Browning, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 257 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.9%
 
Males: 117  (45.9%)
Females: 140  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64630.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,731 (it was $19,167 in 2000)
Browning:

$23,731
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,496 (it was $11,266 in 2000)

Browning city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $25,765 (it was $18,400 in 2000)
Browning:

$25,765
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $99,702; Detached houses: $105,614; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,294; Mobile homes: $37,236

Median gross rent in 2013: $336.

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  • Races in Browning, MO (2010)

    Browning races chart
    • 24190.9%White alone
    • 186.8%Hispanic
    • 41.5%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Browning: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), German (18.4%), United States (9.9%), English (5.8%), French (5.4%), French Canadian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 490 people per square mile   (low).

Browning, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Browning:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Browning city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 25.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Browning, Missouri as of August 30, 2015.
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 2013: $303 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $250 (1.1%)

Browning satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (26%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Browning, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Browning-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 28% 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 slightly below Missouri state average. It is 81% 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 302.9 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 294.0 miles away from Browning 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 278.8 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 300.7 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 321.9 miles away from Browning 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 304.3 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 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: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Browning topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Browning:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Browning:

  • Truman State University (about 33 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 57 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 81 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Columbia College (about 87 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 88 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 89 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • State Fair Community College (about 93 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)

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: 265, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2011)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.1%
(38.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian 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

Browning 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 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,55030
Mainline Protestant2,97015
Catholic9942
Other1193
None4,128-
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
Linn County:

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.
State:

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

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

29.9%
Missouri:

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

15.2%
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$870
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$135
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$500
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$365
Firefighters 0$0 1$40
Water Supply 0$0 3$497
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$200
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,607

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($15.56)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($132.30)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($85.60)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($46.69)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($11.67)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($11.67)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,000 ($3.89)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $1,000 ($3.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($70.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($15.56)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($15.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($23.35)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($241.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($35.02)
    General Support: $6,000 ($23.35)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $11,000 ($42.80)
    Property: $9,000 ($35.02)
    NEC: $5,000 ($19.46)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($276.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($249.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($27.24)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($38.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $166,000 ($645.91)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($7.78)

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Livingston County, MO  0.55% ($14,962 average AGI)
from Chariton County, MO  0.43% ($30,000)
from Macon County, MO  0.36% ($22,647)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
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 Chariton County, MO  0.40% ($26,895 average AGI)
to Livingston County, MO  0.40% ($22,158)
to Macon County, MO  0.30% ($27,786)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 115Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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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