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Population in 2012: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 

Males: 35  (51.5%)
Females: 34  (48.5%)

Median resident age:  53.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64735

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,071 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Tightwad:

$49,071
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,443

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,363 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Tightwad:

$148,363
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $289,467; Detached houses: $260,223; Mobile homes: $341,457

Median gross rent in 2012: $494.

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  • White alone - 68 (98.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tightwad: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.0%), German (24.0%), Irish (22.0%), English (8.0%), French (8.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1984

Elevation: 872 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Tightwad:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tightwad village:

  • Never married: 4.8%
  • Now married: 84.1%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $775 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $850 (0.9%)

Tightwad satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (61.6 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (76.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brownington, MO (3.2 miles) , Warsaw, MO (3.2 miles ), Calhoun, MO (3.4 miles ), Deepwater, MO (3.5 miles ), Clinton, MO (3.6 miles ), Lincoln, MO (3.6 miles ), Lowry City, MO (3.9 miles ), Windsor, MO (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.31 N, Longitude: 93.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+50.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Information (25%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


Average climate in Tightwad, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Tightwad-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Tightwad village center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tightwad-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Tightwad center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.6 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 52.4 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 82.8 miles away from Tightwad center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Tightwad:

  • WARSAW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, MO)
  • CHASTAIN'S OF CLINTON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • CLINTON HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tightwad:

  • State Fair Community College (about 32 miles; Sedalia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 33 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 50 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,210)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 65 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 75 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Drury University (about 77 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 77 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)

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Notable location: Tightwad Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Henry 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: 3.0%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  58.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  19.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Tightwad compared to Missouri state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tightwad travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Wood (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tightwad village (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.13%
Here64.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents48.5%13.2%9.4%9.2%4.8%
Congregations31.7%15.9%4.8%7.9%3.2%
NameLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.8%1.7%7.1%
Congregations1.6%1.6%3.2%6.3%23.8%
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: 3
Henry County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

9.40 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.6%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

29.4%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
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


7.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.80% ($34,292 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.79% ($37,828)
from Cass County, MO  0.68% ($40,709)


7.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.96% ($29,675 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.73% ($34,593)
to Cass County, MO  0.68% ($28,436)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tightwad:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKD (1280 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tightwad:

  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWKJ (98.5 FM; WINDSOR, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, LLC)
  • KAYQ (97.1 FM; WARSAW, MO; Owner: VALKYRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKD-FM (95.3 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCVJ (92.3 FM; OSCEOLA, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Tightwad:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • TRUMAN, Missouri 7 (Lat: 38.238889 Lon: -93.461722), Type: Upole, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQMQ559
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2010, Expiration Date: 10/22/2020, Certifier: Walter C Kenyon
    Registrant: Power System Engineering, 1532 W Broadway, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 268-3554, Fax: (608) 222-9378, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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