Chula, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 80  (39.6%)
Females: 123  (60.4%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 64635

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,432 (it was $30,208 in 2000)
Chula:

$40,432
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,647 (it was $11,920 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,157 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Chula:

$66,157
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $51,451; Detached houses: $53,730; Mobile homes: $53,837

Median gross rent in 2016: $558.

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  • Races in Chula, MO (2010)

    Chula races chart
    • 19592.9%White alone
    • 115.2%Hispanic
    • 31.4%Two or more races
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chula: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.3%), German (13.0%), English (6.5%), Irish (5.4%), Italian (5.4%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 748 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,222 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chula:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chula city:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chula, Missouri as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Chula to the number of sex offenders is 230 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $456 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $420 (0.9%)

Chula satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (73.0 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (82.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Laredo, MO (2.7 miles ), Chillicothe, MO (3.1 miles ), Wheeling, MO (3.2 miles ), Trenton, MO (3.6 miles ), Meadville, MO (3.6 miles ), Utica, MO (3.8 miles ), Galt, MO (3.9 miles ), Linneus, MO (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 93.48 W

Area code: 660

Chula household income distribution Chula home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Average climate in Chula, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chula-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Chula city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chula-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 316.5 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 285.9 miles away from Chula 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 308.5 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 305.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 334.3 miles away from Chula center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 342.7 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 Livingston County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chula topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chula:

  • INDIAN HILLS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)
  • INDIAN HILLS-A STONEBRIDGE COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)
  • MORNINGSIDE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)
  • HEDRICK MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)
  • GRAND RIVER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)
  • HEDRICK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)
  • LIVINGSTON MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHILLICOTHE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chula:

  • Truman State University (about 51 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 65 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 71 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Grantham University (about 79 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 81 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Park University (about 82 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 82 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)

Public elementary/middle school in Chula:

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Notable location: Chula Rural Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Livingston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.2%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Missouri average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chula city (based on Livingston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,82324
Mainline Protestant2,46912
Catholic1,0921
Other3933
Black Protestant1201
None4,298-
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: 4
Livingston County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Livingston County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Livingston County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Livingston County:

29.9%
Missouri:

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

9.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

34.2%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.7%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chula:

27.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

49.8%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Chula:

73.1%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chula, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$2,038
Water Supply 0$0 5$2,588
Totals for Government 0$0 6$4,626

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $11,000 ($54.19)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($49.26)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($19.70)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($14.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($137.93)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($73.89)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($49.26)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($39.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.93)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($29.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($78.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($14.78)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,000 ($142.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($24.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($14.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($211.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($39.41)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($44.33)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($39.41)

Chula government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($256.16)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $92,000 ($453.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $89,000 ($438.42)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($251.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($14.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($4.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $159,000 ($783.25)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Carroll County, MO  0.40% ($27,333 average AGI)
from Grundy County, MO  0.38% ($23,500)
from Linn County, MO  0.36% ($22,158)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Jackson County, MO  0.53% ($27,000 average AGI)
to Linn County, MO  0.49% ($14,962)
to Grundy County, MO  0.42% ($27,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chula:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTTN (1600 AM; 1 kW; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHI (1010 AM; 0 kW; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: DANIEL D. LEATHERMAN)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chula:

  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KULH (105.9 FM; WHEELING, MO; Owner: RESOURCES MANAGEMENT UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KCHI-FM (98.5 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: DANIEL D. LEATHERMAN)
  • KTTN-FM (92.3 FM; TRENTON, MO; Owner: LUEHRS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZBK (96.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, MO; Owner: BEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $1,155,000Total costs
  • 33,239Total average daily traffic
  • 5,425Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,314Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 10761 Argo Rd (Lat: 39.944722 Lon: -93.359167), Call Sign: WQMM474
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.877 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2010, Expiration Date: 09/22/2020, Certifier: Jerry L GibsonRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • Lat: 39.922222 Lon: -93.488333, Call Sign: WQRV588
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Certifier: Kati M WestcottRegistrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service, Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0UUE, Licensee ID: L01036093, Grant Date: 06/29/2005, Expiration Date: 06/29/2015, Certifier: Len W Gault, Registrant: Len W Gault, Chula, MO 64635
  • Call Sign: KD0NJB, Licensee ID: L01612147, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/11/2021, Certifier: Edwin M Labaw Jr, Registrant: Edwin M Labaw Jr, 1135 Leavell St, Chula, MO 64635

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chula and their reported violations in the past:

CHULA (Population served: 210, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Chula compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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