Schell City, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 244 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 100  (41.1%)
Females: 144  (58.9%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64783.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,155 (it was $20,500 in 2000)
Schell City:

$17,155
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,955 (it was $11,027 in 2000)

Schell City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,726 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
Schell City:

$30,726
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $39,982; Detached houses: $50,490; Mobile homes: $26,779

Median gross rent in 2012: $269.

Schell City races chart
  • White alone - 239 (96.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)

Races in Schell City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Schell City: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.7%), Irish (22.7%), English (8.4%), Subsaharan African (4.9%), United States (4.5%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 747 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 388 people per square mile   (very low).

Schell City, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Schell City:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schell City city:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 27.0%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.2%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Schell City, Missouri as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Schell City to the number of sex offenders is 123 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $513 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $280 (0.9%)

Schell City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (64.0 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (76.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (391.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rockville, MO (2.0 miles) , Harwood, MO (2.2 miles) , Walker, MO (3.2 miles ), El Dorado Springs, MO (3.4 miles ), Appleton City, MO (3.6 miles ), Rich Hill, MO (3.8 miles ), Roscoe, MO (4.1 miles) , Metz, MO (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 38.02 N, Longitude: 94.12 W

Area code: 417

Schell City household income distribution Schell City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Schell City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Schell City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Schell City-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/17/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Schell City city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1999, a category F3 tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Schell City-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller 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 256.8 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 257.9 miles away from Schell City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 266.7 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 339.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from Schell City center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 223.7 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 Vernon County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Schell City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Schell City:

  • SAC OSAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO)
  • CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; EL DORADO SPG, MO)
  • CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO)
  • COMMUNITY SPRINGS HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO)
  • ELLETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; APPLETON CITY, MO)
  • APPLETON CITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; APPLETON CITY, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schell City:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 49 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 55 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 55 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)
  • State Fair Community College (about 66 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 67 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 70 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Wright Career College (about 70 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public elementary/middle school in Schell City:

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Notable location: Schell City Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Vernon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Schell City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Schell City (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank, S/B: at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1910/11/24. Info updated 2007/12/20: Bank assets: $69.7 mil, Deposits: $56.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Schell City travel time to work - commute Schell City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Schell City city (based on Vernon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.89%
Here: 48.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents45.9%12.8%12.0%7.7%3.2%
Congregations30.6%16.3%16.3%2.0%2.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%2.2%2.2%2.0%9.0%
Congregations2.0%4.1%2.0%2.0%22.4%
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: 2
Vernon County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Vernon County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

29.7%
Missouri:

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

13.5%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 1$865$10,3800$0
Totals for Government 1$865$10,3801$250

Schell City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($86.07)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($45.08)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($16.39)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($12.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($49.18)

Schell City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($86.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($49.18)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($16.39)

Schell City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($53.28)

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cedar County, MO  0.54% ($25,711 average AGI)
from Bourbon County, KS  0.40% ($28,179)
from Bates County, MO  0.30% ($19,476)


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cedar County, MO  0.61% ($22,256 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.52% ($29,216)
to Jasper County, MO  0.39% ($22,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Schell City:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KESM (1580 AM; 1 kW; ELDORADO SPRINGS, MO; Owner: WILDWOOD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KNEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Schell City:

  • KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KESM-FM (105.5 FM; EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO; Owner: WILDWOOD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKD-FM (95.3 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • K206CH (89.1 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 574
Total average daily truck traffic: 63
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 803

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Schell City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1373.3 years
William1377.9 years
John1078.9 years
George879.9 years
James877.7 years
Charles777.1 years
Mary783.0 years
Elsie575.0 years
Dorothy578.2 years
Thelma573.0 years
Most common last names in Schell City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith976.7 years
Davis774.7 years
Harms774.6 years
Maus773.9 years
Haddix579.6 years
Dade585.6 years
Ijams582.6 years
Hillier585.0 years
Nichols580.8 years
Bailey485.5 years
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