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Overview

Introduction to Caruthersville, Missouri

Caruthersville, Missouri, in Pemiscot county, is located 61 miles NW of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center) and is 75 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee.

Caruthersville History

Before Europeans settled in the area, Native Americans used to inhabit this region. The town of Caruthersville was planned and established by George W. Bushey and John Hardeman Walker in 1857. It was incorporated as a city in 1874. In 1976, a bridge was built across the Mississippi River.

Caruthersville and nearby Attractions

  • Eastside Park
  • New Madrid Historical Museum
  • French Park
  • Sacred Heart Church

Things To Do In Caruthersville

Museum lovers in Caruthersville should pay a visit to the New Madrid Historical Museum. It offers interesting insights into the historical and cultural background of the region. The Reynolds Park, French Park, and Eastside Park are also very popular tourist haunts. The Sacred Heart Church is a beautiful old-world building in the city, and is worth taking a look around.

Caruthersville Transportation

Flights can be availed from the MC Kellar-Sipes Regional Airport.

Caruthersville Higher Education

Higher education institutes near Caruthersville include The University of Tennessee-Martin, Union University, Southwest Tennessee Community College-Macon Campus, and Jackson State Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,941
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+1,972
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married34.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,722
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,317
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,358

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,971
% Above Poverty Level66.8%
% Below Poverty Level33.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.2%
Median Gross Rent$549
Median House Value$75,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40%
Irish13.1%
German7.7%
English4%
Scottish2.8%
Italian1.2%
Polish1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Dutch0.9%
African0.7%
Greek0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Caruthersville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pemiscot County
Standard Zip Codes63830
Phone Area Codes573
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.17
Approximate Longitude-89.66

Caruthersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCARUTHERSVILLE
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 43 F
Apr Temp49 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 72 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches
StationDYERSBURG AP
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 46 F
Apr Temp51 to 71 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.3 inches
StationNEWBERN
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp26 to 44 F
Apr Temp48 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cooter338$43,977
Hayti2,809$34,006
Hayti Heights578$15,000
Homestown145$0

Caruthersville Public Libraries

Caruthersville Public Library
707 W 13TH ST
Caruthersville, Missouri
(573) 333-2480

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Caruthersville Public Schools

Caruthersville High
1708 Ward Ave
ZIP: 63830
(573) 333-6110
High
Total Enrollment 331
Caruthersville Elem.
900 Washington Ave
ZIP: 63830
(573) 333-6133
Primary
Total Enrollment 603
Caruthersville Middle
1705 Ward Ave
ZIP: 63830
(573) 333-6120
Middle
Total Enrollment 232
Pemiscot Co. R-iii Elem.
1727 County Hwy 536
ZIP: 63830
(573) 333-1856
Primary
Total Enrollment 139
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