Community Profile

 

LABOR
 
Name:                                                                                        Wayne County

*Civilian Labor Force:                                                                3,518

Total employment:                                                                      3,216

Unemployed:                                                                                   302

Unemployed as a % of work force (annual average)          8.6%

Manufacturing average hourly  wage:                                 $8.02

Non-manufacturing average hourly wage:                        $7.46

* formularized monthly estimate by

  Missouri Division of Employment Security
 

Major Employers

Name                   Product/Service             Total Employed   Union

Windsor Foods          Processing Frozen Foods            190          N

Wal-Mart               Variety Discount Dept. Store        85          N

Town & Country         Superrmarket                        55          N

McDonald's             Fast Food                           40          N

McAllister Software    Veterinary Software Management      80          N

Z Manufacturing        Custom Sewing                       30          N

Sheltered Work Shop    Contract Sewing                     40          N

Sonic                  Fast Food                           19          N

Fine Labs Inc.         Circuit board wiring                36          N


UTILITIES
 
WATER

   Supplied by:  Y/N     Municipal: Y     Private: N

   Name of Supplier:  City of Piedmont

   Street Address:    115 W. Green Street

   City/State/Zip:    Piedmont, MO  63957

   Phone:             (573) 223-7660

   Source of City Water:    Black River

   Capacity of plant:       1,000,000 Gallons/Day

   Average consumption:       450,000 Gallons/Day

   Peak consumption:          550,000 Gallons/Day

   Storage capacity:          627,000 Gallons/Day

 

SANITATION

   Type of Plant:         Force System-3 Cell Lagoon

   Name of Supplier:      City Owned

   Street Address:        115 W. Green Street

   City/State/Zip:        Piedmont, MO 63957

   Phone:                 (573) 223-4528

   For rate information please contact:

   City Water Department

   Capacity of Plant:        1,000,000 Gallons/Day

   Present Load of Plant:      500,000 Gallons/Day

   Sewer use charge:  Y/N    Y


ELECTRIC

   Name of Supplier:     Black River Electric Coop

   Street Address:       PO Box 31

   City/state/zip:       Fredericktown, MO  63645

   Phone:              (800)392-4711


NATURAL GAS

   Serves city:  Y/N                Y

   New hookups available:  Y/N      Y

   Atmos Gas Company

   For rate information contact:

   Customer Service    (800)824-3434

   Emergency Calls     (800)556-5469

 

OTHER FUEL DISTRIBUTORS

    Fuel Oil:      McCorkell Oil Co. Inc.

   Phone:         (573) 223-2960

   Coal:          None

   LP Gas:        Ferrell Gas/Empire Gas

   Phone:         (573) 223-7222
 

HEALTH SERVICES
 
No. of hospitals:                                   0

No. of beds:                                           0

If no hospital, distance to nearest facility: 50 miles


Clinic in community:  Y/N                           Y

NEAREST HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

Piedmont Family Clinic                                  573 223 4800
Wayne Medical Center                                  573 223 4233
Three Rivers Health Care System              573 785 7721
 

CLIMATE
 
Temperature:

   Coldest month:      January                           F    C 

       Average maximum temperature:          46    8 

       Average minimum temperature:           22    5 

 

   Hottest month:      July                                  F    C 

       Average maximum temperature:          92   33

       Average minimum temperature:           64   18 

 

Precipitation: 

   Dryest month:       October

         Normal:               2.4 In

   Wettest month:     May

         Normal:              5.0 In

   Annual average:    44.7 In (rain)


POPULATION
 
                                       2000          1990         1980

City:                             1,992         2,166        2,259

Wayne County       13,259       11,543     11,277
 

TAXES
 
Assessed value of city property   $9,375,484

Basic property tax levy for latest year

(per $100 assessed value):

        City                                   $ 0.480

        County (1)                           .160

                       (2)                            .000

        State                                      .030

        School                                3.120

        Jr. College                            .200

        Other*                                  .310

        Total (1)                             4.300

                   (2)                                .000

Sales Tax:

        City                                   $  .020

        State                                .04225

        County (1)                          .010

                       (2)                           .000

        Total (1)                          .07225

                   (2)                               .000

* Includes items such as library, ambulance road district, etc.
 

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS
 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:

Group:    Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission

Contact Person:   Greg Batson, Exec. Director

Street:           P.O. Box 1183

City/State/Zip:   Poplar Bluff, MO  63902

Phone:            (573) 785-6402

Chamber of Commerce:  Y/N                     Y

Full-time manager:            Y/N                     N

Phone number:     (573) 223-4046

All Missouri Certified City:  Y/N              N

Enterprise zone:   Y/N                                 Y

Missouri Community

Betterment Participant:  Y/N                    N
 

GOVERNMENT
 
Missouri Senate District:     25th     Rob Mayer

Missouri House District:     156th    Rod Jetton

U.S. Congressional District:   8th    JoAnn Emerson

Type of local Government:      Mayor/Council

Name of Mayor:                          Bill Kirkpatrick 

Comprehensive City Plan:  Y/N                N

City Zoning:        Y (Limited-Flood Plain)

County Zoning: Y (Limited-Flood Plain)

Subdivision ordinance with design standards: Y/N     N

City engineer employed:   Y/N                Y

Industrial Development Authority with bonding

capacity:  Y/N      City: N    County(1): Y    (2): __

 

No. of fire department personnel:

                                       Full-time:  ___

                                       Volunteer:   11

Fire insurance rating:

                                       In city:              7

                                      Outside city:  9

No. of full-time policemen:

                                              City:          7

                                         County(1):  4

                                                       (2): __

Garbage service provided:  Y/N

        Public: __     Private: Y       None: __

Available capacity of public landfill: in years) __
 

COMMERCIAL SERVICES
 
FINANCIAL:             NUMBER       ASSETS OR DEPOSITS

 

   Bank                                   2            $ 120,000,000

   Savings & Loan Assoc.1            $ 143,509,000

 

Communications:

   Telephone Service Co.:   Windstream Communications

   No. of newspapers:                       Daily: ___

                                                                Weekly:  1

   No. of radio stations:                                     1

   No. of TV channels received:                    30

   Cable TV serves city:  Y/N                            Y

   Post office classification:                           1

Internet Provider(s)

Windstream Communications         www.windstream.com
Boycom Cablevision Inc.                   www.boycom.com.
       

Industrial:

   No. of machine shops within 30 miles:          2

   No. of tool & die services within 30 miles:  1

   No. of electric motor repair services:

   within 30 miles:                                                    1

   Other services:                                               None      

 

Community Facilities:

   No. of hotels/motels                                         4

   Capacity of largest banquet room:            65


   No. of churches in city:

               Synagogue:                                              0

               Protestant:                                              9

               Catholic:                                                   1      

               Other:                                                       0

 

   No. of shopping centers:                               1

   No. of public libraries:                                    1
 

TRANSPORTATION
 
Rail:

   Railroad(s) serving community:                     Union Pacific

   No. of Freight stops per day:                                  0

   Freight stops on demand:  Y/N                               Y

   Distance to nearest piggy back service:         75

 

Air:

   Distance to nearest public airport:                      1

   Name:                     Piedmont Memorial Airport

   Longest runway:                                                3,300

   Surface:  Y/N                                                             Y

   Runway lighted:  Y/N                                              Y

   Private aircraft storage available: Y/N             Y

   Aircract maintenance available:  Y/N                Y

   Fuel available:  Y/N                                                 Y

 

   Nearest commercial air transportation:         120

   Airport serving community:           Cape Girardeau

   Name:                                               Commuter Service

   Nearest air freight service:                                 1


Barge:

   Adjoining navigable river:                    None

   Barge dock available:  Y/N   Public: N         Private:  N

        Channel depth: ___      Length of season: ___

   Distance to nearest barge service:                 120

   Days to/from New Orleans port:

        To: 4             From: 2

 

Motor Carrier:

   Package delivery servie:  Y/N                           Y

   Highway bus service available:  Y/N              Y

   No. of highways serving city:

        Interstate: ___

                US:  1

                MO: 1

   Distance to nearest interstate interchange:     50

   Distance to nearest 4 lane highway:                   35

   Motor freight carriers:                 None Local

 

Distance to major metropolitan areas:

City                        Miles       Railroad    Motor Freight

Atlanta                    499              4                4

Boston               1, 410              8                5

Chicago                  489              3                4

Dallas                      478              3                4

Denver                    917              6                5

Detroit                    623              8                4

Indianapolis          322              4                4

Kansas City          339              3                3

Los Angeles     1,710              8                5

Memphis                210              3                4

Minneapolis          550              3                4

St. Paul                   550              3                4

New Orleans        575              4               4

New York           1,139             8               4

St. Louis                 130             2               0

Seattle                 2,257            8                6

               0 = Overnight/same day
 

EDUCATION
 
Public Schools:  Classification AAA

 

   Type        Number     Teachers    Enrollment

 

   Elementary     1              65             865

   Junior High     0               0               0

   High School   1              20             309

 

   Area vocational school's) utilized:

        Arcadia Valley Vo-Tech

 

   Area public colleges or universities:

        Southeast MO State University

        Southwest MO State University

        Three Rivers Community College

        Arkansas State University

        Mineral Area College

 

Private:

 

   Type        Number        Teachers      Enrollment

 

   Elementary     1               6              28

   Junior High     0               0               0

   High School    1               0              35

 

   Area private colleges or universities:

        None


RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
 
No. of recreational facilities in city

or within 10 miles:

        Public swimming pools:                             0 

        Public tennis courts:                                  2 

        Public parks:                                                 4 

        Public golf courses:                                   1 

        Public handball/racquetball courts:      0 

        Country clubs:                                             1 

        YMCA/YWCA:                                              0 

 

Nearest public access to lake or river:       4 

Activities allowed:  Y/N

        Swimming:                                     Y 

        Fishing:                                          Y 

        Motor boating:                            Y 

        Water skiing:                                Y 

        Hiking/fitness/nature trails:    Y 

        Camping:                                       Y 

 

Other facilities or special features:

        Clearwater Lake

        Wappapello Lake

        Mark Twain Nat'l Forest

        Mingo Wildlife Refuge

        Ozark National Riverways

        Sam A. Baker State Park

        St. Francis River

        Black River

        Markham Spring Park


For more information please contact us at:

Piedmont City Hall
115 W. Green Street
Piedmont, Missouri 63957
(573) 223-7660
tammy@cityofpiedmont.com