Tallapoosa, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.1%
 
Males: 77  (47.3%)
Females: 86  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63878.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,954 (it was $14,375 in 2000)
Tallapoosa:

$30,954
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,635 (it was $6,377 in 2000)

Tallapoosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,543 (it was $16,900 in 2000)
Tallapoosa:

$33,543
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $75,467; Detached houses: $47,187; Mobile homes: $76,566

Median gross rent in 2013: $681.

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  • Races in Tallapoosa, MO (2010)

    Tallapoosa races chart
    • 16095.2%White alone
    • 42.4%Hispanic
    • 31.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Two or more races

Races in Tallapoosa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tallapoosa: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.6%), English (13.4%), German (10.3%), Irish (9.3%), Dutch (5.2%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1965

Elevation: 273 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 382 people per square mile   (very low).

Tallapoosa, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Tallapoosa:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tallapoosa city:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 30.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 28.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $343 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $201 (1.4%)

Tallapoosa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (67.8 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (96.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (386.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Risco, MO (1.7 miles ), Gideon, MO (2.6 miles ), Parma, MO (2.7 miles ), Portageville, MO (2.9 miles ), Clarkton, MO (3.0 miles ), Malden, MO (3.1 miles ), Catron, MO (3.1 miles) , North Wardell, MO (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 36.51 N, Longitude: 89.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

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

7.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+17.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Public administration (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (57%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (36%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Tallapoosa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tallapoosa, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tallapoosa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Tallapoosa city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tallapoosa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller 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 3.9 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 48.2 miles away from Tallapoosa center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 171.3 miles away from the city 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 34.8 miles away from Tallapoosa center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Madrid County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tallapoosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tallapoosa:

  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF PORTAGEVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PORTAGEVILLE, MO)
  • MALDEN NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MALDEN, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MALDEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MALDEN, MO)
  • RIDGEVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MALDEN, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tallapoosa:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 39 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 40 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 55 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 59 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 67 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 75 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Bethel University (about 77 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

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New Madrid County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 42.8%
(40.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Tallapoosa 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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:

4.7
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tallapoosa city (based on New Madrid County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,41137
Catholic1,3032
Mainline Protestant6149
Black Protestant4913
None9,137-
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: 8
New Madrid County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
New Madrid County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
New Madrid County:

30.5%
Missouri:

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

15.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$355
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$300
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$10
Sewerage 0$0 1$200
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,265

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

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($18.40)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($18.40)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.13)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($6.13)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($30.67)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($30.67)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($24.54)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($18.40)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($18.40)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($6.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($30.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $5,000 ($30.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($73.62)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($92.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($79.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($42.94)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $3,000 ($18.40)
    Property: $2,000 ($12.27)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $83,000 ($509.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $82,000 ($503.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($6.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($24.54)

5.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Scott County, MO  0.93% ($24,228 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.54% ($27,606)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.43% ($27,038)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Scott County, MO  1.08% ($22,672 average AGI)
to Dunklin County, MO  1.04% ($22,688)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.57% ($54,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tallapoosa:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMIS (1050 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORTAGEVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tallapoosa:

  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Tallapoosa:

  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Most common first names in Tallapoosa, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James974.1 years
Charles557.2 years
Annie383.0 years
William377.0 years
Frank265.0 years
Dorothy255.9 years
David264.5 years
John277.0 years
Nancy283.9 years
Pauline288.5 years
Most common last names in Tallapoosa, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Deprow1474.1 years
Orick776.7 years
Meese666.1 years
Horad373.7 years
Brown366.3 years
Lee358.7 years
Moore368.4 years
Wrinkle363.7 years
Taylor375.7 years
Abshier259.9 years
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