Queen City, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 587 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 262  (44.8%)
Females: 325  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63561.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,684 (it was $20,875 in 2000)
Queen City:

$28,684
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,239 (it was $11,928 in 2000)

Queen City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $48,321 (it was $28,900 in 2000)
Queen City:

$48,321
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,837; Detached houses: $66,744; Mobile homes: $221,451

Median gross rent in 2013: $300.

  • Races in Queen City, MO (2010)

    Queen City races chart
    • 58497.7%White alone
    • 81.3%Hispanic
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Queen City: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.0%), Irish (23.6%), English (14.9%), Dutch (1.8%), Danish (1.6%), United States (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1863

Elevation: 1003 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 572 people per square mile   (low).

Queen City, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Queen City:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Queen City city:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $393 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $480 (1.0%)

Queen City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (98.6 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (140.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Greentop, MO (2.0 miles ), Worthington, MO (2.5 miles) , Glenwood, MO (2.8 miles ), Lancaster, MO (2.9 miles ), Livonia, MO (3.0 miles) , Downing, MO (3.4 miles ), Novinger, MO (3.8 miles ), Kirksville, MO (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 92.57 W

Area code: 660

Queen City household income distribution Queen City home values distribution

Crime rates in Queen City by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 110000
per 100,000 164.7164.50.00.00.00.0
Thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 266.2) 12.012.00.00.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -68 (-9.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Queen City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Queen City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Queen City city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Queen City-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 284.2 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 272.5 miles away from Queen 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 277.4 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 304.5 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 306.3 miles away from Queen City 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 285.2 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 Schuyler County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Queen City topographic map

Birthplace of: Farrell Dobbs - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Queen City:

  • SCHUYLER COUNTY NURSING HOME (HIGHWAY 63 NORTH, ROUTE 1, BOX 212)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Queen City:

  • DIALYSIS CLINICS, INC - KIRKSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST MISSOURI (Hospital, about 15 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)
  • NORTHEAST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)
  • TWIN PINES ADULT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)
  • GRIM-SMITH HOSPITAL AND CLINIC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)
  • ADAIR COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)
  • KIRKSVILLE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KIRKSVILLE, MO)

airports located in Queen City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Queen City:

  • Truman State University (about 16 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 45 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 69 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 79 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 100 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Drake University (about 101 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Columbia College (about 102 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)

Public high school in Queen City:

Public elementary/middle school in Queen City:

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Schuyler 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 2013: 17.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

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

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

Banks with branches in Queen City (2011 data):

  • Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri: Queen City Branch at Highway 63 North, branch established on 1978/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.1 mil, Deposits: $117.3 mil, headquarters in Kahoka, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Missouri average:

11.0

Queen City travel time to work - commute Queen City mode of transportation to work chart

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 Queen City city (based on Schuyler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,86913
Mainline Protestant2484
Other1-
None2,313-
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: 5
Schuyler County:

12.23 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Schuyler County:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

29.6%
Missouri:

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

15.8%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.9%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

13.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

45.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

49.2%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.9%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Queen City, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,346$16,1520$0
Other Government Administration 5$435$1,0440$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,136$13,6320$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,433$17,1960$0
Totals for Government 8$4,350$6,5250$0

Queen City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($10.22)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.70)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $66,000 ($112.44)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($103.92)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($34.07)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($34.07)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($10.22)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($8.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($5.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($17.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $49,000 ($83.48)

Queen City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($115.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($11.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($11.93)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($5.11)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($49.40)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $27,000 ($46.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($34.07)
    Property: $16,000 ($27.26)
    NEC: $3,000 ($5.11)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($3.41)

Queen City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $169,000 ($287.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $151,000 ($257.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($30.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($137.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($35.78)

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
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 Adair County, MO  1.22% ($29,294 average AGI)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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 Adair County, MO  1.83% ($19,038 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Queen City:

  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRX (1450 AM; 1 kW; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX,INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Queen City:

  • KHGN (90.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: CARE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTUF (93.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KKTR (89.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTRM (88.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMEM-FM (100.5 FM; MEMPHIS, MO; Owner: BOYER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOJY (106.9 FM; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Queen City:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K34CW (Channel 34; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Queen City fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2012 09:25 AM, Us-63, Sr-W, Lat: 40.40333, Lon: -92.55917, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 1994 07:00 PM, 63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA9PDK, Licensee ID: L00529225, Grant Date: 05/28/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019, Certifier: Patrick L Mc Gillan, Registrant: Patrick L Mc Gillan, 22817 Baker Drive, Queen City, MO 63561
  • Call Sign: KC0HIX, Licensee ID: L00214558, Grant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 03/03/2020, Certifier: Cary F Porter, Registrant: Cary F Porter, Rr 1 Box 150, Queen City, MO 63561
  • Call Sign: KC0JEH, Licensee ID: L00299647, Grant Date: 11/20/2010, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Certifier: Josh A Applegate, Registrant: Josh A Applegate, Rr 1 Box 149, Queen City, MO 63561

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Queen City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1584.8 years
William1379.7 years
Charles1178.6 years
John1082.2 years
James974.5 years
Helen980.9 years
Harry877.1 years
Ruby886.5 years
Opal778.7 years
Grace786.4 years
Most common last names in Queen City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Slaughter1374.9 years
Schmitter1084.5 years
Snowbarger1079.2 years
Miller984.4 years
Dufur980.0 years
Smith980.7 years
Johnson979.4 years
Starbuck883.5 years
Jones871.1 years
Yearns878.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Queen City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Queen City on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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