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Joplin, MO

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<h2>Ready to Come Home to Joplin?</h2><p>Bonus alert! Joplin is in not one, but two counties: Jasper County and Newton County, so this is a two-for-one deal here, folks. About 47,000 peeps call Joplin their home and the city covers slightly over 31 square miles of property in southwestern Missouri. The city sits along Historic Route 66 (yes, some may get their kicks there) on I-44 and MO Highway 71.</p><p>Moving can be overwhelming, so before starting your search on our apartment finder. You&rsquo;ll pick up some great tips and tricks on how to find the place that will suit you best. If you&rsquo;re a question-asker (and who isn&rsquo;t?) there&rsquo;s a perk there that you won&rsquo;t want to miss out on: the &ldquo;Ask a Question&rdquo; feature. It&rsquo;s basically your own personal Old Wise Person. Simply type all your Joplin-related questions right in and you&rsquo;ll get answers. And we&rsquo;re not talking generic computer generated answers, we&rsquo;re talking an actual, live, person (AKA local expert) will get back to you with the answers. Pretty sweet, huh?</p><h2>Save on Your Joplin Rental</h2><p>Leave it up to our apartment finder to find you the best bang for your Joplin buck. Whether you&rsquo;re looking for something with a good view, something with huge walk-in closets, or you simply want to be close to Schifferdecker Park (who wouldn&rsquo;t want to say they live near Schifferdecker?), our apartment finder will find it. Okay. Ready to learn more about this Missouri community? Read on, and be informed.</p><h2>Take Another Little Piece of my Joplin</h2><p><a href=\http://www.joplinmo.org/\>Joplin</a> has fairly mild winters with temperatures that typically dip down to around 30 degrees Fahrenheit and hot, humid summers that heat up to around 80, on average. The city is also in a tornado area and activity is above the Missouri state average and well above the overall national average. With the help of the Joplin Parks and Recreation Department, residents can get active inside and out. The city has an athletic complex, sports teams, and plenty of parks, playgrounds, and open space to frolic and play in. The local parks feature athletic fields and courses, horseshoe pits, places for swimming, picnicking, trails, and ponds. A couple of standout locations: Cunningham Aquatic Center and the Ewert Aquatic Center both have an extra special, splashing feature of zero depth entry, spray playgrounds and lily pad walks. Sounds like some serious summer fun. Landreth Park has an amphitheater where many fun, local events are held, like the festive, Rockin&rsquo; Fourth of July. Hello, fireworks! Speaking of festive fun, the city has some awesome annual events for residents to enjoy. You&rsquo;ll enjoy events like <a href=\http://www.boomtowndays.com/content/\>Boomtown Days</a>, PhotoSpiva, and the Joplin Holiday Experience. There&rsquo;s loads of stuff going on for you here and your calendar looks like it&rsquo;s filling up with fun.</p><h2>Fun for the Whole Family</h2><p>After you find that perfect apartment you&rsquo;ll see that there are some great places for families to hang for good old fashioned fun in Joplin. 66-Drive-In is a rare treat. Sit in your car and watch a movie the old-fashioned way: while eating pizza and French fries! This theater shows family-friendly movies (so no necking in the backseat) and is a nostalgic treat that you can enjoy from April to September on the weekends. Carousel Park has bumper boats, mini golf, and go-karts. Just the thought of this place makes you want to say, &ldquo;Wheeeee!&rdquo; Families also enjoy places like the Joplin Museum Complex, the Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center, Richardson&rsquo;s Candy House (yum), and the Reptile World Zoo. There are literally, oodles (yes, that&rsquo;s literal), of places to bring the fam here.</p><h2>Join Joplin</h2><p>Move into your new apartment and join a crew of residents who enjoy living in this family-friendly Missouri town. Ready for your fun fact? Bonnie and Clyde spent a few weeks in Joplin back in the day and left their camera behind in an escape. The camera held some sweet, infamous shots of the criminal couple. Some of the photos were printed in the local paper.</p>

Key City Stats
The average age of Joplin, MO is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.34%
  • 6.5%
  • 5.75%
  • Female
  • 7.37%
  • 5.69%
  • 6.11%
is average rent in Joplin, MO
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.94%
  • 10.7%
  • 5.68%
of units are available for rent in Joplin
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 828
  • 87
  • 1403
Getting Around in Joplin, MO

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Joplin is:
10 to 14 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.99%
  • 5.28%
  • 0.72%