Wardell, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 413 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.6%
Males: 198  (48.1%)
Females: 215  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63879.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,192 (it was $20,208 in 2000)
Wardell:

$32,192
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,539 (it was $9,829 in 2000)

Wardell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,363 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Wardell:

$43,363
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $46,582; Detached houses: $53,273; Mobile homes: $14,141

Median gross rent in 2013: $389.

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  • Races in Wardell, MO (2010)

    Wardell races chart
    • 40594.8%White alone
    • 143.3%Black alone
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wardell: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Wardell, MO collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (20.1%), English (19.8%), German (12.3%), Irish (10.7%), Scottish (3.9%), Danish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 272 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,114 people per square mile   (low).

Wardell, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Wardell:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wardell town:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wardell, Missouri as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wardell to the number of sex offenders is 210 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $499 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $384 (1.3%)

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

Wardell household income distribution Wardell home values distribution

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 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.01,298.7
Burglaries 04013110
per 100,000 0.01,465.20.0374.51,136.4392.2401.60.0
Thefts 00045302
per 100,000 0.00.00.01,498.11,893.91,176.50.0519.5
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.4) 0.093.30.0105.6141.296.325.6255.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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 June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (55%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Wardell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wardell, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wardell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 99% 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 slightly above Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller 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 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) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from Wardell 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 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 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: 6, Winter Storms: 4, 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 and medical centers near Wardell:

  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF PORTAGEVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PORTAGEVILLE, MO)
  • PEMISCOT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HAYTI, MO)
  • CARUTHERSVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO)
  • LEGACY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - KENNETT (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; KENNETT, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wardell:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 32 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 46 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 53 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 60 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 69 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Union University (about 72 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Bethel University (about 74 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

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 2013: 16.9%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Wardell compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wardell town (based on Pemiscot County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,26545
Mainline Protestant9457
Black Protestant6985
Catholic2631
Other1-
None7,124-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$916
Other Government Administration 1$5,500$66,0001$60
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$900
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,100$25,2002$1,192
Water Supply 1$2,640$31,6802$1,735
Totals for Government 3$10,240$40,9608$4,803

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($108.96)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($72.64)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($67.80)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($65.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($36.32)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($24.21)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $74,000 ($179.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($55.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($36.32)
    All Other: $3,000 ($7.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($53.27)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($94.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($53.27)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $18,000 ($43.58)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($33.90)
    Property: $7,000 ($16.95)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($171.91)

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Dunklin County, MO  0.84% ($24,958 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.72% ($39,195)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.42% ($31,417)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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 Dunklin County, MO  1.34% ($24,987 average AGI)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.73% ($27,738)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.45% ($27,038)

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: 36.35250, Lon: -89.81758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

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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