County population in 2012: 6,667 (all rural); it was 6,689 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 972 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,128 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,099 Renter-occupied apartments: 678 (it was 622 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 811 sq. mi. Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 8 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Reynolds County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.6%), Manufacturing (13.5%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $407 (0.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $392 (0.5%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 17 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 21 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 Reynolds County is $386 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Reynolds County: Exchange (A), Bell Mountain Vista Picnic Area (B), Taum Sauk Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Powerplant (C), Cooks Spring Picnic Area (D), Lily Farm (E), Riverside Wilderness Camping Site (F), Funk Branch Wilderness Camping Site (G), Sutton Bluff Campground (H), Scudder Camp (I), Marcoot Lookout (J), Daley (K), Duncan (L), Freeman (M), Lyons (N), Manns (O), Reeds (P), Buzzard Hill (Q), Clones (R), Moses Store (S), Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Southeast Regional Field Fire Office Ellington (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Reynolds County include: Our Lady of Sorrow Church (A), Bee Fork Church (B), Pleasant Hill Church (C), Christ the King Church (D), Happy Home Church (E), Full Gospel Church (F), Greeley Church (G), Latter Day Saints Church (H), Little Vine Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Dickson Cemetery (1), Dobbins Cemetery (2), Doe Run Cemetery (3), Durham Cemetery (4), Gulliams Cemetery (5), Lewis Cemetery (6), Hampton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Maury Pond (A), Silver Lake (B), Baker Pond (C), Buford Pond (D), Rosa Pond (E), Scott Pond (F), Leonards Lake (G), Hideout Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ellington Creek (A), East Fork Black River (B), Mayberry Branch (C), Finley Branch (D), Dry Fork (E), Henpeck Creek (F), Doe Run Creek (G), Homing Creek (H), Imboden Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Reynolds County include: Piedmont Park Public Use Area (1), Highway K Public Use Area (2), Bluff View Public Use Area (3), Clearwater Lake State Wildlife Management Area (4), Thurman Point Public Use Area (5), Webb Creek Public Use Area (6), Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 311 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,740 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $38.49 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.94% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.89% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,953 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.87% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.09% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,980 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.25% Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.70 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.11% Land in orchards: 15 acres
Reynolds County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 1.6 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 4/12/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Reynolds County-area historical earthquake activity is above Missouri state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the county 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 84.5 miles away from the county center On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the county center On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from Reynolds 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 51.6 miles away from the county center On 10/21/1999 at 08:18:00, a magnitude 3.9 (3.3 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1822): February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere 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
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 and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1748): March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1748, Natural disaster type: Winter 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: November 30, 2006 to December 2, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1673): December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1673, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
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
5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Reynolds County (15) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Births per 1000 population in Reynolds County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population in Reynolds County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 19.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Reynolds County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,350 (1,018 aged, 332 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.14 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13902.77 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 378.620 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57882.78
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1002.280 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1351.560 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15.19
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 5,516 (1,469 male householders, 402 female householders)
1,488 spouses, 1,681 children (1,482 natural, 55 adopted, 144 stepchildren), 157 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 44 other relatives, 176 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 1,079 (472 male householders (390 living alone)), 435 female householders (383 living alone)), 172 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 101 (88 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 969 2-persons, 363 3-persons, 331 4-persons, 131 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.
98.0% of residents of Reynolds County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $51,165,000 ($7749 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $818,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,619,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,705,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $35,000 Federal grants: $17,714,000 Federal procurement contracts: $605,000 ($224,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $1,486,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $110,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000 Federal Government insurance: $7,392,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
52 per 1000 residents
69 per 1000 residents
61 per 1000 residents
49 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: -1
-0 per 1000 residents
+7 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -30
-5 per 1000 residents
+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Reynolds County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.14 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: 35
2000 to 2004: 122
1990 to 1999: 498
1980 to 1989: 575
1970 to 1979: 1,089
1960 to 1969: 696
1950 to 1959: 266
1940 to 1949: 222
1939 or earlier: 407
Rooms in houses/apartments in Reynolds County, Missouri
59% of Reynolds County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Missouri.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 5349
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $30,000
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Reynolds County