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Missouri City
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 167,319 78,040
Population (1990) 140,494 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 82 36
Persons Per Square Mile 2,040 2,151
Home Prices
2018 $174,000 $419,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '18) 70.3% 76.0%
Annual Appreciation ('17 to '18) 9.0% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '18) 3.4% 3.8%
Big City Prices ('18) $205,000 $340,000
Bargain Index 69% 101%
Big City Kansas City na
Monthly Rent $1,105 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 10.6 19.0
Cost of Living (2018)
Cost of Living 74% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Good Days 242 72%
Moderate Days 112 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 10 3%
Unhealthy Days 0 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 49% 36%
Threatened 3% 2%
Impaired 48% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 38 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 166 miles 72 miles
City Kansas City na
Recreation
National Parks 6 7
National Campgrounds 50 26
State Parks 8 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 6 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 97 346
2015 154 324
Gain ('15 to '16) -37% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 33 37
White 88.7% 80.7%
Black or African American 4.1% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8% 0.8%
Asian 1.9% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2%
Other Race 1.2% 4.4%
Multiple Races 3.2% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $44,042 $69,596
Occupied Housing 90% 83%
Vacant Housing 10% 17%
Home Ownership 49% 55%
Persons Per Family 2.80 2.90
Taxes (2018)
Local and State 8.0% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 102 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 22 F 27 F
July High Temp 90 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 45 in 35 in
Elevation 1,259 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate
Earthquake 0% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Moderate Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Violent Crimes 88 40
Property Crimes 861 397
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 4,602 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,366 1,253
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