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"Flower Box City"
Neosho is a city in Newton County, in the Joplin metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Indian term for "clear, cold water"
The latitude of Neosho is 36.868N. The longitude is -94.367W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,714.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Neosho demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Joplin area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64843 ZIP code.
18% of Neosho residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Neosho ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Neosho was $15,847, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Neosho residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Neosho, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Libraries in Neosho include Neosho-Newton County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Neosho include Neosho Daily News
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Neosho political report.
The average commute time for Neosho workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Neosho between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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