La Belle, Missouri

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Population in 2012: 656 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 310  (47.3%)
Females: 346  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63447.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,017 (it was $21,477 in 2000)
La Belle:

$32,017
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,669 (it was $12,424 in 2000)

La Belle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $37,457 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
La Belle:

$37,457
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $42,098; Detached houses: $44,387; Mobile homes: $25,648

Median gross rent in 2012: $325.

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La Belle races chart
  • White alone - 599 (90.8%)
  • Black alone - 37 (5.6%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Belle: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.9%), United States (23.2%), Irish (11.3%), English (5.5%), Welsh (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 738 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,032 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
La Belle, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in La Belle:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Belle city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in La Belle, Missouri as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in La Belle to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $313 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $352 (1.2%)

La Belle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (83.8 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (136.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (251.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Knox City, MO (2.3 miles ), Lewistown, MO (2.4 miles ), Newark, MO (3.0 miles) , Monticello, MO (3.3 miles) , Ewing, MO (3.6 miles ), Plevna, MO (3.7 miles) , Edina, MO (3.8 miles ), Rutledge, MO (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 40.12 N, Longitude: 91.92 W

Area code: 660

La Belle household income distribution La Belle home values distribution

Crime rates in La Belle (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (147.5 per 100,000)
  • 4 burglaries (590.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 thefts (295.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 86.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in La Belle (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (300.8 per 100,000)
  • 3 thefts (451.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 40.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Missouri average:

2.35
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-10.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

Average climate in La Belle, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

La Belle-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the La Belle city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Belle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 82% 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 244.5 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 233.1 miles away from La Belle 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 241.1 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 266.5 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 270.6 miles away from La Belle 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 245.5 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 Lewis and Clark County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Belle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Belle:

  • LA BELLE MANOR CARE CENTER (1002 CENTRAL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Belle:

  • Truman State University (about 36 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 57 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 63 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 70 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Western Illinois University (about 70 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Columbia College (about 84 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 85 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)

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

Lewis 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 2012: 18.6%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in nursing homes in 2000

La Belle compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly 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.

Banks with branches in La Belle (2011 data):

  • Town & Country Bank Midwest: at North Estate Between Wood And Pomeroy Streets, branch established on 1945/10/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $22.8 mil, Deposits: $20.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: T & C Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

La Belle travel time to work - commute La Belle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Belle city (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.26%
Here: 63.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents53.4%12.5%10.9%10.6%12.7%
Congregations33.3%13.9%8.3%19.4%25.0%
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
Lewis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lewis County:

8.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

29.7%
Missouri:

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

12.3%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,741$20,8921$70
Sewerage 1$2,325$27,9000$0
Water Supply 1$2,374$28,4880$0
Totals for Government 3$6,440$25,7601$70

Strongest AM radio stations in La Belle:

  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Belle:

  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around La Belle:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)

La Belle fatal accident list:

Sep 1, 1996 00:01 AM, Rtd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 7, 1979 01:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1977 09:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 21, 1975 12:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,656,000
Total average daily traffic: 74
Total average daily truck traffic: 8
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 107

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Chip Perkins, Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 36 (Lat: 40.137278 Lon: -91.950472), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Kevin Hippner, Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 36 (Lat: 40.137278 Lon: -91.950472), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 29103 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 390 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 20NL , Serial Number: RB-106
    Registrant (Corporation): Cns Corporation, 12539 255th St, La Belle, MO 63447
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8884W , Serial Number: 28-10444, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1964
    Registrant (Individual): James H Williams, 11451 State Highway U, La Belle, MO 63447

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in La Belle, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1978.8 years
Mary1881.1 years
Robert1774.0 years
William1481.3 years
James1279.5 years
John1181.9 years
Charles876.1 years
Roy777.0 years
Harold778.3 years
Mildred685.5 years
Most common last names in La Belle, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brightwell1280.1 years
Smith1172.3 years
Clay1177.6 years
Wilson1085.1 years
Morrow878.3 years
Menke881.5 years
Mcreynolds783.7 years
Jones781.7 years
Lillard779.9 years
Howard777.4 years
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