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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in West Plains is 7.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Plains jobs have Increased by 2.29 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, West Plains's cost of living is 14.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, West Plains's population is 12,285 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 37.83 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in West Plains is $114,795. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.36 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    West Plains public schools spend $9,453 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in West Plains.

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  1/7/2013
Ok to live

Nice place to live, though jobs are hard to come by (have to know someone). Relocated here 2 1/2 years ago, still haven't gotten a good paying job. Cost of living is low... (Read More)

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  2/4/2010
Just wondering

I'm thinking of moving to West Plains Missouri. I currently live in California and have a possible job opportunity teaching at the college in West Plains. I believe I'd... (Read More)

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  5/22/2009
Air Quality only 43%

We choose to live in Alton, MO because of the air quality of 75% The reason AQ in West Plains, MO is only 43 % A company there makes charcoal and a very big... (Read More)

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