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
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Howell county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 81.3% to 17.2%. More Voting Stats
West Plains's population is 12,383 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 14.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in West Plains is Real Estate: $136,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%.
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