Joplin Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Joplin, MO

General Joplin Information

State: Missouri

County: Jasper County

Close cities: Shoal Creek Estates, MO, Tipton Ford, MO, Duenweg, MO, Joplin, MO, Carl Junction, MO, Carterville, MO, Redings Mill, MO, Brooklyn Heights, MO, Duquesne, MO, Gateway Drive, MO, Leawood, MO, Rex City, MO, Airport Drive, MO, Shoal Creek Drive, MO, West Joplin, MO, Lakeside, MO, Saginaw, MO, Iron Gates, MO, Webb City, MO, Cliff Village, MO, Silver Creek, MO, Oronogo, MO

Joplin Population (census data)
Total 49,100 (+5.9% since 2000)
Male 23,318 (47.5%)
Female 25,782 (52.5%)

Population Density: 1,563 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.7 (US Avg is 100)

Joplin Elevation: 1,005 feet above sea level

Land Area: 31.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,091

Zip Codes: 64803, 64801, 64804, and 64802.

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Joplin Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.1%)
  • United States (12.6%)
  • Irish (12.1%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • French (2.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)

Local Joplin Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Southwest Missouri State University,

Joplin School Information

High Schools
Joplin High (2104 Indiana, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Middle Schools
Memorial Middle (310 W Eighth, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
North Middle (102 Gray, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
South Middle (310 W 22nd Street, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Elementary Schools
Cecil Floyd Elementary (2201 W 24th, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Columbia Elementary (610 W F Street, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Duenweg Elementary (801 Irwin, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Duquesne Elementary (1301 South Duquesne Road, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Eastmorland Elementary (1131 Highview, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Emerson Elementary (301 E 19th Street, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Irving Elementary (311 Gabby Street Boulevard, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Jefferson Elementary (130 McKinley, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Kelsey Norman Elementary (1323 E 28th, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
McKinley Elementary (611 Highland, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Royal Heights Elementary (2100 Rolla Street, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Stapleton Elementary (4031 Hearnes Boulevard, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
West Central Elementary (1001 W Seventh, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)
Other/Private Schools
College View State School (1101 N Goetz Boulevard, Joplin, MO, 64801 - State Schools For Severely Handicapped District)
Gateway School (1823 W 20th Street, Joplin, MO, 64804 - Division Of Youth Services District)
Washington Education Center (1112 E 2nd Street, Joplin, MO, 64802 - Joplin R-VIII District)

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