Higbee, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Higbee Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Higbee Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Higbee, Missouri

Comparing Higbee 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
Racial Diversity 7 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 5
Median Family Income 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 6
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Higbee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 65257
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.304
Longitude -92.512

Higbee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
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Higbee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 623 100%
Male 303 48.6%
Female 320 51.4%
Under 18 159 25.5%
18+ 464 74.5%
65+ 99 15.9%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 603 96.8%
African-American 14 2.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.3%

Estimated Higbee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 652
Growth 29
Growth % 4.7%

Higbee 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
US/American 29.4%
Irish 15.6%
English 13.7%
German 11.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
Scottish 3.6%
Italian 3.6%
Dutch 3.3%
Welsh 2.4%
Norwegian 1.9%
Belgian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Nigerian 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Higbee, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Yates (65257)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Higbee 623 $31,806
Armstrong 287 $27,500
Clark 275 $34,167
Harrisburg 184 $44,167
Huntsville 1,553 $38,043
Moberly 11,945 $37,488
Renick 221 $37,500
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Higbee High Schools (2004)

Serves 107 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

Higbee Colleges

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