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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: 5,873 (5,308 occupied: 2,577 owner occupied, 2,781 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

52%
State:

34%

Housing density: 475 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $247,927.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $434


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

Housing units in West Plains with a mortgage: 1,428 (0 second mortgage, 126 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,161

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,149

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,512

Median monthly housing costs: $603


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West Plains, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,775 (it was $67,600 in 2000)
West Plains:

$117,775
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,184 - $169,296
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,326
  • In family households: 9,379 (1,495 male householders, 1,599 female householders)
    2,142 spouses, 3,332 children (3,005 natural, 70 adopted, 249 stepchildren), 223 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 118 other relatives, 415 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,522 (953 male householders (843 living alone)), 1,276 female householders (1,136 living alone)), 278 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 431

Size of family households: 1,648 2-persons, 455 3-persons, 544 4-persons, 319 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,980 1-person, 239 2-persons.

1,416 married couples with children.
1,189 single-parent households (189 men, 1,000 women).

97.1% of residents of West Plains speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 270 (2.2%)
(33.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 13no bedroom
  • 691 bedroom
  • 4462 bedrooms
  • 1,2323 bedrooms
  • 6804 bedrooms
  • 1435+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

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

  • 97no bedroom
  • 5141 bedroom
  • 1,4732 bedrooms
  • 6313 bedrooms
  • 274 bedrooms
  • 215+ 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:

  • 71no vehicle
  • 7631 vehicle
  • 1,1572 vehicles
  • 3933 vehicles
  • 1324 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

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

  • 345no vehicle
  • 1,6041 vehicle
  • 6402 vehicles
  • 1533 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 131 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 2964 rooms
  • 5505 rooms
  • 4316 rooms
  • 2127 rooms
  • 3658 rooms
  • 7099+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

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

  • 981 room
  • 1702 rooms
  • 6063 rooms
  • 6664 rooms
  • 6065 rooms
  • 3536 rooms
  • 1607 rooms
  • 398 rooms
  • 769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Plains population

Year house built

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
  • 706Less than $10,000
  • 415$10,000 to $14,999
  • 534$15,000 to $19,999
  • 315$20,000 to $24,999
  • 292$25,000 to $29,999
  • 357$30,000 to $34,999
  • 228$35,000 to $39,999
  • 174$40,000 to $44,999
  • 325$45,000 to $49,999
  • 502$50,000 to $59,999
  • 447$60,000 to $74,999
  • 286$75,000 to $99,999
  • 301$100,000 to $124,999
  • 75$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $199,999
  • 130$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
  • 26Less than $10,000
  • 78$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $49,999
  • 143$50,000 to $59,999
  • 113$60,000 to $69,999
  • 147$70,000 to $79,999
  • 188$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 282$100,000 to $124,999
  • 266$125,000 to $149,999
  • 250$150,000 to $174,999
  • 87$175,000 to $199,999
  • 157$200,000 to $249,999
  • 166$250,000 to $299,999
  • 141$300,000 to $399,999
  • 71$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Plains, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Plains, MO
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 49$150 to $199
  • 124$200 to $249
  • 139$250 to $299
  • 261$300 to $349
  • 208$350 to $399
  • 304$400 to $449
  • 438$450 to $499
  • 280$500 to $549
  • 200$550 to $599
  • 48$600 to $649
  • 132$650 to $699
  • 54$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 29$800 to $899
  • 38$900 to $999
  • 28$2,000 to $2,499
  • 3$3,500 or more
  • 128No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1382010 or later
  • 872000 to 2009
  • 71990 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: 439
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,481
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,471
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 652
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 157
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 37
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 286
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 29
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 19
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 59
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 21
  • 90 or more minutes: 162
West Plains, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.1%
Number of people working at home: 205 (4.0% of all workers)

West Plains mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,216 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 786 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 66 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 79 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 205 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,780
 English: 636
 Irish: 625
 German: 552
 European: 133
 Scottish: 95
 Russian: 73
 Italian: 71
 Scotch-Irish: 59
 Norwegian: 40
 French (except Basque): 36
 Swedish: 30
 British: 28
 Portuguese: 27
 Polish: 21
 Dutch: 9
 Ukrainian: 8
 French Canadian: 7
 Czech: 5

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

  • 37%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 21%Sri Lanka
  • 12%Other South Central Asia
  • 10%Thailand
  • 5%Portugal
  • 4%Pakistan
  • 3%Ukraine

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

  • This state: 7,398
  • Other state: 4,585
  • Northeast: 280
  • Midwest: 1,545
  • South: 1,598
  • West: 1,172

73% of West Plains residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Missouri.

West Plains:

72.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 105
  • 9th grade: 74
  • 10th grade: 166
  • 11th grade: 94
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 45
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,432
  • Less than 1 year of college: 256
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 472
  • Associate degree: 305
  • Bachelor's degree: 267
  • Master's degree: 168
  • Professional school degree: 134
  • Doctorate degree: 27

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 121
  • 10th grade: 151
  • 11th grade: 60
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,558
  • Less than 1 year of college: 503
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 716
  • Associate degree: 501
  • Bachelor's degree: 414
  • Master's degree: 300
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 37.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 87.1%Males
  • 93.9%Females
West Plains marital status for males
West Plains marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,931
  • One, attached: 204
  • Two: 408
  • 3 or 4: 94
  • 5 to 9: 368
  • 10 to 19: 74
  • 20 to 49: 171
  • 50 or more: 242
  • Mobile homes: 375
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,958

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Plains:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Plains
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.0%)
  • Electricity (34.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.1%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (71.2%)
  • Utility gas (17.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

7.6%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

2.0%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 63
Here:

12.3%
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)