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Population in 2017: 11,506 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 5,243  (45.6%)
Females: 6,263  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65265.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,380 (it was $30,714 in 2000)
Mexico:

$43,380
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,350 (it was $17,845 in 2000)

Mexico city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,144 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Mexico:

$114,144
MO:

$156,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $689.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mexico: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mexico, MO (2017)
    • 9,99785.3%White alone
    • 8066.9%Black alone
    • 4393.7%Hispanic
    • 4103.5%Two or more races
    • 360.3%Asian alone
    • 80.07%American Indian alone

Races in Mexico detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Mexico, Missouri as of September 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mexico is 162 to 1.


Crime rates in Mexico by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(18.1)
2
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.4)
3
(27.1)
5
(46.6)
3
(25.9)
5
(43.2)
4
(34.6)
6
(52.0)
6
(51.3)
3
(25.7)
2
(17.1)
1
(8.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(54.3)
6
(54.1)
6
(54.7)
7
(64.0)
3
(27.1)
3
(27.9)
5
(43.2)
4
(34.5)
8
(69.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(34.2)
4
(34.2)
5
(42.7)
5
(43.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(81.4)
4
(36.0)
19
(173.3)
1
(9.1)
4
(36.2)
26
(242.2)
19
(164.0)
29
(250.4)
33
(285.4)
16
(138.7)
19
(162.4)
2
(17.1)
8
(68.3)
8
(69.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(452.4)
50
(450.5)
35
(319.2)
67
(612.5)
50
(452.5)
40
(372.6)
54
(466.1)
49
(423.0)
86
(743.7)
60
(520.2)
31
(264.9)
45
(384.9)
29
(247.7)
44
(382.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
209
(1,891)
195
(1,757)
183
(1,669)
174
(1,591)
191
(1,729)
161
(1,500)
207
(1,787)
246
(2,124)
306
(2,646)
303
(2,627)
297
(2,538)
304
(2,600)
252
(2,152)
234
(2,034)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(72.4)
6
(54.1)
2
(18.2)
3
(27.4)
4
(36.2)
9
(83.8)
9
(77.7)
1
(8.6)
8
(69.2)
11
(95.4)
15
(128.2)
19
(162.5)
17
(145.2)
11
(95.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.1)
3
(27.0)
2
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
2
(17.3)
4
(34.5)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)160.2144.0141.6151.7140.8186.8176.8210.2268.9218.5214.0178.2155.2149.6

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City-data.com crime index in Mexico, MO

Crime rate in Mexico detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (28.6%), German (19.9%), Irish (9.6%), English (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Hungarian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 802 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,012 people per square mile   (low).

Mexico, Missouri map

223 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,094 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,037 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (28.4 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (95.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (288.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vandiver, MO (1.4 miles),
Benton City, MO (2.6 miles),
Rush Hill, MO (3.0 miles),
Auxvasse, MO (3.2 miles ),
Martinsburg, MO (3.7 miles ),
Centralia, MO (3.7 miles ),
Laddonia, MO (3.7 miles ),
Kingdom City, MO (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 39.17 N, Longitude: 91.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,952 (+16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,418 (67.0%)

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Mexico, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mexico, MO in 2017
Mexico satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $281,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $130,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Mexico, MO residents
Average permit cost in Mexico, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Mexico, MO
Historical housing units in Mexico, MO
Most common industries in Mexico, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Mexico, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Mexico, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mexico, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.1. This is better than average.

City:

54.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.05
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Mexico-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Mexico city center .

On 6/12/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mexico-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from Mexico center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 216.3 miles away from Mexico center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.4 miles away from Mexico center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Audrain County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mexico topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mexico:

  • AUDRAIN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 620 E MONROE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-PIN OAKS (1525 WEST MONROE)
  • PIN OAKS NURS CTR (HWY 22 AT CURTIS AVE)
  • DIALYSIS CLINICS, INC - MEXICO (806 MEDICAL PARK DR.)
  • AUDRAIN CITY - COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (605 EAST PROMENADE PO BOX 957)

Airports and heliports located in Mexico:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexico:

  • Columbia College (about 28 miles; Columbia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 29 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 36 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Lincoln University (about 45 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • East Central College (about 71 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • St Charles Community College (about 73 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Lindenwood University (about 79 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)

Public high schools in Mexico:

  • MEXICO HIGH (Students: 783, Location: 639 N WADE, Grades: 9-12)
  • N.E. COMMUNITY TREATMENT CTR. (Location: 710 S CLARK, Grades: 6-12)
  • DAVIS H. HART CAREER CTR. (Location: 905 N WADE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Mexico:

  • MISSOURI MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 239, Location: 204 N GRAND ST, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mexico:

Private elementary/middle school in Mexico:

  • ST BRENDAN SCHOOL (Students: 151, Location: 620 S CLARK ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Mexico

Library in Mexico:

  • MEXICO-AUDRAIN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $747,556; Location: 305 WEST JACKSON; 126,182 books; 2,252 audio materials; 4,249 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mexico: Mexico Country Club (A), West Plaza (B), Mexico Public Safety Department (C), Little Dixie Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: South Trails Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: East Lawn Memorial Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2), Saint Brendans Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Teal Lake (A), Blackmore Lake (B), Lakeview Park Lake (C), Teal Lake (D), Burlington Lake (E), C and A Lake (F), Number 101 Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mexico include: Lakeview Park (1), Plunkett Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Presser Hall Restoration Society - Backstage (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 900 South Jefferson Street) (1), Hillside Mini-Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 430 West Promenade Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Amerihost Inn Mexico (900 Vance Road) (1), Amerhost Inn Mexico (900 Vance Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Audrain County - Circuit Court Assessor- Court House- Circuit Court- Circuit C (Court House) (1), Audrain County - Circuit Court Assessor- Court House- Circuit Court- Court Repo (Court House) (2), Audrain County - Circuit Court Assessor- Court House- Circuit Court- Bai (Court House) (3), Audrain County - Circuit Court Assessor- Court House- Circuit Court- Probate Divi (Court House) (4), Audrain County - Court House- Child Support Enforcement (Court House) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tyronn Lue - NBA player (Atlanta Hawks, born: May 3, 1977), Howard Kindig - Football player, Jason Brookins - Football player, Ryan Belcher - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians), Xenophon P. Wilfley - Politician, Dick Thoenen - Baseball player.

Audrain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mexico that have no violations reported:

  • AUDRAIN CO PWSD 2 (Population served: 2,260, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • AUDRAIN CO PWSD 1 (Population served: 1,455, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Mexico in 2010:

  • 271 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Mexico in 2000:

  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other group homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Mexico (2011 data):

  • Commerce Bank: East Liberty Branch at 1005 E Liberty St, branch established on 1968/05/27; Mexico Main Branch at 2946 S Clark St, branch established on 1962/06/18. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Martinsburg Bank and Trust: Martinsburg Bank And Trust at 400 South Muldrow, branch established on 1893/04/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $169.2 mil, Deposits: $129.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Martinsburg Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Audrain County: The First National Bank Of Audrain C at 203 East Liberty Street, branch established on 1883/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.0 mil, Deposits: $121.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancompany
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mexico Branch at 100 North Western Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mexico Facility at 222 South Jefferson Street, branch established on 1955/07/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Mexico:

Marital status in Mexico, MO
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Mexico:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mexico
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mexico, MO (based on Audrain County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,73143
Mainline Protestant3,09717
Catholic1,9004
Black Protestant1,0445
Other3673
None10,390-
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: 6
This county:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Audrain County:

9.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Audrain County:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Audrain County:

14.6%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mexico:

47.4%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mexico:

41.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mexico:

13.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mexico:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mexico:

33.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Mexico:

74.9%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mexico, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$117,501$42,7280$0
Streets and Highways 11$38,539$42,0430$0
Parks and Recreation 11$32,207$35,1350$0
Sewerage 8$24,598$36,8970$0
Financial Administration 8$30,520$45,7800$0
Health 4$9,257$27,7710$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,635$64,9050$0
Police - Other 2$5,061$30,3660$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,652$51,9122$1,654
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,245$62,9400$0
Firefighters 0$0 8$1,202
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 84$293,215$41,88810$2,856

Mexico government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,187,000 ($190.07)
    Sewerage: $1,451,000 ($126.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $861,000 ($74.83)
    Regular Highways: $839,000 ($72.92)
    Central Staff Services: $659,000 ($57.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $515,000 ($44.76)
    Financial Administration: $402,000 ($34.94)
    Health - Other: $337,000 ($29.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $301,000 ($26.16)
    General - Other: $219,000 ($19.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $119,000 ($10.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $115,000 ($9.99)
    Air Transportation: $56,000 ($4.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($4.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $614,000 ($53.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,404,000 ($122.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000 ($35.37)
    Sewerage: $192,000 ($16.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $470,000 ($40.85)

Mexico government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,976,000 ($258.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $568,000 ($49.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($2.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $466,000 ($40.50)
    Rents: $224,000 ($19.47)
    Interest Earnings: $193,000 ($16.77)
    Donations From Private Sources: $138,000 ($11.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $99,000 ($8.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $53,000 ($4.61)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,106,000 ($269.95)
    Property: $2,095,000 ($182.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,817,000 ($157.92)
    Other License: $153,000 ($13.30)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($0.09)

Mexico government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,462,000 ($2386.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,392,000 ($1337.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,440,000 ($1081.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $370,000 ($32.16)

Mexico government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,018,000 ($1131.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,449,000 ($908.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,392,000 ($1337.74)

5.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Boone County, MO  1.30% ($40,000 average AGI)
to Callaway County, MO  0.56% ($23,920)
to Pike County, MO  0.29% ($31,538)
Businesses in Mexico, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Slumberland1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mexico:

  • KXEO (1340 AM; 1 kW; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KFAL (900 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mexico:

  • KJAB-FM (88.3 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: MEXICO EDUCATIONAL BCSTNG FOUNDATION)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KMFC (92.1 FM; CENTRALIA, MO; Owner: THE CLAIR GROUP)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBIA (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KCMQ (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KKAC (104.3 FM; VANDALIA, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCA (100.5 FM; FULTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMCR (103.9 FM; MONTGOMERY CITY, MO; Owner: CHIRILLO ELECTRONICS, INC)
  • KOPN (89.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: NEW WAVE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mexico:

  • KOMU-TV (Channel 8; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K32FH (Channel 32; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • K56AU (Channel 56; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mexico fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 68Number of bridges
  • 623ft / 190mTotal length
  • $3,223,000Total costs
  • 133,755Total average daily traffic
  • 22,757Total average daily truck traffic
  • 191,072Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mexico, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mexico, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mexico)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mexico, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mexico)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mexico)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 110 took place in 2002, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Mexico, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mexico, MO
    • 27642.0%Outside Fires
    • 23836.2%Structure Fires
    • 13220.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mexico, MO
Most common first names in Mexico, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19274.7 years
Mary18881.7 years
William18076.5 years
James14175.1 years
Robert11973.3 years
Charles11075.3 years
George9180.0 years
Anna6281.4 years
Helen6278.7 years
Margaret5780.3 years
Most common last names in Mexico, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8674.9 years
Williams5877.6 years
Johnson5775.5 years
Miller5677.2 years
Brown5279.8 years
Martin4078.3 years
Davis3674.7 years
Jones3678.3 years
Wilson3379.8 years
Moore3276.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mexico, MO
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mexico, MO
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mexico compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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