Joplin, Missouri

Population 51,822

Joplin is located in Jasper County, MO. The population is 51,822, making Joplin the largest city in Jasper County.

There are 19 public schools in Joplin with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Joplin is high, and there are 240 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Joplin is low and the median home sales price is $26,896. Detailed and up-to-date Joplin property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Joplin include Dennis Acres, Duquesne and Leawood.

Joplin Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.1%

Crime Rate

63.93% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 606
  • Violent Crimes: 633
  • Robbery: 138
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 7
  • Larceny Theft: 5

Registered Offenders

65.73% Higher than national avg.
  • 240 offenders in Joplin
  • 46.31 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

297 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 26
  • Superfunds: 26
  • Tanks & Spills: 240

Unemployment

Low 2.8%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $26,896

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19 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 19 K-12 public schools in Joplin, MO and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Joplin's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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Crime view details

240 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$121,900 compared to May 2017
Median Sales Price
$26,896 compared to May 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.2%
  • Rented
    37.4%
  • Owned
    49.4%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

263 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Joplin, MO issued 263 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 263 permits, 207 were issued for single family homes and 56 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Joplin, MO issued 245 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 245 permits, 115 were issued for single family homes and 130 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $581
  • 1 Bedroom: $639
  • 2 Bedrooms: $810
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,104
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,159

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Environmental Hazards

297 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (489/512)
    Joplin, MO has 95.51% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Joplin, MO is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.29 Average
    Joplin, MO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.83°
  • February 38°
  • March 49.77°
  • April 58.37°
  • May 66.77°
  • June 78.63°
  • July 81.67°
  • August 79.84°
  • September 69.78°
  • October 58.53°
  • November 49.47°
  • December 36.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Joplin, MO

Earthquakes
Joplin, MO has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Joplin, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Joplin, MO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Joplin, MO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Joplin, MO: $38,169

Unemployment

Unemployment in Joplin is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.09%
White Collar - 57.91%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Billy Long

Neighborhood Info

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