Cairo, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 285 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 132  (46.5%)
Females: 153  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65239.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,434 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Cairo:

$49,434
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,009 (it was $14,905 in 2000)

Cairo village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $60,949 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Cairo:

$60,949
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $96,554; detached houses: $107,131; mobile homes: $58,058

Median gross rent in 2017: $861.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cairo: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
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  • Races in Cairo, MO (2010)
    • 28196.2%White alone
    • 51.7%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Black alone
    • 20.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cairo, Missouri as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cairo is 309 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (28.0%), German (15.9%), Irish (15.0%), English (14.0%), Czech (1.9%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 864 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,063 people per square mile   (low).

Cairo, Missouri map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $582 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $630 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (39.4 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (117.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jacksonville, MO (2.4 miles),
Moberly, MO (2.5 miles ),
Huntsville, MO (2.8 miles ),
Excello, MO (3.0 miles),
Renick, MO (3.4 miles ),
Madison, MO (3.5 miles ),
Clifton Hill, MO (3.6 miles),
Higbee, MO (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 92.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

Distribution of median household income in Cairo, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cairo, MO in 2017
Cairo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in Cairo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.5%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Cairo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Electricians (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Cairo, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cairo-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Cairo village center .

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 16.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cairo-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% 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 255.6 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 226.2 miles away from Cairo 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 248.9 miles away from Cairo 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 248.8 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 272.6 miles away from Cairo center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 292.0 miles away from Cairo 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 Randolph County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cairo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cairo:

  • NORTH VILLAGE PARK (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)
  • PROFESSIONAL CARE CTR NO VLG PARK (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)
  • DIALYSIS CLINICS, INC - MOBERLY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)
  • MOBERLY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)
  • HOMECARE OF MID MISSOURI INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)
  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF LOMA LINDA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)
  • LOMA LINDA HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOBERLY, MO)

Heliports located in Cairo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cairo:

  • Moberly Area Community College (about 7 miles; Moberly, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,977)
  • Columbia College (about 39 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 40 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Truman State University (about 48 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Lincoln University (about 68 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • State Fair Community College (about 72 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 88 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)

Public high school in Cairo:

Public elementary/middle school in Cairo:

See full list of schools located in Cairo

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cairo: Northeast Randolph Rural Fire Association Cairo (A), Cairo Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

78.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Cairo:

Marital status in Cairo, MO
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Cairo:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Missouri average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cairo, MO (based on Randolph County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,22736
Mainline Protestant2,46414
Catholic1,6341
Black Protestant5004
Other4182
None11,171-
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
Randolph County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Randolph County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.5%
Missouri:

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

14.6%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cairo:

43.8%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cairo:

33.2%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cairo:

9.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Cairo:

51.7%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Cairo:

73.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cairo, MO Residents
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 and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$413
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$528
Sewerage 0$0 1$115
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,056

Cairo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $31,000 ($108.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($45.61)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($38.60)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($28.07)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($28.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($10.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($7.02)

Cairo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($24.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($17.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($42.11)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $19,000 ($66.67)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,000 ($35.09)

Cairo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,000 ($122.81)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boone County, MO  1.59% ($37,904 average AGI)
from Macon County, MO  0.32% ($39,741)
from Chariton County, MO  0.29% ($35,560)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Boone County, MO  1.34% ($44,687 average AGI)
to Monroe County, MO  0.40% ($33,000)
to Macon County, MO  0.36% ($28,355)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cairo:

  • KWIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTI (1560 AM; 1 kW; MACON, MO; Owner: CHIRILLO ELECTRONICS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cairo:

  • KZZT (105.5 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: FM-105, INC.)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KIRK (99.9 FM; MACON, MO; Owner: KIRK, L.L.C.)
  • KBKC (90.1 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KMFC (92.1 FM; CENTRALIA, MO; Owner: THE CLAIR GROUP)
  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cairo:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.1mTotal length
  • $162,000Total costs
  • 1,601Total average daily traffic
  • 166Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,237Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cairo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 39.511972 Lon: -92.442694, Call Sign: WPEP437,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 04/04/2024, Registrant: Wireless Usa, 2519 E Mccarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, Phone: (573) 659-8228, Fax: (573) 635-7389, Email:
  • Rt K Approx 1.4 Mi E (Lat: 39.511694 Lon: -92.409917), Call Sign: WNKU290, Licensee ID: L00007808,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2003, Expiration Date: 01/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2013, Registrant: Macon Electric Cooperative, Macon, MO 63552, Phone: (816) 385-3158

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0OFP, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Floyd L Russell, Rt 1 Box 126, Cairo, MO 65239
  • Call Sign: N0SCD, Licensee ID: L00309618, Grant Date: 02/26/2002, Expiration Date: 04/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2014, Certifier: William R Wright, Registrant: William R Wright, Rt 1 Box 153a, Cairo, MO 65239
  • Call Sign: WD0FRY, Licensee ID: L00586428, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Certifier: Melvin M Wheeler, Registrant: Melvin M Wheeler, Cairo, MO 65239
  • Call Sign: KC0NTC, Licensee ID: L00546617, Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 05/02/2023, Certifier: Evan G Brendel, Registrant: Evan G Brendel, 1682 County Road 1950, Cairo, MO 65239
  • Call Sign: KE0EVV, Licensee ID: L01949045, Grant Date: 06/05/2015, Expiration Date: 06/05/2025, Certifier: Bryan P Knuppel, Registrant: Bryan P Knuppel, 2606 Hwy Ff, Cairo, MO 65239

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 23 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cairo, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.8%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cairo, MO
    • 6355.8%Outside Fires
    • 3833.6%Structure Fires
    • 119.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cairo, MO
Most common first names in Cairo, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1166.1 years
Charles1074.5 years
James660.3 years
Thomas570.0 years
Paul481.3 years
Joseph483.5 years
John471.7 years
Donald466.7 years
Mary466.8 years
Ruth470.3 years
Most common last names in Cairo, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Edwards887.2 years
Reynolds779.8 years
Bowden675.6 years
Wright678.7 years
Creed586.8 years
Kribbs580.4 years
Vincent575.2 years
Johnston465.5 years
Baker473.2 years
Jones482.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cairo, MO
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cairo, MO
  • 53.8%Electricity
  • 46.2%Utility gas


Cairo compared to Missouri 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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