For population 25 years and over in Wheaton:
For population 15 years and over in Wheaton city:
46 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $673 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (47.8 miles , pop. 58,047).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (113.5 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Fairview, MO (2.1 miles ), Stella, MO (2.7 miles) , Purdy, MO (2.9 miles ), Butterfield, MO (2.9 miles ), Exeter, MO (3.0 miles ), Stark City, MO (3.2 miles) , Newtonia, MO (3.3 miles ), Cassville, MO (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 94.06 W
Area code: 417
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Crime in Wheaton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+12.7%).
Work and jobs in Wheaton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wheaton, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wheaton-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Wheaton city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 200 people and caused $45 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wheaton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Wheaton center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Barry County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wheaton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheaton:
Public high school in Wheaton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Wheaton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheaton and their reported violations in the past:JUNCTION QUICK STOP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 37.0%
(34.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Wheaton compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Wheaton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Wheaton (based on Barry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,062 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:
7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,255 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wheaton:
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TV broadcast stations around Wheaton:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheaton, MO