Amity, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 53 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.3%
Males: 24  (45.8%)
Females: 29  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

66.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 64422

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,858 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Amity:

$46,858
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,691 (it was $11,388 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $50,137 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Amity:

$50,137
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $69,915; detached houses: $80,913; mobile homes: $42,585
March 2019 cost of living index in Amity: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 41.7%
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Ancestries: Canadian (41.2%), American (29.4%), English (11.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 246 people per square mile   (very low).

Amity, Missouri map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $513 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $552 (4.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (22.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (55.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Maysville, MO (2.0 miles ),
Clarksdale, MO (2.7 miles ),
Stewartsville, MO (3.0 miles ),
Osborn, MO (3.0 miles ),
Weatherby, MO (3.3 miles),
Union Star, MO (3.4 miles ),
Cosby, MO (3.6 miles),
Cameron, MO (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 94.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

Distribution of median household income in Amity, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Amity, MO in 2019

Amity satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Missouri:

3.9%

Average climate in Amity, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Amity-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Amity town center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 27.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amity-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 417% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 274.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 325.9 miles away from Amity center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 364.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 297.7 miles away from Amity center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 329.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amity topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amity:

  • SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MAYSVILLE, MO)
  • QUAIL RUN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON GROUP CARE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amity:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 21 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 42 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Grantham University (about 45 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Highland Community College (about 45 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Park University (about 49 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 55 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 56 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

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DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Amity:

Marital status in Amity, MO
  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 45.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Amity:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 86.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amity, MO (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,02714
Mainline Protestant96410
Other5463
Catholic1461
None9,209-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
DeKalb County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
DeKalb County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

7.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clinton County, MO  2.01% ($46,529 average AGI)
to Buchanan County, MO  1.95% ($35,424)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amity:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNM (1270 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amity:

  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amity:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.6mTotal length
  • 317Total average daily traffic
  • 30Total average daily truck traffic
  • 406Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amity)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0ALL, Licensee ID: L00284257, Grant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 05/14/2023, Registrant: Edward J Dobbins Ii, 3799 E Lowell, Amity, MO 64422
  • Call Sign: KE0TXA, Licensee ID: L02229021, Grant Date: 12/11/2018, Expiration Date: 12/11/2028, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2018, Certifier: Samuel D Perkins, Registrant: Samuel D Perkins, 4160 Sw 2nd, Amity, MO 64422
  • Call Sign: W8MUD, Previous Call Sign: KE0TXA, Licensee ID: L02229021, Grant Date: 12/29/2018, Expiration Date: 12/29/2028, Certifier: Samuel D Perkins, Registrant: Samuel D Perkins, 4160 Sw 2nd, Amity, MO 64422

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amity, MO
  • 50.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 10.0%Other fuel


Amity compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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