Missouri, The Show Me State, has over 6 million residents (2011). Kansas City is the State’s largest city, and Missouri is the eighteenth largest state in both population and land area (2011). Residents can spend an afternoon touring the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, canoeing down the Missouri River in Chesterfield, or exploring Mark Twain National Forest north of Jefferson City. Whether they are out and about, or at home on their front porch, Missouri homeowners need a comprehensive homeowner’s insurance policy.
Over 83% of Missouri inhabitants have lived in their house for one year or more (2010). There are over 2.7 million housing units in the State (2010), and 70% are owner-occupied (2010). There are more than 2.3 million households in Missouri (2010), and on average, about 2.5 people per household (2010). In case of fire, theft, vandalism, or damaging storms, it is important for Missouri homeowners to know that their house and its contents will be secure, and a local independent insurance agent can help them purchase quality home insurance coverage.
Dates in History (According to National Fire Protection Association)
Missouri Athletic Club and bank building fire kills 37, St. Louis, 1914
Armour Meat plant gas explosion kills 19, St. Joseph, 1930
Reagan Nursing Home fire kills 12, Puxico, 1956
In 2013 there were 11 fire deaths per million in the United States.
In 2013 there were 18.4 fire deaths per million in Missouri.
In 2014, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council 7.2% of the State’s residents lived in apartments compared to a national figure of 12.2.
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