Tightwad, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 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 (it was $18,981 in 2000)

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 2009: All housing units: $289,467; Detached houses: $260,223; Mobile homes: $341,457

Median gross rent in 2012: $494.

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Tightwad races chart
  • White alone - 68 (98.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tightwad: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (30.6%), German (22.4%), Irish (20.4%), English (6.1%), French (6.1%).

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).

Tightwad, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Tightwad:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tightwad village:

  • Never married: 5.0%
  • Now married: 83.1%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

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

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

6.3%
Missouri:

6.6%

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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tightwad-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 40% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.3 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 233.4 miles away from Tightwad center
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) earthquake occurred 237.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 256.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from Tightwad center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 229.3 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 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: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tightwad topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • TWIN LAKES HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC, INC - CLINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 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: 3,581)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 33 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 50 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Wright Career College (about 75 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Rockhurst University (about 75 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 75 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Drury University (about 77 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.13%
Here: 64.1%
USA: 50.2%

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.
State:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

29.4%
Missouri:

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

11.1%
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

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.77% ($30,806 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.60% ($30,375)
from Pettis County, MO  0.57% ($38,804)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.84% ($24,456 average AGI)
to Cass County, MO  0.63% ($28,529)
to Jackson County, MO  0.57% ($24,065)

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:

1
  • 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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