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Advance, Missouri
Location of Advance, Missouri
Location of Advance, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stoddard
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
Area
 • Total 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Land 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
361 ft (110 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,347
 • Estimate 
(2012)
1,343
 • Density 1,202.7/sq mi (464.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63730
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-00262
GNIS feature ID 0713163

Advance is a city located at the intersection of State Highway 25 and State Highway 91/Route C in northern Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,347 at the 2010 census. Advance was founded circa 1882.

History

Advance had its start in 1910 when the railroad was extended to that point.

Geography

Advance is located at 37°6′15″N 89°54′42″W / 37.10417°N 89.91167°W / 37.10417; -89.91167 (37.104227, -89.911575).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2), all land.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Advance has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Climate data for Advance, Missouri
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 42.4
(5.78)
48.2
(9)
57.3
(14.06)
69.4
(20.78)
78.5
(25.83)
86.6
(30.33)
90.4
(32.44)
89.0
(31.67)
82.1
(27.83)
71.7
(22.06)
57.9
(14.39)
46.0
(7.78)
68.3
(20.17)
Average low °F (°C) 23.5
(-4.72)
27.4
(-2.56)
35.2
(1.78)
45.8
(7.67)
54.9
(12.72)
63.2
(17.33)
67.3
(19.61)
64.5
(18.06)
56.4
(13.56)
44.5
(6.94)
35.3
(1.83)
27.4
(-2.56)
45.4
(7.44)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.4
(86)
3.3
(84)
4.6
(117)
4.5
(114)
5.0
(127)
3.8
(97)
3.8
(97)
3.4
(86)
3.6
(91)
3.1
(79)
4.2
(107)
3.8
(97)
46.5
(1,181)
Source: Weatherbase

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 221
1910 621 181.0%
1920 551 −11.3%
1930 579 5.1%
1940 614 6.0%
1950 733 19.4%
1960 692 −5.6%
1970 903 30.5%
1980 1,054 16.7%
1990 1,139 8.1%
2000 1,244 9.2%
2010 1,347 8.3%
Est. 2015 1,366 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

The unemployment rate in Advance is 6.95%, which is above the state average. There is no subtained industry in the town or near surrounding area. Agriculture, although small, is the most viable local source of income. There is an express McDonald's, one small grocery, county shared medical clinics open on select weekdays, daily ambulance services, two medical pharmacies,a florist,a bank, a mortuary, farm supply and home repair store, several gas stations, several automobile and one large tractor trailer garages. There are no hotel services, full service medical facilities or secondary education facilities.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,347 people, 578 households, and 356 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,202.7 inhabitants per square mile (464.4/km2). There were 635 housing units at an average density of 567.0 per square mile (218.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.74% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

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