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Pemiscot County

Population in 2012: 419 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +50.7%
Males: 205  (48.9%)
Females: 214  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Missouri median age:  42.8 years

Zip codes: 63879.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $33,950 (it was $20,208 in 2000)
Wardell:

$33,950
Missouri:

$45,247
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,362

Wardell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $40,311 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Wardell:

$40,311
Missouri:

$136,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,221; Detached houses: $54,624; Mobile homes: $27,188

Median gross rent in 2011: $413.

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Wardell races chart
  • White alone - 405 (94.8%)
  • Black alone - 14 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Wardell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wardell: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (28.3%), United States (12.3%), German (12.1%), Irish (10.5%), Scottish (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 272 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 2145 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wardell:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wardell town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Missouri:  3.6%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wardell, Missouri as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wardell to the number of sex offenders is 129 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $292 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $309 (0.8%)

Wardell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (61.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (85.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (396.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: North Wardell, MO (0.7 miles) , Homestown, MO (1.2 miles) , Pascola, MO (2.4 miles) , Bragg City, MO (2.8 miles) , Portageville, MO (2.9 miles ), Hayti Heights, MO (2.9 miles ), Hayward, MO (3.0 miles) , Hayti, MO (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.35 N, Longitude: 89.81 W

Area code: 573

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Crime rates in Wardell by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000005
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.01298.7
Burglaries 04013110
per 100,000 0.01465.20.0374.51136.4392.2401.60.0
Thefts 00045302
per 100,000 0.00.00.01498.11893.91176.50.0519.5
Auto thefts 00010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.0374.50.0392.20.00.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.4) 0.093.70.0106.0141.896.725.7256.2

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Crime rate in Wardell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Wardell-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Wardell town center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 28.3 miles away from the town center caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wardell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 14.7 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 57.2 miles away from Wardell 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 58.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from Wardell center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pemiscot 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: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wardell topographic map

Birthplace of: A.C. Reed - Blues saxophonist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wardell:

  • PEMISCOT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; HAYTI, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Wardell, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wardell:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 46 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,091)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 54 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 60 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 69 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Union University (about 71 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Bethel University (about 74 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Lane College (about 76 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Public high school in Wardell:

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Notable location: Wardell Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pemiscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.9%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wardell, MO

Wardell compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Wardell travel time to work - commute


Wardell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wardell (based on Pemiscot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.69%
Here61.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan Church
Adherents70.0%7.6%4.8%3.0%2.8%
Congregations34.5%12.7%16.4%1.8%1.8%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.9%3.6%
Congregations5.5%5.5%7.3%1.8%12.7%
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: 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pemiscot County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pemiscot County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pemiscot County:

31.6%
Missouri:

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

19.1%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,564
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$664
Police Protection - Officers 2$3,074$18,4440$0
Water Supply 1$2,215$26,5800$0
Totals for Government 3$5,289$21,1568$3,228

Wardell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($107.40)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($71.60)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($66.83)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($64.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($35.80)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($23.87)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $74,000 ($176.61)

Wardell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($54.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($35.80)
    All Other: $3,000 ($7.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($52.51)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($93.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($52.51)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $18,000 ($42.96)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($33.41)
    Property: $7,000 ($16.71)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.77)

Wardell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($169.45)

5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Dunklin County, MO  0.83% ($22,271 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.79% ($19,478)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($19,704)


6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Dunklin County, MO  1.07% ($18,460 average AGI)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.85% ($28,380)
to Dyer County, TN  0.51% ($67,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wardell:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMIS (1050 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORTAGEVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KCRV (1370 AM; 1 kW; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KBOA (1540 AM; 1 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wardell:

  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wardell:

  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Wardell fatal accident list:

Feb 9, 2007 10:44 PM, Sr-B, Lat: 36.352500, Lon: -89.817583, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wardell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • At E City Limits (Lat: 36.349778 Lon: -89.806194), Call Sign: KJI571, Licensee ID: L00015583
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.130 MHz, 151.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 10/25/2015
    Registrant: State Of (Department Of Transportation) Missouri, 105 W Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Phone: (573) 751-2551, Fax: (573) 526-0120, Email:
  • W Side Cr 223, 1.5 Km N Jct Hwy A, 4 Km W (Lat: 36.364361 Lon: -89.863417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56 m, Call Sign: KBT417
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:
  • Lat: 36.351139 Lon: -89.820806, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXJ552
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2003, Expiration Date: 04/16/2013, Certifier: Chris L Massey
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WARDELL, New Hoffman Avenue & County Road 21 (Lat: 36.350333 Lon: -89.831750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WMT759
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi W On Rd A & 1 Mi N On Farm Rd (Lat: 36.364222 Lon: -89.863417), Overall height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WNTL461
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.300 MHz, 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2008, Expiration Date: 03/09/2018
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5GG, Licensee ID: L00332669
    Grant Date: 12/09/1994, Expiration Date: 12/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/12/2006, Certifier: Jerry N Broderick
    Registrant: Jerry N Broderick, Wardell, MO 63879-0072


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Wardell


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wardell, MO

Most common first names in Wardell, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1375.7 years
James1273.3 years
Mary1080.8 years
William976.1 years
George771.6 years
Thomas673.9 years
Willie576.2 years
Alma461.7 years
Charles469.7 years
Eva481.7 years
Most common last names in Wardell, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clayton1077.5 years
Wilson964.3 years
James869.6 years
Miller775.1 years
Smith677.2 years
Hampton564.8 years
Harris577.8 years
Farris578.8 years
Jones573.2 years
Riley576.0 years
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