Newark, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 42  (45.6%)
Females: 52  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 63458

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,828 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Newark:

$27,828
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,119 (it was $10,634 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,092 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Newark:

$28,092
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $40,457; Detached houses: $46,940; Mobile homes: $6,424

Median gross rent in 2012: $942.

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  • White alone - 84 (89.4%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (6.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newark: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.7%), Irish (19.3%), English (9.6%), Dutch (4.8%), Greek (3.6%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 692 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 290 people per square mile   (very low).

Newark, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Newark:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newark village:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 29.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 22.6%
  • Divorced: 28.0%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Newark, Missouri as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newark to the number of sex offenders is 93 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (1.7%)

Newark satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (74.8 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (132.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plevna, MO (2.5 miles) , Bethel, MO (2.9 miles) , La Belle, MO (3.0 miles ), Lewistown, MO (3.3 miles ), Knox City, MO (3.3 miles ), Novelty, MO (3.5 miles) , Leonard, MO (3.6 miles) , Shelbyville, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.99 N, Longitude: 91.97 W

Area code: 660

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

3.9%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+22.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (57%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in Newark, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newark-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Newark village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newark-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 82% 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 243.5 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 233.0 miles away from Newark 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 235.8 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 264.4 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 264.7 miles away from Newark center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 244.7 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 Knox County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newark topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Downing - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Newark:

  • LA BELLE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LA BELLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newark:

  • Truman State University (about 35 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 48 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 71 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Columbia College (about 75 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 76 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Western Illinois University (about 76 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 77 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

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Notable location: Newark Rural Fire Protection (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Ozark Lodge & Steak House (400 New Creation North).

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.0%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.3%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Newark compared to Missouri state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newark village (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.39%
Here: 64.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents25.2%22.0%20.3%11.7%20.8%
Congregations33.3%20.8%8.3%8.3%29.2%
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: 1
Knox County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Knox County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

9.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

29.4%
Missouri:

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

13.0%
State:

13.5%
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

Newark government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($21.28)
    General: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($10.64)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($10.64)

Newark government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($31.91)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($10.64)

Newark government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($31.91)

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lewis County, MO  1.53% ($26,522 average AGI)
from Adair County, MO  1.07% ($18,000)
from Scotland County, MO  0.73% ($27,909)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adair County, MO  1.47% ($22,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newark:

  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newark:

  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Newark:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 40
Total average daily truck traffic: 4
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 58

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • PETER CONNOLLY, Rt. 1 Box 72 (Lat: 39.965000 Lon: -91.991389), Type: 95.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE. 100
  • PETER CONNOLLY, Rt. 1 Box 72 (Lat: 39.965000 Lon: -91.991389), Type: 95.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE. 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Newark Ls- 01mi W Of Main St , 0.2mi S Of Fresh St (Sr 156) (Lat: 39.989722 Lon: -91.975000), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPKR963
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Donald Campbell
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEWARK, Rt. 1 Box 72 (Lat: 39.965000 Lon: -91.991389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.9 m, Call Sign: WQEU712
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2006, Expiration Date: 04/19/2016, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BUSWELL RON T-BIRD (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 351RB , Serial Number: 9801, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Ron Buswell, Rr 1 Box 79, Newark, MO 63458
  • Aircraft: WRB ASSOCIATES LLC ZODIAC 601 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 634WB , Serial Number: 6-6358, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Wrb Associates LLC, Rr 1 Box 79, Newark, MO 63458

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3
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