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Population (year 2000): 45,504. Estimated population in July 2005: 47,183 (+3.7% change)
Males: 21,611 (47.5%), Females: 23,893 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $30,555 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Joplin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (17.1%), United States (12.6%), Irish (12.1%), English (9.7%), French (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).Missouri

Elevation: 1005 feet

Land area: 31.4 square miles

Joplin,

For population 25 years and over in Joplin

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Joplin city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,957 (+9.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AR Fayetteville, (73.3 miles pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OK Tulsa, (117.8 miles pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (334.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dennis Acres, MO (2.2 miles) , Creek Drive, MO (2.8 miles Shoal MO (3.3 miles Duquesne, MO (3.4 miles Leawood, Cliff Village, MO (3.6 miles) , Grand Falls Plaza, MO (3.8 miles) , Creek, MO (4.0 miles Silver Redings Mill, MO (4.1 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 182 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1998: 188 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 172 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2001: 217 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 203 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2003: 220 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2004: 208 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2005: 205 buildings, average cost: $104,300

Latitude: 37.08 N, Longitude: 94.51 W

Area code: 417


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.8%), Manufacturing (16.9%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,343 (+38.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,491 (73.7%)


 

Crime in Joplin by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 2 3 1 5 1
    per 100,000 6.6 4.4 6.6 2.2 11.0 2.2
Rapes 15 24 36 32 29 43
    per 100,000 33.0 52.7 79.1 70.3 63.7 94.5
Robberies 32 46 70 63 48 95
    per 100,000 70.3 101.1 153.8 138.4 105.5 208.8
Assaults 73 133 104 110 109 112
    per 100,000 160.4 292.3 228.6 241.7 239.5 246.1
Burglaries 721 721 709 618 641 738
    per 100,000 1584.5 1584.5 1558.1 1358.1 1408.7 1621.8
Thefts 2,242 3,045 2,811 2,649 2,803 3,082
    per 100,000 4927.0 6691.7 6177.5 5821.5 6159.9 6773.0
Auto thefts 230 272 281 216 235 331
    per 100,000 505.5 597.7 617.5 474.7 516.4 727.4
421.4 540.7 535.7 486.1 502.4 594.5

Average climate in Joplin, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Joplin,

Joplin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Joplin city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category 4 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Langston Hughes - (1902-1967), Simple Comes to Harlem, Jamie McMurray - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 3, 1976), Jack Jewsbury - Major League Soccer player (Kansas City, born: Apr 13, 1981), Kyle Carder - College basketball player (Colorado Buffaloes).

Main business address for: EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Joplin:
  • FREEMAN HEALTH SYSTEM - FREEMAN WEST (1102 WEST 32ND STREET)
  • ST JOHNS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (2727 MCCLELLAND BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Joplin:
  • MCCUNE BROOKS HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; CARTHAGE, MO)
  • FREEMAN NEOSHO HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; NEOSHO, MO)
  • ST JOHNS MAUDE NORTON MEMORIAL HOSP (about 27 miles; COLUMBUS, KS)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Joplin:
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 6 miles; JOPLIN, MO; ID: JLN)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS RGNL (about 58 miles; FAYETTEVILLE/SPRINGDALE/, AR; ID: XNA)
  • DRAKE FIELD (about 78 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; ID: FYV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Joplin:
  • NEOSHO HUGH ROBINSON (about 22 miles; NEOSHO, MO; ID: EOS)
  • ATKINSON MUNI (about 29 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; ID: PTS)
  • MIAMI MUNI (about 29 miles; MIAMI, OK; ID: MIO)

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Colleges/Universities in Joplin:
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,569; Location: 3950 E NEWMAN RD; Public; Website: www.mssc.edu)
  • OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 674; Location: 1111 N MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • VATTEROTT COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 129; Location: 5898 N MAIN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott-college.com)
  • FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY CENTER (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 2020 IOWA ST; Public)
  • MESSENGER COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 83; Location: 300 E 50TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pcg.org/college/index.htm)
  • NEW DIMENSIONS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 29; Location: 705 ILLINOIS STE 12; Private, for-profit)
  • CLASS ACT I SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 24; Location: 512 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Joplin:
  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,566)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; BENTONVILLE, AR; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 76 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; FT enrollment: 13,324)
  • OZARKS TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • DRURY UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; BOLIVAR, MO; FT enrollment: 2,612)
  • NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; TAHLEQUAH, OK; FT enrollment: 6,610)
Public high schools in Joplin:
  • JOPLIN HIGH (Students: 1,971; Location: 2104 INDIANA; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY CTR. (Location: 2020 IOWA; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Joplin:
  • COLLEGE HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 601; Location: RT 7 BOX 947; Grades: PK - 12)
  • T JEFFERSON INDPDNT DAY SCH (Students: 284; Location: 3401 NEWMAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MC AULEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 930 PEARL AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Joplin:
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 758; Location: 310 W EIGHTH; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CECIL FLOYD ELEM. (Students: 592; Location: 2201 W 24TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE (Students: 545; Location: 310 W 22ND ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH MIDDLE (Students: 450; Location: 102 GRAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STAPLETON ELEM. (Students: 418; Location: 4031 HEARNES BLVD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROYAL HEIGHTS ELEM. (Students: 277; Location: 2100 ROLLA ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLUMBIA ELEM. (Students: 271; Location: 610 W F ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • IRVING ELEM. (Students: 268; Location: 311 GABBY ST BLVD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KELSEY NORMAN ELEM. (Students: 263; Location: 1323 E 28TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM. (Students: 263; Location: 130 MCKINLEY; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Joplin:
  • ST MARYS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 505 W 25TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MARTIN LUTHER SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 2616 CONNECTICUT AVE.; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PETERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 802 BYERS; Grades: 6 - 8)
Library in Joplin:
  • JOPLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,221,970; Location: 300 S. MAIN STREET; 75,377 books; 4,371 audio materials; 6,918 video materials; 300 serial subscriptions)
 

Joplin compared to Missouri state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Joplin:
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVIS (910 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Joplin:
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K249BZ (97.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KGLC (100.9 FM; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Joplin:
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCLG-CA (Channel 32; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)

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