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Joplin Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 12.5% 10.1% +2.4% $10,000 to $14,999 9.7% 7.0% +2.7% $15,000 to $19,999 9.1% 7.1% +2.0% $20,000 to $24,999 9.1% 7.5% +1.6% $25,000 to $29,999 8.7% 7.3% +1.4% $30,000 to $34,999 7.5% 7.1% +0.4% $35,000 to $39,999 6.6% 6.4% +0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 6.4% 6.0% +0.4% $45,000 to $49,999 4.6% 5.2% -0.6% $50,000 to $59,999 8.0% 9.0% -1.0% $60,000 to $74,999 8.0% 9.9% -1.9% $75,000 to $99,999 4.3% 8.8% -4.5% $100,000 to $124,999 2.7% 4.0% -1.3% $125,000 to $149,999 0.6% 1.8% -1.2% $150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 1.4% -0.4% $200,000 or more 1.2% 1.6% -0.4%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.1% 7.0% -0.9% 10.0% to 14.9% 13.2% 13.3% -0.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 16.0% 15.3% +0.7% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.9% 12.9% +1.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.3% 10.0% -0.7% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.3% 6.8% +0.5% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.3% 4.7% +1.6% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.9% 6.1% +2.8% 50.0% or more 14.0% 15.5% -1.5% Not computed 5.1% 8.4% -3.3%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 21.2% 15.4% +5.8% 25 to 34 years 25.2% 26.9% -1.7% 35 to 44 years 19.3% 21.3% -2.0% 45 to 54 years 13.8% 13.7% +0.1% 55 to 64 years 7.3% 7.5% -0.2% 65 to 74 years 5.5% 6.2% -0.7% 75 to 84 years 5.5% 6.1% -0.6% 85 years and over 2.3% 3.0% -0.7%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 62.3% 38.7% +23.6% 30 to 44 minutes 13.8% 26.4% -12.6% 45 to 59 minutes 7.9% 13.0% -5.1% 60 or more minutes 16.0% 21.9% -5.9%
Source: 2000 Census
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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.
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Joplin 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’ Fourth of July. Hello, fireworks! Speaking of festive fun, the city has some awesome annual events for residents to enjoy. You’ll enjoy events like Boomtown Days, PhotoSpiva, and the Joplin Holiday Experience. There’s loads of stuff going on for you here and your calendar looks like it’s filling up with fun.
Fun for the Whole Family
After you find that perfect apartment you’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, “Wheeeee!” Families also enjoy places like the Joplin Museum Complex, the Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center, Richardson’s Candy House (yum), and the Reptile World Zoo. There are literally, oodles (yes, that’s literal), of places to bring the fam here.
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.
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What are some quiet neighborhoods in Joplin?
There are many quiet neighborhoods in Joplin. One of them is Loma Linda, which, together with Leawood / Silver Creek, comprises the southern half of the city. With mostly single-family, medium-sized homes, this neighborhood's residents represent a mix of ages. Mostly owner-occupied, Loma Linda has a relatively low population density and some farms. Duquesne, located just to north, is another quiet neighborhood that shares many characteristics with Loma Linda.
Is Joplin a good place for younger people?
Yes, Joplin is a fairly good place for young people. With a population of over 50,000, Joplin is a city in the southwestern corner of Missouri. Home to quite a restaurants, bars, and music venues, Joplin has an adequate nightlife for those that require it. And it's a good place for young folks seeking their own kind: 27 percent of the population is between the ages of 18 and 34, and 26 percent is between the ages of 35 and 54. That leaves 13 percent under the age of 18 and 24 percent over the age of 55. In addition, the cost of living in Joplin is 16 percent lower than the US average, making it a good place for young people on a budget.
Is the cost of living in Joplin higher relative to surrounding areas or other cities?
On a national level, Joplin's cost of living is 16 percent below the US average. Relative to surrounding towns, however, Joplin is cheaper than most. Webb City to the northeast is 1 percent more expensive than Joplin, and Duquesne to the east is 4 percent more expensive than Joplin. Leawood to the south, however, is 11 percent more expensive than Joplin. Grand Falls Plaza to the southwest is, like Duquesne, 4 percent more expensive than Joplin, and Galena to the west is 3 percent more expensive than Joplin, and Airport Drive to the northwest is 8 percent more expensive than Joplin.