All U.S. Cities  
City-Data Forum City-Data

Center township, Buchanan County, Missouri (MO)





Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Business Search
14 Million Businesses in
12,000 Categories
Find:
Near:

Back to: Buchanan County, Missouri (MO), All US cities.



Center township, MO map Land area: 36.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,974 (35% urban, 65% rural)
Males: 1,527  (51.3%)
Females: 1,447  (48.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,974 (2,569 owner occupied, 405 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

30%


Races in Center township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.5%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%

Median age of males: 37.9
Median age of females: 38.7

Discuss Missouri on our huge forum. We have over 16 million posts!

Average household size: 2.74

Center township:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.15

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,169 ($43,889 in 1999)
This township:

$53,169
Missouri:

$45,229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $390 (lower quartile is $345, upper quartile is $435)
Here:

$390
State:

$520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $137,560 (it was $90,500 in 2000)
Center township:

$137,560
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,339 - $216,501

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $192,732
Here:

$192,732
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $100,906
Here:

$100,906
State:

$174,118

Mobile homes: $95,152
Here:

$95,152
State:

$37,932
Population density: 82 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

11.5%
Whole state:

11.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Click to draw/clear Center township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Bee Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Center township: Sparta Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Feuquay Cemetery (1), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (2), Old Sparta Cemetery (3), Parker Cemetery (4), Sparta Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Little Ozark Fishing Lake (A), Swanson Lake (B), Ussary Lake (C), Komer Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Center township: Pigeon Hill State Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 31 (16% naturalized citizens)

Center township:  1.0%
State:  2.7%

68% of Center township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Missouri.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2571
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 212
  • South: 91
  • West: 121

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $69,100

Center township, Missouri satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,009
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 7
  • Mobile homes: 151

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,000


Housing units in Center township with a mortgage: 313 (33 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 276

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 17
  • 1995 to 1998: 88
  • 1990 to 1994: 105
  • 1980 to 1989: 153
  • 1970 to 1979: 194
  • 1960 to 1969: 115
  • 1950 to 1959: 116
  • 1940 to 1949: 148
  • 1939 or earlier: 235

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Center township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 121
  • 5 rooms: 238
  • 6 rooms: 236
  • 7 rooms: 184
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9 or more rooms: 92

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 45
  • 5 rooms: 42
  • 6 rooms: 47
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Center township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 59
  • 2 bedrooms: 214
  • 3 bedrooms: 514
  • 4 bedrooms: 126
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 73
  • 3 bedrooms: 61
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Cars and other vehicles available in Center township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 167
  • 2 vehicles: 331
  • 3 vehicles: 288
  • 4 vehicles: 73
  • 5 or more vehicles: 51

Cars and other vehicles available in Center township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 70
  • 2 vehicles: 22
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Center township:

  • German (22.7%)
  • United States or American (21.2%)
  • Irish (14.4%)
  • English (12.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.4%)
  • Italian (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.2%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Canada (84%)
  • Germany (16%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,238 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 153 (11%)
  • Walked: 5 (0%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 43 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (33%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

98.0% of residents of Center township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,078
  • In family households: 2,779 (721 male householders, 123 female householders)
    737 spouses, 1,044 children (992 natural, 19 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 45 other relatives, 31 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 299 (128 male householders (100 living alone)), 116 female householders (112 living alone)), 55 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 326 2-persons, 153 3-persons, 224 4-persons, 86 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 212 1-person, 22 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 2 5-persons,

593 married couples with children.
141 single-parent households (46 men, 95 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 107
Here:

23.9%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

21.7%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

17.4%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Center township:

Back to: Buchanan County, Missouri (MO), All US cities, Our forum.




City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2014 Advameg, Inc.