For population 25 years and over in Wardell:
For population 15 years and over in Wardell town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.8%)
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 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).
Unemployment in July 2013:
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
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).
Birthplace of: A.C. Reed - Blues saxophonist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Wardell:
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Public high school in Wardell:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Wardell compared to Missouri state average:
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Religion statistics for Wardell town (based on Pemiscot County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Wardell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,984 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,782 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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