County population in 2012: 13,799 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 13,733 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,404 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,939 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,451 Renter-occupied apartments: 1,495 (it was 1,234 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 476 sq. mi. Water area: 22.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 29 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cedar County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.1%), Manufacturing (12.1%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $584 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $567 (0.6%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.0%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 38.0% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 53 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cedar County is $359 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Cedar County: Brown Ford (A), Stockton Country Club (B), Williams Store (C), West Independence (D), Omer (E), Independence Community Hall (F), Friendship Community Hall (G), Camp Galilee (H), Forest Grove (I), Hartley (J), Pleasant View (K), Owens Mill (L), Leila Store (M), Caplinger Mills Volunteer Fire Department (N), Mollie (O), Kader (P), Amity Community Hall (Q), Olympia Rural Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Cedar County include: Oak Grove Church (A), Excelsior Church (B), Old Union Church (C), Osborn Church (D), Forest Home Church (E), West Union Missionary Baptist Church (F), Union Church (G), Pleasant Ridge Church (H), Sand Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Greenfield Cemetery (1), Hackleman Cemetery (2), Hall Cemetery (3), Hamby Cemetery (4), Eslinger Cemetery (5), Hartley Cemetery (6), Love Mound Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Montgomery Lake (A), Younger Slough (B), Hackleman Corner Lake (C), Burns Lake (D), Dorman Lake (E), Cowan Lake West (F), Baird Lake (G), Truitt Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Edge Branch (A), Mapies Branch (B), Crabtree Branch (C), Silver Creek (D), Cothwell Branch (E), Potter Branch (F), Conner Branch (G), Cherry Branch (H), Snag Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Cedar County include: Stockton State Park (1), Orleans Trail Public Use Area (2), Crabtree Cove Public Use Area (3), Stockton Public Use Area (4), Old Mill Public Use Area (5), Land O'Lakes Fairground (6), Filley Community Park (7), Hawker Point Public Use Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 240 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,765 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $50.20 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.48% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.37% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,129 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.06% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,953 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.01% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.52 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.03% Corn for grain: 1746 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 2369 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 6790 harvested acres Vegetables: 24 harvested acres Land in orchards: 628 acres
Cedar County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Missouri state average. It is 1.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Cedar County-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 50.7 miles away from the county center On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the county center On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the county center On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Cedar County center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Most recent natural disasters:
MissouriáSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1961): March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 8, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1847): June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
MissouriáSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
MissouriáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1736): December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 22, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1676): January 15, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1676, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
MissouriáSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 8, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1631): March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
MissouriáHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Cedar County (16) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Births per 1000 population in Cedar County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population in Cedar County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Cedar County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,366 (2,821 aged, 545 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.2 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5765.080 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 244.710 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42896.21
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1271.190 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1468.930 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.06
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.7 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.87
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.12
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 11,553 (2,973 male householders, 910 female householders)
3,067 spouses, 3,649 children (3,233 natural, 102 adopted, 314 stepchildren), 324 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 53 parents, 95 other relatives, 348 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 2,273 (898 male householders (752 living alone)), 1,057 female householders (948 living alone)), 318 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 156 (136 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 2,066 2-persons, 739 3-persons, 563 4-persons, 317 5-persons, 115 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.
97.0% of residents of Cedar County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 43% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (27% speak English very well, 73% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $93,000,000 ($6694 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $3,631,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,992,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,478,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,038,000 Federal grants: $18,313,000 Federal procurement contracts: $1,246,000 ($637,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,932,000 ($588,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $346,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,830,000 Federal Government insurance: $264,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
57 per 1000 residents
69 per 1000 residents
70 per 1000 residents
49 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +24
+2 per 1000 residents
+7 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +613
+43 per 1000 residents
+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cedar County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.98 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 100
2000 to 2004: 548
1990 to 1999: 1,219
1980 to 1989: 819
1970 to 1979: 1,488
1960 to 1969: 835
1950 to 1959: 478
1940 to 1949: 311
1939 or earlier: 1,312
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cedar County, Missouri
59% of Cedar County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Missouri.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 8790
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $39,200
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cedar County