Lake Tapawingo, Missouri

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Lake Tapawingo, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Tapawingo People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Lake Tapawingo Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Lake Tapawingo Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Lake Tapawingo Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Lake Tapawingo Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Lake Tapawingo College Educated Adults
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lake Tapawingo Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Lake Tapawingo, Missouri

Comparing Lake Tapawingo 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 6 6
Racial Diversity 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 7 7

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Lake Tapawingo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SE of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jackson
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64015
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.021
Longitude -94.311

Lake Tapawingo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Lake Tapawingo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 843 100%
Male 420 49.8%
Female 423 50.2%
Under 18 165 19.6%
18+ 678 80.4%
65+ 137 16.3%
Median Age 47.1
Average Family Size 2.79
White 826 98%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.7%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.3%

Estimated Lake Tapawingo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 809
Growth -34
Growth % -4%

Lake Tapawingo 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
German 26.3%
Irish 16.2%
English 16.2%
US/American 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Italian 4.1%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scottish 3%
European 2.3%
Swedish 2%
Canadian 1.4%
Welsh 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Croatian 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
British 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lake Tapwingo (64015)

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)
Lake Tapawingo 843 $77,493
Blue Springs 48,080 $61,008
Grain Valley 5,160 $57,240
Independence 113,288 $45,876
Lake Lotawana 1,872 $72,500
Raytown 30,388 $50,952
Sugar Creek 3,839 $46,208
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