Wilson City, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 112 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -32.1%
Males: 37  (33.3%)
Females: 75  (66.7%)
Median resident age:

60.0 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 63882

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,443 (it was $15,417 in 2000)
Wilson City:

$47,443
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,101 (it was $11,068 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $10,686 (it was $12,000 in 2000)
Wilson City:

$10,686
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $38,417; detached houses: $38,343

Median gross rent in 2019: $749.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilson City: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 60.6%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.1% for Black residents)
  • Races in Wilson City, MO (2019)
    • 3193.9%Black alone
    • 26.1%White alone



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Wilson City, Missouri as of May 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wilson City is 14 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (11.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1954

Elevation: 313 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,445 people per square mile   (low).

Wilson City, Missouri map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wilson City village:

1.7% ($199)
Missouri:

1.0% ($851)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (92.0 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (130.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (350.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wyatt, MO (0.9 miles ),
Cairo, IL (2.6 miles ),
Charleston, MO (2.6 miles ),
Wickliffe, KY (2.8 miles ),
Anniston, MO (3.0 miles ),
Mound City, IL (3.4 miles ),
Diehlstadt, MO (3.4 miles),
Bardwell, KY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.92 N, Longitude: 89.22 W

Distribution of median household income in Wilson City, MO in 2019

Wilson City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilson City, MO residents
Average permit cost in Wilson City, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Wilson City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.1%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (28.6%)
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Utilities (8.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (14.3%)
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (10.2%)
  • Paper (8.2%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Wilson City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (10.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (28.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.1%)
  • Cashiers (8.6%)
  • Construction laborers (8.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.3%)
  • Cashiers (12.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)

Average climate in Wilson City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wilson City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Wilson City village center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilson City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 364% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from Wilson 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 128.6 miles away from Wilson City 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 41.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from Wilson City center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 4.7 miles away from Wilson City center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from Wilson 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 Mississippi County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilson City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilson City:

  • GREENBRIAR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • DAYSTAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • SOUTHERN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • CHARLESTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHARLESTON, MO)
  • PILOT HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • MERIDIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOUNDS, IL)
  • EAST PRAIRIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EAST PRAIRIE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson City:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 32 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 45 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 55 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 56 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 58 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 62 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

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Mississippi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

44.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Wilson City:

Marital status in Wilson City, MO
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 31.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Wilson City:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilson City, MO (based on Mississippi County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,61427
Mainline Protestant7164
Black Protestant6674
Catholic3531
Other-1
None8,008-
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: 5
Mississippi County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.0%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.6%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.3
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wilson City:

23.0%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wilson City:

40.1%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

48.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Wilson City:

82.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilson City, MO Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Scott County, MO  2.04% ($42,447 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.50% ($35,333)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.50% ($22,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilson City:

  • KCHR (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: SOUTH MISSOURI B/C COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KYMO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilson City:

  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Wilson City:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilson City, MO
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilson City, MO
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wilson City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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