Graham, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 78  (46.5%)
Females: 91  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 64455

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,896 (it was $24,306 in 2000)
Graham:

$39,896
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,896 (it was $13,816 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,722 (it was $21,900 in 2000)
Graham:

$54,722
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $77,449; Detached houses: $64,543; Mobile homes: $128,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $325.

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  • White alone - 169 (98.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Graham: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.4%), German (20.0%), Irish (8.0%), English (5.6%), Czech (1.6%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1929

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 649 people per square mile   (low).

Graham, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Graham:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Graham town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $733 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $386 (0.7%)

Graham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (32.5 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 (400.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maitland, MO (1.4 miles ), Skidmore, MO (2.5 miles ), Mound City, MO (3.3 miles ), Barnard, MO (3.4 miles ), Arkoe, MO (3.4 miles) , Quitman, MO (3.5 miles) , Fillmore, MO (3.6 miles ), Bolckow, MO (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.20 N, Longitude: 95.04 W

Area code: 660

Graham household income distribution Graham home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-6.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (61%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Bus drivers (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

Average climate in Graham, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Graham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Graham town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 tornado 30.1 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Graham-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 401.2 miles away from Graham 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 363.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.5 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 393.4 miles away from Graham 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 378.4 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 Nodaway County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Graham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Graham:

  • NODAWAY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • TIFFANY HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUND CITY, MO)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH SERVICES Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • SSM HOME CARE AT ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • SSM HOSPICE OF NW MO (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • PARKDALE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)
  • VILLAGE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARYVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Graham:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 14 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Highland Community College (about 27 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 34 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Grantham University (about 69 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 73 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 77 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Bellevue University (about 81 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

Public high school in Graham:

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

Nodaway County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.0%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.3%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Graham compared to Missouri 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Graham town (based on Nodaway County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.04%
Here: 54.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents30.7%20.4%18.8%14.3%6.2%
Congregations11.4%31.8%6.8%11.4%11.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.5%1.5%3.2%
Congregations2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%18.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Nodaway County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Nodaway County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nodaway County:

29.3%
Missouri:

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

14.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,432
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,815
Totals for Government 0$0 2$3,247

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.56% ($31,268 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.33% ($23,208)
from Holt County, MO  0.31% ($28,957)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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  0.52% ($26,487 average AGI)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.50% ($30,676)
to Clay County, MO  0.34% ($24,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in Graham:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KNIM (1580 AM; 1 kW; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Graham:

  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Graham:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)

Graham fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 1975 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Graham)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 40.231667 Lon: -94.988861), Structure height: 69 m, Call Sign: KAC994
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022
    Registrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:
  • N 1 Mi & 1st Rd S 3 Mi Hwy A (Lat: 40.189444 Lon: -95.049417), Call Sign: KNDP538, Licensee ID: L00098797
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.365 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2002, Expiration Date: 08/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2012
    Registrant: Max Akin, Rr 1, Graham, MO 64455, Phone: (816) 939-4263
  • 3 1/4 Mi E (Lat: 40.210278 Lon: -94.968306), Call Sign: KNEZ225, Licensee ID: L00653524
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2003, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013
    Registrant: Medsker, Bill:medsker, Max Dba Medsker Farms, Rr 1 Box 80, Graham, MO 64455
  • Hwy Zz 1 Mi N (Lat: 40.208056 Lon: -95.037472), Call Sign: KNGX228
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/28/2003, Expiration Date: 06/17/2013, Certifier: Kevin Rauch
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc, 812 South 10th Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Graham (Maitland), 3.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 40.231639 Lon: -94.988861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WQAT637
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.393 MHz, 941.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2004, Expiration Date: 08/04/2014, Certifier: Steve R Martz
    Registrant: Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, 27725 Stansbury Blvd., Suite #200, Farmington Hills, MI 48334, Phone: (248) 994-4020, Fax: (248) 994-4120, Email:
  • STATION, 4 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 40.231639 Lon: -94.988861), Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: KAG25
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2008, Expiration Date: 08/31/2018
    Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4572, Fax: (248) 205-4672, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0GGU, Licensee ID: L00210033
    Grant Date: 06/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/18/2018, Certifier: Michael K Rosenbohm
    Registrant: Michael K Rosenbohm, 37319 Empire Rd, Graham, MO 64455
  • Call Sign: KD0CRS, Licensee ID: L01361941
    Grant Date: 01/24/2008, Expiration Date: 01/24/2018, Certifier: Marc A Rosenbohm
    Registrant: Marc A Rosenbohm, 37319 Empire Rd, Graham, MO 64455

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5497W , Serial Number: 28-583, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 21888 State Highway A, Graham, MO 64455

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