Polo, Missouri

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Population in 2022: 509 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 237  (46.6%)
Females: 272  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Missouri median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 64671.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $42,584 (it was $34,250 in 2000)
Polo:

$42,584
MO:

$64,811

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $42,530 (it was $15,868 in 2000)

Polo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $153,420 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Polo:

$153,420
MO:

$221,200

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $136,842; detached houses: $142,127; mobile homes: $90,309

Median gross rent in 2022: $680.

March 2022 cost of living index in Polo: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.0%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Polo, MO (2022)
    • 42990.5%White alone
    • 388.0%Two or more races
    • 71.5%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone

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According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Polo, Missouri as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Polo is 41 to 1.


Crime rates in Polo by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(373.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(561.8)
2
(373.1)
2
(375.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(165.8)
1
(173.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(176.1)
1
(182.8)
2
(368.3)
1
(186.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(187.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(563.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(663.3)
4
(695.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(880.3)
6
(1,097)
0
(0.0)
2
(373.8)
1
(187.6)
5
(936.3)
7
(1,306)
2
(375.9)
3
(573.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(173.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(352.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index38.153.90.075.756.725.8140.27.5162.9126.9129.722.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Polo, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Missouri average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (33.0%), English (21.4%), German (13.7%), Irish (13.2%), Scottish (2.7%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1953

Elevation: 315 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 880 people per square mile   (low).

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4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,072 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,048 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (38.2 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (43.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (369.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cowgill, MO (2.5 miles ),
Kingston, MO (2.5 miles ),
Elmira, MO (2.6 miles),
Lawson, MO (3.5 miles ),
Braymer, MO (3.6 miles ),
Hamilton, MO (3.7 miles ),
Rayville, MO (3.8 miles ),
Excelsior Estates, MO (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.55 N, Longitude: 94.04 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Polo, MO in 2022
Distribution of house value in Polo, MO in 2022
Polo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $270,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $183,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Polo, MO residents
Average permit cost in Polo, MO
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.6%
Missouri:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Polo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.3%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.6%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Air transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Polo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)

Average climate in Polo, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.32
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 5.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.66
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Polo-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Polo city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Polo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 428% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.6 miles away from Polo center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 315.7 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) earthquake occurred 339.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 289.0 miles away from Polo 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 294.7 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 Caldwell County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Polo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Polo:

  • LAWSON MANOR AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWSON, MO)
  • HILL CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HAMILTON, MO)
  • LATHROP HEALTH CARE FAC, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LATHROP, MO)

Airports located in Polo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polo:

  • Grantham University (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 43 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Park University (about 43 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 45 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 46 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 46 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 49 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public high school in Polo:

  • LEOPOLD HIGH (Location: 100 MAIN ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Polo:

  • LEOPOLD ELEM. (Location: 100 MAIN ST, Grades: KG-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Polo Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Wiley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Mack Wheat - Baseball player.

Caldwell 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:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.4%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

12 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Polo (2011 data):

  • Bank Northwest: Polo Branch at Highways 13 And 116, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.3 mil, Deposits: $96.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Caldwell County Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Polo:

Marital status in Polo, MO
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 23.5%

For population 25 years and over in Polo:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Missouri average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Polo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Polo, MO (based on Caldwell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,57119
Mainline Protestant1,3399
Other1821
Catholic1041
None5,228-
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: 3
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Caldwell County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Caldwell County:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

30.5%
State:

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

23.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Polo:

45.8%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Polo:

29.6
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Polo:

23.3%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Polo:

13.3%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Polo:

38.2%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Polo:

55.5%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Polo, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$5,075$20,3000$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,200$74,4000$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Sewerage 0$0 3$5,075
Totals for Government 5$14,198$34,0753$5,075

Polo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $104,000 ($204.32)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($119.84)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($115.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($102.16)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($62.87)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($35.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($23.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($3.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($70.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($104.13)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($29.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $125,000 ($245.58)

Polo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $57,000 ($111.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($64.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($11.79)
    Rents: $2,000 ($3.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($3.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($324.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($35.36)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $150,000 ($294.70)
    Property: $40,000 ($78.59)
    Other: $9,000 ($17.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.96)

Polo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $888,000 ($1744.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000 ($1630.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000 ($113.95)

Polo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $310,000 ($609.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($64.83)

Strongest AM radio stations in Polo:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEXS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO; Owner: JEFFCO TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Polo:

  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Polo:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.9mTotal length
  • $520,000Total costs
  • 5,188Total average daily traffic
  • 515Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,883Total future (year 2041) average daily traffic
New bridges in Polo, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Polo, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Polo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 2.0 Mi S & 2.5 Mi E (Lat: 39.524194 Lon: -93.994389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KFO781,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.070 MHz, 151.070 MHz, 151.130 MHz, 151.130 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2021, Expiration Date: 11/26/2031, Registrant: State Of (Department Of Transportation) Missouri, 830 Modot Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65109, Phone: (573) 522-9503, Email:

  • 2 Mi S And 2.5 Mi E (Lat: 39.524444 Lon: -93.994111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KAD90,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2014, Expiration Date: 08/15/2024, Registrant: Missouri State Highway Patrol, 2413 E Mccarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0568, Phone: (573) 526-6105, Fax: (573) 526-0484, Email:

  • Lat: 39.550278 Lon: -94.007722, Call Sign: WPCI510,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2003, Expiration Date: 06/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2013, Registrant: Moore Radio, Cameorn, MO 64429, Phone: (816) 632-7060, Email:

  • 2 Miles W 1 Mile S (Lat: 39.522222 Lon: -94.058556), Call Sign: WGE755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2014, Expiration Date: 11/20/2024, Registrant: Commenco, Inc., 4901 Bristol Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64129, Phone: (816) 753-2166, Fax: (816) 753-3688, Email:

  • Lat: 39.555556 Lon: -94.021111, Call Sign: WQBE992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.250 MHz, 461.487 MHz, 462.400 MHz, 463.300 MHz, 464.575 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2004, Expiration Date: 09/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2014, Certifier: Jason Hall, Registrant: Commenco Inc, 4901 Bristol Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64129, Phone: (816) 753-2166, Fax: (816) 753-3688

  • Lat: 39.558306 Lon: -94.021083, Call Sign: WRCD353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 457.712 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2018, Expiration Date: 08/31/2028, Certifier: Les Thompson, Registrant: Continental Wireless, Inc., 10455 Vista Park Road, Dallas, TX 75238-1645, Phone: (972) 926-7443, Fax: (972) 926-0624, Email:

  • 2200 State Hwy V (Lat: 39.538833 Lon: -93.998806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WRDU377,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.950 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2019, Expiration Date: 07/22/2029, Certifier: Kelly Gentry, Registrant: Empire Electric, 1114 Nw Valley Ridge Drive, Grain Valley, MO 64029, Phone: (816) 847-1800, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MO01172, 6129 Sw State Route T (Hv849/Polo) (Lat: 39.567389 Lon: -94.091861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WRXW791, Licensee ID: L01973315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2023, Expiration Date: 07/06/2033, Certifier: Garrett Wiseman, Registrant: Mercury Wireless Kansas, LLC, 3301 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66611, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Polo)
Most common first names in Polo, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2075.7 years
James1573.9 years
William1278.0 years
Charles1177.9 years
Kenneth973.9 years
Mary986.8 years
Helen885.6 years
Floyd674.0 years
Frank579.8 years
Donald563.6 years
Most common last names in Polo, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Zeikle885.7 years
Phillips770.7 years
Leamer781.4 years
Yoakum677.5 years
Cooper677.0 years
Johnson577.6 years
Green579.6 years
Jones576.4 years
Watson584.2 years
Fields583.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Polo, MO
  • 52.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 4.3%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Polo, MO
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel


Polo compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Polo on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth S. Chastain (2)
  • Mark W. Taylor, Jr. (2)
  • Mark W. Taylor, Sr. (2)
  • Diane L. Berkowitz (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2024.