. Francois County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
St. Francois County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
St. Francois County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Francois County:

30.4%
Missouri:

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

16.0%
State:

13.5%
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 1$2,188$26,2561$371
Other Government Administration 1$2,314$27,7687$153
Judicial and Legal 1$2,064$24,7681$614
Police Protection - Officers 5$9,253$22,2073$3,930
Streets and Highways 2$4,314$25,8840$0
Sewerage 1$1,750$21,0000$0
Water Supply 1$4,721$56,6520$0
Totals for Government 12$26,604$26,60412$5,068

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Jefferson County, MO  1.04% ($36,306 average AGI)
from Washington County, MO  0.71% ($25,530)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.51% ($33,477)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Jefferson County, MO  0.82% ($27,555 average AGI)
to Washington County, MO  0.62% ($19,392)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($29,723)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leadwood:

  • KFMO (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLAT RIVER, MO; Owner: M. K. S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KREI (800 AM; 1 kW; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KYRO (1280 AM; 1 kW; POTOSI, MO; Owner: SAVOY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leadwood:

  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGM (91.1 FM; PARK HILLS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KHZR (97.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDJR (100.1 FM; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: KDJR RADIO, INC.)
  • KYLS-FM (95.9 FM; IRONTON, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KNLP (89.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Leadwood:

  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)

Leadwood fatal accident list:

Nov 25, 1988 07:20 PM, 8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1986 03:05 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $153,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,001
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,300
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 22,601

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • PETER CONNOLLY, 5925 Glore Rd (Lat: 37.869667 Lon: -90.632306), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, STE 100
  • Peter Connolly, 5925 Glore Rd (Lat: 37.869667 Lon: -90.632306), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, STE 100

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC0GRB, Licensee ID: L00168967
    Grant Date: 09/28/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: David M Henry
    Registrant: David M Henry, 612 East St, Leadwood, MO 63653-1136
  • Call Sign: KC0GXH, Licensee ID: L00184443
    Grant Date: 12/15/1999, Expiration Date: 12/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2011, Certifier: Tamara A Henry
    Registrant: Tamara A Henry, 612 East St, Leadwood, MO 63653
  • Call Sign: NN4DX, Previous Call Sign: W4TRH, Licensee ID: L00183612
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 07/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2009, Certifier: Timothy R Havens
    Registrant: Timothy R Havens, 1232 Pine Street, Leadwood, MO 63653
  • Call Sign: NW0W, Previous Call Sign: NN4DX, Licensee ID: L00183612
    Grant Date: 06/13/2009, Expiration Date: 06/13/2019, Certifier: Timothy R Havens
    Registrant: Timothy R Havens, 1232 Pine Street, Leadwood, MO 63653

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Leadwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leadwood, MO
Most common first names in Leadwood, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1873.2 years
John1574.4 years
James1266.5 years
Mary1076.1 years
Charles867.8 years
Helen776.4 years
Robert767.0 years
George675.5 years
Harry670.5 years
Fred677.7 years
Most common last names in Leadwood, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Glore978.2 years
Forrester864.2 years
Green873.4 years
Boyer869.7 years
Thompson877.9 years
Barton773.4 years
Scott782.6 years
Brewer668.3 years
Hughes674.0 years
Eaton679.5 years
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