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See what Joplin, MO has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Joplin Demographics

Education

High School

28%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

35%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

24%

4 people

18%

5 people

8%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

55%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

13%

20-45

35%

45-65

24%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Joplin?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Dec '23$575$799$899$825
Nov '23$575$799$899$825
Oct '23$575$799$899$916
Sep '23$500$799$825$909
Aug '23$500$799$825$909
Jul '23$500$799$899$909
Jun '23$500$799$850$909
May '23$500$799$899$1450
Apr '23$500$799$899$1450
Mar '23$485$799$899$909
Feb '23$675$799$899$1599
Jan '23$485$799$899$1599
Dec '22$485$799$800$1599

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Joplin

Joplin Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

46%

15-30 Mins

42%

30-40 Mins

6%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3939

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Percentage: 4242

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 19 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Joplin

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 99% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 95% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Joplin is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Joplin.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Joplin Features

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 16 of 19 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 19 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 13 of 19 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 12 of 19 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 10 of 19 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 10 of 19 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 11 of 19 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 14 of 19 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 14 of 19 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Joplin Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Joplin

10/10

Mark Twain Elementary School

Grades 3-4 • Public

9/10
9/10

Carterville Elementary School

Grades K-4 • Public

8/10

Eugene Field Elementary School

Grades 3-4 • Public

7/10

Jefferson Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

7/10

Kelsey Norman Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Joplin, MO

Joplin, a town in Missouri, has a population of slightly more than 51,000. The city's population, with an average age of just under 39, skews younger than most cities in Missouri. Most Joplin residents own their homes, and 43% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $764/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Joplin will save around $1,000 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 18 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Joplin residents know that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 46% of commuters, while public transportation is not extensively used. Not many commuters walk to work.

Joplin residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The four most common are retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 30% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of about $54K, Joplin workers take home less than their peers elsewhere in Missouri. Joplin's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Joplin has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have a high school degree or GED (22%). Further, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.