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Total population: 12,003 (Urban population: 11,060 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 943 (all nonfarm))

West Plains,MO index of house prices


Houses: 4,991 (4,486 occupied: 2,740 owner occupied, 1,746 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

40%

Housing density: 404 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $140,588.


Median contract rent in 2009: $372 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $465)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $286


Median gross rent in West Plains, MO in 2009: $549


Housing units in West Plains with a mortgage: 1,309 (46 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,078


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $43,047


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,739


Median monthly housing costs: $539





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $90,987 (it was $67,600 in 2000)
West Plains:

$90,987
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,552 - $139,234

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $126,829
Here:

$126,829
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $135,181
Here:

$135,181
State:

$174,118

In 2-unit structures: $401,956
Here:

$401,956
State:

$114,067

Mobile homes: $70,648
Here:

$70,648
State:

$37,932

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,206
  • In family households: 8,485 (2,232 male householders, 700 female householders)
    2,245 spouses, 2,837 children (2,537 natural, 81 adopted, 219 stepchildren), 142 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 84 other relatives, 138 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,721 (478 male householders (411 living alone)), 1,108 female householders (1,044 living alone)), 135 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 533 (326 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,437 2-persons, 689 3-persons, 522 4-persons, 207 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,455 1-person, 128 2-persons, 3 4-persons.

1,709 married couples with children.
786 single-parent households (120 men, 666 women).

96.1% of residents of West Plains speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 165 (1.5%)
(55.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in West Plains, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 47
  • 4 rooms: 291
  • 5 rooms: 761
  • 6 rooms: 672
  • 7 rooms: 298
  • 8 rooms: 371
  • 9 or more rooms: 291
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 276
  • 4 rooms: 607
  • 5 rooms: 454
  • 6 rooms: 215
  • 7 rooms: 45
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in West Plains, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 55
  • 2 bedrooms: 567
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,552
  • 4 bedrooms: 482
  • 5+ bedrooms: 84
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 372
  • 2 bedrooms: 782
  • 3 bedrooms: 520
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in West Plains, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 102
  • 1 vehicle: 926
  • 2 vehicles: 1,226
  • 3 vehicles: 377
  • 4 vehicles: 100
  • 5+ vehicles: 9
  • no vehicle: 340
  • 1 vehicle: 956
  • 2 vehicles: 326
  • 3 vehicles: 81
  • 4 vehicles: 27
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 306
  • 2000 to 2004: 284
  • 1990 to 1999: 773
  • 1980 to 1989: 697
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,046
  • 1960 to 1969: 734
  • 1950 to 1959: 494
  • 1940 to 1949: 629
  • 1939 or earlier: 510

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


West Plains, MO house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in West Plains, MO:

  • Less than $10,000: 27
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 13
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 26
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 38
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 83
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 66
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 53
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 61
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 104
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 137
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 123
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 270
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 275
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 579
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 383
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 209
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 144
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 163
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 121
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 80
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 29
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 26
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 8
  • $1,000,000 or more: 8
 


West Plains rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in West Plains:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 11
  • $150 to $199: 75
  • $200 to $249: 38
  • $250 to $299: 59
  • $300 to $349: 102
  • $350 to $399: 125
  • $400 to $449: 116
  • $450 to $499: 326
  • $500 to $549: 93
  • $550 to $599: 237
  • $600 to $649: 139
  • $650 to $699: 177
  • $700 to $749: 88
  • $750 to $799: 124
  • $800 to $899: 109
  • $900 to $999: 8
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 60
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 53
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 6
  • 1990 to 1994: 3
  • 1985 to 1989: 10
  • 1980 to 1984: 59
  • 1975 to 1979: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 51


West Plains, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.7%
Number of people working at home: 95 (2.2% of all workers)


West Plains commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 307
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1547
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1138
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 485
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 122
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 77
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 185
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 48
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 55
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 72
  • 90 or more minutes: 108
 


West Plains mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,571 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 439 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 83 (2%)
  • Other means: 30 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (2%)
 


West Plains, MO household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 720
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 745
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 441
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 425
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 384
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 321
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 249
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 249
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 168
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 266
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 196
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 179
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 64
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 43
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 20
  • $200,000 or more: 48
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 1575
 Other groups: 1136
 German: 1057
 Irish: 808
 English: 727
 Scotch-Irish: 123
 European: 108
 French (except Basque): 107
 Norwegian: 90
 Italian: 81
 Dutch: 80
 Scottish: 74
 French Canadian: 58
 Polish: 55
 Swedish: 50
 Russian: 38
 Greek: 37
 Welsh: 36
 Danish: 34
 Austrian: 22
 Subsaharan African:: 16
 Portuguese: 15
 British: 14
 Hungarian: 14
 Finnish: 11
 South African: 10
 Swiss: 10
 Celtic: 9
 Ukrainian: 8
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 8
 Jamaican: 8
 Other Subsaharan African: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Eastern European: 5
 Czech: 2


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



  • Germany (18%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Taiwan (10%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Pakistan (6%)
  • Canada (6%)


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

  • This state: 6081
  • Northeast: 225
  • Midwest: 1402
  • South: 1852
  • West: 959

46% of West Plains residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Missouri.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 20
  • 7th and 8th grade: 233
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 104
  • 11th grade: 92
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 115
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 992
  • Less than 1 year of college: 288
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 411
  • Associate degree: 108
  • Bachelor's degree: 295
  • Master's degree: 182
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 22
  • 5th and 6th grade: 38
  • 7th and 8th grade: 568
  • 9th grade: 61
  • 10th grade: 208
  • 11th grade: 168
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,368
  • Less than 1 year of college: 310
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 620
  • Associate degree: 219
  • Bachelor's degree: 252
  • Master's degree: 148
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 6.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 13.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 22.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 22.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $29,094
  • Black householders: $4,008
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $8,638
  • Asian householders: $79,393
  • Some other race householders: $27,694
  • Two or more races householders: $49,859
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $21,547
West Plains household income for White non-Hispanic householders
West Plains household income for Black householders
West Plains household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
West Plains household income for Some other race householders
West Plains household income for Two or more races householders
West Plains household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

West Plains marital status for males
West Plains marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $94,217
  • Black or African American householders: $74,027
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $43,743
  • Asian householders: $158,150
  • Two or more races householders: $116,156
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $170,667

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,709
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 224
  • 3 or 4: 192
  • 5 to 9: 164
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 136
  • Mobile homes: 431

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 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 (43.7%)
  • Electricity (26.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.2%)
  • Wood (5.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Utility gas (34.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.8%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

5.0%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

8.8%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

6.4%
Missouri:

24.9%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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