Montrose, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 376 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 183  (48.8%)
Females: 193  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64770.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,134 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Montrose:

$25,134
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,892 (it was $15,062 in 2000)

Montrose city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,746 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Montrose:

$57,746
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $59,618; Detached houses: $60,216; Mobile homes: $56,460

Median gross rent in 2012: $287.

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  • White alone - 375 (97.7%)
  • Black alone - 5 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montrose: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.8%), Irish (19.4%), English (10.8%), United States (10.4%), French (2.7%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 836 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 655 people per square mile   (low).

Montrose,MO real estate house value index trend

Montrose, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Montrose:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montrose city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Montrose, Missouri as of April 21, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Montrose to the number of sex offenders is 190 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $609 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $443 (0.8%)

Montrose satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (50.5 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (64.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (409.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Appleton City, MO (2.3 miles ), La Due, MO (2.6 miles) , Deepwater, MO (3.4 miles ), Hartwell, MO (3.5 miles) , Clinton, MO (3.7 miles ), Urich, MO (3.7 miles ), Rockville, MO (3.8 miles) , Brownington, MO (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 38.26 N, Longitude: 93.98 W

Area code: 660

Montrose household income distribution Montrose home values distribution

Crime rates in Montrose by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2007 2008
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 01000
per 100,000 0.0235.80.00.00.0
Assaults 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0230.40.0
Burglaries 50265
per 100,000 1182.00.0459.81382.51176.5
Thefts 717132
per 100,000 1654.84009.4229.9691.2470.6
Auto thefts 01000
per 100,000 0.0235.80.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.2) 154.6259.543.0177.0105.0

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Crime rate in Montrose detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Missouri average:

2.46
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Montrose, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montrose-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Montrose city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montrose-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.8 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 256.8 miles away from Montrose 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) earthquake occurred 330.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.4 miles away from Montrose center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 235.2 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 Henry County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montrose topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Montrose:

  • ELLETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; APPLETON CITY, MO)
  • APPLETON CITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; APPLETON CITY, MO)
  • TWIN LAKES HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • CHASTAIN'S OF CLINTON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • CLINTON HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC, INC - CLINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, MO)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, MO)

Airports located in Montrose:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montrose:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 37 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • State Fair Community College (about 50 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 56 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Wright Career College (about 60 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 61 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 62 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Rockhurst University (about 63 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)

Public high school in Montrose:

Public elementary/middle school in Montrose:

Private elementary/middle school in Montrose:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 608 KANSAS AVE; Grades: T1 - 8)
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Notable location: Montrose Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Henry 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: 28.5%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Montrose 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Montrose (2011 data):

  • Montrose Savings Bank: at 401 Missouri Avenue, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $38.9 mil, Deposits: $34.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Montrose Savings Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montrose city (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.13%
Here: 64.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents48.5%13.2%9.4%9.2%4.8%
Congregations31.7%15.9%4.8%7.9%3.2%
NameLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.8%1.7%7.1%
Congregations1.6%1.6%3.2%6.3%23.8%
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: 3
Henry County:

1.34 / 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): 17
Henry County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

9.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

29.4%
Missouri:

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

11.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,115
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,070
Water Supply 1$5,502$66,0240$0
Totals for Government 1$5,502$66,0243$2,185

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.77% ($30,806 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.60% ($30,375)
from Pettis County, MO  0.57% ($38,804)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Johnson County, MO  0.84% ($24,456 average AGI)
to Cass County, MO  0.63% ($28,529)
to Jackson County, MO  0.57% ($24,065)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montrose:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KDKD (1280 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montrose:

  • KDKD-FM (95.3 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Montrose fatal accident list:

May 13, 1997 01:25 PM, Rtk, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 1990 02:55 AM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 11, 1988 07:35 PM, Kansas, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1978 08:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,074
Total average daily truck traffic: 448
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,333

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Mdc Montrose Conservation Area, State Route Ra At Jctn Of County Road Sw 1151 (Lat: 38.310861 Lon: -93.969667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WLS42
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHz, 151.325 MHz, 151.400 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 159.240 MHz, 159.270 MHz, 159.435 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/06/2023, Certifier: E John Alberts
    Registrant: Mdc-It Section/Telecom, 230 Commerce Drive, Suite 201, Jefferson City, MO 65109, Phone: (573) 751-4115, Fax: (573) 751-4865, Email:
  • City Water Tower (Lat: 38.260028 Lon: -93.980778), Call Sign: WNFM262, Licensee ID: L00317701
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 01/22/2021
    Registrant: Henry Co Public Water Supply District 2, Montrose, MO 64770, Phone: (620) 885-4288
  • Bps # 2- Sr H & County Line Rd (Lat: 38.257167 Lon: -94.072667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQFJ539
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2006, Expiration Date: 07/31/2016, Certifier: V. Jill Berry
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MONTROSE, 3rd Street And Missouri Avenue (Lat: 38.256944 Lon: -93.982417), Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WBB305, Licensee ID: L00121084
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz, 2175.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2001
    Registrant: Sprint Missouri Inc, Industrial Airport, KS 66031

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Brownsberger Airport (Lat: 38.305028 Lon: -94.053278), Call Sign: WSD7
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/1999, Expiration Date: 01/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2005
    Registrant: Dorothy J Brownsberger, R 3, Montrose, MO 64770

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montrose)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTE LLC GREEN 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2495N , Serial Number: 1B0074, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Donald J Talbott, Rr 3 Box 156a, Montrose, MO 64770
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9297B , Serial Number: 55097, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph A Jr Samland, 1545 Sw 700th Rd, Montrose, MO 64770

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Montrose, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2383.0 years
John1778.2 years
William1677.3 years
Charles1181.1 years
George1174.1 years
James978.2 years
Henry980.1 years
Paul772.8 years
Robert774.7 years
Frank777.9 years
Most common last names in Montrose, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rotert1580.5 years
Brownsberger1179.0 years
Goth1177.3 years
Swaters1083.3 years
Cook975.7 years
Bettels984.5 years
Engeman778.7 years
Wilson776.2 years
Jurgensmeyer669.3 years
Johnston583.8 years
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