Polo, Missouri

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Polo Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Polo Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Polo, Missouri

Comparing Polo 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
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 4 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
People Living Alone 6 5
Housing Recently Built 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 8
Low Violent Crime 6 7

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Polo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Caldwell
Standard Zip Codes 64671
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.552
Longitude -94.04

Polo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAMILTON 2 W
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station GALLATIN 4 W
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station AMITY 4 NE
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Polo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 582 100%
Male 283 48.6%
Female 299 51.4%
Under 18 150 25.8%
18+ 432 74.2%
65+ 92 15.8%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.09
White 579 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.4%

Estimated Polo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 602
Growth 20
Growth % 3.4%

Polo 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 25.4%
US/American 21.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
Irish 11%
English 8.5%
Italian 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
French Canadian 1.9%
Danish 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Swedish 0.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Mirabile (64671)

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)
Polo 582 $36,705
Braymer 910 $35,391
Cowgill 247 $24,444
Hamilton 1,813 $32,560
Kingston 287 $27,500
Lawson 2,336 $49,018
Rayville 204 $35,000
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Polo High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 141 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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