For population 25 years and over in Tarkio:
For population 15 years and over in Tarkio city:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $757 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (55.4 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (65.6 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (412.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fairfax, MO (2.7 miles ), Westboro, MO (2.7 miles) , Rock Port, MO (2.7 miles ), Northboro, IA (3.5 miles) , Blanchard, IA (3.6 miles) , Watson, MO (3.6 miles) , Corning, MO (3.7 miles) , Brownville, NE (3.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 95.38 W
Area code: 660
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Crime rate in Tarkio detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -318 (-14.1%).
Work and jobs in Tarkio: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tarkio, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tarkio-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Tarkio city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1979, a category F4 tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tarkio-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from Tarkio center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 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 99.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Atchison County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Sam Graves - Politician, Walter Greene - Film score composer.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Tarkio in 2000:
Tarkio compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Tarkio (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Tarkio (based on Atchison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Tarkio government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,154 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,542 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Tarkio fatal accident list:
Mar 14, 1999 01:45 AM, Thirdstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tarkio)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tarkio, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tarkio)
Businesses in Tarkio, MO