For population 25 years and over in Scott City:
For population 15 years and over in Scott City city:
32 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $688 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (105.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (334.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kelso, MO (1.5 miles ), Thebes, IL (1.9 miles ), East Cape Girardeau, IL (2.4 miles ), Commerce, MO (2.5 miles) , Cape Girardeau, MO (2.5 miles ), Dutchtown, MO (2.8 miles) , Chaffee, MO (2.8 miles ), Benton, MO (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.22 N, Longitude: 89.52 W
Area code: 573
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Crime in Scott City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +271 (+6.3%).
Work and jobs in Scott City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scott City, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scott City-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Scott City city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scott City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 3.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from Scott City center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.9 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) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 21.6 miles away from Scott City center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle schools in Scott City:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Scott City and their reported violations in the past:TEPPCO (Population served: 106, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
19 people in other group homes
Scott City compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Scott City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Scott City (based on Scott County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scott City government finances in 2002:
6.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,405 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:
7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,480 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 Scott City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $1,549,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,963
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,411
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 33,908
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scott City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Scott City, MO
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.