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Velda City, Missouri


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Velda City, Missouri

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

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Comparative Profile of Velda City, Missouri

Comparing Velda City 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
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 7
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 1 1

Wealth

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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Working at Home 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 2

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 3
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Property Crime 5 6
Low Violent Crime 3 4

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Velda City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,616 100%
Male 702 43.4%
Female 914 56.6%
Under 18 437 27%
18+ 1,179 73%
65+ 202 12.5%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.2
White 50 3.1%
African-American 1,552 96%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.9%

Estimated Velda City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,542
Growth -74
Growth % -4.6%

Velda City 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) 95.3%
Italian 1%
African 1%
German 0.9%
US/American 0.6%
Jamaican 0.5%
Irish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
English 0.2%
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Colwyn, Pennsylvania 83.3   23.8% 9.8% 13.4% 31 $39,861 7.9% 57.4% 2,453 16.6% 24.9 0.2% 5.3
2. Hominy, Oklahoma 82.3   30.4% 16.2% 8.5% 26 $27,578 7% 35.7% 2,584 22.7% 19 0.3% 8.1
3. Gordon, Georgia 81.5   28.2% 13.7% 10.8% 24 $39,189 8% 52.3% 2,152 21.4% 21.8 0.3% 3.3
4. Camp Hill, Alabama 80.4   34.4% 12.6% 7.9% 30 $26,719 7.8% 85.6% 1,273 24.4% 21.2 0.3% 3.1
5. Kountze, Texas 79.9   25.2% 12.7% 10% 28 $34,318 6.7% 29.4% 2,115 21% 39.7 0.1% 3.3
6. Inola, Oklahoma 79.5   23.6% 13.3% 10% 26 $36,000 7.4% 19.1% 1,589 13.9% 40.9 0.2% 5
7. Rockmart, Georgia 79.4   32.1% 16.7% 10% 30 $36,906 7.2% 20.2% 3,870 16.9% 32.8 0.2% 3.4
8. Poteet, Texas 78.5   21.9% 12% 5.1% 32 $27,949 8.4% 35% 3,305 28% 20 0.3% 3.3
9. Dora, Alabama 77.7   28.5% 13.5% 5.4% 37 $29,000 7.8% 19.4% 2,413 27.9% 37.3 0.4% 1.7
10. Lincolnton, Georgia 75.7   25.1% 16% 14.5% 26 $34,943 6.1% 43.2% 1,595 19.2% 11.9 0.3% 2.5
11. Soperton, Georgia 75.7   32.4% 15.4% 7.8% 25 $26,042 8.6% 53.3% 2,824 31.7% 30.1 0.2% 1.8
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