Arbela, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 42 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 17  (40.9%)
Females: 25  (59.1%)
Median resident age:  65.7 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 63432

Estimated median household income in 2016: $23,664 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Arbela:

$23,664
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,155 (it was $12,853 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $29,503 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Arbela:

$29,503
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $460,754; Detached houses: $458,646
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    • 4097.6%White alone
    • 12.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arbela: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (33.3%), Hungarian (26.7%), American (13.3%), German (13.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1877

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 474 people per square mile   (low).

Arbela, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Arbela:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arbela town:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 9.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 47.4%

6 residents are foreign born (15.0% Asia).

This town:

15.0%
Missouri:

2.7%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Arbela, Missouri as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Arbela to the number of sex offenders is 11 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Arbela town:  1.1% ($199)
Missouri:  1.0% ($851)

Arbela satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (86.5 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (158.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Granger, MO (1.5 miles) , Wyaconda, MO (2.6 miles ), Luray, MO (2.6 miles) , South Gorin, MO (2.7 miles) , Memphis, MO (2.8 miles ), Rutledge, MO (3.3 miles) , Mount Sterling, IA (3.4 miles) , Cantril, IA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.46 N, Longitude: 92.02 W

Area code: 660

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

3.8%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (71%)
  • Finance and insurance (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (57%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Arbela, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Arbela-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Arbela town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arbela-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 82% 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 260.7 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 247.5 miles away from Arbela 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 264.2 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 284.2 miles away from the city 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 294.6 miles away from Arbela center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.5 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 Scotland County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arbela topographic map

Birthplace of: Smith W. Brookhart - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Arbela:

  • SCOTLAND COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MEMPHIS, MO)
  • SCOTLAND COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MEMPHIS, MO)
  • CLARK COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KAHOKA, MO)
  • REGIONAL HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; KAHOKA, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arbela:

  • Truman State University (about 36 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 45 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 51 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 71 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 76 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • University of Iowa (about 87 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 103 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

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Scotland 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 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 36.4%
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.3
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arbela town (based on Scotland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6699
Mainline Protestant6287
Catholic1231
Other-1
None3,423-
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: 2
Scotland County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Scotland County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

14.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scotland County:

30.7%
Missouri:

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

10.8%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$53
Totals for Government 0$0 8$53

Arbela government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($71.43)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($47.62)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($23.81)

Arbela government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($47.62)
    All Other: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $3,000 ($71.43)
    NEC: $2,000 ($47.62)
    Property: $1,000 ($23.81)

Arbela government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($428.57)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Missouri average:

6.69%

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

5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Knox County, MO  0.62% ($27,909 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arbela:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arbela:

  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KMEM-FM (100.5 FM; MEMPHIS, MO; Owner: BOYER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K201DY (91.5 FM; MEMPHIS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Arbela:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/8 Mi W Of Granger (Lat: 40.468361 Lon: -92.018778), Call Sign: KNCW463
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2002, Expiration Date: 02/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2012Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 232 4401a Connecticut Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20008-2322, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Arbela South, Lat: 40.454194 Lon: -92.013722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Arbela South, Lat: 40.454194 Lon: -92.013722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Arbela South, Lat: 40.454194 Lon: -92.013722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Arbela South, Lat: 40.454194 Lon: -92.013722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2591A , Serial Number: 22-876, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steve K Chance, Rr 1 Box 188, Arbela, MO 63432, Other Owners: Angie L Chance
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-CA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33844 , Serial Number: CA13921, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gordon Wiley, Rr 1, Arbela, MO 63432, Other Owners: Deirdre L Wiley

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arbela, MO

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Arbela compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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