South West City, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 956 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 478  (50.0%)
Females: 478  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  28.6 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64863.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,548 (it was $22,721 in 2000)
South West City:

$26,548
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,439 (it was $9,526 in 2000)

South West City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,009 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
South West City:

$83,009
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $88,082; Detached houses: $94,048; Mobile homes: $45,840

Median gross rent in 2012: $508.

South West City races chart
  • Hispanic - 493 (50.8%)
  • White alone - 409 (42.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (3.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 16 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in South West City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South West City: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.0%), Irish (9.2%), German (6.1%), United States (4.7%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 949 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 686 people per square mile   (low).

South West City,MO real estate house value index trend

South West City, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in South West City:

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South West City town:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

328 residents are foreign born

This town:  27.2%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in South West City, Missouri as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in South West City to the number of sex offenders is 240 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $472 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $529 (0.6%)

South West City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (39.5 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (78.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (285.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dodge, OK (2.2 miles) , White Water, OK (2.6 miles) , Noel, MO (2.7 miles ), Maysville, AR (2.8 miles) , Cayuga, OK (2.8 miles) , Deer Lick, OK (2.9 miles) , Sulphur Springs, AR (3.0 miles ), Sycamore, OK (3.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.52 N, Longitude: 94.61 W

Area code: 417

South West City household income distribution South West City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +248 (+40.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in South West City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South West City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South West City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the South West City town center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the town center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South West City-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from South West City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 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 266.1 miles away from South West 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 284.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McDonald County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South West City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South West City:

  • TRINITY LIFECARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF GRAND LAKE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)
  • GROVE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)
  • BETTY ANN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)
  • GRAND LAKE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South West City:

  • John Brown University (about 23 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,097)
  • Crowder College (about 25 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 27 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 29 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Arkansas (about 40 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 41 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern State University (about 46 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

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Notable location: South West City Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: South West City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

McDonald County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in South West City and their reported violations in the past:

THE FILLING STATION (Address: JUNCTION 43 & O , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.2%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for American Indian residents, 33.9% for other race residents, 35.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

South West City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in South West City (2011 data):

  • The Corner Stone Bank: at 117 North Main, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.7 mil, Deposits: $115.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

South West City travel time to work - commute South West City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South West City town (based on McDonald County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.56%
Here: 36.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents58.8%10.7%9.0%4.3%4.2%
Congregations35.6%15.6%2.2%6.7%4.4%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.2%3.6%2.8%0.7%1.7%
Congregations6.7%2.2%13.3%2.2%11.1%
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: 5
McDonald County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McDonald County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
McDonald County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
McDonald County:

29.7%
Missouri:

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

15.5%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$2,609$15,6540$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$7,706$18,4942$443
Sewerage 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$930
Financial Administration 1$1,413$16,9560$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,329
Totals for Government 9$14,279$19,0399$2,702

8.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
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 Benton County, AR  1.64% ($30,672 average AGI)
from Newton County, MO  1.64% ($27,310)
from Jasper County, MO  0.54% ($23,974)


9.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
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 Newton County, MO  1.78% ($24,630 average AGI)
to Benton County, AR  1.71% ($28,943)
to Jasper County, MO  0.71% ($19,824)

Strongest AM radio stations in South West City:

  • KLTK (1140 AM; daytime; 0 kW; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South West City:

  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KGVE (99.3 FM; GROVE, OK; Owner: CALEB CORPORATION)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KITO-FM (96.1 FM; VINITA, OK; Owner: DLB BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMCK-FM (105.7 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around South West City:

  • K09VM (Channel 9; ANDERSON, ETC., MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KELF-LP (Channel 43; GROVE, OK; Owner: TONY RUSSELL BICKEL)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K67EO (Channel 67; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K45EI (Channel 45; BENTONVILLE & ROGERS, AR; Owner: VICTORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

South West City fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 2007 09:40 AM, Sr-43, Lat: 36.50178, Lon: -94.61781, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1995 10:39 AM, 43, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1991 06:35 AM, 43, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 23, 1988 05:40 PM, 43, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $1,457,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,096
Total average daily truck traffic: 433
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 5,418

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0IEV, Licensee ID: L00319446
    Grant Date: 02/02/2001, Expiration Date: 02/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2013
    Registrant: Forrest E Frye, Box 205, South West City, MO 64863
  • Call Sign: KC5IYD
    Grant Date: 02/23/1995, Expiration Date: 08/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2006
    Registrant: Neal J Summers, South West City, MO 64863
  • Call Sign: KC0NUS, Licensee ID: L00550770
    Grant Date: 05/08/2012, Expiration Date: 07/26/2022, Certifier: Nicholas R Lett
    Registrant: Nicholas R Lett, 127 Crestwood Lane, South West City, MO 64863

Most common first names in South West City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1877.8 years
James1675.4 years
William1576.9 years
Mary1479.4 years
Robert1279.3 years
Charles1074.2 years
Ruth876.1 years
George775.8 years
Earl667.8 years
Albert670.9 years
Most common last names in South West City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1177.3 years
Williams1078.5 years
Nichols979.2 years
Cooper980.4 years
Drake880.6 years
Fields873.0 years
Walker876.3 years
Horton882.7 years
Miller882.6 years
Brown779.0 years
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