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Population in 2012: 53 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 

Males: 20  (38.0%)
Females: 33  (62.0%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64776

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,725 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Vista:

$28,725
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,897

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,895 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
Vista:

$43,895
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,400; Detached houses: $76,429; Mobile homes: $23,000

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vista: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (20.0%), Russian (20.0%), United States (20.0%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1952

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Vista:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vista village:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 73.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.8%)

Vista satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (58.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (89.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (399.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Osceola, MO (2.1 miles ), Gerster, MO (2.3 miles) , Collins, MO (2.7 miles) , Roscoe, MO (2.8 miles) , Weaubleau, MO (3.1 miles ), Lowry City, MO (3.3 miles ), Humansville, MO (3.8 miles ), Wheatland, MO (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 93.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

Vista household income distribution Vista home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+10.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

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

On 3/15/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Vista village center killed 2 people and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1982, a category F3 tornado 7.8 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vista-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 36.5 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 18.8 miles away from Vista center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 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 54.2 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 95.1 miles away from Vista center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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Hospitals/medical centers near Vista:

  • ST CLAIR COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; OSCEOLA, MO)
  • TRUMAN LAKE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOWRY CITY, MO)
  • NORTHWOOD HILLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HUMANSVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vista:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 31 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,210)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 54 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • State Fair Community College (about 54 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Drury University (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Missouri State University (about 59 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 71 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)

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St. Clair 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: 30.0%

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Vista compared to Missouri state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vista travel time to work - commute


Vista mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (20%)

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Religion statistics for Vista village (based on St. Clair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.82%
Here47.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOld Missionary Baptists Associations
Adherents59.4%12.2%10.3%5.2%3.9%
Congregations25.8%19.4%6.5%9.7%12.9%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents3.9%1.6%1.0%1.0%1.5%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%12.9%
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: 6
St. Clair County:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

11.71 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

10.2%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

28.8%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
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


9.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
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 Henry County, MO  1.18% ($21,686 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  1.14% ($33,882)
from Cedar County, MO  0.57% ($27,294)


8.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
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 Henry County, MO  1.77% ($22,596 average AGI)
to Cass County, MO  0.64% ($24,316)
to Greene County, MO  0.64% ($18,684)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vista:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vista:

  • KCVJ (92.3 FM; OSCEOLA, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWKJ (98.5 FM; WINDSOR, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Vista:

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

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 262
Total average daily truck traffic: 28
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 340

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