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West Plains, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

West Plains,MO index of house prices

Total population: 12,275 (Urban population: 9,895 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 844 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,674 (5,146 occupied: 2,684 owner occupied, 2,485 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

34%

Housing density: 459 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $603,649.

Median contract rent in 2016: $276 (lower quartile is $196, upper quartile is $340)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $422


Median gross rent in West Plains, MO in 2016: $356

Housing units in West Plains with a mortgage: 1,522 (0 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,167

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,678

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,195

Median monthly housing costs: $622


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West Plains, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,650 (it was $67,600 in 2000)
West Plains:

$104,650
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,283 - $160,417
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,326
  • In family households: 9,441 (1,478 male householders, 1,532 female householders)
    2,113 spouses, 3,525 children (3,128 natural, 72 adopted, 317 stepchildren), 118 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 31 parents, 130 other relatives, 488 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,461 (969 male householders (858 living alone)), 1,172 female householders (1,006 living alone)), 311 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 425

Size of family households: 1,555 2-persons, 475 3-persons, 485 4-persons, 324 5-persons, 105 6-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,864 1-person, 270 2-persons.

1,708 married couples with children.
1,146 single-parent households (205 men, 941 women).

97.6% of residents of West Plains speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (5% speak English very well, 95% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 248 (2.0%)
(28.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Plains, Missouri:

  • 15no bedroom
  • 751 bedroom
  • 4332 bedrooms
  • 1,4063 bedrooms
  • 5904 bedrooms
  • 1665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Plains, Missouri:

  • 96no bedroom
  • 4201 bedroom
  • 1,2672 bedrooms
  • 6433 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Plains in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 35no vehicle
  • 7621 vehicle
  • 1,2222 vehicles
  • 4653 vehicles
  • 1164 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

Cars and other vehicles available in West Plains in renter-occupied apartments

  • 274no vehicle
  • 1,3911 vehicle
  • 6932 vehicles
  • 993 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Plains, Missouri:

  • 151 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 2624 rooms
  • 5645 rooms
  • 5386 rooms
  • 2647 rooms
  • 3938 rooms
  • 6569+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Plains, Missouri:

  • 971 room
  • 1772 rooms
  • 4783 rooms
  • 5264 rooms
  • 6165 rooms
  • 3176 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 448 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • West Plains, MO household income distribution

  • West Plains, MO household income distribution
  • 567Less than $10,000
  • 442$10,000 to $14,999
  • 499$15,000 to $19,999
  • 249$20,000 to $24,999
  • 406$25,000 to $29,999
  • 421$30,000 to $34,999
  • 298$35,000 to $39,999
  • 205$40,000 to $44,999
  • 260$45,000 to $49,999
  • 454$50,000 to $59,999
  • 388$60,000 to $74,999
  • 315$75,000 to $99,999
  • 256$100,000 to $124,999
  • 91$125,000 to $149,999
  • 22$150,000 to $199,999
  • 148$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Plains, MO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Plains, MO
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 100$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 19$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 58$40,000 to $49,999
  • 160$50,000 to $59,999
  • 95$60,000 to $69,999
  • 217$70,000 to $79,999
  • 261$80,000 to $89,999
  • 185$90,000 to $99,999
  • 261$100,000 to $124,999
  • 355$125,000 to $149,999
  • 221$150,000 to $174,999
  • 103$175,000 to $199,999
  • 144$200,000 to $249,999
  • 115$250,000 to $299,999
  • 116$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Plains, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Plains, MO
  • 16$100 to $149
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 90$200 to $249
  • 95$250 to $299
  • 280$300 to $349
  • 139$350 to $399
  • 323$400 to $449
  • 324$450 to $499
  • 300$500 to $549
  • 255$550 to $599
  • 45$600 to $649
  • 136$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 28$800 to $899
  • 65$900 to $999
  • 29$2,000 to $2,499
  • 4$3,500 or more
  • 114No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 782010 or later
  • 682000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 691980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 57Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population
West Plains commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 378
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,692
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,555
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 567
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 267
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 36
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 165
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 21
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 23
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 14
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 18
  • 90 or more minutes: 153
West Plains, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.1%
Number of people working at home: 157 (3.1% of all workers)

West Plains mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,204 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 849 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 59 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 64 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 157 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,890
 English: 615
 Irish: 464
 German: 416
 European: 128
 British: 118
 Russian: 72
 Scotch-Irish: 71
 Scottish: 71
 Italian: 53
 Welsh: 50
 Norwegian: 27
 Polish: 27
 Swedish: 27
 French (except Basque): 25
 Dutch: 13
 Ukrainian: 11
 French Canadian: 7
 Portuguese: 6
 Czech: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 23%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 21%Thailand
  • 13%Sri Lanka
  • 13%Other South Central Asia
  • 6%Germany
  • 5%Ukraine
  • 5%Pakistan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,424
  • Other state: 4,585
  • Northeast: 272
  • Midwest: 1,683
  • South: 1,541
  • West: 1,094

75% of West Plains residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Missouri.

West Plains:

75.1%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 129
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 157
  • 11th grade: 74
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 27
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,413
  • Less than 1 year of college: 204
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 443
  • Associate degree: 402
  • Bachelor's degree: 289
  • Master's degree: 154
  • Professional school degree: 132
  • Doctorate degree: 82

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 22
  • 7th and 8th grade: 46
  • 9th grade: 119
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 31
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,418
  • Less than 1 year of college: 500
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 783
  • Associate degree: 444
  • Bachelor's degree: 415
  • Master's degree: 234
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 94.8%Females
West Plains marital status for males
West Plains marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,989
  • One, attached: 141
  • Two: 360
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 5 to 9: 378
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 to 49: 137
  • 50 or more: 177
  • Mobile homes: 363

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,356

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Plains:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Plains
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.9%)
  • Electricity (34.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.5%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Electricity (65.9%)
  • Utility gas (24.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

4.8%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

3.2%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

3.1%
Missouri:

24.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)