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Population in 2012: 161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 

Males: 81  (50.7%)
Females: 80  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64867

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,426 (it was $25,781 in 2000)
Stella:

$28,426
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,258

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,337 (it was $28,400 in 2000)
Stella:

$22,337
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $30,851; Detached houses: $33,676; Mobile homes: $20,400

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 142 (89.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (4.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stella: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.7%), German (9.3%), English (7.3%), Polish (7.3%), Dutch (3.3%), French (1.3%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Stella:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stella town:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Stella, Missouri as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Stella to the number of sex offenders is 40 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $314 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $269 (1.2%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+34.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (38%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Business operations specialists (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Therapists (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Stella-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 181% 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 significantly below Missouri state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.7 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 93.8 miles away from Stella center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Stella, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stella:

  • Crowder College (about 11 miles; Neosho, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,111)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 28 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 29 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 53 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Arkansas (about 57 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • Missouri State University (about 59 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Drury University (about 60 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)

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 2012: 26.0%
(33.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Stella, MO

Stella compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.61%
Here44.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents56.3%8.1%7.8%5.6%5.4%
Congregations34.7%7.1%17.3%3.1%8.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%2.7%2.1%1.5%5.8%
Congregations8.2%1.0%2.0%1.0%17.3%
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: 6
Here:

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.
Missouri:

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
This county:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

9.2%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
State:

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

12.4%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$600
Water Supply 0$0 1$800
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,400

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)

8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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:
from Jasper County, MO  2.90% ($28,066 average AGI)
from McDonald County, MO  0.72% ($26,860)
from Barry County, MO  0.27% ($26,745)


8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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:
to Jasper County, MO  3.28% ($29,555 average AGI)
to McDonald County, MO  0.51% ($26,125)
to Greene County, MO  0.30% ($25,737)

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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