Walnut Grove, Missouri

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Walnut Grove, Missouri

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Comparative Profile of Walnut Grove, Missouri

Comparing Walnut Grove 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
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 1
Working at Home 1 1


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


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

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Walnut Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Greene
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 65770
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.411
Longitude -93.549

Walnut Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station BOLIVAR 1 NE
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
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Walnut Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 630 100%
Male 300 47.6%
Female 330 52.4%
Under 18 175 27.8%
18+ 455 72.2%
65+ 102 16.2%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.08
White 610 96.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 15 2.4%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Walnut Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 626
Growth -4
Growth % -0.6%

Walnut Grove 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 38.6%
German 15.5%
English 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
Irish 8.8%
Dutch 3.1%
Swedish 2.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Italian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Polish 1.6%
European 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
French Canadian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walnut Grove 630 $39,688
Ash Grove 1,430 $39,318
Dadeville 224 $30,000
Everton 322 $33,571
Greenfield 1,358 $28,594
Morrisville 344 $30,357
Willard 3,193 $43,646
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Walnut Grove High Schools (2004)

Serves 155 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

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