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Overview
Population:49,924
Pop. Change:6%
State: Missouri
Metro Area: Joplin Metro Area
County: Jasper County
City:Joplin
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Joplin's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Joplin Metro Area

Profile: Small city  Location: Southwest corner of Missouri, 6 miles from Kansas border Elevation: 980 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Small-town atmosphereHot, humid summers

Interesting Facts about Joplin, Missouri

As of 2014, Joplin's population is 49,924 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.50 percent.

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The median home cost in Joplin is $100,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Joplin's cost of living is 16.90% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Joplin public schools spend $8,138 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17 students per teacher in Joplin.

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The unemployment rate in Joplin is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Joplin jobs have Decreased by 0.14 percent.


Ranked #28 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #74 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #150 Best Green Cities
Ranked #306 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Joplin

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Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Joplin's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes