Neosho, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 12,031 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.5%
 
Males: 6,062  (50.4%)
Females: 5,969  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64850.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,102 (it was $31,225 in 2000)
Neosho:

$44,102
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,400 (it was $15,847 in 2000)

Neosho city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,668 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Neosho:

$116,668
MO:

$156,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Neosho: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.3% for Black residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for American Indian residents, 23.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 51.5% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Neosho, MO (2017)
    • 9,74079.5%White alone
    • 1,48212.1%Hispanic
    • 3653.0%Two or more races
    • 2622.1%Black alone
    • 2422.0%Asian alone
    • 1761.4%American Indian alone
    • 560.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Neosho, Missouri as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Neosho is 167 to 1.


Crime rates in Neosho 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)
3
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.1)
2
(17.8)
2
(17.7)
1
(8.8)
3
(26.3)
3
(26.7)
3
(25.3)
6
(50.4)
6
(49.1)
3
(24.5)
10
(81.9)
1
(8.2)
8
(65.4)
2
(16.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(53.5)
2
(17.7)
2
(17.6)
5
(43.9)
3
(26.7)
2
(16.8)
2
(16.8)
3
(24.6)
3
(24.5)
3
(24.6)
4
(32.7)
4
(32.7)
6
(49.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(81.5)
23
(205.2)
10
(88.3)
20
(175.9)
14
(122.8)
16
(142.3)
9
(75.8)
25
(209.8)
21
(171.9)
24
(196.2)
17
(139.3)
23
(188.2)
23
(188.0)
21
(174.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(760.3)
74
(660.1)
68
(600.3)
84
(738.7)
58
(508.9)
64
(569.1)
73
(614.6)
95
(797.2)
82
(671.4)
93
(760.2)
101
(827.5)
95
(777.5)
97
(792.7)
100
(829.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
398
(3,602)
344
(3,068)
371
(3,275)
483
(4,248)
457
(4,009)
468
(4,162)
335
(2,820)
397
(3,332)
444
(3,635)
443
(3,621)
384
(3,146)
504
(4,125)
457
(3,735)
388
(3,218)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(208.2)
20
(178.4)
22
(194.2)
18
(158.3)
12
(105.3)
19
(169.0)
16
(134.7)
23
(193.0)
22
(180.1)
32
(261.6)
34
(278.6)
49
(401.0)
41
(335.0)
38
(315.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.1)
9
(80.3)
5
(44.1)
1
(8.8)
6
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.8)
3
(25.2)
5
(40.9)
1
(8.2)
4
(32.8)
2
(16.4)
3
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)237.5254.6278.6281.8263.2277.6207.0291.8287.9285.2323.2321.9331.4275.0

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City-data.com crime index in Neosho, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (15.9%), English (15.1%), German (8.4%), Irish (3.0%), European (1.8%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 1035 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 806 people per square mile   (low).

Neosho, Missouri map

888 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This city:

7.2%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $695 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $805 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (55.2 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (100.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (312.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Granby, MO (2.8 miles ),
Goodman, MO (2.8 miles ),
Diamond, MO (3.2 miles ),
Stark City, MO (3.2 miles),
Newtonia, MO (3.3 miles ),
Stella, MO (3.5 miles),
Ritchey, MO (3.5 miles),
Saginaw, MO (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.86 N, Longitude: 94.38 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Flower Box City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,438 (+28.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,594 (49.3%)

Area code: 417

Distribution of median household income in Neosho, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Neosho, MO in 2017
Neosho satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1999: 82 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $133,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Neosho, MO residents
Average permit cost in Neosho, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Neosho, MO
Historical housing units in Neosho, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +756 (+7.8%).
Most common industries in Neosho, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.1%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Neosho, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Neosho, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Neosho, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.4. This is about average.

City:

65.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.97. This is better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

6.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Neosho-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Neosho city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 14.4 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 200 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Neosho-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 167.1 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 168.2 miles away from the 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 241.1 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 253.3 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 268.2 miles away from Neosho center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from Neosho center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Neosho topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Neosho:

  • FREEMAN NEOSHO HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 113 WEST HICKORY STREET)
  • BEVERLY HEALTHCARE OF NEOSHO (330 SOUTH WOOD STREET)
  • MEDICALODGES NEOSHO (400 LYON DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Neosho:

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Colleges/Universities in Neosho:

  • Crowder College (Full-time enrollment: 3,675; Location: 601 Laclede Ave; Public; Website: www.crowder.edu)
  • Neosho Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 116 N Wood St; Private, for-profit; Website: neoshobeautycollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Neosho:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 18 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 28 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 37 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 42 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • John Brown University (about 48 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 57 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 66 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public high schools in Neosho:

  • NEOSHO HIGH (Students: 1,290, Location: 511 NEOSHO BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CROWDER AVTS (Location: 601 LACLEDE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Neosho:

  • NEOSHO CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 89, Location: 903 W SOUTH ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • TRINITY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 69, Location: 19937 QUAPAW LN, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Neosho:

  • BENTON ELEM. (Students: 584, Location: 1120 CARL SWEENEY PKWY, Grades: KG-4)
  • NEOSHO JR. HIGH (Students: 349, Location: 511 NEOSHO BLVD, Grades: 7-8)
  • CENTRAL ELEM. (Students: 300, Location: 301 BIG SPRING DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • WESTVIEW ELEM. (Students: 159, Location: 7441 WESTVIEW RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • MIDDLE SCH. (Location: 1420 HALE MCGINTY DR, Grades: 5-6)
  • SOUTH ELEM. (Location: 1111 WORNALL ST, Grades: KG-4)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER ELEM. (Location: 12350 NORWAY RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • NEOSHO CTR FOR INTERVENTN/SUPP (Location: 301 BIG SPRING DRIVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Neosho

Library in Neosho:

  • NEOSHO NEWTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $630,129; Location: 201 WEST SPRING STREET; 63,764 books; 2,042 audio materials; 4,074 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add to the private school listing: Neosho Christian Schools (Neosho Christian Academy, grades K-8; Neosho Christian High school, grades 9-12).
  • Service organizations: Neosho Crosslines Ministries Homeless Shelter and Guest House 415 North High Street Neosho, MO 64850 417.455.9393 www.NeoshoCrosslines.org info at NeoshoCrosslines.org Emergency and Short Term food and shelter to the homeless Distribution Center & Thrift Store 308 E. Spring Street Neosho MO 64850 417.451.0157 Clothes, household and personal care items to those in need. Thrift Store open to the public

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Neosho: Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Southwest Regional Field Fire Office Neosho (A), Neosho Fire Department (B), Neosho Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Harmony Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Neosho: Mormon Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Neosho include: Morse Park (1), Big Spring Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Newton County Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 121 North Washington Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Flower Box Motel (714 West McCord Street) (1), Executive Inn (1400 South Highway 71) (2), Best Western Big Spring Lodge (1810 Southern View Drive) (3), Motel 8-Booneslick Lodge (1602 Industrial Drive) (4), Neosho Inn (JCT 60 & 71 Highway) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Neosho City - Municipal Court (221 North College Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Thomas Hart Benton (painter) - Painter and muralist, Donn Clendenon - Professional baseball player, David Edwards (golfer) - Professional golfer, Paul Stader - Television actor, David Edwards - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 4/18/56), Don Enoch - Businessman, Hugh Robinson (aviator) - Aerospace engineer, Tyler Chaney - College basketball player (Missouri State Bears).

Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Neosho and their reported violations in the past:

OZARK CAMP & RETREAT CTR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MONARK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-15-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SKATELAND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-28-2013 to OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-23-2013 to OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Neosho in 2010:

  • 233 people in college/university student housing
  • 98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Neosho in 2000:

  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 119 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Neosho (2011 data):

  • Community Bank and Trust: Community Bank And Trust, Branch 04, Branch 02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $294.0 mil, Deposits: $252.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • First Community Bank: Neosho Branch at 3005 Gardner-Edgewood Drive, branch established on 2011/08/03; Neosho Branch at 230 West Spring Street, branch established on 1991/06/01. Info updated 2010/04/01: Bank assets: $738.3 mil, Deposits: $597.9 mil, headquarters in Batesville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Southwest Missouri Bank: Neosho North at 110 North Neosho Boulevard, branch established on 1994/03/07; Neosho South at 2995 Gardner Edgewood Drive, branch established on 1997/06/09. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $642.0 mil, Deposits: $564.6 mil, headquarters in Carthage, MO, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Missouri Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Arvest Bank: Neosho Branch at 739 Harmony, branch established on 1999/05/21; Neosho In-Store Branch at 3200 Lusk Drive, branch established on 1999/12/17. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • Hometown Bank, National Association: Neosho Branch at 1285 South Neosho Boulevard Branch, branch established on 2001/04/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.7 mil, Deposits: $150.2 mil, headquarters in Carthage, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Neosho Boulevard Branch at 719 South Neosho Boulevard, branch established on 1972/12/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Boulevard Bank: at 111 E Main St, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $161.4 mil, Deposits: $132.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Great Southern Bank: Neosho Office at 714 S. Neosho Boulevard, branch established on 1990/09/24. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Neosho Walmart Branch at 1094 South Neosho Boulevard, branch established on 1999/12/06. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Neosho:

Marital status in Neosho, MO
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Neosho:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Neosho, MO (based on Newton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,49783
Mainline Protestant3,3149
Catholic1,0052
Other9276
None30,371-
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:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Newton County:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Newton County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Neosho:

46.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.1%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Neosho:

22.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.3%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Neosho:

52.1%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Neosho:

75.9%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Neosho, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 27$88,115$39,1624$943
Police Protection - Officers 22$74,898$40,8531$213
Water Supply 13$29,846$27,5500$0
Other Government Administration 9$30,201$40,2682$379
Financial Administration 8$22,621$33,9320$0
Streets and Highways 6$16,822$33,6440$0
Judicial and Legal 4$10,053$30,1590$0
Parks and Recreation 4$10,210$30,6300$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,199$28,7969$4,953
Solid Waste Management 2$3,543$21,2581$1,072
Welfare 1$2,757$33,0840$0
Health 1$2,992$35,9041$1,003
Airports 1$2,447$29,3642$1,838
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 101$301,704$35,84620$10,401

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $546,000 ($45.38)
    Sewerage: $385,000 ($32.00)
    Water Utilities: $195,000 ($16.21)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,764,000 ($146.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $981,000 ($81.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $958,000 ($79.63)
    Police Protection: $958,000 ($79.63)
    Central Staff Services: $937,000 ($77.88)
    Regular Highways: $696,000 ($57.85)
    Air Transportation: $570,000 ($47.38)
    Water Utilities: $441,000 ($36.66)
    Financial Administration: $422,000 ($35.08)
    Corrections - Other: $310,000 ($25.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $225,000 ($18.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $93,000 ($7.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($4.99)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000,000 ($83.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $74,000 ($6.15)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $44,000 ($3.66)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,047,000 ($253.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,579,000 ($131.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $393,000 ($32.67)
    Air Transportation: $182,000 ($15.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($7.90)
    Other: $61,000 ($5.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,131,000 ($177.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $683,000 ($56.77)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($49.87)
    Public Welfare: $472,000 ($39.23)
    Other: $423,000 ($35.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $86,000 ($7.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,635,000 ($468.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $843,000 ($70.07)
    Property: $407,000 ($33.83)
    Other License: $111,000 ($9.23)
    Other: $91,000 ($7.56)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $67,000 ($5.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($2.24)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,327,000 ($2437.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,417,000 ($2278.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,910,000 ($158.76)

8.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
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 Jasper County, MO  3.45% ($46,500 average AGI)
from McDonald County, MO  0.77% ($30,058)
from Greene County, MO  0.24% ($38,271)


8.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
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 Jasper County, MO  3.54% ($38,048 average AGI)
to McDonald County, MO  0.71% ($27,028)
to Greene County, MO  0.31% ($31,855)
Businesses in Neosho, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA2
Maurices1

Strongest AM radio stations in Neosho:

  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Neosho:

  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGLC (100.9 FM; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • K279AD (103.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Neosho:

  • KCLG-CA (Channel 32; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • K09VM (Channel 9; ANDERSON, ETC., 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Neosho fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 75Number of bridges
  • 581ft / 177mTotal length
  • $2,000,000Total costs
  • 321,721Total average daily traffic
  • 67,512Total average daily truck traffic
  • 434,862Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Neosho, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 81930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 471990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Neosho, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Neosho)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 204 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Neosho, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 177 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 146 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Neosho)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Neosho)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$84,14627$78,62871$110,49810$38,26016$51,9424$26,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$05$75,6620$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$97,31610$51,62933$95,5752$15,3501$62,9501$24,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$109,0703$106,23729$116,3013$66,0603$36,2231$49,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$157,3700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$101,8582$101,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$92,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0208.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Neosho, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Neosho, MO - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 149. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 205 took place in 2005, and the least - 61 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Neosho, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.7%), and Structure Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Neosho, MO
    • 1,31251.7%Outside Fires
    • 77930.7%Structure Fires
    • 36914.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 773.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Neosho, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Neosho, Missouri:

  • Super 8 Motel Neosho, 3085 Gardner/Edgewood Dr, Neosho, Missouri 64850 , Phone: (417) 455-1888, Fax: (417) 455-0921
  • Booneslick Lodge, 1602 Industrial Dr, Neosho, Missouri 64850 , Phone: (417) 455-0888, Fax: (417) 455-0936
  • Kailash Hospitality, LLC Dba Super 8 Neosho, 3085 Gardner Edgewood Dr, Neosho, Missouri 64850 , Phone: (417) 455-1888, Fax: (417) 455-0921
  • Best Western Big Spring Lodge, 1810 Southern View, Neosho, Missouri 64850 , Phone: (417) 455-2300, Fax: (417) 455-2688
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Neosho, Missouri
Most common first names in Neosho, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14675.6 years
William13576.9 years
James13573.5 years
Mary12580.2 years
Robert10473.3 years
Charles10376.2 years
George8275.9 years
Helen5781.8 years
Dorothy5075.5 years
Ruth4678.9 years
Most common last names in Neosho, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8177.7 years
Johnson6076.2 years
Jones5377.9 years
Wilson5273.8 years
Williams5178.5 years
Brown3976.4 years
Anderson3077.4 years
Taylor2974.9 years
Harris2980.0 years
Mitchell2781.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Neosho, MO
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Neosho, MO
  • 50.3%Electricity
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Neosho compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Neosho on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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