Arrow Rock, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 57 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.8%
Males: 16  (29.4%)
Females: 41  (70.6%)
Median resident age:  66.7 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 65320

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,285 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Arrow Rock:

$58,285
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,839 (it was $28,344 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $140,785 (it was $119,600 in 2000)
Arrow Rock:

$140,785
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $150,243; Detached houses: $149,223
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arrow Rock: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (26.7%), Norwegian (26.7%), German (13.3%), Scottish (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1820

Elevation: 715 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Arrow Rock, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Arrow Rock:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arrow Rock town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 32.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $829 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,378 (0.8%)

Arrow Rock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (34.0 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (86.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (336.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Blackwater, MO (2.6 miles) , Nelson, MO (2.6 miles ), Franklin, MO (3.3 miles) , Gilliam, MO (3.4 miles ), New Franklin, MO (3.4 miles ), Glasgow, MO (3.5 miles ), Slater, MO (3.5 miles ), Boonville, MO (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $114,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $194,700

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 92.95 W

Area code: 660

Arrow Rock household income distribution Arrow Rock home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (43%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (69%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (86%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (14%)
  • 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%)
  • Management occupations (85%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • 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%)

Average climate in Arrow Rock, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Arrow Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Arrow Rock town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/12/1970, a category F4 tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arrow Rock-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% 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 276.3 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 227.6 miles away from Arrow Rock 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 243.3 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 272.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from Arrow Rock 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 289.4 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 Saline County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arrow Rock topographic map

Birthplace of: John S. Marmaduke - Confederate Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Arrow Rock:

  • ASHLEY MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)
  • LAKEVIEW HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF GLASGOW (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLASGOW, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GLASGOW (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLASGOW, MO)
  • MAR-SALINE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARSHALL, MO)
  • RIVERDELL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)
  • KATY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PILOT GROVE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arrow Rock:

  • State Fair Community College (about 31 miles; Sedalia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,581)
  • Columbia College (about 35 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 35 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 36 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 48 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)
  • Lincoln University (about 55 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Truman State University (about 80 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)

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Notable location: George Caleb Bingham House (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Arrow Rock Information Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 124), Fire - Arrow Rock- Information (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 1).

Saline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  1.6 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  44.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
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:

5.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Arrow Rock travel time to work - commute Arrow Rock mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arrow Rock town (based on Saline County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,90341
Mainline Protestant2,99123
Catholic2,0093
Black Protestant5474
Other4533
None10,467-
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: 8
Saline County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Saline County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Saline County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

30.2%
Missouri:

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

20.0%
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 1$2,400
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$600
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,260
Water Supply 0$0 2$8,760
Totals for Government 0$0 6$13,020

Arrow Rock government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $266,000 ($4666.67)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($368.42)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($350.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($140.35)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($70.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($70.18)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($35.09)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($175.44)

Arrow Rock government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($1228.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($140.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($52.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($631.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $291,000 ($5105.26)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $21,000 ($368.42)
    Property: $5,000 ($87.72)
    NEC: $5,000 ($87.72)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($52.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $161,000 ($2824.56)

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Pettis County, MO  0.54% ($26,682 average AGI)
from Lafayette County, MO  0.50% ($27,561)
from Boone County, MO  0.33% ($17,630)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Pettis County, MO  0.71% ($24,310 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.44% ($23,194)
to Boone County, MO  0.43% ($25,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arrow Rock:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWRT (1370 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: BIG COUNTRY OF MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMMO (1300 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KSIS (1050 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arrow Rock:

  • KMMO-FM (102.9 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)
  • KMVC (91.7 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KOQL (106.1 FM; ASHLAND, MO; Owner: MID-MISSOURI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMQ (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)
  • KWRT-FM (93.1 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: BIG COUNTRY OF MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KCLR-FM (99.3 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KCVK (107.7 FM; OTTERVILLE, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KSSZ (93.9 FM; FAYETTE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arrow Rock:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • K32FH (Channel 32; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K43EU (Channel 43; ST LOUIS, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 25Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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

ARROW ROCK (Population served: 82, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Arrow Rock 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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