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Population in 2012: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 

Males: 76  (51.6%)
Females: 73  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64873

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,198 (it was $19,063 in 2000)
Wentworth:

$39,198
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,669

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,307 (it was $35,400 in 2000)
Wentworth:

$55,307
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,329; Detached houses: $53,034; Mobile homes: $422,240

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • White alone - 143 (97.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wentworth: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.8%), German (19.1%), United States (16.0%), Polish (4.6%), Irish (3.8%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 1222 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 759 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wentworth:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wentworth village:

  • Never married: 10.5%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

3 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe).

This village:  2.4%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wentworth, Missouri as of November 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wentworth to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $367 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (45.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (119.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (328.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pierce City, MO (2.3 miles ), Sarcoxie, MO (2.4 miles ), Ritchey, MO (2.6 miles) , Monett, MO (3.1 miles ), Newtonia, MO (3.2 miles ), Reeds, MO (3.2 miles) , Freistatt, MO (3.2 miles) , La Russell, MO (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 94.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 417

Wentworth household income distribution Wentworth home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (24%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Legal support workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Wentworth-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Wentworth village center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the village center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wentworth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.6 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 76.9 miles away from Wentworth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Wentworth:

  • SARCOXIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SARCOXIE, MO)
  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF MONETT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONETT, MO)
  • COX MONETT HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; MONETT, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Wentworth, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wentworth:

  • Crowder College (about 21 miles; Neosho, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,111)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 23 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 45 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 45 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Drury University (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Missouri State University (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)

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Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  PM10 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.2. This is better than average.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.3
U.S.:

11.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.4%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wentworth, MO

Wentworth compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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


Wentworth travel time to work - commute


Wentworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wentworth village (based on Newton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.61%
Here44.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents56.3%8.1%7.8%5.6%5.4%
Congregations34.7%7.1%17.3%3.1%8.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%2.7%2.1%1.5%5.8%
Congregations8.2%1.0%2.0%1.0%17.3%
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
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Newton County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Newton County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.2%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
State:

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

12.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$300
Totals for Government 0$0 5$300


8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
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 Jasper County, MO  2.90% ($28,066 average AGI)
from McDonald County, MO  0.72% ($26,860)
from Barry County, MO  0.27% ($26,745)


8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
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 Jasper County, MO  3.28% ($29,555 average AGI)
to McDonald County, MO  0.51% ($26,125)
to Greene County, MO  0.30% ($25,737)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wentworth:

  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KSWM (940 AM; 1 kW; AURORA, MO; Owner: 940 RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wentworth:

  • KKBL (95.9 FM; MONETT, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGMY-FM (100.5 FM; AURORA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wentworth:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K38DD (Channel 38; MONETT, MO; Owner: PEGGY L. DAVIS AND DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61GJ (Channel 61; AURORA, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA5GXK
    Grant Date: 10/15/1991, Expiration Date: 10/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2003
    Registrant: John T Dimmitt, Wentworth, MO 64873
  • Call Sign: KC0BAT
    Grant Date: 05/20/1997, Expiration Date: 05/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2009
    Registrant: Jerry F Chapman, 32 Fr 2170, Wentworth, MO 64873
  • Call Sign: WA0RAD, Licensee ID: L01355897
    Grant Date: 01/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/06/2018
    Registrant: Randall E Staponski, 3554 Lawrence 2160, Wentworth, MO 64873
  • Call Sign: KC0TBL, Licensee ID: L00915810
    Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 09/10/2014, Certifier: John E Stubblefield
    Registrant: John E Stubblefield, 6232 Walleye Rd, Wentworth, MO 64873
  • Call Sign: KC0VJO, Licensee ID: L01080490
    Grant Date: 11/03/2005, Expiration Date: 11/03/2015, Certifier: Deborah J Blinzler
    Registrant: Deborah J Blinzler, 5522 Hwy Jj, Wentworth, MO 64873
  • Call Sign: KD0AFC, Licensee ID: L01265742
    Grant Date: 04/05/2007, Expiration Date: 04/05/2017, Certifier: Tammy K Stubblefield
    Registrant: Tammy K Stubblefield, 6232 Walleye Rd, Wentworth, MO 64873

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI ULTRALIGHTS QUICKSILVER MX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3961Z , Serial Number: 1296, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rt 1 Box 202a, Wentworth, MO 64873


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

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