Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Area

Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Area

The Joplin Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties – Jasper and Newton – in southwest Missouri, anchored by the city of Joplin. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 157,322 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 171,278). [cite web | url = | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-03-29]




Communities are categorized based on their populations in the 2000 U.S. Census.

Places with more than 40,000 inhabitants

*Joplin (Principal city)

Places with 5,000 to 15,000 inhabitants

*Carl Junction
*Webb City

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants


Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants

*Airport Drive
*Loma Linda
*Silver Creek

Places with less than 500 inhabitants

*Brooklyn Heights
*La Russell
*Neck City
*Cliff Village
*Dennis Acres
*Grand Falls Plaza
*Redings Mill
*Shoal Creek Drive
*Shoal Creek Estates
*Stark City

Unincorporated places

*Spring City
*Tipton Ford


As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 157,322 people, 61,552 households, and 42,695 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 92.80% White, 1.18% African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 1.45% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.03% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $33,182, and the median income for a family was $39,114. Males had a median income of $29,315 versus $20,883 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,865.

ee also

*Missouri census statistical areas
*List of cities in Missouri
*List of villages in Missouri


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