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Location of Center, Missouri
|• Total||0.40 sq mi (1.03 km2)|
|• Land||0.40 sq mi (1.03 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||715 ft (218 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,274.56/sq mi (492.08/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729291|
Center was originally spelled "Centre" and under the latter name was platted in 1871. The community was so named on account of its location near the county's geographical center.
Center is located at(39.509267, -91.528566).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 508 people, 209 households, and 129 families living in the city. The population density was 1,270.0 inhabitants per square mile (490.3/km2). There were 270 housing units at an average density of 675.0 per square mile (260.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.7% White, 1.4% African American, 1.2% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 209 households, of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.3% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.90.
The median age in the city was 44.3 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 24.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
Ralls County R-II School District operates two schools at Center: Center Elementary, Mark Twain Jr., sr. High School.
The town has a lending library, the Ralls County Library.
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