Worth, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -37.2%
Males: 19  (33.3%)
Females: 40  (66.7%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 64499

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,607 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Worth:

$40,607
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,628 (it was $11,261 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $18,030 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Worth:

$18,030
MO:

$156,700
March 2019 cost of living index in Worth: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.6%
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  • Races in Worth, MO (2010)
    • 5485.7%White alone
    • 57.9%Black alone
    • 46.3%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: American (45.7%), English (22.9%), German (11.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 923 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 238 people per square mile   (very low).

Worth, Missouri map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $395 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $215 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (49.3 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (92.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gentry, MO (2.3 miles),
Grant City, MO (2.4 miles ),
Denver, MO (2.6 miles),
Parnell, MO (3.1 miles),
Irena, MO (3.1 miles),
Allendale, MO (3.1 miles),
Sheridan, MO (3.4 miles),
Ravenwood, MO (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 94.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

Distribution of median household income in Worth, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Worth, MO in 2017

Worth satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Missouri:

3.9%

Average climate in Worth, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Worth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Worth town center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Worth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 78% 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 375.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.0 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 346.8 miles away from the city 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 366.3 miles away from Worth 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 365.0 miles away from Worth center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.5 miles away from Worth 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 Worth County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Worth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Worth:

  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ALBANY, MO)
  • PINE VIEW MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STANBERRY, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worth:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 24 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 49 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 58 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Grantham University (about 81 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 85 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 91 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Drake University (about 93 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

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Worth 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 town:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.2%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

17.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Worth:

Marital status in Worth, MO
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 26.7%

For population 25 years and over in Worth:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Worth, MO (based on Worth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,2729
Mainline Protestant4845
None415-
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: 1
Worth County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Worth County:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

19.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Worth County:

28.4%
Missouri:

29.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Worth:

48.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Worth:

28.2
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.0%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Worth:

30.2%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

59.1%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.1%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Worth, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4$480$0
Totals for Government 1$4$480$0

Strongest AM radio stations in Worth:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Worth:

  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.5mTotal length
  • $2,990,000Total costs
  • 1,005Total average daily traffic
  • 96Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,276Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Worth, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Worth, MO

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GENTRY, 6 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.327472 Lon: -94.482167), Overall height: 97.8 m, Call Sign: WMT590, Licensee ID: L00128694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 2124.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2010, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC
  • K Bosler, Lat: 40.413722 Lon: -94.404222, Type: Building, Structure height: 3.8 m, Call Sign: WQKK968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Michael E Goins, Registrant: Rock Port Cablevision, 107 Opp, Rock Port, MO 64482, Phone: (660) 744-5343, Fax: (660) 744-5332, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0OAJ, Licensee ID: L00361816, Grant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 05/28/2021, Certifier: Robin J Foley, Registrant: Robin J Foley, Rr 1 Box 36, Worth, MO 64499-8514

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Worth compared to Missouri state average:

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