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Population in 2012: 324 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 

Males: 176  (54.5%)
Females: 148  (45.5%)

Median resident age:  32.0 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63828, 63867.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,528 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Canalou:

$27,528
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,558

Canalou city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,629 (it was $18,200 in 2000)
Canalou:

$30,629
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,731; Detached houses: $55,965; Mobile homes: $21,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $535.

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  • White alone - 324 (95.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canalou: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.4%), United States (14.6%), Irish (12.2%), Scottish (4.2%), Dutch (3.3%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 289 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,285 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Canalou:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canalou city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Canalou, Missouri as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Canalou to the number of sex offenders is 324 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $478 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $323 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (85.2 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (114.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Baker, MO (2.1 miles) , Matthews, MO (2.4 miles ), Morehouse, MO (2.5 miles ), Grayridge, MO (2.7 miles) , Penermon, MO (2.8 miles) , Catron, MO (3.1 miles) , Sikeston, MO (3.2 miles ), Essex, MO (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.75 N, Longitude: 89.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Canalou household income distribution Canalou home values distribution

Crime rates in Canalou (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Canalou (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (298.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 24.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Missouri average:

2.35

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+9.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Canalou-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Canalou city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canalou-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 15.2 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 29.7 miles away from Canalou center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from Canalou center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Madrid County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canalou topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Canalou:

  • SELLS REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MATTHEWS, MO)
  • HERITAGE GARDENS OF SIKESTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SEMO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Canalou, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canalou:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 40 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,475)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 42 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 54 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 72 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Murray State University (about 75 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • John A Logan College (about 77 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)

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

 
New Madrid County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  15.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Canalou, MO

Canalou compared to Missouri state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Canalou travel time to work - commute


Canalou mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Canalou city (based on New Madrid County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.25%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents62.9%8.8%7.4%5.8%4.4%
Congregations28.0%4.0%16.0%4.0%10.0%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)American Baptist AssociationChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.0%2.1%1.3%1.2%2.1%
Congregations14.0%6.0%4.0%2.0%12.0%
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: 8
New Madrid County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
New Madrid County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
New Madrid County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
New Madrid County:

30.5%
Missouri:

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

15.0%
State:

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 3$400
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$50
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$325
Totals for Government 0$0 5$775

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($55.56)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($21.60)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($9.26)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($6.17)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.09)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($3.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($21.60)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($40.12)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $8,000 ($24.69)
    Property: $6,000 ($18.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($40.12)

5.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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 Scott County, MO  1.19% ($21,000 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.59% ($24,667)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.42% ($26,000)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
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 Scott County, MO  1.44% ($26,551 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.77% ($29,250)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.66% ($23,098)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canalou:

  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KDEX (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canalou:

  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Canalou:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0HKE, Licensee ID: L00217355
    Grant Date: 01/29/2010, Expiration Date: 03/11/2020, Certifier: James W Minton
    Registrant: James W Minton, Canalou, MO 63828
  • Call Sign: KC0PFA, Licensee ID: L00642847
    Grant Date: 02/21/2003, Expiration Date: 02/21/2013, Certifier: Michael J Minton
    Registrant: Michael J Minton, Canalou, MO 63828


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Canalou, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James774.4 years
John668.3 years
Charles673.2 years
William667.2 years
Henry463.2 years
Roy470.5 years
Elmer375.7 years
Earl384.7 years
Myrtle371.6 years
Walter371.6 years
Most common last names in Canalou, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Drake959.8 years
Johnson570.8 years
Basinger464.2 years
Kochel378.7 years
Blankinship375.7 years
Fowler380.0 years
Coppage379.0 years
Masters387.0 years
Mccann370.0 years
Metcalf378.7 years
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