For population 25 years and over in Steele:
For population 15 years and over in Steele city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $752 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (51.6 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (67.4 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Cooter, MO (1.7 miles ), Holland, MO (1.7 miles ), Rives, MO (3.2 miles) , Hayti Heights, MO (3.3 miles ), Hayti, MO (3.3 miles ), Gosnell, AR (3.4 miles ), Caruthersville, MO (3.4 miles ), Blytheville, AR (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.09 N, Longitude: 89.83 W
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 Steele detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -192 (-7.8%).
Work and jobs in Steele: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Steele, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Steele-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Steele city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center caused $30,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Steele-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from Steele center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.5 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 76.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Steele center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 49.1 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 Pemiscot County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.cityofsteele.com
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.7%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
54 people in nursing homes in 2000
Steele compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Steele (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Steele city (based on Pemiscot County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Steele government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,984 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:
6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,782 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 Steele fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $382,000
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 20
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 260
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Steele)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (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 Steele, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Steele)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Steele, MO