Licking, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 3,098 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +110.6%
Males: 1,962  (63.4%)
Females: 1,136  (36.6%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65542.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,824 (it was $17,576 in 2000)
Licking:

$24,824
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,904 (it was $12,802 in 2000)

Licking city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,227 (it was $51,700 in 2000)
Licking:

$93,227
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $91,544; detached houses: $101,298; mobile homes: $34,862

Median gross rent in 2017: $542.

March 2019 cost of living index in Licking: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.9%
(33.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Licking, MO (2010)
    • 2,22071.1%White alone
    • 79825.5%Black alone
    • 692.2%Hispanic
    • 180.6%American Indian alone
    • 120.4%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Licking, Missouri as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Licking is 165 to 1.


Crime rates in Licking by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(36.5)
1
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.2)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.6)
2
(131.9)
3
(199.3)
3
(99.2)
1
(33.8)
1
(31.9)
4
(128.0)
2
(65.3)
2
(64.4)
5
(161.0)
7
(224.9)
4
(128.4)
2
(64.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(291.8)
7
(254.1)
9
(593.7)
4
(265.8)
9
(297.7)
5
(169.1)
12
(382.8)
7
(223.9)
3
(98.0)
11
(354.4)
17
(547.5)
9
(289.1)
14
(449.4)
7
(226.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(1,422)
42
(1,525)
53
(3,496)
51
(3,389)
46
(1,522)
49
(1,657)
59
(1,882)
87
(2,783)
44
(1,437)
52
(1,675)
44
(1,417)
29
(931.6)
40
(1,284)
22
(711.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(182.3)
3
(108.9)
3
(197.9)
4
(265.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
1
(31.9)
3
(96.0)
2
(65.3)
1
(32.2)
4
(128.8)
3
(96.4)
4
(128.4)
1
(32.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.1)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)121.1141.9223.6235.2101.6114.6184.4160.382.7107.3163.3200.1118.895.3

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City-data.com crime index in Licking, MO

Crime rate in Licking detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (20.9%), German (9.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1935

Elevation: 1259 feet

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,785 people per square mile   (low).

Licking, Missouri map

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $450 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $425 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (81.3 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (117.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (373.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Raymondville, MO (3.3 miles ),
Houston, MO (3.6 miles ),
Edgar Springs, MO (3.8 miles),
Salem, MO (4.5 miles ),
Plato, MO (4.5 miles),
Fort Leonard Wood, MO (4.7 miles ),
Summersville, MO (5.0 miles ),
St. Robert, MO (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.50 N, Longitude: 91.86 W

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Licking, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Licking, MO in 2017
Licking satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +142 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in Licking, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Apparel (8.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Licking, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)

Average climate in Licking, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Licking, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Licking-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Licking city center killed 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the city center injured 9 people.

Earthquake activity:

Licking-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 129.5 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 129.8 miles away from the city 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 226.4 miles away from Licking center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from Licking center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.1 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 234.6 miles away from Licking 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 Texas County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Licking topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Licking:

  • LICKING PARK MANOR (209 HICKORY STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Licking:

  • HOSPICE OF CARE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HOUSTON, MO)
  • TEXAS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HOUSTON, MO)
  • HOUSTON HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HOUSTON, MO)

Airports located in Licking:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Licking:

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 33 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 6,486)
  • Lincoln University (about 76 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Mineral Area College (about 80 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Evangel University (about 80 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • East Central College (about 81 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 81 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 81 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public high school in Licking:

  • LICKING HIGH (Students: 401, Location: 125 COLLEGE AVENUE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Licking:

  • LICKING ELEM. (Students: 414, Location: 125 COLLEGE AVE, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Licking Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Value Inn (209 South Highway 63).

Birthplace of: Orville Tuttle - Football player.

Texas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

1,599 people in state prisons in 2010
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Licking (2011 data):

  • Town & Country Bank: Licking Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1924/10/30. Info updated 2009/04/24: Bank assets: $519.3 mil, Deposits: $444.9 mil, headquarters in Salem, MO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Town & Country Bancshares, Inc
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Licking Branch at 109 State Highway 32 West, branch established on 1996/09/09. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company

For population 15 years and over in Licking:

Marital status in Licking, MO
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 29.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 23.8%

For population 25 years and over in Licking:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Licking
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Licking, MO (based on Texas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,13984
Mainline Protestant8075
Other3604
Catholic3164
None11,386-
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: 6
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Texas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Texas County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Texas County:

29.1%
Missouri:

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

12.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Licking:

55.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Licking:

53.9%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Licking:

32.8%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Licking:

60.9%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Licking:

77.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Licking, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,900$35,7600$0
Water Supply 2$7,548$45,2880$0
Financial Administration 2$6,596$39,5760$0
Sewerage 1$4,492$53,9040$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,557$42,6840$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,392$64,7045$604
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,700
Totals for Government 12$42,485$42,4857$2,304

Licking government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $1,240,000 ($400.26)
    Police Protection: $344,000 ($111.04)
    Sewerage: $230,000 ($74.24)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($74.24)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($41.96)
    Central Staff Services: $121,000 ($39.06)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($11.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($4.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($3.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($26.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000 ($20.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $527,000 ($170.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($26.79)

Licking government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $400,000 ($129.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $240,000 ($77.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($3.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($3.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($11.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($9.68)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($129.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $437,000 ($141.06)
    Motor Vehicle License: $69,000 ($22.27)
    Property: $50,000 ($16.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($1.94)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.65)

Licking government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,775,000 ($1541.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,552,000 ($1146.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,510,000 ($487.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $287,000 ($92.64)

Licking government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,158,000 ($373.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $909,000 ($293.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,255,000 ($405.10)

7.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wright County, MO  0.86% ($28,147 average AGI)
from Greene County, MO  0.63% ($23,080)
from Howell County, MO  0.58% ($27,413)


6.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Howell County, MO  0.75% ($29,559 average AGI)
to Wright County, MO  0.66% ($33,692)
to Greene County, MO  0.55% ($28,930)
Businesses in Licking, MO
NameCountNameCount
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value1
SONIC Drive-In1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Licking:

  • KBTC (1250 AM; 1 kW; HOUSTON, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJPW (1390 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KSMO (1340 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MO; Owner: KSMO ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Licking:

  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZNN (105.3 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KUMR (88.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • K275AF (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KUNQ (99.3 FM; HOUSTON, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKID (92.9 FM; SALEM, MO; Owner: ULTRA-SONIC BROADCAST STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJPW-FM (102.3 FM; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSPQ (93.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KDAA (97.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KDAA-KMOZ, LLC)
  • KUKU-FM (100.3 FM; WILLOW SPRINGS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)

Licking fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 1990 07:00 PM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1987 11:00 AM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 1986 05:10 PM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1980 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 5, 1977 06:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.3mTotal length
  • $455,000Total costs
  • 23,065Total average daily traffic
  • 4,409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,937Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Licking)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 500 Ft Due West Of A Point That Is Located 1500 Ft South Off Jct Hwy 63 & 32 (Lat: 37.497833 Lon: -91.864333), Call Sign: KNFR872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022, Registrant: Blake\'s Commercial Two-Way, Willard, MO 65781, Phone: (417) 839-2071, Email:
  • George O. White Nurs, 14027 Shafer Road (Lat: 37.556972 Lon: -91.881806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WHC36,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.325 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 151.475 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 159.225 MHz, 159.240 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/31/2024, Certifier: E John Alberts, Registrant: Mo Dept Of Conservation, 230 Commerce Drive, Suite 201, Jefferson City, MO 65109, Phone: (573) 751-4115, Fax: (573) 751-4865, Email:
  • Lat: 37.501333 Lon: -91.856917, Call Sign: WQVU248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Certifier: Tony Huff, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Hwy 63 1.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 37.484194 Lon: -91.852917), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WNEQ999,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/1997, Expiration Date: 05/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2000, Phone: (417) 468-2615
  • Licking, 12960 Kimble Road (Lat: 37.519667 Lon: -91.852111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WPTP320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 11/14/2021, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HWY 63-MANSFIELD, 32651 S Hwy 63 (Lat: 37.618500 Lon: -91.864111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQID206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2016, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Licking)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Licking)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of fires - 74 took place in 2010, and the least - 3 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Licking, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.6%), and Structure Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Licking, MO
    • 42652.6%Outside Fires
    • 29236.0%Structure Fires
    • 8510.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 70.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Licking, MO
Most common first names in Licking, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5277.7 years
John5078.5 years
James3772.0 years
Mary3382.1 years
Robert2773.4 years
Charles2574.2 years
George2171.3 years
Mildred1776.4 years
Roy1472.2 years
Dorothy1372.1 years
Most common last names in Licking, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3179.7 years
Williams3074.6 years
Jones2771.1 years
Sullins2268.3 years
Johnson1578.3 years
Floyd1455.8 years
Bates1483.4 years
Buckner1481.4 years
Brown1379.1 years
Lewis1370.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Licking, MO
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 27.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.5%Wood
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Licking, MO
  • 70.8%Electricity
  • 23.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood


Licking compared to Missouri state average:

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

Licking on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
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  • J. Theodore Cherry (2)
  • Lorie D. Booker (1)
  • Gregory R. Brown (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.