Unity Village, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 80 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: -42.9%
Males: 29  (37.2%)
Females: 51  (62.8%)
Median resident age:  20.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 64065

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,821 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Unity Village:

$33,821
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,211 (it was $31,836 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $25,374 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Unity Village:

$25,374
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $150,097; Detached houses: $151,675; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,660; In 2-unit structures: $121,644; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,256; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $223,255; Mobile homes: $26,870; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $58,756

Median gross rent in 2013: $743.

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    • 8080.8%White alone
    • 77.1%Black alone
    • 66.1%Hispanic
    • 44.0%Two or more races
    • 22.0%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Unity Village: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (15.5%), French (10.1%), French Canadian (9.3%), Scottish (8.5%), Italian (7.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1953

Elevation: 952 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

Unity Village, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Unity Village:

  • High school or higher: 103.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Unity Village village:

  • Never married: 58.6%
  • Now married: 18.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Unity Village village:  7.1% ($1,250)
Missouri:  1.0% ($851)

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:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,700

Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 94.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

Unity Village household income distribution Unity Village home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (57%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (47%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (23%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (2%)

Average climate in Unity Village, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Unity Village-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 92% 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 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 353.2 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 292.1 miles away from Unity Village 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 299.6 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 320.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 350.8 miles away from Unity Village 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 285.9 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 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: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Unity Village topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • VILLAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LEES SUMMIT, MO)
  • VILLAGE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LEES SUMMIT, MO)
  • DIALYSIS CLINICS, INC - LEES SUMMIT (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LEES SUMMIT, MO)
  • TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER LAKEWOOD Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, 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:

  • Rockhurst University (about 11 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 12 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 14 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 15 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 18 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 22 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 23 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.518. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.518
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.4%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic 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
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:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.5
Missouri average:

11.0

Unity Village travel time to work - commute Unity Village mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant154,390404
Catholic69,44152
Mainline Protestant61,299159
Other34,880110
Black Protestant34,72284
Orthodox1,2353
None318,191-
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: 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.
State:

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
Jackson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
Missouri:

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

14.0%
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

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, KS  0.94% ($43,111 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.63% ($32,499)
from Cass County, MO  0.42% ($32,502)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($285 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  1.04% ($71,410 average AGI)
to Clay County, MO  0.73% ($34,977)
to Cass County, MO  0.43% ($41,183)

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 persons involved: 1
May 30, 1978 08:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 9,498Total average daily traffic
  • 1,424Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,247Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
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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