Centralia, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 4,227 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 1,727  (40.9%)
Females: 2,500  (59.1%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65240.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,217 (it was $34,475 in 2000)
Centralia:

$47,217
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,765 (it was $17,583 in 2000)

Centralia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,507 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
Centralia:

$113,507
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,879; detached houses: $113,049; mobile homes: $11,996

Median gross rent in 2017: $606.

March 2019 cost of living index in Centralia: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.7%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Centralia, MO (2010)
    • 3,84895.6%White alone
    • 651.6%Hispanic
    • 491.2%Two or more races
    • 411.0%Black alone
    • 150.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Centralia, Missouri as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Centralia is 279 to 1.


Crime rates in Centralia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(26.9)
2
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
2
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(83.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.6)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
1
(23.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(457.0)
21
(570.0)
14
(389.6)
3
(81.9)
9
(246.0)
9
(245.1)
9
(222.7)
6
(145.9)
8
(191.9)
9
(214.9)
8
(190.0)
13
(307.6)
11
(260.7)
10
(235.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(403.2)
13
(352.9)
21
(584.5)
22
(600.4)
18
(492.1)
17
(463.0)
25
(618.5)
19
(462.2)
20
(479.7)
8
(191.0)
13
(308.8)
20
(473.3)
9
(213.3)
9
(211.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
124
(3,333)
80
(2,172)
72
(2,004)
59
(1,610)
91
(2,488)
75
(2,042)
63
(1,559)
81
(1,970)
67
(1,607)
83
(1,982)
54
(1,283)
61
(1,443)
60
(1,422)
56
(1,316)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(134.4)
6
(162.9)
6
(167.0)
4
(109.2)
8
(218.7)
5
(136.2)
2
(49.5)
3
(73.0)
7
(167.9)
3
(71.6)
3
(71.3)
4
(94.7)
3
(71.1)
6
(141.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)285.2282.0237.4153.4244.4174.0193.7160.8156.9160.5135.6160.0136.7151.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Centralia, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (34.4%), German (31.7%), English (18.5%), Irish (3.4%), Scottish (1.7%), British (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 891 feet

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,671 people per square mile   (low).

Centralia, Missouri map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $835 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $801 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (21.0 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (109.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (296.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hallsville, MO (2.8 miles ),
Sturgeon, MO (2.8 miles ),
Clark, MO (3.5 miles ),
Mexico, MO (3.7 miles ),
Vandiver, MO (4.0 miles),
Renick, MO (4.2 miles ),
Harrisburg, MO (4.2 miles),
Auxvasse, MO (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.21 N, Longitude: 92.14 W

Area code: 573

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

2.8%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Centralia, MO
Historical housing units in Centralia, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +345 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Centralia, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Utilities (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Social assistance (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Centralia, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)

Average climate in Centralia, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Centralia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Centralia city center .

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Centralia-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% 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 234.9 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 199.9 miles away from Centralia 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 230.0 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 222.3 miles away from Centralia 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 250.2 miles away from Centralia center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 266.3 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 Boone County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centralia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Centralia:

  • HERITAGE HALL NURSING CENTER (750 E HIGHWAY 22)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Centralia:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-PIN OAKS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MEXICO, MO)
  • AUDRAIN CITY - COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MEXICO, MO)
  • AUDRAIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MEXICO, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centralia:

  • Columbia College (about 21 miles; Columbia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 22 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 23 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Lincoln University (about 45 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • State Fair Community College (about 71 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Truman State University (about 72 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • East Central College (about 83 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)

Public high school in Centralia:

  • CENTRALIA HIGH (Students: 411, Location: 849 S JEFFERSON, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Centralia:

  • SUNNYDALE ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 128, Location: 6818 AUDRAIN ROAD 9139, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Centralia:

Private elementary/middle school in Centralia:

  • SUNNYDALE SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 6979 AUDRAIN ROAD 9139, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Centralia

Library in Centralia:

  • CENTRALIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $198,336; Location: 210 S. JEFFERSON ST; 27,573 books; 842 audio materials; 1,550 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Centralia: Centralia Fire Department Station 2 (A), Centralia Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glendale Memorial Gardens (1), Centralia Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Boone 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 Centralia and their reported violations in the past:

BOONE CO PWSD 10 (Population served: 4,583, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2008)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Centralia that have no violations reported:

  • CENTRALIA (Population served: 4,027, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
81 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Centralia (2011 data):

  • Martinsburg Bank and Trust: Centralia Branch at 214 South Allen Street, branch established on 1999/06/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $169.2 mil, Deposits: $129.7 mil, headquarters in Mexico, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Martinsburg Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Boone County National Bank of Columbia: Centralia Branch at 216 West Railroad Street, branch established on 1995/02/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,355.7 mil, Deposits: $1,121.1 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancompany
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Centralia Branch at 100 South Rollins Street, branch established on 1991/05/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Centralia:

Marital status in Centralia, MO
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Centralia:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Centralia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Centralia, MO (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,18791
Mainline Protestant16,27339
Catholic10,6844
Other3,87323
Black Protestant7148
Orthodox2182
None98,693-
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: 22
This county:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Boone County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Boone County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 153
Boone County:

10.06 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

7.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

28.7%
Missouri:

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

15.3%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Centralia:

49.0%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Centralia:

43.6%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Centralia:

18.1%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Centralia:

7.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Centralia:

27.6%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Centralia:

57.8%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Centralia, 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
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,167$34,5725$4,871
Other Government Administration 5$15,604$37,4508$758
Police - Other 5$10,505$25,2123$859
Electric Power 5$15,695$37,6680$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,546$34,1840$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,001$30,0060$0
Sewerage 2$6,613$39,6780$0
Water Supply 2$5,221$31,3260$0
Local Libraries 1$3,148$37,7768$5,144
Parks and Recreation 1$2,978$35,73615$10,060
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,719
Firefighters 0$0 19$948
Financial Administration 0$0 1$225
Totals for Government 33$93,478$33,99261$26,584

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,002,000 ($710.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $519,000 ($122.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000 ($104.33)
    Water Utilities: $419,000 ($99.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $360,000 ($85.17)
    Police Protection: $346,000 ($81.85)
    Central Staff Services: $312,000 ($73.81)
    Sewerage: $275,000 ($65.06)
    Regular Highways: $229,000 ($54.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $43,000 ($10.17)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($6.86)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($17.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $116,000 ($27.44)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($13.72)
    Electric Utilities: $47,000 ($11.12)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($10.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,414,000 ($334.52)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $381,000 ($90.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000 ($75.94)
    Sewerage: $216,000 ($51.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($2.13)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $18,000 ($4.26)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($4.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($3.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($3.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($1.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,030,000 ($716.82)
    Water Utilities: $581,000 ($137.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($47.79)
    Highways: $63,000 ($14.90)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $655,000 ($154.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $584,000 ($138.16)
    Property: $531,000 ($125.62)
    Other License: $20,000 ($4.73)

Centralia government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($42.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000 ($36.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($5.91)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,000 ($9.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,338,000 ($789.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $233,000 ($55.12)

7.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
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 Callaway County, MO  0.36% ($40,348 average AGI)
from Cole County, MO  0.36% ($39,558)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.33% ($39,163)


8.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($144 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($46,721 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.43% ($45,721)
to Callaway County, MO  0.39% ($41,217)
Businesses in Centralia, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Centralia:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEO (1340 AM; 1 kW; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KFRU (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA AM, INC.)
  • KWIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KFAL (900 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centralia:

  • KMFC (92.1 FM; CENTRALIA, MO; Owner: THE CLAIR GROUP)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)
  • KBIA (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KCMQ (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KZZT (105.5 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: FM-105, INC.)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KOQL (106.1 FM; ASHLAND, MO; Owner: MID-MISSOURI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOPN (89.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: NEW WAVE CORPORATION)
  • K280EJ (103.9 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: GOOD NEWS PUBLISHERS, INC.)
  • KSSZ (93.9 FM; FAYETTE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KBKC (90.1 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJAB-FM (88.3 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: MEXICO EDUCATIONAL BCSTNG FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Centralia:

  • KOMU-TV (Channel 8; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • K32FH (Channel 32; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K56AU (Channel 56; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)
  • K43EU (Channel 43; ST LOUIS, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
Centralia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Centralia fatal accident list:

Jun 30, 2017 11:49 PM, Cst-Allen St, Lat: 39.213861, Lon: -92.138333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 19, 2008 08:31 PM, Sr-22, Sr-124, Lat: 39.219140, Lon: -92.142830, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 1, 2005 87:99 PM, Jayjayroad, Lat: 39.179070, Lon: -92.159960, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 22, 2002 05:30 PM, Jeffersonst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 1998 11:41 AM, Eastsneedstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1976 11:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1975 11:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.8mTotal length
  • $1,213,000Total costs
  • 33,191Total average daily traffic
  • 3,037Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,327Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Centralia, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Centralia, MO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$85,1372$116,5809$105,9281$44,9901$103,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$60,1804$92,6701$27,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$86,8070$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$60,0200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$100,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Centralia, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Centralia, MO - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2009, and the least - 8 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Centralia, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Centralia, MO
    • 15145.6%Outside Fires
    • 11434.4%Structure Fires
    • 4714.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 195.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Centralia, MO
Most common first names in Centralia, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6678.8 years
William5476.2 years
John5375.8 years
James4474.5 years
Robert3573.3 years
Charles3379.2 years
Dorothy2972.8 years
Helen2582.6 years
George2477.4 years
Margaret2081.9 years
Most common last names in Centralia, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts3876.2 years
Brown2383.6 years
Smith2374.6 years
Jones2273.8 years
Williams1775.4 years
Palmer1681.6 years
Cox1577.2 years
Barnes1477.1 years
Adams1473.3 years
Lewis1480.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Centralia, MO
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Centralia, MO
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas


Centralia 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 below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
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