For population 25 years and over in Mineral Point:
For population 15 years and over in Mineral Point town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $333 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (54.0 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (314.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Potosi, MO (1.8 miles ), Irondale, MO (2.8 miles ), Leadwood, MO (3.0 miles ), Bonne Terre, MO (3.1 miles ), Desloge, MO (3.5 miles ), Caledonia, MO (3.6 miles) , Bismarck, MO (3.7 miles ), Park Hills, MO (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 37.95 N, Longitude: 90.72 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 573
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-6.0%).
Work and jobs in Mineral Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mineral Point, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mineral Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Mineral Point town center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1969, a category F4 tornado 3.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mineral Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from Mineral Point center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2002 at 08:30:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from Mineral Point center
On 8/26/1992 at 05:41:38, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mineral Point:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral Point:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 44.3%
(41.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mineral Point compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Mineral Point (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mineral Point (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mineral Point government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,104 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,131 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Mineral Point fatal accident list:
Sep 19, 1984 07:04 PM, Pond Creek, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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