County population in 2012: 24,832 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 22,804 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,205 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,871 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,790 Renter-occupied apartments: 2,755 (it was 2,068 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 743 sq. mi. Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 33 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crawford County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.3%), Educational,health and social services (17.3%), Retail trade (12.7%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $611 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $577 (0.6%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.0%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.7% for American Indian residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 20 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 Crawford County is $383 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $618 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Crawford County: Red Bluff Campground (A), Valley View Roadside Park (B), Fishermans Dude Ranch (C), Eagle Hurst Ranch Resort (D), Cedar Grove School (E), Roswell (F), Camp Mihaska (G), Garrett Ford (H), Landtown (I), Hardy Ford (J), Davis Ford (K), Harrison Ford (L), Sanders Ford (M), Moutray Ford (N), McInnis Ford (O), Goltra Ford (P), Earney Mill (Q), Fleming Ford (R), Crabtree Ford (S), Riverview Public Access Area (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Crawford County include: Berryman Church (A), Pleasant Hill Church (B), Pleasant Point Church (C), Center Point Church (D), Center Post Church (E), Coffee Church (F), Crossroads Church (G), Czar Church (H), Ecclesia Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Delcour Cemetery (1), Kinder Cemetery (2), Licklider Cemetery (3), Griffith Cemetery (4), Dodkin Cemetery (5), Hamilton Cemetery (6), Fairclough Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Echo Valley Lake (A), Blue Hole (B), Bluff Lake (C), Lost Lake (D), Von Hoffman Lake (E), Brandel Lake (F), Blue Hole (G), Indian Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Greens Creek (A), Harman Creek (B), Beaver Creek (C), Hinch Branch (D), Huzzah Creek (E), Indian Creek (F), James Branch (G), Lick Creek (H), Little Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Crawford County include: Gibbs State Wildlife Area (1), Richter State Wildlife Area (2), Iroquois Park (3), Riverview Roadside Park (4), Birds Nest Beach Park (5), Crooked Creek Conservation Area (6), Dillard Mill State Historic Site (7), Woodson K Woods State Memorial Wildlife Area (8), Huzzah Conservation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 290 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,484 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $55.24 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.36% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.72% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,529 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.81% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,118 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.54% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.66 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.20% Corn for grain: 249 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 117 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 408 harvested acres Land in orchards: 179 acres
Crawford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 1.2 times above overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 23 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 6/22/1969, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Crawford County-area historical earthquake activity is below Missouri state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the county center On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the county center On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the county center On 3/12/2002 at 08:30:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Crawford County center On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from the county center On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1809): November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Severe 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
Missouri Hurricane 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
Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1463): May 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (15) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Births per 1000 population in Crawford County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population in Crawford County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Crawford County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,126 (3,263 aged, 863 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1282.800 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1119.840 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.36
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.05 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45.96
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.36
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.4. This is more than state average.
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 20,601 (5,032 male householders, 1,680 female householders)
5,111 spouses, 6,851 children (6,145 natural, 195 adopted, 511 stepchildren), 619 grandchildren, 138 brothers or sisters, 145 parents, 190 other relatives, 717 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 3,763 (1,599 male householders (1,266 living alone)), 1,520 female householders (1,333 living alone)), 644 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 332 (272 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 3,165 2-persons, 1,393 3-persons, 1,209 4-persons, 603 5-persons, 225 6-persons, 117 7-or-more-persons.
97.5% of residents of Crawford County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $114,823,000 ($4856 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $2,384,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,558,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,651,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $115,000 Federal grants: $22,246,000 Federal procurement contracts: $749,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,505,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $1,046,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,572,000 Federal Government insurance: $4,011,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
67 per 1000 residents
69 per 1000 residents
59 per 1000 residents
49 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +62
+3 per 1000 residents
+7 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +916
+38 per 1000 residents
+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Crawford County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.17 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: 192
2000 to 2004: 960
1990 to 1999: 1,546
1980 to 1989: 1,365
1970 to 1979: 2,613
1960 to 1969: 1,636
1950 to 1959: 1,052
1940 to 1949: 691
1939 or earlier: 1,357
Rooms in houses/apartments in Crawford County, Missouri
57% of Crawford County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Missouri.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 18212
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,000
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Crawford County