For population 25 years and over in Portageville:
For population 15 years and over in Portageville city:
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $689 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (69.3 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hayward, MO (1.7 miles) , Marston, MO (2.8 miles ), North Wardell, MO (2.8 miles) , Wardell, MO (2.9 miles ), Tallapoosa, MO (2.9 miles ), Homestown, MO (3.1 miles) , Risco, MO (3.3 miles ), Howardville, MO (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.43 N, Longitude: 89.70 W
Area code: 573
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Crime rate in Portageville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -150 (-4.4%).
Work and jobs in Portageville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Portageville, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Portageville-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Portageville city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 33.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Portageville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 138% 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 11.5 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 51.8 miles away from Portageville center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 65.1 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 29.6 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 43.7 miles away from Portageville center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 71.5 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 New Madrid County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Durden - College basketball player (Austin Peay Governors).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 35.0%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
48 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Portageville (based on New Madrid County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Portageville government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,790 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:
7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,972 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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See more detailed statistics of Portageville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,208
Total average daily truck traffic: 629
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 7,992
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portageville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Portageville, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portageville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Portageville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.