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People

Total Population 2,961
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 932
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.4%
Median Earnings25+ $19,483
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,663
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,479

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,609
% Above Poverty Level 65.1%
% Below Poverty Level 34.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.9%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $74,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ava Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SE of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Douglas
Standard Zip Codes 65608
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.951
Longitude -92.66

Ava Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WASOLA
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station MOUNTAIN GROVE 2 N
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station DORA
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Diggins 280 $52,250
Fordland 897 $42,321
Hartville 588 $24,286
Mansfield 1,191 $27,045

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ava Public Libraries

Library
Douglas County Public Library
301 SW 3RD AVE
Ava, Missouri
(417) 683-5633

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Ava High Schools

AVA HIGH
507 NE 3RD ST
417-683-5747
Serves 518 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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