Longtown, Missouri

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Population in 2012: 102 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.2%
Males: 54  (53.4%)
Females: 48  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 63775

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,407 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Longtown:

$48,407
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,035 (it was $22,724 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,035 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Longtown:

$78,035
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,571; Detached houses: $127,571

Median gross rent in 2012: $944.

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  • White alone - 100 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Longtown: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (9.3%), French (7.8%), United States (3.1%), Scottish (2.3%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 799 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
Longtown, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Longtown:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Longtown town:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 72.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $675 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $625 (0.9%)

Longtown satellite photo by USGS

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

Longtown household income distribution Longtown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-29.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (37%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Longtown, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Missouri state average. It is 73% 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 116.2 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 37.2 miles away from Longtown 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 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 129.9 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 111.1 miles away from Longtown center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 143.9 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Longtown topographic map

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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Longtown compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Longtown town (based on Perry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.07%
Here: 76.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents60.3%29.7%4.7%3.1%2.2%
Congregations28.6%28.6%14.3%10.7%17.9%
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: 3
Perry County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

30.0%
Missouri:

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

11.5%
State:

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

5.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200530,485 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.00% ($32,250 average AGI)
from Ste. Genevieve County, MO  0.63% ($30,535)
from Randolph County, IL  0.32% ($28,318)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,367 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.98% ($33,478 average AGI)
to Ste. Genevieve County, MO  0.72% ($31,939)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.44% ($37,000)

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)
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