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Population in 2012: 17,169 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 

Males: 8,060  (46.9%)
Females: 9,109  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63902.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,601 (it was $22,068 in 2000)
Poplar Bluff:

$26,601
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,037

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,668 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Poplar Bluff:

$84,668
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,820; Detached houses: $113,708; Townhouses or other attached units: $196,093; In 2-unit structures: $82,914; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,098; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $560,033; Mobile homes: $58,455; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $72,004

Median gross rent in 2012: $562.

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  • White alone - 14,276 (83.4%)
  • Black alone - 1,839 (10.7%)
  • Hispanic - 385 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 363 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 150 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 65 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Poplar Bluff: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (15.0%), United States (14.3%), English (9.0%), Italian (2.0%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,484 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Poplar Bluff:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poplar Bluff city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

366 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  2.1%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 137 registered sex offenders living in Poplar Bluff, Missouri as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Poplar Bluff to the number of sex offenders is 125 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $543 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $528 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (66.5 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (116.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Harviell, MO (2.8 miles) , Fisk, MO (3.3 miles ), Fairdealing, MO (3.7 miles ), Qulin, MO (3.8 miles ), Neelyville, MO (3.9 miles ), Williamsville, MO (4.1 miles ), Naylor, MO (4.1 miles ), Dudley, MO (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $35,600
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $43,600

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Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 90.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,836 (+51.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,034 (78.2%)

Area code: 573

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Crime rates in Poplar Bluff by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0021160100021
per 100,000 0.00.011.86.06.035.70.05.90.00.00.011.75.8
Rapes 1231210663468137
per 100,000 67.017.971.159.935.935.717.623.535.246.85.917.640.8
Robberies 1991120302621181934281528
per 100,000 106.153.765.2119.8179.3154.7123.3105.5111.5198.7165.387.8163.1
Assaults 543754465046635282877986102
per 100,000 301.6220.8319.9275.6298.9273.6369.8304.9481.4508.5466.4503.4594.2
Burglaries 199119151194241186223212267271257272265
per 100,000 1111.4710.3894.51162.51440.61106.51309.01243.11567.41584.01517.31592.01543.7
Thefts 9026318138631,0591,0569501,0619749801,1061,0981,036
per 100,000 5037.43766.34816.15171.46330.36282.05576.46221.45717.65728.06529.76426.76034.8
Auto thefts 60405247637192623226523843
per 100,000 335.1238.7308.0281.6376.6422.4540.0363.6187.8152.0307.0222.4250.5
Arson 141016811121217106859
per 100,000 78.259.794.847.965.871.470.499.758.735.147.229.352.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 434.7282.9427.2444.3518.0542.2464.6469.6492.0530.0519.1529.9559.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Missouri average:

2.42

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -842 (-4.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Poplar Bluff-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Poplar Bluff city center injured 16 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Poplar Bluff-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 34.9 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 55.6 miles away from Poplar Bluff center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Poplar Bluff center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Archie League - World War II pilot, Linda Bloodworth-Thomason - Television producer, Tim Lollar - Baseball player, Billie G. Kanell - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Brent Little - Football player, Charles Jaco - Reporters and correspondent, Frank Barnitz - Politician, J.C. Kuessner - Politician, Kenneth Dement - Football player, Nick Lambrou - Music video director.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Poplar Bluff: Billie G. Kanell.


Hospitals/medical centers in Poplar Bluff:

  • BLUFF CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2400 LUCY LEE PKWY STE E)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - POPLAR BLUFF (Dialysis Facility, 2311 EUGENE BVLD.)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MISSOURI (Home Health Center, 2955 KANELL BOULEVARD)
  • DRS REGIONAL MED CNTR HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 2620 NORTH WESTWOOD)
  • POPLAR BLUFF HOSPITAL (Hospital, 215 OAK ST)
  • POPLAR BLUFF REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 3100 OAK GROVE ROAD)
  • POPLAR BLUFF VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 1500 N. WESTWOOD BLVD.)
  • SEMORS-POPLAR BLUFF SITE (Hospital, 2351 KANELL BLVD)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE HOSPIC (Hospital, 621WEST PINE STREET)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE-NORTH CAMPUS (Hospital, 2620 NORTH WESTWOOD BLVD)
  • BLUFF MANOR (Nursing Home, 2071 BARRON RD PO BOX 1066)
  • BLUFF NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 2071 BARRON RD PO BOX 1066)
  • CEDARGATE, THE (Nursing Home, 2350 KANELL BLVD, HWY PP)
  • MANOR, THE (Nursing Home, 2071 BARRON RD)
  • MARK TWAIN CARING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3001 MAY STREET)
  • OAKDALE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2702 DEBBIE LANE, PO BOX 340)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE - SOUTH (Nursing Home, 621 PINE STREET)
  • WESTWOOD HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3100 WARRIOR LANE, PO BOX 1328)

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Airports and heliports located in Poplar Bluff:


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Amtrak station:

POPLAR BLUFF (400 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: poplarbluff.org

Colleges/Universities in Poplar Bluff:

  • Three Rivers Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,091; Location: 2080 Three Rivers Blvd; Public; Website: www.trcc.edu)
  • Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 3203 Oak Grove Rd; Public; Website: www.r1schools.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Poplar Bluff:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 62 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,475)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Mineral Area College (about 76 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 91 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 93 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 99 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • John A Logan College (about 100 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)

Public high schools in Poplar Bluff:

Private high school in Poplar Bluff:

  • WESTWOOD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 157; Location: 419 COUNTY ROAD 5231; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Poplar Bluff:

Private elementary/middle school in Poplar Bluff:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 111 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Poplar Bluff, School District: POPLAR BLUFF R-I SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Poplar Bluff:

  • POPLAR BLUFF PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $474,056; Location: 318 N. MAIN; 43,550 books; 9,012 e-books; 7,497 audio materials; 2,536 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions; 12 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private Christian School: Westwood Baptist Academy, 2445 N. Westwood Blvd., Grades K3-5th
  • The John J Pershing VA Medical Center is not listed in your information. This is a large employer and critical to veterans looking to locate to this region.

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Notable locations in Poplar Bluff: Poplar Bluff Country Club (A), Alfrey (B), Poplar Bluff Fire Department Station 1 (C), Mark Twain National Forest Poplar Bluff (D), Poplar Bluff Fire Department Station 2 (E), Poplar Bluff Fire Department Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Poplar Bluff include: North Side Church (A), Temple Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Sacred Heart Church (E), Second Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Black Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Poplar Bluff include: Line Park (1), Bacon Memorial Park (2), Hillcrest Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Epps-Houts Museum (1540 County Road 451), Poplar Bluff Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1010 North Main Street), Bluff Falls (Water Parks & Slides; 2801 Cheshire Boulevard), Poplar Bluff City - Children's Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 Lester Street), Poplar Bluff City - Art Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 421 North Main Street), Margaret Harwell Art Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 421 North Main Street), Poplar Bluff Railroad Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 303 Moran Street), Bluff Honda (Tours & Charters; Highway 67 North), J & J Motor Sports (Tours & Charters; 1722 Cravens Rd).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (2582 North Westwood Boulevard), Holiday Inn (2781 North Westwood Boulevard), Drury Inn (2220 North Westwood Boulevard), Bullwinkles Rustic Lodge (397 Highway T), Comfort Inn Poplar Bluff (2582 North Westwood Boulevard).

Courts: Butler-County - Court House- County Clerk (Courthouse), Butler-County - Court House- Sheriff's Office (Courthouse), Butler-County - Court House- Supervisor (Courthouse), Butler-County - Court House- Collector (Courthouse), Butler-County - Court House- Treasurer (Courthouse), Butler-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Presiding Circuit Judge (Courthouse), Butler-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Juvenile Officer- Hentz Sc (320 North Main Street), Butler-County - Court House- Circuit Court- Circuit Court Criminal Div (Courthouse), Poplar Bluff-City - Municipal Court- Court Clerk (100 Elm Street).

 
Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

USFS-MARKHAM SPRING (Population served: 164, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CLETS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAMELOT ESTATES MHP (Address: 215 COUNTY RD 527 , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2003)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Poplar Bluff that have no violations reported:

  • BUTLER CO PWSD #1 (Address: PO BOX 1032, Population served: 8000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STOP & GO (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.4%
(29.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 53.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.3% for American Indian residents, 37.0% for other race residents, 76.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Poplar Bluff, MO

People in group quarters in Poplar Bluff in 2010:

  • 337 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 111 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 69 people in college/university student housing
  • 44 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Poplar Bluff in 2000:

  • 323 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in halfway houses
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Poplar Bluff compared to Missouri state average:

Poplar Bluff, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Black River Coliseum. Capacity: 5,000.

Banks with most branches in Poplar Bluff (2011 data):

  • First Midwest Bank of Poplar Bluff: Wal-Mart Facility, First Midwest Bank Of Poplar Bluff, East Facility, Kroger Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $286.2 mil, Deposits: $242.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Poplar Bluff Banc Company
  • Southern Bank: at 531 Vine Street, Hwy 67 North Branch, Pp/Highway/township Line Road Branch. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $773.3 mil, Deposits: $630.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Poplar Bluff Northtown Branch at 2024 North Westwood Boulevard, branch established on 1974/04/29; Poplar Bluff South Main Branch at 200 South Main Street, branch established on 1951/09/25. 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
  • First Community Bank, Missouri: at 2911 North Westwood Boulevard, branch established on 1944/10/24; Poplar Bluff South Facility at 2340 South Broadway, branch established on 1993/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.1 mil, Deposits: $229.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bootheel Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commerce Bank: Poplar Bluff North 67 Branch at 2584 N Westwood Blvd, branch established on 1995/10/30; Poplar Bluff West Pine Branch at 1100 West Pine St, branch established on 1974/06/24. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: 2001 U.S. Hwy 67 North Branch at 2001 North Westwood Blvd, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Sterling Bank: at 1100 Sterling Drive, branch established on 2004/10/19. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $347.5 mil, Deposits: $290.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Community State Bank: Poplar Bluff Branch at 3529 South Westwood Boulevard, branch established on 2001/06/18. Info updated 2007/09/07: Bank assets: $126.9 mil, Deposits: $101.7 mil, headquarters in Doniphan, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ripley County Bancshares, Inc
  • First Missouri State Bank: at 1902 Sunset Drive, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.1 mil, Deposits: $130.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fms Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Poplar Bluff, Missouri:

  • Drury Inn, 2220 Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 , Phone: (573) 686-2451, Fax: (573) 686-2451
  • Guesthouse International/The Bluff Inn, 2115 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO 63902 , Phone: (573) 785-7711, Fax: (573) 785-5215
  • Comfort Inn Poplar Bluff, 2582 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 , Phone: (573) 686-5200, Fax: (573) 686-5655
  • Pear Tree Inn, 2218 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 , Phone: (573) 785-7100, Fax: (573) 785-7100
  • Super 8 Poplar Bluff, 2831 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 , Phone: (573) 785-0176, Fax: (573) 785-2865
  • Holiday Inn, 2781 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 , Phone: (573) 776-1200, Fax: (573) 776-1201
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Poplar Bluff travel time to work - commute


Poplar Bluff mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Poplar Bluff city (based on Butler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.50%
Here34.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of Christ
Adherents45.9%10.1%8.2%4.9%4.7%
Congregations29.3%1.3%10.7%2.7%10.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Baptist Missionary Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.2%2.8%2.7%13.3%
Congregations1.3%10.7%1.3%1.3%30.7%
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: 9
Butler County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Butler County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Butler County:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

31.3%
Missouri:

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

15.2%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,554
Other Government Administration 0$0 25$2,738
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,188
Streets and Highways 12$32,757$32,7570$0
Other and Unallocable 17$43,488$30,6970$0
Totals for Government 29$76,245$31,55029$5,480

Poplar Bluff government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,274,000 ($1064.36)
    Police Protection: $4,119,000 ($239.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,553,000 ($206.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,688,000 ($156.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,528,000 ($147.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,992,000 ($116.02)
    Water Utilities: $1,616,000 ($94.12)
    Sewerage: $949,000 ($55.27)
    General Public Buildings: $815,000 ($47.47)
    Libraries: $485,000 ($28.25)
    Financial Administration: $333,000 ($19.40)
    Central Staff Services: $266,000 ($15.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000 ($7.75)
    Transit Utilities: $124,000 ($7.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $116,000 ($6.76)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($0.58)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $698,000 ($40.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,454,000 ($84.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,526,000 ($88.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $389,000 ($22.66)
    Water Utilities: $358,000 ($20.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $326,000 ($18.99)
    Sewerage: $211,000 ($12.29)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,183,000 ($709.59)

Poplar Bluff government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,207,000 ($245.03)
    Sewerage: $1,347,000 ($78.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $963,000 ($56.09)
    All Other: $365,000 ($21.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,374,000 ($80.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $500,000 ($29.12)
    Interest Earnings: $260,000 ($15.14)
    Rents: $145,000 ($8.45)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $18,031,000 ($1050.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,613,000 ($93.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,478,000 ($202.57)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,846,000 ($573.48)
    Other License: $3,073,000 ($178.99)
    Property: $2,643,000 ($153.94)

Poplar Bluff government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,995,000 ($2795.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,100,000 ($2452.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,196,000 ($419.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,000 ($75.78)

Poplar Bluff government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,607,000 ($268.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,274,000 ($1239.09)

6.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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:
from Ripley County, MO  0.63% ($21,167 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MO  0.52% ($19,608)
from Stoddard County, MO  0.46% ($21,662)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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:
to Ripley County, MO  0.54% ($26,118 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.52% ($24,507)
to Wayne County, MO  0.36% ($25,412)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poplar Bluff:

  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KLID (1340 AM; 1 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: BROWNING SKIDMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poplar Bluff:

  • KLUH (90.3 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WORD OF VICTORY OUTREACH CENTER INC)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KPPL (92.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KOKS (89.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: CALVARY ED. B/CASTING NETWORK)
  • KAHR (96.7 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KJEZ (95.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLUE (103.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KYHO-LP (106.9 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING OF POPLAR BLUFF, INC.)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPWB-FM (104.9 FM; PIEDMONT, MO; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • K204CS (88.7 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Poplar Bluff:

  • K39CP (Channel 39; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPOB-TV (Channel 15; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • K26EC (Channel 26; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: VINCIE PRITCHARD)
  • K28ED (Channel 28; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: JAMES W. PRINGLE)
  • K31EB (Channel 31; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: LYN GUIN)
  • K35EP (Channel 35; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: JEFFREY NAROD)
  • K56FP (Channel 56; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: LLOYD JOHNSON)
  • K59FE (Channel 59; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: MARIE JOHNSON)
  • K61FY (Channel 61; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: MARIE JOHNSON)
  • K68FL (Channel 68; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ANA WINKLER)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Poplar Bluff fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $4,947,000
Total average daily traffic: 105,459
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,463

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Poplar Bluff, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Poplar Bluff)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 116 (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 Poplar Bluff, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 205 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Poplar Bluff)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Poplar Bluff)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 326
  • Hazardous Condition: 100
  • Service Call: 55
  • Good Intent Call: 52

Incident types - Poplar Bluff


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Poplar Bluff, MO

Most common first names in Poplar Bluff, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James34672.7 years
William33275.0 years
John29374.5 years
Mary27578.1 years
Charles20373.2 years
George16174.8 years
Robert15969.6 years
Thomas11273.8 years
Ruth10377.4 years
Dorothy10176.8 years
Most common last names in Poplar Bluff, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13875.0 years
Johnson12374.4 years
Davis11273.0 years
Miller9695.1 years
Brown9575.8 years
Jones7576.1 years
Williams7573.7 years
Wilson6277.4 years
Moore6178.5 years
Allen5570.9 years
Businesses in Poplar Bluff, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's1Office Depot1
Ashley Furniture1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1Penske2
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx4SAS Shoes1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In2
Goodwill4Sears1
H&R Block2Steak 'n Shake1
Hardee's1Subway2
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile1
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1The Room Place1
KFC1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul4
Kroger1UPS9
La-Z-Boy1Vans2
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Poplar Bluff, MO

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