For population 25 years and over in Rockaway Beach:
For population 15 years and over in Rockaway Beach city:
35 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 0.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $724 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (34.9 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (159.5 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (339.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Merriam Woods, MO (1.1 miles ), Bull Creek, MO (1.6 miles ), Forsyth, MO (1.7 miles ), Kirbyville, MO (2.3 miles ), Hollister, MO (2.5 miles ), Kissee Mills, MO (2.5 miles ), Branson, MO (2.6 miles ), Taneyville, MO (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.70 N, Longitude: 93.16 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 Rockaway Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +284 (+96.9%).
Work and jobs in Rockaway Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rockaway Beach, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rockaway Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Rockaway Beach city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rockaway Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from Rockaway Beach center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Rockaway Beach center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Taney County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rockaway Beach:
located in Rockaway Beach:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockaway Beach:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.0%
(45.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rockaway Beach compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Rockaway Beach (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rockaway Beach city (based on Taney County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,378 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:
9.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,224 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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Rockaway Beach fatal accident list:
Jul 4, 2004 04:45 PM, Sr-176, Silvercreekrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 23, 2000 11:48 PM, Sr-176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 7, 1997 06:28 PM, 176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1990 01:10 AM, 176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 16, 1981 00:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockaway Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: