For population 25 years and over in Sweet Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Sweet Springs city:
22 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $595 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (51.7 miles , pop. 70,700).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (61.8 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Emma, MO (2.1 miles ), Houstonia, MO (2.3 miles ), Concordia, MO (2.9 miles ), Blackburn, MO (3.2 miles ), Hughesville, MO (3.3 miles) , Mount Leonard, MO (3.4 miles) , Alma, MO (3.4 miles ), La Monte, MO (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 93.41 W
Area code: 660
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 Sweet Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-0.6%).
Work and jobs in Sweet Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sweet Springs, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sweet Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Sweet Springs city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sweet Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% 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 40.9 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 45.8 miles away from Sweet Springs center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city 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 77.9 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 69.7 miles away from Sweet Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Saline County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Pat Collins - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.8%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 84.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Sweet Springs compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Sweet Springs (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sweet Springs (based on Saline County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.20%
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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,348 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:
6.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,152 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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Sweet Springs fatal accident list:
Jul 26, 1993 03:05 PM, 127, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1979 06:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 1976 11:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $196,000
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 20
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 220
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sweet Springs)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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