Skidmore, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 276 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.3%
 
Males: 138  (50.1%)
Females: 138  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64487.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,001 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Skidmore:

$38,001
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,294 (it was $13,881 in 2000)

Skidmore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,944 (it was $20,400 in 2000)
Skidmore:

$41,944
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $72,823; Detached houses: $77,661; Mobile homes: $19,611

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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Skidmore races chart
  • White alone - 282 (99.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Skidmore: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.2%), United States (17.6%), Irish (11.3%), English (7.0%), Dutch (4.7%), Scottish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1880

Elevation: 925 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 854 people per square mile   (low).

Skidmore, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Skidmore:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skidmore city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

8 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This city:  2.2%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Skidmore, Missouri as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Skidmore to the number of sex offenders is 95 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $696 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $408 (1.4%)

Skidmore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (38.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (83.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Quitman, MO (2.4 miles) , Maitland, MO (2.5 miles ), Graham, MO (2.5 miles) , Burlington Junction, MO (3.3 miles ), Maryville, MO (3.4 miles ), Mound City, MO (3.7 miles ), Arkoe, MO (3.7 miles) , Clearmont, MO (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 95.08 W

Area code: 660

Skidmore household income distribution Skidmore home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-15.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

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

Average climate in Skidmore, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Skidmore-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Skidmore city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Skidmore-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 404.9 miles away from Skidmore center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.4 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 368.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 396.7 miles away from Skidmore center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.6 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 Nodaway County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Skidmore topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Skidmore:

  • NODAWAY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • PARKDALE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH SERVICES Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • SSM HOME CARE AT ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • SSM HOSPICE OF NW MO (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • VILLAGE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MARYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skidmore:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 12 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Highland Community College (about 32 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 40 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Bellevue University (about 75 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Grantham University (about 76 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 78 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Park University (about 79 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

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Notable location: Skidmore Volunteer Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Nodaway County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Skidmore compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Skidmore travel time to work - commute Skidmore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Skidmore city (based on Nodaway County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.04%
Here: 54.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents30.7%20.4%18.8%14.3%6.2%
Congregations11.4%31.8%6.8%11.4%11.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.5%1.5%3.2%
Congregations2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%18.2%
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
Nodaway County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Nodaway County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nodaway County:

29.3%
Missouri:

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

14.3%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$709
Water Supply 1$1,772$21,2642$1,293
Totals for Government 1$1,772$21,2643$2,002

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.56% ($31,268 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.33% ($23,208)
from Holt County, MO  0.31% ($28,957)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Jackson County, MO  0.52% ($26,487 average AGI)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.50% ($30,676)
to Clay County, MO  0.34% ($24,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in Skidmore:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KNIM (1580 AM; 1 kW; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Skidmore:

  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Skidmore)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Skidmore, 103 E Elm St (Lat: 40.289417 Lon: -95.079972), Structure height: 34.7 m, Call Sign: WFY957, Licensee ID: L00315563
    Assigned Frequencies: 2122.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/1981, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Holway Telephone Company, 208 Ash Street, Maitland, MO 64466
  • RMartin, Lat: 40.315694 Lon: -95.217139, Type: Building, Structure height: 3.9 m, Call Sign: WQKK968
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Michael E Goins
    Registrant: Rock Port Cablevision, 107 Opp, Rock Port, MO 64482, Phone: (660) 744-5343, Fax: (660) 744-5332, Email:
  • MO Dept Conservation, Lat: 40.349083 Lon: -95.172278, Type: Building, Structure height: 3.5 m, Call Sign: WQKK968
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Michael E Goins
    Registrant: Rock Port Cablevision, 107 Opp, Rock Port, MO 64482, Phone: (660) 744-5343, Fax: (660) 744-5332, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD0BMS, Licensee ID: L01319096
    Grant Date: 08/29/2007, Expiration Date: 08/29/2017, Certifier: Charles A Woods
    Registrant: Charles A Woods, 511 East Elm St, Skidmore, MO 64487
  • Call Sign: KD0DLO, Licensee ID: L01383100
    Grant Date: 03/25/2008, Expiration Date: 03/25/2018, Certifier: Raymond Wright Jr
    Registrant: Raymond Wright Jr, 102 Walnut, Skidmore, MO 64487
  • Call Sign: KD0QBH, Licensee ID: L01672596
    Grant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 11/16/2021, Certifier: James F Broker
    Registrant: James F Broker, 407 W Elm Street, Skidmore, MO 64487-9641

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1056H , Serial Number: 28R-7703011, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Danny Joe Brown, 14506 290th St, Skidmore, MO 64487
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7563R , Serial Number: 28-22127, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Danny Joe Brown, 14506 290th St, Skidmore, MO 64487
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95752 , Serial Number: 8052, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Ted Alan Finney, 24023 State Highway Ab, Skidmore, MO 64487

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Skidmore, MO
Most common first names in Skidmore, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1583.5 years
John1572.4 years
Charles1479.5 years
William1479.3 years
James777.6 years
Fred580.2 years
Frank581.0 years
Minnie586.8 years
Ralph582.4 years
Mildred583.4 years
Most common last names in Skidmore, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson870.4 years
Linville781.4 years
Smith782.5 years
Brown771.1 years
Jones676.0 years
Barrett581.0 years
Wolfe578.0 years
Hammond586.8 years
Hitchcock580.4 years
Davis576.6 years
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