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Center, Missouri (MO) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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16.7% of Center, MO residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 19.7% greater than the poverty level of 13.4% across the entire state of Missouri. Taking into account residents not living in families, 7.6% of high school graduates and 58.8% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 29.4% among disabled males and 35.5% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 61.8%. For comparison, it was 32.7% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Center, MO

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Center:

16.7%
Whole state:

13.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Center:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.7%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Center:

29.4%
Missouri:

15.1%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 24.7% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Center:

35.7%
Missouri:

29.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Center:

35.5%
Missouri:

19.8%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 24.3% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Center:

42.2%
Missouri:

29.7%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

61.8%
Residents above poverty level:

32.7%

Poverty by age in Center, MO

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Center
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Center,MO (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 21.1%6 to 11 years
  • 71.4%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 10.0%45 to 54 years
  • 5.9%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 23.1%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Center
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Center,MO (percentage below poverty level)
  • 6.0%Under 5 years
  • 10.0%6 to 11 years
  • 42.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 100.0%16 and 17 years
  • 10.0%18 to 24 years
  • 6.0%25 to 34 years
  • 17.0%35 to 44 years
  • 33.0%45 to 54 years
  • 21.0%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 11.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Center, MO
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Center,MO (% below half of poverty level)
  • 19.4%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 43.8%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 5.8%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 12.0%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 0.0%55 to 64 years
  • 20.6%65 to 74 years
  • 7.5%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Center, MO

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Center, MO
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Center, MO (%)
  • 15.6%White
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 0.0%2+ races

  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Center, MO (absolute numbers)
  • 53White
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 14.7%Below poverty level
  • 85.3%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Center, MO

Children below poverty level:
Center, Missouri:

24.7%
State:

18.1%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Center:

7.6%
Missouri:

18.2%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Center:

58.8%
Missouri:

39.1%
Poor families by family type
  • 14.3%Married-couple family
  • 0.0%Male, no wife present
  • 85.7%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Center not in families by work experience
  • 0.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 28.0%Worked part-time
  • 72.0%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 6.9%One full-time, other part-time
  • 3.4%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 20.7%Both worked part-time
  • 34.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 34.5%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 9.5%1980 to 1989
  • 38.1%1970 to 1979
  • 19.0%1960 to 1969
  • 19.0%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 14.3%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 14.4%1995 to 1998
  • 4.5%1990 to 1994
  • 5.3%1980 to 1989
  • 15.2%1970 to 1979
  • 17.4%1960 to 1969
  • 10.6%1950 to 1959
  • 4.5%1940 to 1949
  • 28.0%1939 or earlier
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