For population 25 years and over in Pierce City:
For population 15 years and over in Pierce City city:
15 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $620 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (43.1 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (121.4 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (327.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Monett, MO (2.2 miles ), Wentworth, MO (2.3 miles) , Freistatt, MO (2.8 miles) , Purdy, MO (3.2 miles ), Fairview, MO (3.2 miles ), Ritchey, MO (3.2 miles) , Sarcoxie, MO (3.3 miles ), Newtonia, MO (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.95 N, Longitude: 94.00 W
Area code: 417
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Pierce City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Work and jobs in Pierce City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pierce City, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pierce City-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Pierce City city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pierce City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Pierce City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.2%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Pierce City compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Pierce City (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Pierce City (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,371 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:
7.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,892 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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Pierce City fatal accident list:
Aug 21, 1984 11:45 PM, 37, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 4, 1981 09:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $512,000
Total average daily traffic: 590
Total average daily truck traffic: 59
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 901
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pierce City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Pierce City, MO
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.