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Wishart township, MO map Land area: 20.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 523 (all rural)
Males: 262  (50.1%)
Females: 261  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 523 (459 owner occupied, 64 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

30%


Races in Wishart township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 35.6
Median age of females: 33.8

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Average household size: 2.78

Wishart township:

2.8 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.16

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,769 ($30,000 in 1999)
This township:

$35,769
Missouri:

$45,229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $90,877 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Wishart township:

$90,877
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $21,149 - $110,668

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $140,492
Here:

$140,492
State:

$180,542

Mobile homes: $85,491
Here:

$85,491
State:

$37,932
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

25.1%
Whole state:

11.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Morrisville (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wishart township include: Enon Church (A), Campground Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hensley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Slagle Creek (A), Browns Branch (B), Tommie Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (100% naturalized citizens)

Wishart township:  0.4%
State:  2.7%

56% of Wishart township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% 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: 371
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 60
  • South: 52
  • West: 62
Wishart township, Missouri satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 118
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • Mobile homes: 92

Median worth of mobile homes: $35,500


Housing units in Wishart township with a mortgage: 20 (7 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 21
  • 1995 to 1998: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 62
  • 1960 to 1969: 8
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 6
  • 1939 or earlier: 64

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wishart township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 75
  • 6 rooms: 29
  • 7 rooms: 36
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wishart township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wishart township:

  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 41
  • 3 bedrooms: 100
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 15

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wishart township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 6
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Wishart township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 66
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 50
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Cars and other vehicles available in Wishart township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 0
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • U. S. Postal service (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (9%)
  • Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (8%)
  • Paper (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Food and beverage stores (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Wishart township:

  • United States or American (58.1%)
  • Irish (12.6%)
  • German (11.2%)
  • English (5.5%)
  • Italian (1.9%)
  • Polish (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.6%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 145 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 49 (23%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Electricity (19%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 547
  • In family households: 432 (122 male householders, 2 female householders)
    104 spouses, 165 children (123 natural, 7 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 3 other relatives, 23 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 115 (59 male householders (35 living alone)), 25 female householders (25 living alone)), 31 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 51 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 60 1-person, 14 2-persons, 10 3-persons,

125 married couples with children.
14 single-parent households (5 men, 9 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Wishart township:

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