Center, Missouri Population 2023

534

Center is a city located in Ralls County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 534, it is the 473rd largest city in Missouri and the 18684th largest city in the United States.Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 528 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Center has a population density of 1,345 people per square mile.

The average household income in Center is $45,297 with a poverty rate of 22.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Center is 44.3 years, 46.3 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Center was:

  • White: 94.86%
  • Black or African American: 2.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Center, Missouri is 534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 528.

Center, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Center Population by Race

Center Population Pyramid 2023

Center Median Age

44.3

Total

46.3

Male

40.3

Female

Center Adults

There are 369 adults, (128 of whom are seniors) in Center.

Center Age Dependency

93.8

Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Center Sex Ratio

Female24151.61%
Male22648.39%

Center Population by Age

Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.89

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Center Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$34,485

Average Earnings

$38,625

Average Male

$31,667

Average Female

Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Center Language

100.00% of Center residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Center Language

Center Poverty by Race

rate

22.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.23%

Male Poverty Rate

20.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Center is White, with 23.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Center is White, with 23.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.48%.

Center Poverty

Center Poverty Rate by Education

Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Center Veterans by War

Center Veterans by Age

count

Center Veterans by Race

Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.09%

Born in Center

88.45%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.45% of Center residents were born in the United States, with 59.09% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Center Population by Year