For population 25 years and over in Schell City:
For population 15 years and over in Schell City city:
12 residents are foreign born (4.2% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $350 (0.8%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.1%).
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
Schell City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 132% 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 significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.5 miles away from Schell City center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Schell City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schell City:
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Public elementary/middle school in Schell City:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.1%
(31.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Schell City compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Schell City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Schell City (based on Vernon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Schell City government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,690 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:
7.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,685 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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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: