Whiteman AFB, Missouri

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Population in 2010: 2,556.
Population change since 2000: -33.0%
Males: 1,559  (61.0%)
Females: 997  (39.0%)
Median resident age:

22.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65336.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,547 (it was $33,664 in 2000)
Whiteman AFB:

$47,547
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,037 (it was $11,538 in 2000)

Whiteman AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $58,674; detached houses: $59,086

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,005.

March 2019 cost of living index in Whiteman AFB: 73.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Whiteman AFB, MO (2017)
    • 3,10375.4%White alone
    • 42510.3%Hispanic
    • 3097.5%Two or more races
    • 2135.2%Black alone
    • 741.8%Asian alone
    • 180.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (12.5%), German (10.8%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.5%), Italian (6.5%), Norwegian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.17 square miles.

Population density: 494 people per square mile   (low).

Whiteman AFB, Missouri map

112 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

This place:

2.7%
Missouri:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (46.1 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (58.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (377.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Knob Noster, MO (1.5 miles ),
La Monte, MO (2.7 miles ),
Warrensburg, MO (3.2 miles ),
Green Ridge, MO (3.3 miles ),
Leeton, MO (3.6 miles ),
Windsor, MO (3.7 miles ),
Houstonia, MO (3.9 miles ),
Centerview, MO (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 93.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,774 (+67.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,943 (80.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

Distribution of median household income in Whiteman AFB, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Whiteman AFB, MO in 2017
Whiteman AFB satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Whiteman AFB, MO
Historical housing units in Whiteman AFB, MO
Most common industries in Whiteman AFB, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (37.3%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Social assistance (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Whiteman AFB, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Child care workers (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (18.4%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (11.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)

Average climate in Whiteman AFB, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whiteman AFB-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Whiteman AFB place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the place center injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whiteman AFB-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.0 miles away from the city 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 244.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from Whiteman AFB center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 278.3 miles away from Whiteman AFB center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.3 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 Johnson County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whiteman AFB topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Whiteman AFB:

  • WARRENSBURG MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)
  • COUNTRY CLUB CARE CENTER OF WARRENSBURG (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)
  • WESTERN MISSOURI MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)
  • RIDGE CREST ADULT CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)
  • RIDGE CREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WARRENSBURG, MO)

Amtrak stations near Whiteman AFB:

  • 11 miles: WARRENSBURG (100 S. HOLDEN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: SEDALIA (PACIFIC & OSAGE STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whiteman AFB:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 10 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • State Fair Community College (about 16 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Rockhurst University (about 59 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 59 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 61 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 62 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 65 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

Public elementary/middle school in Whiteman AFB:

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Notable location: Whiteman Air Force Base Department of Defense Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

97.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
461 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
532 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Whiteman AFB:

Marital status in Whiteman AFB, MO
  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

For population 25 years and over in Whiteman AFB:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Whiteman AFB
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whiteman AFB, MO (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,56253
Mainline Protestant2,99116
Catholic1,8152
Other1,6517
Black Protestant3353
None32,241-
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: 6
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Johnson County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Johnson County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.7%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
Missouri:

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

11.3%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Whiteman AFB:

51.0%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.7%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Whiteman AFB:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.3%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Whiteman AFB:

64.1%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.3%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whiteman AFB, MO Residents

10.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.09%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.61% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,544 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.61%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  1.47% ($45,454 average AGI)
from Pettis County, MO  0.51% ($31,737)
from Lafayette County, MO  0.48% ($32,438)


11.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.12%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.49% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,841 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.49%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  1.83% ($41,111 average AGI)
to Pettis County, MO  0.57% ($29,981)
to Cass County, MO  0.37% ($31,857)

Businesses in Whiteman AFB, MO

  • Burger King: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Whiteman AFB:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOKO (1450 AM; 1 kW; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSIS (1050 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: MATHEWSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whiteman AFB:

  • KXKX (105.7 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)
  • KCVQ (89.7 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUC. B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KYRV (88.1 FM; CONCORDIA, MO; Owner: FULL SMILE INC)
  • KMMO-FM (102.9 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBG (90.9 FM; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSDL (92.1 FM; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING)
  • KMVC (91.7 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K225AB (92.9 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Whiteman AFB:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.7mTotal length
  • 14,230Total average daily traffic
  • 854Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,014Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Whiteman AFB, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Whiteman AFB, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whiteman AFB, MO
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 34.3%Electricity
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whiteman AFB, MO
  • 67.7%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Whiteman AFB compared to Missouri state average:

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

Whiteman AFB on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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