Longtown, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 100 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.6%
Males: 63  (63.6%)
Females: 37  (36.4%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 63775

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,638 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Longtown:

$55,638
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,406 (it was $22,724 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,962 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Longtown:

$126,962
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $127,330; detached houses: $127,620

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,099.

March 2019 cost of living index in Longtown: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.9%
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  • Races in Longtown, MO (2010)
    • 10098.0%White alone
    • 22.0%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (44.1%), American (26.5%), Polish (8.8%), Scottish (5.9%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 783 people per square mile   (low).

Longtown, Missouri map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $513 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (71.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Biehle, MO (2.4 miles),
Old Appleton, MO (2.5 miles),
Perryville, MO (2.6 miles ),
Frohna, MO (2.9 miles),
Altenburg, MO (3.3 miles ),
Brewer, MO (3.4 miles ),
Oak Ridge, MO (3.5 miles ),
Rockwood, IL (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 89.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Distribution of median household income in Longtown, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Longtown, MO in 2019

Longtown satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Missouri:

3.9%

Average climate in Longtown, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Longtown, Missouri average temperatures Longtown, Missouri average precipitation Longtown, Missouri humidity Longtown, Missouri wind speed Longtown, Missouri snowfall Longtown, Missouri sunshine Longtown, Missouri clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Longtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Longtown town center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 3.2 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Longtown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 352% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.2 miles away from Longtown 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 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 116.1 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 76.5 miles away from Longtown 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 129.9 miles away from Longtown center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 111.1 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 Perry County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 20, Tornadoes: 16, Winds: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Longtown:

  • INDEPENDENCE CARE CENTER OF PERRY COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)
  • PERRY COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)
  • PERRY OAKS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)
  • PERRYOAKS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)
  • PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)
  • PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)
  • PERRY COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTERS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PERRYVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Longtown:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 28 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 31 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 38 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Mineral Area College (about 41 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Rend Lake College (about 57 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 60 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Jefferson College (about 60 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Perry 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 town:

2.6 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.9%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Longtown:

Marital status in Longtown, MO
  • Never married: 49.4%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Longtown:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Longtown, MO (based on Perry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9408
Evangelical Protestant5,18718
Mainline Protestant3074
Other11
None6,536-
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: 3
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Perry County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Perry County:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

30.0%
Missouri:

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

11.5%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.4%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

31.2%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.3%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Longtown:

48.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Longtown:

74.7%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Longtown, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Longtown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($280.00)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($200.00)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($170.00)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($120.00)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($70.00)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($60.00)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($50.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($30.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($20.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($10.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($50.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,000 ($240.00)

Longtown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($120.00)
    Other: $1,000 ($10.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($70.00)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($40.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $6,000 ($60.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $4,000 ($40.00)
    Rents: $3,000 ($30.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($30.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($70.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($140.00)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($50.00)
    Other: $1,000 ($10.00)
    Highways: $1,000 ($10.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $53,000 ($530.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($120.00)
    Property: $3,000 ($30.00)

Longtown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000 ($2420.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $232,000 ($2320.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($100.00)

Longtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,000 ($500.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000 ($460.00)

Strongest AM radio stations in Longtown:

  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Longtown:

  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KYRX (97.3 FM; MARBLE HILL, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Longtown:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.9mTotal length
  • 210Total average daily traffic
  • 19Total average daily truck traffic
  • 283Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Longtown, MO
  • 55.6%Utility gas
  • 30.6%Wood
  • 13.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Longtown, MO
  • 90.0%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Electricity


Longtown compared to Missouri state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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