Altenburg, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 352 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 
Males: 166  (47.3%)
Females: 186  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 63732, 63748.

Altenburg Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,070 (it was $40,417 in 2000)
Altenburg:

$63,070
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,657 (it was $19,174 in 2000)

Altenburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,184 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Altenburg:

$102,184
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $116,355; Detached houses: $115,823

Median gross rent in 2016: $725.

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  • Races in Altenburg, MO (2010)

    Altenburg races chart
    • 34999.1%White alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone

Races in Altenburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Altenburg: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (77.4%), American (12.0%), European (2.9%), English (2.4%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 368 people per square mile   (very low).

Altenburg,MO real estate house value index trend

Altenburg, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Altenburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altenburg city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $558 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $946 (0.9%)

Altenburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (77.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (308.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Frohna, MO (1.5 miles) , Grand Tower, IL (2.1 miles ), Old Appleton, MO (2.7 miles) , Gorham, IL (2.8 miles ), Pocahontas, MO (3.1 miles) , Longtown, MO (3.3 miles) , Oak Ridge, MO (3.5 miles ), Biehle, MO (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $110,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Altenburg household income distribution Altenburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+20.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Altenburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Altenburg, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Altenburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Altenburg city center killed 11 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altenburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Altenburg center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 123.6 miles away from Altenburg center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 17, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altenburg topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altenburg:

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 21 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,539)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 23 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 29 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Rend Lake College (about 51 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Mineral Area College (about 52 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 65 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Public elementary/middle school in Altenburg:

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Notable location: Frohna / Altenburg Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.6%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.3%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Altenburg (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Altenburg: Peoples Bank Of Altenburg at 8537 Main St, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.0 mil, Deposits: $43.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Missouri average:

10.9

Altenburg travel time to work - commute Altenburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Altenburg city (based on Perry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9408
Evangelical Protestant5,18718
Mainline Protestant3074
Other11
None6,536-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Perry County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Perry County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Perry County:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$312
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$208
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,374
Water Supply 0$0 4$640
Totals for Government 0$0 9$3,534

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.79% ($25,732 average AGI)
from Ste. Genevieve County, MO  0.48% ($24,088)
from Bollinger County, MO  0.35% ($21,400)


4.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.00% ($29,873 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.37% ($33,308)
to Ste. Genevieve County, MO  0.35% ($33,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altenburg:

  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altenburg:

  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)

TV broadcast stations around Altenburg:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 225Total average daily traffic
  • 23Total average daily truck traffic
  • 431Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2000 S Of Rt A On Maple St (Lat: 37.630333 Lon: -89.590944), Call Sign: KAA736, Licensee ID: L00120488
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHzGrant Date: 04/02/2003, Expiration Date: 06/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2013Registrant: Citizens Electric Corp, 150 Merchant St, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB9UEC, Licensee ID: L01185386, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/03/2019, Certifier: Kevin R Gruenwald, Registrant: Kevin R Gruenwald, 459 Maple St, Altenburg, MO 63732
  • Call Sign: KC0HMV, Licensee ID: L00221269, Grant Date: 03/17/2012, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Josh M Bohnert, Registrant: Josh M Bohnert, 1658 Pcr 454, Altenburg, MO 63732
  • Call Sign: KC0HNY, Licensee ID: L00222408, Grant Date: 03/17/2012, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Matthew R Bohnert, Registrant: Matthew R Bohnert, 1658 Pcr 454, Altenburg, MO 63732
  • Call Sign: KC0HTZ, Licensee ID: L00229631, Grant Date: 03/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/06/2022, Certifier: Sara Bohnert, Registrant: Sara Bohnert, 1658 Pcr 454, Altenburg, MO 63732
  • Call Sign: KC0HWD, Licensee ID: L00232652, Grant Date: 02/10/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Royce J Bohnert, Registrant: Royce J Bohnert, 1658 Pcr 454, Altenburg, MO 63732
  • Call Sign: KD0GXZ, Licensee ID: L01475128, Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/17/2019, Certifier: Penny C Wheeler, Registrant: Penny C Wheeler, 917 Hwy C, Altenburg, MO 63732
  • Call Sign: KD0WXX, Licensee ID: L01820267, Grant Date: 10/28/2013, Expiration Date: 10/28/2023, Certifier: Karen F Eidson, Registrant: Karen F Eidson, Altenburg, MO 63732

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44218 , Serial Number: 28-7415603, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John Paul Beardslee, 10733 State Highway C, Altenburg, MO 63732, Other Owners: Brian J Ozark

Drinking water stations with addresses in Altenburg and their reported violations in the past:

ALTENBURG (Population served: 309, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Most common first names in Altenburg, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Rudolph983.8 years
Edgar675.3 years
Albert682.0 years
Charles679.5 years
Martin682.8 years
William579.4 years
August573.0 years
Edward582.0 years
Bertha581.2 years
Elmer580.2 years
Most common last names in Altenburg, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schmidt1479.4 years
Weber1180.9 years
Gerler983.8 years
Meyr986.5 years
Palisch974.0 years
Hecht976.6 years
Kasten872.0 years
Haertling776.7 years
Wachter779.7 years
Wunderlich781.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Altenburg compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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