For population 25 years and over in Woods Heights:
For population 15 years and over in Woods Heights city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (21.8 miles , pop. 113,288).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (27.4 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (382.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Crystal Lakes, MO (1.3 miles ), Homestead, MO (1.6 miles) , Excelsior Springs, MO (1.8 miles ), Excelsior Estates, MO (2.1 miles ), Rayville, MO (2.4 miles ), Prathersville, MO (2.4 miles) , Lawson, MO (2.7 miles ), Mosby, MO (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 94.17 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 816
Work and jobs in Woods Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Woods Heights, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Woods Heights-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Woods Heights city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Woods Heights-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Woods Heights center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Woods Heights center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oregon County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Woods Heights:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woods Heights:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.768. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Woods Heights compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Woods Heights (based on Oregon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Woods Heights government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,052 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:
6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,890 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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Woods Heights fatal accident list:
Feb 15, 1991 10:10 PM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 23, 1979 08:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1