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Demographics

People

Total Population12,259
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens19%
Employed Population 16+5,015
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$25,899
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,946
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,100

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,195
% Above Poverty Level72.3%
% Below Poverty Level27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$615
Median House Value$97,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.5%
Irish17%
German11.2%
English10.1%
Dutch2.7%
French Except Basque2.6%
Russian1%
Polish0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Italian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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West Plains Almanac

CategoryValue
County Howell County
Standard Zip Codes65775, 65776
Phone Area Codes417
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.74
Approximate Longitude-91.86

West Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWEST PLAINS
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
StationDORA
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationWASOLA
Distance39.9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 43 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip41.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bakersfield277$47,344
Brandsville95$26,667
Koshkonong226$23,542
Mountain View2,694$33,227
Thayer2,322$41,343
Willow Springs2,242$40,250

West Plains Public Libraries

West Plains Public Library
750 W BROADWAY ST
West Plains, Missouri
(417) 256-4775

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West Plains Hospitals

Ozarks Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1100 Kentucky Avenue
(417) 256-9111

West Plains Public Schools

Fairview Elem.
4036 State Rte K
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-1063
Primary
Total Enrollment 514
Glenwood Elem.
10286 State Rte 17
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-4849
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
Howell Valley Elem.
6461 State Rte Zz
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-2268
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
Junction Hill Elem.
8004 County Rd 3010
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-4265
Primary
Total Enrollment 213
Ozark Horizon School
1715 Wayhaven Dr
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-2880
Other
Total Enrollment 26
Richards Elem.
3461 County Rd 1710
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-5239
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
South Central Career Ctr.
407 West Thornburgh
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-6150
High
South Fork Elem.
3209 Us Hwy 160
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-2836
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
West Plains Elem.
1136 Allen St
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-6150
Primary
Total Enrollment 757
West Plains Middle
730 E Olden
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-6150
Middle
Total Enrollment 526
West Plains Sr. High
602 E Olden
ZIP: 65775
(417) 256-6150
High
Total Enrollment 1111

West Plains Private Schools

Faith Christian Academy
758 Worley Dr
ZIP: 65775
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 58
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