Center, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 506 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.4%
Males: 232  (46.0%)
Females: 274  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 63436.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,422 (it was $21,964 in 2000)
Center:

$33,422
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,041 (it was $11,598 in 2000)

Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,800 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Center:

$66,800
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $69,811; detached houses: $74,334; mobile homes: $38,557

Median gross rent in 2016: $350.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.7%
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  • Races in Center, MO (2010)
    • 48495.3%White alone
    • 71.4%Black alone
    • 61.2%Asian alone
    • 51.0%Two or more races
    • 51.0%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Center, Missouri as of August 25, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Center is 37 to 1.


Crime rates in Center by year

Type

2003

2004

2006

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(467.3)
1
(155.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(392.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(471.0)
6
(934.6)
2
(311.5)
8
(1,246)
1
(156.0)
2
(392.2)
2
(388.3)
1
(194.9)
1
(198.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(1,256)
11
(1,713)
2
(311.5)
8
(1,246)
11
(1,716)
9
(1,765)
8
(1,553)
1
(194.9)
1
(198.4)
1
(196.5)
2
(396.0)
1
(198.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(157.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(311.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(198.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(196.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.4)99.7134.0152.6168.279.6176.589.321.421.87.931.77.9

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City-data.com crime index in Center, MO

Crime rate in Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Missouri average:

2.37
March 2016 cost of living index in Center: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (38.8%), German (30.1%), Irish (10.0%), English (4.8%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 719 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,274 people per square mile   (low).

Center, Missouri map

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $948 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $814 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (58.0 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (92.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New London, MO (2.9 miles ),
Perry, MO (3.1 miles ),
Frankford, MO (3.3 miles ),
Rensselaer, MO (3.3 miles),
Florida, MO (3.7 miles),
Vandalia, MO (3.8 miles ),
Monroe City, MO (3.8 miles ),
Curryville, MO (3.9 miles )
.

Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 91.53 W

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Center, MO in 2016
Distribution of house value in Center, MO in 2016
Center satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Center, MO residents
Average permit cost in Center, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+16.9%).
Most common industries in Center, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.4%)
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.9%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Center, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (8.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.8%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Center, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Center, Missouri average temperatures Center, Missouri average precipitation Center, Missouri humidity Center, Missouri wind speed Center, Missouri snowfall Center, Missouri sunshine Center, Missouri clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.1. This is better than average.

City:

54.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.05
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the Center city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/2006, a category F4 tornado 35.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Center-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 209.0 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 201.1 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 194.8 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 223.9 miles away from Center 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 228.0 miles away from the city 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 210.4 miles away from Center 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 Ralls County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, 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).
Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Center:

  • WESTVIEW N H INC (PO BOX 80)
  • WESTVIEW NURSING HOME (301 WEST DUNLOP STREET, PO BOX 258)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Center:

  • TWAIN HAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PERRY, MO)
  • TRI CO CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; VANDALIA, MO)
  • TRI-COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; VANDALIA, MO)
  • LEVERING HOME,THE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • LEVERING REGIONAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • LUTHER MANOR RET AND NURS CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • LUTHER MANOR RETIREMENT AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Center:

  • Moberly Area Community College (about 50 miles; Moberly, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,977)
  • Columbia College (about 58 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 59 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • St Charles Community College (about 71 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Truman State University (about 73 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Lincoln University (about 74 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Lindenwood University (about 75 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)

Public high school in Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in Center:

See full list of schools located in Center

Library in Center:

  • RALLS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $176,397; Location: 102 NORTH PUBLIC; 18,393 books; 210 audio materials; 875 video materials)

Points of interest:

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

Hotel: Country Inn Resort (22938 Highway Ee).

Birthplace of: Pea Ridge Day - Baseball player.

Ralls 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 city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Center (2011 data):

  • RCSBank: Center Facility at 115 South Public, branch established on 1948/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $57.5 mil, Deposits: $52.0 mil, headquarters in New London, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: New London Bancshares, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Center:

Marital status in Center, MO
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Center:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Center, MO (based on Ralls County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,4308
Mainline Protestant1,2748
Catholic3531
None6,110-
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
Here:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ralls County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Ralls County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Center:

50.9%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Center:

29.0
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Center:

19.5%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.5%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Center:

36.9%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Center:

48.8%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Center:

75.1%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Center, 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
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,825
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,825
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$3,793
Sewerage 0$0 3$846
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$408
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 7$8,697

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $58,000 ($114.62)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($88.93)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($61.26)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($51.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($13.83)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($9.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($7.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,000 ($110.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($21.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($25.69)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $34,000 ($67.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($33.60)
    Property: $15,000 ($29.64)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,000 ($264.82)

8.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
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 Marion County, MO  3.90% ($39,294 average AGI)


6.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Marion County, MO  3.47% ($35,448 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Center:

  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KPCR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Center:

  • KKAC (104.3 FM; VANDALIA, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZZK (105.9 FM; NEW LONDON, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KWBZ (107.5 FM; MONROE CITY, MO; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Center:

  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Center fatal accident list:

Feb 2, 2004 01:35 PM, Sr-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.6mTotal length
  • $306,000Total costs
  • 1,477Total average daily traffic
  • 127Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,111Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Center)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Hall (Lat: 39.508944 Lon: -91.529056), Call Sign: KSI598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Registrant: B-K Electric, Inc., 501 N Federal St, Griggsville, IL 62340, Phone: (217) 833-2488, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 39.508944 Lon: -91.529056), Call Sign: KUO515,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.310 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Registrant: B-K Electric, Inc., 501 N Federal St, Griggsville, IL 62340, Phone: (217) 833-2488, Email:
  • CANNON DAM, Army Corps Of Engineers Tower At Clarence Cannon Dam, Route J 5,5 Miles West Of (Lat: 39.515861 Lon: -91.642361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: KNIZ442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.370 MHz, 151.325 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/23/2024, Certifier: E John Alberts, Registrant: Mdc-It Section/Telecom, 230 Commerce Drive, Suite 201, Jefferson City, MO 65109, Phone: (573) 522-4115, Fax: (573) 751-4865, Email:
  • 3.5 Mi Sw On Hwy 19 (Lat: 39.481722 Lon: -91.579611), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WNQS660,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2004, Registrant: 200 East Randolph Drive, Mc Ll3, 205 North Michigan Ave., 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: (312) 260-3279, Fax: (312) 260-3398, Email:
  • Cannon Dam Near End Of St Rt Ee 5.5 Mi W (Lat: 39.515861 Lon: -91.642389), Structure height: 107 m, Call Sign: WNYS646, Licensee ID: L00001888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002, Registrant: Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative, Palmyra, MO 63461, Phone: (314) 769-2107
  • 200 E. Lamb Street (Lat: 39.508194 Lon: -91.528028), Call Sign: WQNT433,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.112 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.412 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Certifier: Brian Woodhurst, Registrant: Commenco, Inc., 4901 Bristol Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64129, Phone: (816) 753-2166, Fax: (816) 753-3688, Email:
  • Lat: 39.511667 Lon: -91.533889, Call Sign: WQPC772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2022, Certifier: Cherster A Palmer, Registrant: Gem Electronics Of Quincy Inc., 2000 Grove Ave, Quincy, IL 62301-4334, Phone: (217) 222-1661, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CENTER, 49243 Palm Trail (Lat: 39.525278 Lon: -91.545083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQYS668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2017, Expiration Date: 01/05/2027, Certifier: Vicky Nanneman, Registrant: Missouri Rsa No. 5 Partnership D/B/A Chariton Valley Wireless Services, 1213 East Briggs Drive, Macon, MO 63552, Phone: (660) 395-9633, Fax: (660) 395-4403, Email:
  • CANNON DAM, Cannon Dam Near End Of St Rt Ee 5.5 Miles W Of (Lat: 39.515861 Lon: -91.642361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WHJ427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6640.62 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 06/03/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2008, Registrant: Northeast Missouri Electric Power Coop, Business Hiway 61 North, Palmyra, MO 63461, Phone: (573) 769-2107, Fax: (573) 769-4358, Email:
  • STATION, Switchyard Near Cannon Dam 5.5 Mi W Of (Lat: 39.526972 Lon: -91.643194), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WHJ429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 06/03/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2001, Phone: (314) 769-2107

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0OMN, Grant Date: 07/02/1991, Expiration Date: 07/02/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2003, Registrant: Charles R Jenks, Rr 2, Center, MO 63436
  • Call Sign: W0RTY, Grant Date: 02/21/1995, Expiration Date: 02/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2004, Registrant: Edward R Morawitz, R 2 Box 2394, Center, MO 63436
  • Call Sign: KD0OBK, Licensee ID: L01627756, Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/29/2021, Certifier: Douglas J Keller, Registrant: Douglas J Keller, Center, MO 63436
  • Call Sign: KD0UUV, Licensee ID: L01775312, Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Certifier: Richard F Yochim, Registrant: Richard F Yochim, 22938 Highway Ee, Center, MO 63436

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22178 , Serial Number: 15068118, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Randall D Mcdonald, 50936 Highway C, Center, MO 63436
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2896F , Serial Number: 18256996, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Gene Evans, 21845 Coyote Hills Dr, Center, MO 63436
  • Aircraft: GOLDEN CIRCLE AIR T-BIRD II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 779TB , Serial Number: SK001, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Steven K Huse, 49390 Highway Cc, Center, MO 63436
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/10/2018
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2989H , Serial Number: 3614, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/1966
    Registrant (Individual): E W Indv Norfolk, Box 176, Center, MO 63436
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/28/2017

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Center, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1776.1 years
James1671.3 years
John1681.3 years
Mary1680.9 years
George1280.4 years
Anna882.0 years
Virginia776.8 years
Charles782.3 years
Robert670.7 years
Dorothy682.7 years
Most common last names in Center, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson978.3 years
Anderson883.9 years
Evans873.1 years
Shulse878.0 years
Keithly785.4 years
Rissmiller783.6 years
Carter777.7 years
Clark776.4 years
Howald671.3 years
Palmer672.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Center, MO
  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Center, MO
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas


Center 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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