Fordland, Missouri

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Fordland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Low Property Crime
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Top 18% Fordland Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Fordland, Missouri

Comparing Fordland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 5 6
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 8
Low Violent Crime 2 2

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Fordland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles E of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Webster
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 65652
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.157
Longitude -92.94

Fordland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
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Fordland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 684 100%
Male 326 47.7%
Female 358 52.3%
Under 18 175 25.6%
18+ 509 74.4%
65+ 104 15.2%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 2.87
White 662 96.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 19 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.6%

Estimated Fordland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 746
Growth 62
Growth % 9.1%

Fordland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.6%
US/American 19.9%
English 15.8%
Irish 10.1%
German 7.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Dutch 2.5%
European 1.4%
Swedish 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Italian 1.4%
Scottish 1.1%
Czech 1.1%
Norwegian 0.9%
British 0.9%
Canadian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fordland 684 $33,472
Diggins 298 $33,500
Marshfield 5,720 $36,090
Rogersville 1,508 $39,432
Seymour 1,834 $30,048
Sparta 1,144 $27,981
Strafford 1,845 $39,722
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Fordland High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

Fordland Colleges

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