Canalou, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 315 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 178  (56.6%)
Females: 137  (43.4%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63828, 63867.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,053 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Canalou:

$30,053
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,800 (it was $9,660 in 2000)

Canalou city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,848 (it was $18,200 in 2000)
Canalou:

$29,848
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $48,419; Detached houses: $58,089; Mobile homes: $14,837

Median gross rent in 2013: $631.

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  • Races in Canalou, MO (2010)

    Canalou races chart
    • 32495.9%White alone
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 41.2%Black alone
    • 30.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canalou: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), United States (13.0%), Irish (9.3%), Scottish (5.6%), English (4.2%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 289 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,249 people per square mile   (low).

Canalou, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Canalou:

  • High school or higher: 64.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canalou city:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $639 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $314 (2.2%)

Canalou satellite photo by USGS

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 by Year
Type 2003 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0316.5
Burglaries 0063
per 100,000 0.00.01,875.0949.4
Thefts 0003
per 100,000 0.00.00.0949.4
Auto thefts 0100
per 100,000 0.0298.50.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.2) 0.023.9131.5168.1

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Crime rate in Canalou detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+9.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Canalou, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Canalou-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 87% 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 slightly above Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller 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 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) earthquake occurred 153.4 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 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 Canalou 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 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 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: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canalou topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • HUNTER ACRES CARING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE GROUP INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canalou:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 40 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 42 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 52 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 54 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 72 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 77 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

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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 2013: 21.1%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,41137
Catholic1,3032
Mainline Protestant6149
Black Protestant4913
None9,137-
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: 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 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 2$450
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$250
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$50
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$480
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,230

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($57.14)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($22.22)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($9.52)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($6.35)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.17)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($22.22)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($41.27)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $8,000 ($25.40)
    Property: $6,000 ($19.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($41.27)

5.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Scott County, MO  0.93% ($24,228 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.54% ($27,606)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.43% ($27,038)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Scott County, MO  1.08% ($22,672 average AGI)
to Dunklin County, MO  1.04% ($22,688)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.57% ($54,457)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 41m135ftTotal length
  • $4,009,000Total costs
  • 144,353Total average daily traffic
  • 15,906Total average daily truck traffic
  • 244,881Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canalou, MO

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, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2015, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (3%)

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 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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