Bland, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 528 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 265  (50.4%)
Females: 263  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  49.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 65014.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,200 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Bland:

$29,200
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,444 (it was $13,102 in 2000)

Bland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,072 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Bland:

$64,072
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $479.

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  • Races in Bland, MO (2010)

    Bland races chart
    • 52697.6%White alone
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bland: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.2%), French (9.3%), Irish (7.9%), United States (7.9%), Scottish (5.4%), Dutch (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 1023 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 823 people per square mile   (low).

Bland,MO real estate house value index trend

Bland, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Bland:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bland city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 21.0%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Bland, Missouri as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bland to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $653 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $556 (0.7%)

Bland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (58.5 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (78.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Belle, MO (2.2 miles ), Owensville, MO (2.8 miles ), Rosebud, MO (3.7 miles ), Freeburg, MO (4.0 miles ), Linn, MO (4.1 miles ), Gerald, MO (4.2 miles ), Vienna, MO (4.3 miles ), Cuba, MO (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000

Latitude: 38.30 N, Longitude: 91.63 W

Area code: 573

Bland household income distribution Bland home values distribution

Crime rates in Bland by Year
Type 2004 2006 2007 2008
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0177.6
Assaults 2025
per 100,000 347.80.0353.4888.1
Burglaries 1596
per 100,000 173.9869.61,590.11,065.7
Thefts 2028
per 100,000 347.80.0353.41,421.0
Auto thefts 2000
per 100,000 347.80.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.3) 128.563.4204.1377.2

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Crime rate in Bland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Missouri average:

2.46
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-14.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Bland, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bland, Missouri average temperatures Bland, Missouri average precipitation Bland, Missouri humidity Bland, Missouri wind speed Bland, Missouri snowfall Bland, Missouri sunshine Bland, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Bland city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bland-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 203.5 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 139.1 miles away from Bland 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 156.1 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 205.9 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 198.0 miles away from Bland 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 210.8 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 Gasconade County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bland topographic map

Birthplace of: Walter E. Hussman, Sr. - Journalist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bland:

  • GASCONADE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OWENSVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bland:

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 26 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 6,486)
  • Lincoln University (about 35 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • East Central College (about 37 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 58 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Jefferson College (about 59 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • Columbia College (about 59 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • St Charles Community College (about 63 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)

Public elementary/middle school in Bland:

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Notable location: Bland Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Gasconade 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 2003 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

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

BLAND (Population served: 655, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.5%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
7 people in other group homes in 2000

Bland compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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.

Banks with branches in Bland (2011 data):

  • Legends Bank: Bland Branch at 202 N Main, branch established on 1984/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.9 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in Linn, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Linn Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bland city (based on Gasconade County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,42331
Mainline Protestant2,51215
Catholic2,0223
Other11
None6,264-
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: 5
Gasconade County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Gasconade County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gasconade County:

29.5%
Missouri:

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

12.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$375
Other Government Administration 2$4,292$25,7520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$400
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 2$4,292$25,7524$875

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Franklin County, MO  1.62% ($24,263 average AGI)
from Crawford County, MO  0.32% ($25,000)
from Maries County, MO  0.31% ($26,889)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Franklin County, MO  1.62% ($27,884 average AGI)
to Maries County, MO  0.41% ($20,167)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.31% ($29,611)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bland:

  • 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.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KJPW (1390 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KTTR (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bland:

  • KXMO-FM (95.3 FM; OWENSVILLE, MO; Owner: KDAA-KMOZ, LLC)
  • KTTR-FM (99.7 FM; ST. JAMES, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KDAA (97.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KDAA-KMOZ, LLC)
  • KZNN (105.3 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KJLU (88.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KGNN-FM (90.3 FM; CUBA, MO; Owner: MO RIVER CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KMNR (89.7 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF THE UNIV. OF MISSOURI)

TV broadcast stations around Bland:

  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)

Bland fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1986 12:55 AM, 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1983 08:05 PM, 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1511 Osage Cr 738 (Lat: 38.293639 Lon: -91.711861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: KNKN726
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 0.5 Km S Of Int Of St Rts "b" & 28 (Lat: 38.290556 Lon: -91.622778), Type: 92.0, Overall height: 91 m
    Registrant: 4178839180

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall 2 Blks W Hwy 28 (Lat: 38.305611 Lon: -91.638500), Call Sign: WNHM737, Licensee ID: L00073688
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.6600 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/1996, Expiration Date: 11/13/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002
    Registrant: Ra Com Electronic Security Systems Inc, 5439 State Road A, Washington, MO 63090, Phone: (314) 239-7192
  • Lat: 38.303333 Lon: -91.633333, Call Sign: WPTN217, Licensee ID: L00473792
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2001, Expiration Date: 11/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2011, Certifier: Vicki Schultheis
    Registrant: Centurytel Of Missouri, LLC, 805 Broadway Suite 800, Vancouver, WA 98660, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (360) 905-5953, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Bland Station, Lat: 38.274528 Lon: -91.616000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQIK982
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/07/2018, Certifier: Chris Kaitson
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC0CMA, Previous Call Sign: KB0ZSD, Licensee ID: L01220059
    Grant Date: 12/04/2006, Expiration Date: 02/20/2017, Certifier: Kevin E Brown
    Registrant: Kevin E Brown, Bland, MO 65014
  • Call Sign: N0TNT, Licensee ID: L00675188
    Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 05/09/2023, Certifier: Samuel E Owens Jr
    Registrant: Samuel E Owens Jr, 300 Hwy B Apt E19, Bland, MO 65014
  • Call Sign: N0YTY, Licensee ID: L00705475
    Grant Date: 06/23/2003, Expiration Date: 09/21/2013
    Registrant: Dale G Jannick, Bland, MO 65014
  • Call Sign: KC0TVV, Licensee ID: L00978658
    Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015, Certifier: Nancy A Wilt
    Registrant: Nancy A Wilt, Bland, MO 65014
  • Call Sign: KC0TVW, Licensee ID: L00978659
    Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015, Certifier: Mark E Wilt
    Registrant: Mark E Wilt, Bland, MO 65014
  • Call Sign: KC0TVX, Licensee ID: L00978660
    Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015, Certifier: Brian D Wilt
    Registrant: Brian D Wilt, Bland, MO 65014

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73051 , Serial Number: 10259, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Bradley R Slaughter, Rr 2 Box 125a, Bland, MO 65014

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Bland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bland, MO
Most common first names in Bland, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2176.3 years
John2077.7 years
Charles1972.5 years
Henry1579.1 years
James1568.5 years
George1576.5 years
Robert1265.5 years
Mary1175.5 years
Dorothy1071.9 years
Albert978.7 years
Most common last names in Bland, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Branson1782.0 years
Crider1677.0 years
Scheel1477.4 years
Jett1377.0 years
Smith1170.7 years
Hollandswort1162.8 years
Shockley1078.0 years
Durbin1063.1 years
Peth1077.3 years
Terrill987.7 years
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