Stella, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 82  (51.2%)
Females: 79  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 64867

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,417 (it was $25,781 in 2000)
Stella:

$27,417
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,787 (it was $11,799 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $23,140 (it was $28,400 in 2000)
Stella:

$23,140
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $29,568; Detached houses: $32,811; Mobile homes: $16,540

Median gross rent in 2013: $470.

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    • 14289.9%White alone
    • 85.1%American Indian alone
    • 74.4%Asian alone
    • 10.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Stella: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.2%), Polish (8.3%), German (7.7%), English (5.1%), United States (3.8%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1952

Elevation: 1147 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,043 people per square mile   (low).

Stella, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Stella:

  • High school or higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stella town:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 21.2%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Stella, Missouri as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stella to the number of sex offenders is 54 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $369 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $291 (1.3%)

Stella satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (47.5 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (106.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (311.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Stark City, MO (2.6 miles) , Fairview, MO (2.6 miles ), Wheaton, MO (2.7 miles ), Newtonia, MO (2.8 miles ), Granby, MO (3.4 miles ), Neosho, MO (3.5 miles ), Goodman, MO (3.5 miles ), Ritchey, MO (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 94.19 W

Area code: 417

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

6.0%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+34.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (35%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (35%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (3%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (2%)

Average climate in Stella, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stella-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Stella town center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the town center killed 15 people and injured 200 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stella-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 155.2 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 156.3 miles away from Stella 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 229.2 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 242.7 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 258.7 miles away from Stella 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 192.5 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 Newton County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stella topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stella:

  • GRANBY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GRANBY, MO)
  • MEDICALODGES NEOSHO (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEOSHO, MO)
  • BEVERLY HEALTHCARE OF NEOSHO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEOSHO, MO)
  • FREEMAN NEOSHO HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; NEOSHO, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MCDONALD COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ANDERSON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stella:

  • Crowder College (about 11 miles; Neosho, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,675)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 28 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 29 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 39 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • John Brown University (about 45 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 49 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 52 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Stella:

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Notable location: Stella Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 Stella (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.3%
(41.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Stella compared to Missouri state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Stella town (based on Newton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,49783
Mainline Protestant3,3149
Catholic1,0052
Other9276
None30,371-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Newton County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Newton County:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

30.0%
Missouri:

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

12.4%
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 2$1,500
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$650
Water Supply 0$0 1$850
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,000

Stella government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $45,000 ($279.50)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($93.17)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($68.32)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($43.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($43.48)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($24.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($74.53)

Stella government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($74.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($12.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($86.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($31.06)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $5,000 ($31.06)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($31.06)
    Property: $2,000 ($12.42)

Stella government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $46,000 ($285.71)
    Beginning: $10,000 ($62.11)

Stella government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $65,000 ($403.73)

7.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Jasper County, MO  2.94% ($33,694 average AGI)
from McDonald County, MO  0.65% ($24,630)
from Barry County, MO  0.26% ($25,471)


7.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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 Jasper County, MO  2.90% ($34,405 average AGI)
to McDonald County, MO  0.59% ($27,310)
to Greene County, MO  0.29% ($21,911)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stella:

  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stella:

  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKBL (95.9 FM; MONETT, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K279AD (103.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Stella:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K09VM (Channel 9; ANDERSON, ETC., MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, 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)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWBS-TV (Channel 34; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KCLG-CA (Channel 32; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K67EO (Channel 67; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K38DD (Channel 38; MONETT, MO; Owner: PEGGY L. DAVIS AND DEBORAH R. KENNY)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1

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