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Population in 2012: 77 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: -45.0%
Males: 27  (36.0%)
Females: 50  (64.0%)

Median resident age:  52.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64065

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,573 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Unity Village:

$31,573
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,618

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $25,168 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Unity Village:

$25,168
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $43,861; Detached houses: $114,184; Mobile homes: $15,732

Median gross rent in 2012: $708.

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  • White alone - 80 (80.8%)
  • Black alone - 7 (7.1%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (4.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (2.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Unity Village: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (16.6%), French (9.7%), Norwegian (9.1%), French Canadian (8.6%), Scottish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1953

Elevation: 952 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Unity Village:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Unity Village village:

  • Never married: 61.5%
  • Now married: 18.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.4%
Missouri:  3.8%

Unity Village satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (2.1 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (12.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lee's Summit, MO (1.5 miles ), Raytown, MO (2.2 miles ), Lake Tapawingo, MO (2.6 miles ), Greenwood, MO (2.7 miles ), Grandview, MO (2.8 miles ), Lake Lotawana, MO (2.8 miles ), Lake Winnebago, MO (2.9 miles ), Blue Springs, MO (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 94.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (53%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)


Average climate in Unity Village, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Unity Village-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Unity Village village center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Unity Village-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% 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 40.9 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 19.3 miles away from Unity Village center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Unity Village center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Unity Village:

  • DSI - LEE'S SUMMIT RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LEES SUMMIT, MO)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MISSOURI (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LEES SUMMIT, MO)
  • JOHN KNOX VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LEES SUMMIT, MO)

Amtrak stations near Unity Village:

  • 3 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Unity Village:

  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 4 miles; Lees Summit, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 12 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 19 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 23 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 23 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Grantham University (about 26 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 38 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)

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Notable location: Unity Tower (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Unity Lake Number 1 (A), Unity Lake Number 2 (B), Unity Lake Number One (C), Unity Lake Number Two (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.88. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.88
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This village:  1.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  16.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Unity Village, MO

13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
23 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Unity Village compared to Missouri state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Unity Village travel time to work - commute


Unity Village mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Unity Village village (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.23%
Here51.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents30.2%22.5%8.3%6.2%4.6%
Congregations7.5%17.2%10.0%4.7%5.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Community Church of ChristLutheran ChurchJewishOther
Adherents3.4%3.2%2.6%2.1%16.8%
Congregations5.8%7.4%3.0%0.5%38.4%
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: 109
Jackson County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Jackson County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 185
Here:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 460
Here:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.1%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
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


6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.10%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, KS  1.04% ($48,155 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.61% ($32,704)
from Cass County, MO  0.43% ($32,756)


6.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KS  1.17% ($53,380 average AGI)
to Clay County, MO  0.83% ($35,705)
to Cass County, MO  0.58% ($45,970)

Strongest AM radio stations in Unity Village:

  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Unity Village:

  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Unity Village:

  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)

Unity Village fatal accident list:

Jan 20, 1990 10:30 PM, 350, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 30, 1978 08:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,498
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,424
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 14,247


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$134,8995$161,85632$143,4741$13,7301$131,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$149,5330$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$137,6700$010$165,8261$23,1700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$76,5100$08$174,5891$49,3400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$134,1150$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.01 , 0143.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$134,4802$130,265
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$173,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.01 , 0143.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

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