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Cuba

City of Cuba

  •   State: 
    Missouri
      County: 
    Crawford County
      City: 
    Cuba
      County all: 
    Crawford | Gasconade
      County FIPS: 
    29055 | 29073
      Coordinates: 
    38°04′02″N 91°24′21″W
      Area total: 
    3.19 sq mi (8.27 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.19 sq mi (8.27 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,017 ft (310 m)
      Established: 
    1857
  •   Latitude: 
    38,081
      Longitude: 
    -91,4179
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    65453
      GMAP: 

    Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri, United States

  •   Population: 
    8,221
      Population density: 
    996.24 residents per square mile of area (384.65/km²)
      Household income: 
    $28,995
      Households: 
    1,305
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.70%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.48%
      Income taxes: 
    6.00%

Cuba was platted in 1857 when it was certain the railroad would be extended to that point. It was named after the island of Cuba. President Harry S. Truman visited Cuba during a tour of U.S. Route 66. Amelia Earhart andette Davis also visited the town. Cuba is the site of the first Adopt a Highway program in Missouri. The Cuba City Jail, Cuba High School Annex, Cuba Lodge No. 312 A.F. and A.M., George B. Hamilton House, Hotel Cuba, John Manson Munro House, Uptown Cuba Historic District, and Wagon Wheel Motel, Cafe and Station are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.20 square miles (8.29 km²), all land. The city is located on Missouri Route 19 approximately seven miles northeast of Steelville. I-44 passes the north side of the town and runs through the city. The population was 3,356 at the 2010 census. The racial makeup of the city was 97.68% White, 050% African American, 034% Asian, 0.31% Asian and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.40% of the population. There were 1,385 households, of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, and 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present.

History

Cuba was platted in 1857 when it was certain the railroad would be extended to that point. It was named after the island of Cuba. President Harry S. Truman visited Cuba during a tour of U.S. Route 66. Amelia Earhart and Betty Davis also visited the town. The Cuba City Jail, Cuba High School Annex, Cuba Lodge No. 312 A.F. and A.M., George B. Hamilton House, Hotel Cuba, John Manson Munro House, Uptown Cuba Historic District, and Wagon Wheel Motel, Cafe and Station are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The group commissioned twelve outdoor murals along the Route 66 corridor. The beautification group consulted with Michelle Loughery, a Canadian muralist who helped create the vision and two of the murals. I-44 now runs through Cuba. The town was also the site of the first Adopt a Highway program in Missouri. It is now home to the Viva Cuba Mural Project, which is commemorated in the town's Outdoor Mural project. The mural project is on display at the Cuba City jail. It's also on display in the Havana High School annex. The murals are on view at the Havana Town Hall, which also is located in the historic district of Cuba, as well as in the Cuba Lodge, No.312 A.f. and a.M. and Hotel Cuba. They are on display for the public to see.

Geography

Cuba is located on Missouri Route 19 approximately seven miles northeast of Steelville. I-44 passes the north side of the town.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.20 square miles (8.29 km²), all land. The city is located in the Ozarks, and has a population of about 2,000. It is the location of the U.S. Air Force's Cuban Air Force Base, which is located near the center of the city. The town is home to the Cuba Air Force Station, which was established in the late 1800s. It was the first airport in the state of Missouri, opening in 1849. The airport was the site of the first air ambulance service, which operated from 1849 to 1852. It has since been closed. It remains closed to the public as a result of the completion of a new airport, Cuba Airport, in the mid-1970s. There are no plans to re-open the airport, which has been closed since the late 1970s. The U.N. has no plans for Cuba to become a hub for air ambulance services in the future, despite its proximity to Steelville and St. Louis. It also has no airports of its own, but does have plans to build a new one in the 2030s, which would be the first of its kind in the region. The current airport has a capacity of about 1,500 vehicles. It will be the location for the U.-S. Army Air Force base, which will be based in the town of Cuba from 2040 to 2045.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,356 people, 1,385 households, and 816 families living in the city. There were 1,542 housing units at an average density of 481.9 per square mile (186.1/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 95.95% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American,0.18% Asian, 1.49% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.40% of the population. The city's median income was $24,127, and the median income for a family was $30,069. About 16.3% of families and 20.1% of residents were below the poverty line, including 28.7% of those under age 18 and 13.1%. The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is located near the border of the state of New Mexico. The U.N. has a consulate there, which is open to visitors. It has a population of 3,000, with 1,300 of whom live in its borders. It was the site of a World War II-era naval base, which was closed in the 1950s and 1960s. It also hosted a U. S. Navy base, where the U Navy has a submarine base. The town's name is derived from the name of a nearby Native American tribe.

Arts and culture

Cuba is home to the Crawford County History Museum. The Veterans Memorial, with almost 1000 names of veterans, sits in front of the museum on Smith Street. Four miles west of Cuba on Route 66 is the World's Largest Rocking Chair (former) The chair is 42' high and draws many Route 66 travelers to take photos. It is located next to the reopened Fanning 66 Outpost (under new management). The Wagon Wheel Motel is a historic landmark and has been a presence on Route66 since the 1930s. The guest cottages and old Wagon wheel Cafe building underwent renovations beginning in 2009. The W wagon wheel Motel was built in the early 1930s and is located on the corner of State Route 66 and State Route 60. The motel is located in the town of Cuba, which is about 40 miles south of the city of Fort Worth, Texas. It has been open to the public since the 1950s and has a history of being a popular destination for Route 66 visitors. It was closed in the 1970s and 1980s for construction of the Interstate Highway System. It reopened in the mid-1990s and now sits on the side of the highway. The Motel has been in the same location since the early 1990s. It also has a restaurant, which opened in the late 1990s and remains open to this day. The hotel is located near the intersection of State Highway 60 and State Highway 66 in Crawford County, Kansas. The museum is on State Route 62.

Education

The Crawford County R-II school district in 2000 had 1,426 students. Renovation of the elementary and middle school facilities and the construction of a new high school, all of which cost more than $4 million, was recently completed. The school district has received full accreditation of the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges. The Holy Cross Catholic School teaches grades PK through 8. In 2000 it had 54 students. The district also has a public library, a branch of the Crawford County Library District, and an elementary school with more than 1,000 students. It has a high school with 451 students, a middle school with 454 students, and a elementary school that has 521 students, as well as a middle and high school that have about 1,200 students each. The high school has a gymnasium with a capacity of 1,500. The elementary school has an auditorium with 1,100 students, which can hold up to 2,000 people. It also has an after-school program for children with special needs, which is available to the entire school district. The library has a computer lab with computers that can be used to help students with reading comprehension and vocabulary. It is also available to students with disabilities, who can use the computers to help them with their studies. The middle school has two computer labs, one for math and one for science. It was built in the 1970s, and the elementary school opened in the 1980s. It teaches grades 6-8.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri = 91.3. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 100. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Cuba = 4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 8,221 individuals with a median age of 35.9 age the population grows by 0.40% in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 996.24 residents per square mile of area (384.65/km²). There are average 2.39 people per household in the 1,305 households with an average household income of $28,995 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.70% of the available work force and has dropped -1.51% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 26.28%. The number of physicians in Cuba per 100,000 population = 25.2.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Cuba = 40.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 12.5 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 80. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 202. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 16.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 32, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri which are owned by the occupant = 54.28%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $75,830 and home appreciation of -0.77%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $6.13 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,258 per student. There are 15.7 students for each teacher in the school, 801 students for each Librarian and 451 students for each Counselor. 3.26% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 5.23% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.76% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Cuba's population in Crawford County, Missouri of 2,095 residents in 1900 has increased 3,92-fold to 8,221 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.34% female residents and 47.66% male residents live in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri.

    As of 2020 in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri are married and the remaining 45.38% are single population.

  • 20 minutes is the average time that residents in Cuba require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    77.64% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 15.20% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.71% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.68% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri, 54.28% are owner-occupied homes, another 38.08% are rented apartments, and the remaining 7.64% are vacant.

  • The 39.99% of the population in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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