For population 25 years and over in Sikeston:
For population 15 years and over in Sikeston city:
234 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $677 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (95.4 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (123.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Miner, MO (1.7 miles ), Morehouse, MO (2.5 miles ), Bertrand, MO (2.8 miles ), Matthews, MO (2.9 miles ), Haywood City, MO (3.0 miles ), Blodgett, MO (3.0 miles ), Vanduser, MO (3.1 miles ), Diehlstadt, MO (3.2 miles) .
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Latitude: 36.88 N, Longitude: 89.59 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,911 (+23.9%)
Area code: 573
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 Sikeston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 80 (63 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -752 (-4.2%).
Work and jobs in Sikeston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sikeston, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sikeston-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Sikeston city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sikeston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 20.1 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 25.5 miles away from Sikeston center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the 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 23.9 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 61.3 miles away from Sikeston 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 40.6 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).
Birthplace of: Kenny Hulshof - Politician, Blake DeWitt - Baseball player, Brandon Barnes - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jun 12, 1981), Jean Marie Stine - Science fiction writer, Michael Parkes - Artist, Sunset Thomas - (born 1972), porn film star, James Wilder - Football player, Marjorie Montgomery - Stage actor, Morgan Strebler - Magician, Brandon Barnes (linebacker) - Football player.
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Local government website: WWW.SIKESTON.ORG
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See full list of schools located in Sikeston, map of school districts: SIKESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT, SCOTT CITY R-I
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.0%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 51.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 49.7% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Sikeston (based on Scott County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.26%
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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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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.
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See more detailed statistics of Sikeston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sikeston, MO
Total length: 123 meters (404ft)
Total costs: $8,973,000
Total average daily traffic: 128,723
Total average daily truck traffic: 46,274
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sikeston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sikeston, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sikeston)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sikeston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.