West Plains, Missouri 

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Population

12,383

+3.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$30,000

Median Home Price

$136,500

Median Age

36

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.6 / 5.9

summer / winter

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September, May and June are the most pleasant months in West Plains, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


West Plains, MO Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: Howell County
Metro Area: West Plains Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: West Plains
Zip Codes: 65775


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Plains is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Plains jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Plains's cost of living is 26.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Plains's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Howell county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 81.3% to 17.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Plains's population is 12,383 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Plains is Real Estate: $136,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in West Plains

It's a good time to buy in West Plains. Home Appreciation is up 7.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in West Plains is $136,500.

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Reviews for West Plains   6 Reviews
Ok to live - 1/7/2013
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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Just wondering - 2/4/2010
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

Air Quality only 43% - 5/22/2009
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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