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People

Total Population 1,521
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 681
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,563
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $68,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 15.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sweet Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles E of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 65351
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.963
Longitude -93.414

Sweet Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station SWEET SPRINGS
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station MARSHALL
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station WARRENSBURG 4 NW
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cretcher (65351)

Dunksburg (65351)

Salt Pond (65351)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 387 $61,875
Blackburn 299 $51,667
Concordia 2,373 $62,656
Emma 247 $60,625
Houstonia 207 $36,875
Hughesville 160 $60,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sweet Springs Public Libraries

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Sweet Springs Public Library
217 TURNER STREET
Sweet Springs, Missouri
(660) 335-4314

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Sweet Springs High Schools

SWEET SPRINGS HIGH
105 MAIN
660-033-6341
Serves 214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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