For population 25 years and over in Smithton:
For population 15 years and over in Smithton city:
20 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $614 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (44.9 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (83.4 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (359.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Otterville, MO (2.3 miles ), Sedalia, MO (2.8 miles ), Syracuse, MO (3.4 miles) , Hughesville, MO (3.9 miles) , Pilot Grove, MO (4.0 miles ), Cole Camp, MO (4.1 miles ), Tipton, MO (4.1 miles ), Stover, MO (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.68 N, Longitude: 93.09 W
Area code: 660
Unemployment in August 2012:
Crime in Smithton (2002):
Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-4.3%).
Work and jobs in Smithton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Smithton, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Smithton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Smithton city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/12/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Smithton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from Smithton 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 52.4 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 53.3 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 91.3 miles away from Smithton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pettis County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Smithton:
Amtrak station near Smithton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithton:
Public high school in Smithton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Smithton:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.5%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Smithton compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Smithton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Smithton (based on Pettis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Smithton government finances in 2002:
7.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,038 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,363 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smithton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.