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West Plains is a township in Meade County.
The latitude of West Plains is 37.249N. The longitude is -100.533W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,726 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,320.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Plains demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meade County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67869 ZIP code.
27% of West Plains residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Plains ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Plains was $15,749, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of West Plains residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Plains, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Meade County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Plains political report.
The average commute time for West Plains workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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