West Plains 73 Excellent
West Plains Livability #265 ranked city in Missouri#9,260 ranked city in the USARanks better than 68% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ West Plains Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- West Plains Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Missouri
West Plains
8317% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
West Plains cost of living
F West Plains Crime Total crime is 98% higher than Missouri
Total crime
6,195149% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 17149% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
21%Year over year crime is up
West Plains crime
D- West Plains Employment Household income is 34% lower than Missouri
Median household income
$32,64141% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,70034% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%32% lower than the US average
West Plains employment
D West Plains Housing Home value is 31% lower than Missouri
Median home value
$97,60047% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$61535% lower than the US average
Home ownership
53%17% lower than the US average
West Plains real estate or West Plains rentals
C West Plains Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Missouri
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
52%6% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
12:124% lower than the US average
West Plains K-12 schools
A- West Plains User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in West Plains
Overall user rating
79% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
79% 4 total surveys
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      West Plains transportation information

      StatisticWest PlainsMissouriNational
      Average one way commute15min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.6%81.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.3%9.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.9%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%4.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The West Plains, MO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).