Wheaton, Missouri

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Wheaton, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wheaton Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Wheaton Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Wheaton Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Wheaton Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Wheaton, Missouri

Comparing Wheaton 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
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Age of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 9

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Wheaton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Barry
P.O. Box Zip Codes 64874
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.762
Longitude -94.055

Wheaton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MONETT 4 SW
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
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Wheaton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 721 100%
Male 337 46.7%
Female 384 53.3%
Under 18 208 28.8%
18+ 513 71.2%
65+ 119 16.5%
Median Age 31.5
Average Family Size 3.05
White 666 92.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.8%
Other 33 4.6%
Mixed Race 15 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 63 8.7%

Estimated Wheaton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 732
Growth 11
Growth % 1.5%

Wheaton 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 32.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
German 13.4%
Irish 10.5%
English 5.5%
French (except Basque) 3%
Polish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Italian 1.8%
Norwegian 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Dutch West Indian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wheaton 721 $26,058
Butterfield 397 $28,000
Exeter 707 $28,906
Fairview 395 $29,688
Purdy 1,103 $28,636
Stark City 156 $27,083
Stella 178 $25,417
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Serves 198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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