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Population in 2012: 260 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 

Males: 131  (50.4%)
Females: 129  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64630.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $16,117 (it was $19,167 in 2000)
Browning:

$16,117
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,583

Browning city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,044 (it was $18,400 in 2000)
Browning:

$26,044
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,051; Detached houses: $38,798; Mobile homes: $41,422

Median gross rent in 2012: $321.

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  • White alone - 241 (90.9%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Browning: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.6%), German (14.1%), United States (11.2%), English (9.5%), French (5.8%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 496 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Browning:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Browning city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 30.7%

6 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This city:  2.6%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Browning, Missouri as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Browning to the number of sex offenders is 260 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $288 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $243 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (87.2 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (99.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (312.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Purdin, MO (2.4 miles ), Humphreys, MO (3.3 miles) , Linneus, MO (3.3 miles ), Milan, MO (3.4 miles ), Galt, MO (3.7 miles ), Winigan, MO (3.7 miles) , Osgood, MO (3.9 miles) , Laredo, MO (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.03 N, Longitude: 93.16 W

Area code: 660

Browning household income distribution Browning home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Information (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (19%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Food processing workers (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Browning-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Browning city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1973, a category F4 tornado 29.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Browning-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Browning center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Browning:

  • SULLIVAN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 12 miles away; MILAN, MO)
  • MILAN COMMUNITY CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MILAN, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Browning, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Browning:

  • Truman State University (about 33 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,595)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 57 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 81 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Columbia College (about 87 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 8,442)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 89 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 26,553)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 89 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 92 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • This is a rural farm community. It has a lot of fine folks and a great public school. It is an excellent place to raise a family. The work is hard and under paid. I was raise there and raised my family there for 25 years.

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Notable locations in Browning: Browning Rural Fire Department (A), Browning Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

BROWNING (Population served: 331, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 45.3%
(45.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Browning, MO

Browning compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Browning travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Browning city (based on Linn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.94%
Here67.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents48.6%22.1%11.0%9.4%2.3%
Congregations33.3%29.2%6.3%4.2%8.3%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneMennonite; Other GroupsOther
Adherents2.0%1.3%1.2%0.9%1.3%
Congregations6.3%2.1%2.1%2.1%6.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Linn County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Linn County:

9.6%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

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

15.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 7$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$200
Firefighters 0$0 1$30
Water Supply 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,680

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($15.38)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($130.77)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($84.62)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($46.15)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($11.54)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($11.54)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($69.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($15.38)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($15.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($23.08)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($238.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($34.62)
    General Support: $6,000 ($23.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $11,000 ($42.31)
    Property: $9,000 ($34.62)
    NEC: $5,000 ($19.23)

Browning government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($273.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($246.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($26.92)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($38.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $166,000 ($638.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($7.69)

4.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chariton County, MO  0.72% ($27,229 average AGI)
from Macon County, MO  0.37% ($16,333)
from Livingston County, MO  0.33% ($30,250)


7.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Livingston County, MO  0.80% ($31,400 average AGI)
to Chariton County, MO  0.58% ($24,966)
to Clay County, MO  0.40% ($30,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Browning:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMZ (1470 AM; 1 kW; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: BEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Browning:

  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZBK (96.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: BEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULH (105.9 FM; WHEELING, MO; Owner: RESOURCES MANAGEMENT UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KTTN-FM (92.3 FM; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCHI-FM (98.5 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: DANIEL D. LEATHERMAN)
  • K218BQ (91.5 FM; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Browning:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)

Browning fatal accident list:

Nov 24, 1979 00:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 115


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BROWNING, N Side Cr O, 10.2 Km E (Lat: 40.037500 Lon: -93.044722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KFK88
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/07/2010, Expiration Date: 09/06/2020
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0IIE, Licensee ID: L00262049
    Grant Date: 06/22/2000, Expiration Date: 06/22/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: Edward C Harper
    Registrant: Edward C Harper, 202 East Fir, Browning, MO 64630
  • Call Sign: KD0UNU, Licensee ID: L01770727
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Sherman D Barber
    Registrant: Sherman D Barber, 52300 Woodland Dr, Browning, MO 64630



Most common first names in Browning, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1382.3 years
John874.6 years
William882.4 years
Mary778.2 years
Donald659.0 years
Earl670.2 years
Robert667.2 years
Floyd568.4 years
George575.0 years
Ernest471.3 years
Most common last names in Browning, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1283.1 years
Taylor1084.3 years
Creason877.8 years
Elliott779.8 years
Moore770.0 years
Britton663.7 years
Watson671.2 years
Williams678.5 years
Nickell672.5 years
Gooch681.7 years
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