Neck City, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 190 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +59.7%
Males: 87  (45.9%)
Females: 103  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 64849

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,997 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Neck City:

$44,997
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,486 (it was $12,454 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $57,289 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Neck City:

$57,289
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,257; detached houses: $162,262; mobile homes: $212,689

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Neck City: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
  • Races in Neck City, MO (2010)
    • 17493.5%White alone
    • 52.7%Two or more races
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 31.6%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (28.3%), English (18.3%), French Canadian (6.7%), American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 934 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,835 people per square mile   (low).

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7 residents are foreign born

This city:

4.5%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $645 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (63.9 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (113.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (335.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Purcell, MO (1.0 miles ),
Alba, MO (1.4 miles ),
Oronogo, MO (2.2 miles ),
Carytown, MO (2.5 miles ),
Brooklyn Heights, MO (2.6 miles),
Carterville, MO (2.7 miles ),
Webb City, MO (2.8 miles ),
Carl Junction, MO (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.26 N, Longitude: 94.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

Distribution of median household income in Neck City, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Neck City, MO in 2017

Neck City satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Missouri:

3.9%

Average climate in Neck City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Neck City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Neck City city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 189.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from Neck City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.9 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 260.0 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 270.4 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 367.5 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 Jasper County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Neck City:

  • ST LUKE'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • HEARTLAND KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • SPRING RIVER CHRISTIAN VILLAGE INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)
  • ST JOHNS REG MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, JOPLIN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA - THE FOUR STATES (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JOPLIN, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Neck City:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 12 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 18 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Crowder College (about 32 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 35 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 62 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Drury University (about 64 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 64 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

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Jasper 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:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Neck City:

Marital status in Neck City, MO
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 8.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Neck City:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Neck City, MO (based on Jasper County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,313149
Mainline Protestant8,10035
Catholic6,0245
Other3,05218
Black Protestant5022
None49,413-
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: 9
Jasper County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Jasper County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
This county:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
This county:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jasper County:

8.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
State:

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

14.5%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

38.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.4%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Neck City:

29.0
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Neck City:

22.2%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Neck City:

8.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.3
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Neck City:

28.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Neck City:

52.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Neck City:

81.6%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Neck City, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$150
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$250

Neck City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $13,000 ($68.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $26,000 ($136.84)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($121.05)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($68.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($57.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($36.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($26.32)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($10.53)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($10.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($15.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,000 ($5.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,000 ($231.58)

Neck City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($21.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $64,000 ($336.84)
    Highways: $4,000 ($21.05)
    Other: $3,000 ($15.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($52.63)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($5.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($5.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($26.32)
    Other: $1,000 ($5.26)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($136.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($36.84)
    Property: $5,000 ($26.32)
    Other License: $1,000 ($5.26)

Neck City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000 ($405.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000 ($363.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($42.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,000 ($378.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($57.89)

6.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Newton County, MO  1.70% ($38,048 average AGI)
from Greene County, MO  0.30% ($29,468)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.26% ($30,685)


6.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Newton County, MO  1.65% ($46,500 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.33% ($37,557)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.25% ($30,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Neck City:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Neck City:

  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Neck City:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 72.8mTotal length
  • $1,002,000Total costs
  • 12,798Total average daily traffic
  • 1,105Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,195Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Neck City, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Neck City, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Neck City, MO
  • 80.5%Electricity
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Neck City, MO
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Wood
  • 21.4%Electricity


Neck City compared to Missouri state average:

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